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Fit Four Spartan OCR Neo Grip Gloves

Inevitably the question of whether you should wear gloves to an OCR event will come up in your circle of friends. Official Spartan Race glove provider, Fit Four offered me the option to try some of their newly introduced OCR Neo Grip Gloves. Unlike tradition full coverage mitts, the Neo Grips are minimalist in design, […]

Watch Reviews

TomTom Adventurer GPS Watch with Bluetooth Headphones Review

The TomTom Adventurer is a one stop shop for all your workout needs. Bold statement, right? It is. But if you read into what I said you see there is specific wording in there. For working out, … [Read More...]

Suunto Ambit3 Vertical Review

How does Suunto's Ambit3 Vertical compare to other premium watches like the Garmin Fenix 3? Ever since my review of the Garmin Fenix 3, I’ve been getting requests to do a review and comparison with … [Read More...]

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Shoe Reviews

Reebok All-Terrain Freedom Review

The Reebok All-Terrain Freedom is Reeboks 2017 more general purpose trail running shoe offering to pair with the aggressive All-Terrain Super 3.0. Last year they had released the Thrill which was a … [Read More...]

Reebok All-Terrain Super 3.0 Shoe Review

Reebok has released their latest model in the most popular line of shoes made specific for OCR, the Reebok All-Terrain Super 3.0. The newest version of the shoe has several major changes that look to … [Read More...]

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Warrior Elite II Half-Finger Gloves

With Spartan Race putting their name on a pair of gloves, it seems like there are more and more "OCR gloves" popping up each week. This week, I took WarriorPak's Warrior Elite II Half-Finger Gloves for a spin both at the gym, and on course for a few races, to see what advantage, if any, these gloves … [Read More...]

Tough Mudder CEO Will Dean writes “It Takes a Tribe”

In the tradition of CEOs penning their memoirs while their companies are still growing, the founder of Tough Mudder has written “It Takes a Tribe: Building the Tough Mudder Movement”  which outlines where the company came from, explains why it is such a success and hints at where it might go in the … [Read More...]

Human Octane Men’s Balls to the Wall Shorts

In a market that is flooded with so many choices of what to wear on race day, it is difficult for quality brands to stand out. Often, the best marketing wins out over the better quality product. There have been many quality products that have debuted within the obstacle race catalog, only to dwindle … [Read More...]

Tifosi Synapse Sports Glasses Review

As Matt B. Davis and I were driving to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend for the first Bonefrog race of the 2017 season, we started listening to an audio book and began discussing whatever was coming to our minds at the time. Matt asked, "why are you wearing those glasses"? "I don't know," … [Read More...]

Roll Recovery R8 Review

The Roll Recovery R8 is a product I have had my eye on for a long time before getting to review it. It really stood out to me for a few reasons, for starters it is a deep tissue massage that applies the pressure for you. This is similar to the idea of Normatec Pulse Recovery boots but on a much … [Read More...]

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