Running Gear

  • Sports bras: controlling the bounce in triathlon

    30th June 2015

    It can be a struggle to find bras that offer comfort and support across three disciplines. We tested six sports bras in search of the perfect combination for bigger busts. 1. ANITA ACTIVE DYNAMIX STAR £52 figleaves.com The Power-X back…

  • 2XU Compression Performance Run Sleeves Review

    15th August 2014

    2XU Compression Performance Run Sleeves tested, rated and reviewed 2XU Compression Performance Run Sleeves £32 2xushop.co.uk These calf guards from 2XU feature varying levels of compression to increase blood flow – for greater muscle oxygenation and quicker recovery times –…

  • Superfeet Carbon Insoles Review

    6th August 2014

    Superfeet carbon insoles tested, rated and reviewed Superfeet carbon insoles £40 superfeet.com Triathletes are known for our carbon fibre fetish but one place you won’t often see it is our running shoes. We were wary of these insoles, which feature…

  • Skechers GOrun Ride 3 Review

    28th July 2014

    Skechers GOrun Ride 3 running shoes tested, rated and reviewed Skechers GOrun Ride 3 £74 skechers.co.uk Skechers have tweaked their impressive GOrun Ride shoes for this season, updating the sole for a smoother transition through the run cycle and adding…

  • Castelli Active Cooling Sleeveless Top Review

    20th July 2014

    Castelli Active Cooling Sleeveless top tested, rated and reviewed Castelli Active Cooling Sleeveless £45 castelli-cycling.com This interesting piece of kit from Castelli is intended to keep you cool while training or racing thanks to its Prosecco Ice fabric construction, a…

  • Smith Optics Pivlock V2 Sunglasses Review

    2nd July 2014

    Smith Optics Pivlock V2 sunglasses tested, rated and reviewed Smith Optics Pivlock V2 £120 smithoptics.com; smithoptics.com; saddleback.co.uk Smith Optics might not be as well known in the UK as abroad, but if the Pivlock V2 is anything to go by,…

  • Helly Hansen 2 in 1 Jacket Review

    19th June 2014

    Helly Hansen 2 in 1 jacket tested, rated and reviewed Helly Hansen 2 in 1 jacket £120 hellyhansen.com Triathlon challenges the wardrobe like no other activity. The Helly Hansen Windfoil 2 in 1 jacket/gilet usefully blocks the breezes encountered while…

  • Nike Lunarglide +5 Running Shoes Review

    15th June 2014

    Nike Lunarglide +5 running shoes tested, rated and reviewed Nike Lunarglide +5 £90 nike.com Nike’s Lunarlon midsole tech continues to win runners over with its soft, but not mushy, cushioning. The new, marginally lighter (260g) Lunarglide +5, uses a similar…

  • On Cloud Running Shoes Review

    14th June 2014

    On Cloud running shoes tested, rated and reviewed On Cloud £110 On-running.com On’s newest running shoes replace the rounded cloud lugs of the rest of the range – which have teeth to grip together on impact – with broader, squarer…

  • 2XU Quad Compression Sleeves Review

    9th June 2014

    Compression quad sleeves from 2XU tested, rated and reviewed 2XU Quad Sleeves £35 2xushop.co.uk Compression gear isn’t new, but we found that these quad sleeves from 2XU make the experience much more comfortable. There’s no annoying waistband or groin chafing…