Pointe Lachenal

Training day 2 for Matterhorn. Previous day I was able to get up to a height of 3086m. Today we would take the Aguille du Midi Telefrique from Chamonix to 3842m where I could further develop my acclimatization and hopefully remember my crampon technique and ice climbing skills.  22 July 2013, France Named after the famous Chamonix guide Louis Lachenal, this granite … Continue reading

Trail Run: Mont Buet

(I planned to run Mont Buet as a decent run to break my legs into the mountains and to start the first day of acclimatization for my Matterhorn plans). 21st July 2013, France Known locally as Mont Blanc des Dames (the ladies Mont Blanc);  Mont Buet is regarded as an arduous undertaking and used to be … Continue reading

Adidas SpringBlade

Check out the latest running shoe that adidas just unveiled. Known as the SpringBlade, this will be the first running shoe with individually tuned blades engineered to help propel runners forward. Unlike standard EVA midsoles, which offer energy return in a vertical direction, SpringBlade features 16 forward angled blades made out of a high-tech polymer. … Continue reading

Runners share 7 secret food weapons

I stumbled upon this quite interesting and experimental article about some uncommon food weapons. Not sure I could handle the pickles though! His running buddies call him “Doctor Pickle Juice.”  Rick Ganzi, a 47-year-old anesthesiologist from Holland, Mich., has long been singing the praises of pickle juice after discovering that the briny beverage worked wonders … Continue reading

Salomon S Lab Sense

Salomon S Lab Sense.

Salomon S Lab Sense

http://www.salomonrunning.com/ae/minisites/sense/ Our dog needed a walk, so after 2 sessions of running, I was ready to go out again, but this time the dog with her “puppy” eyes weakening my heart appeared to be the perfect excuse to try out my new Salomon’s. SO off we went for our walk with sporadic bursts of speed. … Continue reading

TNF Enduro 13 Hydration Pack

The Enduro 13 is a Flight Series® 8 litre adventure pack that boasts winning features for adventure racing and endurance events. Improved shoulder harness construction enhances breathability. The back is super-breathable E-VAP™ foam covered with a silky, skin-friendly mesh that doesn’t abrade the skin. The hip belt has an offset buckle for greater comfort and … Continue reading

Runners World 2012 TRAIL shoe guide

Runners World FALL 2012 Trail shoe guide click Here

Runners World 2012 FALL SHOE GUIDE

Follow this link for an informative look at whats out there in the training shoe market. By. Runners World Magazine.

adidas HAGIO

HAGIO: hagio- or hagi- pref. 1. Saint: hagiography. 2. Holy: hagioscope. The Adidas Hagio, actually named after the designer of the shoe “Hagio” is an extremely lightweight shoe at just 6oz (170g). Designed for high speed racing and competitions, personally its a blessing from above. The Hagio has a 6mm heel to toe offset which … Continue reading