Posted by dnovak on February 1, 2013 ·
True campers know that no temperature would ever deter them from spending a night in the wilderness. I’ve done trips in the snow, which is to say I’ve slept outside, in a tent albeit, over night in some very cold temps. While my body was toasty warm, my head and face froze since my sleeping bag only covered part of my head. That’s why I need, or needed this sleeping bag from Nemo, the Canon [...]
Posted by dnovak on November 12, 2012 ·
New gear and innovative gadgets have hit the world of motorcycles just in time for holiday shopping. Get the best gift for the lady rider on your shopping list this year by following our guide to the latest trends in motorcycle gear and lifestyle — or indulge in some new things for yourself.
Go Pro Cameras are perfect for the adventurer in your life. Their cameras and mounts are specifically [...]
Posted by dnovak on October 5, 2012 ·
The Asics Kayano has long been the shoe of choice for over-pronators looking for additional support in a well-cushioned sole. Now in its 19th iteration (2013 marks 20 years for the shoe), this update introduces a two layer midsole construction for a softer feel as well as seamless overlays for improved comfort. It’s lighter than previous generations and the shoe is specified to [...]
Posted by dnovak on September 6, 2012 ·
Withings has just announced a new updated set of wireless bathroom scales, which includes Position Control technology that provides you directions such as stand up straight and suck your belly in while it’s sending your details to the internet. All you need is a smartphone or tablet that can use its new Health Companion App. which came out earlier this month. It arrives in Europe at [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 31, 2012 ·
Ever heard of a bike that can make itself visible to motorists and pedestrians at night-time ? Me neither. That is unitl I saw the Kilo GLOW bike by Pure Fix Cycles. The Kilo GLOW is a standard bike with one very clever difference: Its frame is covered in glow-in-the-dark paint, which will be visible after dark. Pure Fix states that an hour of daytime sunlight will make the frame [...]
Posted by dnovak on May 15, 2012 ·
If you’re a tennis fan, I don’t need to tell you that the name ” Babolat” pretty much represents the pinnacle of tennis gear as reflected by their popularity among tour players. And whenever a new Babolat shoe comes out, players take immediate notice. The new Babolat SFX Tennis shoe does not disappoint. It’s a high performance shoe that focuses on enhancing [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 2, 2012 ·
The joys of Spring. The season makes it so much more comfortable to workout outdoors. And runs on a cool Spring morning…well…there’s nothing better. However, sweaty feet are nothing nice on a hot Spring day run. Your shoes absorb a lot more than you think, and none of it to appealing in the odor category.
The new Adidas Climacool Seduction shoes further extend [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 19, 2012 ·
SNAP Skateboard has just created the world’s first folding skateboard, an aluminum board that folds into three segments so that you can easily transport it wherever you go. The hinged, aluminum board is designed for both tricks and riding, and when this standard wheeled board is folded, you can carry it in a bag or under your arm for those times when you can’t ride it.
Posted by dnovak on March 15, 2012 ·
The softer feel and an increase in power is what you’re going to get with the new Prince EXO3 Tour 100 16×18 racquet, especially if you’ve used its predecessor, the Prince Ozone Tour. It’s relatively light at 11.5-ounces strung, and is a very good 100 sq-inch-head racquet if you’re looking for a bunch of control and maneuverability, thanks to its [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 14, 2012 ·
The ancient Anasazi civilization provide the inspiration for Sazzi Toe Motion Footwear, which extends the individual-toed footwear trend seen on the likes of the Vibram Five Fingers to sandals.
“The Anasazi, ancestors to the Hopi people, were truly ahead of their time …” Sazi explains on its website. “Their sandals utilized two toe posts to stabilize their feet [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 4, 2012 ·
Not sure I’ve reviewed a tennis racquet with more marketing hype and popularity in the short time it’s been out on the market than the Wilson Juice 108 BLX Tennis Racquet and the Juice BLX family.
The most powerful frame of the new Juice family, the Wilson Juice 108 BLX offers a pretty nice-size sweet spot and is uber-comfortable. It’s larger head equals very good forgiveness, [...]
Posted by dnovak on February 25, 2012 ·
Nike has just developed the next generation Nike+ Footware, and will again revolutionzie the way we collect our workout data. Last month the company announced the Nike Fuelband, a wrist band that captures both your exercise data as well as your daily activity, and then calculates it into a an easy to understand number called “Fuel.” However, for athletes that excel at the top [...]
Posted by dnovak on February 16, 2012 ·
Head adds to its successful YouTek IG line with the Prestige S. It’s tour-level performance will appeal to a wide range of players. Featuring a lighter weight at 10.8 ounces unstrung, this frame features all of the technology of its classic relatives.
The Innegra fibers are integrated into the frame to increase the strength as well as reduce vibration for improved comfort. Combining [...]
Posted by David on February 8, 2012 ·
If Andre Agassi can play with it, so can you. The Radical Oversize continues their impressive Radical line with the new YOUTEK IG Radical Oversize. This puppy provides power, finesse and an enormous 107-square inch racquet head-size that offering plenty of sweetspot . If you have a fast swing and a lot of spin, the IG Radical is your new best friend.
While power is its main selling [...]
Posted by David on January 23, 2012 ·
Nike has announced the Nike+ FuelBand. The bracelet is similar to others you may have seen before which includes the Jawbone UP. Nike has a slightly different approach with this device and uses a calorie counter on a display. The device connects via Bluetooth to an iPhone or can be synced by USB and can be monitored online so that you can set goals and track those goals.
The +FuelBand [...]
Posted by David on October 18, 2011 ·
When I work out, I like my new gadgets to help me out with the monotony of the treadmill. You know what I’m talking about…..mp3 player, heart-rate monitor, headphones, etc. I’ve had to buy a larger gym bag these days to accommodate the electronics store I tote off to the gym.
New Balance, in conjunction with iHOME, just released the NB639 fitness headphones that promise [...]
Posted by David on September 28, 2011 ·
Pro Mental Coach was designed by neuropsychologists, designed to actually train your brain to perform better
When you play the game of golf, you’ve probably have been told that it’s a mental game. Would you believe that some subscribe to the theory that golf is 90% mental. If that’s the case, then why in the hell are people practicing their swing or buying new gadgets to improve [...]
Posted by David on September 24, 2011 ·
The Yonex Power Cushion SHT-307 Clay Court Shoe features ”Super Ergoshape”, which provides maximum forefoot and toe comfort
Hands down the most comfortable shoe I have ever worn in a tennis shoe, the Yonex Power Cushion SHT-307 does not disappoint in feel and performance. Besides being durable, they are exceptionally lightweight and make you move like a rabbit.
Posted by David on September 23, 2011 ·
Head’s YOUTEK IG Instinct MP 16×19 tennis racket puts the spin back in your game
The latest new gadgets in the game of tennis happen to have “Head” and “Youtek” in their name. That’s what many pro and club players are saying anyway. If you want excellent performance all over the court, and “spin” is your secret weapon, you might want to check [...]
Posted by David on September 2, 2011 ·
Head’s YOUTEK IG Instinct S tennis racket blends power and control in a 10-ounce thunder stick
The Youtek IG Instinct S is a superior tennis racket, marrying control and power. It’s also light and very comfortable to use.
On the court, you can get power from almost anywhere, even yards behind the baseline. It’s got a lot of sweetspot real estate seeing as how the [...]