Gear

  • Training app tailored to your personal goals

    Training app tailored to your personal goals

    26th May 2016

    New training app launched to help runners of all abilities achieve their personal goal According to industry figures, 1 in 5 entrants fail to make it to the start line of mass participation running events. Mbition aims to reduce this…

  • Review: The North Face Women’s Dynamix T-Shirt

    Review: The North Face Women’s Dynamix T-Shirt

    19th May 2016

    Our testers assess this women’s option from The North Face £45 Weight: 130g Sizes: XS-L This T-Shirt is part of The North Face’s range designed for training. Having tested a few pieces from this collection the feature that stands out…

  • Review: The North Face Women’s Litewave Ampere Shoe

    Review: The North Face Women’s Litewave Ampere Shoe

    19th May 2016

    New training shoe from The North Face Mountain Athletics range  These are without a doubt one of the most comfortable pair of trainers I have ever tried. I am accustomed to a more structured shoe, so at first I was…

  • Team GB and Paralympics GB 2016 Olympics kit revealed

    Team GB and Paralympics GB 2016 Olympics kit revealed

    28th April 2016

    Adidas has revealed the kit that Britain’s greatest sport stars will wear as they compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games Designed by Adidas Creative Director Stella McCartney; the Team GB and ParalympicsGB kit has been specially created…

  • Weatherproof your walks: We review the latest walking jackets

    Weatherproof your walks: We review the latest walking jackets

    18th April 2016

    Head to the hills with impunity under the protection of a new walking jacket 1 Mammut Teton £350 mammut.ch Made from the same Gore-Tex C-Knit fabric as the Berghaus Civetta, the Teton boasts similarly effective pit zips to combat clamminess. On both jackets…

  • Animal launches new fitness clothing collection

    Animal launches new fitness clothing collection

    14th April 2016

    Clothing brand Animal (traditionally known for surf apparel) has launched its new ‘Active’ range of clothing for fitness and training. The line comprises a number of men’s and women’s products all made with comfortable and weather-resistant material suited for outdoor activity.…

  • The North Face launches new Mountain Athletics range

    The North Face launches new Mountain Athletics range

    8th April 2016

    Blacks is the latest outdoor store to announce it will be stocking The North Face’s new Mountain Athletics collection of training clothing. From trail running to skiing, climbing to cycling; it’s a range designed to support outdoor enthusiasts preparing for…

  • Ask the Experts: Finding the optimum bike tyre pressure

    Ask the Experts: Finding the optimum bike tyre pressure

    8th April 2016

    Q: I’ve heard that playing around with tyre pressure can make a big difference to road performance. I try to keep my tyres at the recommended psi, should I do this? Sarah Williams, by email A: Tyre pressure can have a huge influence…