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Saucony Progrid Kinvara: Road Running Shoes Review

Saucony Progrid Kinvara: Road Running Shoes Review

A running shoe that weighs less than eight ounces is usually a flimsy racing flat. So imagine our shock during the first test runs in the Kinvara: It's a legit training shoe but with 30 percent less...

Adidas Adizero XT - Trail Runners: Reviews

Adidas Adizero XT - Trail Runners: Reviews

Live in a mild climate? These breathable mesh trail shoes (read: not winterized) are light and nimble, yet the grippy outsole allowed us to run confi-dently on loose terrain and packed dirt. The...

Adidas Supernova Glide – Running Shoes: Reviews

Adidas Supernova Glide – Running Shoes: Reviews

1. Who says you can't please everyone? Whether our testers had wide or narrow feet, or preferred slow, long runs or quick, on-your-toes workouts, somehow all were convinced the Glide was the perfect...

Mizuno Wave Rider 12 – Running Shoes: Reviews

Mizuno Wave Rider 12 – Running Shoes: Reviews

The most gender-specific shoe in our test, the Wave Rider accommodates a woman's unique biomechanics. The result is a nimble, comfortable, impressively breathable, neutral trainer that's also ready...

Scott Makani II - running shoes: Reviews

Scott Makani II - running shoes: Reviews

Because of the repetitive pounding of road running, you need a shoe designed for your particular foot strike. (Consult a specialty running store to diagnose your type.) If you overpronate, with your...

Adidas Supernova Glide 2 - Running Shoes: Reviews

Adidas Supernova Glide 2 - Running Shoes: Reviews

Pavement Pounder The Glide 2 is the Tempur-Pedic bed of the road-running world. Case in point: Soft, moldable foam conforms around your heel and the top of your foot, making this one of the most...

Salomon XA Comp 3 GTX - Trail Runners: Reviews

Salomon XA Comp 3 GTX - Trail Runners: Reviews

Run in any weather? A Gore-Tex XCR liner and Salomon's aggres-sive Contagrip tread handle the ugliest conditions. One-pull Kevlar laces are hassle-free and secure on wild descents. We loved the snug...

Karhu Fast - Running Shoes: Reviews

Karhu Fast - Running Shoes: Reviews

Cushioning The light, flexible Fast puts a twist on minimalist speed shoes. Designers placed a block of stiff foam in the front of the heel, with softer foam fore and aft, that encourages runners to...

End PDQ – Running Shoes: Reviews

End PDQ – Running Shoes: Reviews

The women-only PDQ is a minimalist shoe that's great for agile runners with good biomechanics. We love the use of partially recycled materials and reduced use of glues and parts overall, though we...

La Sportiva FC Eco 2.0 GTX - Hiking Shoes: Reviews

La Sportiva FC Eco 2.0 GTX - Hiking Shoes: Reviews

Burly Day Hiker Whether for a dog walk or an eight-hour peak assault, testers came back to this shoe again and again—even if the forecast called for rain. The waterproof Gore-Tex lining in...

Aigle Shems – Midweight Jackets: Reviews

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Aigle Shems – Midweight Jackets: Reviews  With a soft fleece interior and warm, durable merino wool/nylon exterior, this jacket combines our favorite fabrics in one versatile top. 1.9 lbs;...

Saucony ProGrid Paramount - Running Shoes: Reviews

Saucony ProGrid Paramount - Running Shoes: Reviews

Thanks to a full-length TPU Flexion Plate that instigates forward motion, we simply felt fastest in these light stability shoes. In other words, they're pricey but worth it. And you can run them hot...

Etonic Praya 2 – Running Shoes: Reviews

Etonic Praya 2 – Running Shoes: Reviews

CushioningCombine a lightweight race shoe with a long-distance trainer, and you've got the Praya 2. Although it has more cushioning than the Karhu—and more than enough padding for ten-plus-mile...

ASICS GT 2140 Trail – Trail-Running Shoes: Reviews

ASICS GT 2140 Trail – Trail-Running Shoes: Reviews

No shoe is perfect for road and trail, but this one comes close. Gel cushioning in the heel and a flexible forefoot make the 2140 pavement-friendly, while traction (beefier than last year's model)...

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