Salomon XT Advanced Skin S-Lab 5 Set Review

Salomon XT Advanced Skin S-Lab 5 Set

The Salomon Advanced Skin S-Lab 5 Set may be the ultimate trail running pack, so if you’re not serious about your running then you may as well stop reading now.  This pack defines intensity. The Good Loaded with tons of cool, well placed features Form fitting, fits more like a race vest than running pack […]

Nathan Trek Waist Pack Review

Nathan Trek Waist Pack

Nathan has 3 main waist packs for running: the Trek, the Triangle, and the Velocity.  For this review we’ll be discussing the Trek, which looks a lot like the Triangle.  Gosh, that was a lot of Ts…anyways, on to the review! The Good Easy and quick adjustment Angled holster allows for better balance Storage accessible […]

Essential Running Race Day Tips


Eating If you are going out for a run for at least an hour, you need to eat at least 30 minutes beforehand. Eating carbs and protein is a good idea. It gives you a combination of fat and energy. Mixed together, they give you enough stamina for long periods of calorie burning. Some people […]

How Much Should You Spend on a Running Backpack?


When you need to carry things with you while you run, the best choice is a running backpack. No matter what you’re carrying, there is a backpack for you. There is one for every budget. There are several things to consider when you’re shopping for backpacks besides your budget. You don’t want to only spend […]

5 Running Backpacks Perfect for Women


There are a lot of backpacks on the market but not all of them are made with the woman runner in mind. Some backpacks are great for the trail or heavy hiking, but for the runner they just don’t make the grade. Try using a regular backpack and it can throw your stride off and […]

Running Backpacks Versus Running Waist Packs – Which One is Right for You?

Running Backpack Versus Running Waist Pack

When considering using a running pack for the purpose of carrying food, fluids and/or extra gear you have two main types to choose from – backpacks and waist packs. Both have their uses and benefits. It really comes down to what you need the pack to do for you. The Running Backpack Backpacks are great […]

ASICS City Sackpack Review

ASICS City Sackpack

The ASICS City Sackpack is more of a running bag than a running backpack, but can be perfect for several different situations. The Good Lightweight Multiple external compartments (1 zipper, 1 elastic mesh which includes an ID storage area) Available in multiple colors: Berry, Black, Pack Blue, Iron, Ruby Easy cinch top The Bad No […]

CamelBak 2012 Rogue Hydration Pack Review

CamelBak Rogue Hydration Pack

The CamelBak Rogue Hydration Pack is supposed to be designed for bikers, but has quickly become one of the most popular running hydration packs on the market. The Good Swagger.  Want a pack that looks amazing?  Go with the Rogue. Total comfort Well built and durable pack Adequate storage for just about anything you need […]

Nike Cheyenne Vapor Running Backpack Review

Nike Cheyenne Vapor Running Backpack

While Nike still remains one of the single most popular suppliers of running gear for some reason they don’t offer a lot of running backpacks.  Their line of running packs is called the Nike Cheyenne and their best selling pack also happens to be one of their lightest packs, the Nike Cheyenne Vapor. The Good […]

Deuter Speed Lite 10 2012 Review

Deuter Speed Lite 10

You don’t often see a lot of Deuter packs when talking about traditional running backpacks, but the Deuter Speed Lite 10 may just change your mind, especially if you’re looking for a little more storage area than is typical. The Good It’s going to be hard to beat this pack in terms of storage Versatile, […]