Here are the latest WTGR Editors’ Choices for 2016 in six categories. Some of the shoe models may be discontinued in the next few months to make space for updates or new models – so you can grab them when they go on sale...
Category: Running, Cycling, & Wearables Gear News
VIVOBAREFOOT Primus is built around the concept, less is more. VIVOBAREFOOT had a vision for the lightest movement shoe possible; a shoe that followed the natural shape of the foot and had the least possible interference with human movement.
The Cotopaxi Tikal lightweight, fully waterproof and breathable shell for four-season adventure, shields you from the elements whether you’re backpacking rugged trails or traversing foreign cities. The midweight, highly packable Cotopaxi Pacaya insulated jacket is designed for chilly shoulder season outings, snowy days, and breezy ridge tops.
Made with Yak fiber from the Tibetan Plateau, and an amazing natural fiber called Tencel, Kickstarter campaign launches for three lightweight baselayers that excel in the most extreme environments, and can handle anything you put them through.
Seasoned with southeast asian spices then slow grilled to perfection, Little Red Dot Kitchen Bak Kwa (pronounced Buck K'Wah) is a Singaporean and Malaysian street-style snack.
Xero Shoes has just launched their first Ipari, the Hana, a closed toe casual slip-on shoe, based on the FeelTrue (as used in Z-Trek) outsole (same 5,000 mile warranty included). Yes, a 'shoe' versus an open toe sandal.
These boat shoes will help promote better balance more than any dose of Dramamine; increase mobility in the saltiest of sea legs; and help alleviate certain foot ailments such as bunions and hammertoes.
Every month, WTGR readers, NRC readers, friends, and family ask about high performance apparel for running, cycling, and travel. And the first question after I recommend a brand like Ashmei, Rapha, Craghoppers, and Icebreaker is, 'Why is it so expensive?'.
Explore the new VIVOBAREFOOT shoes and returning styles for Autumn/Winter 2016. Every VIVOBAREFOOT shoe has a thin, puncture resistant sole, to let you make sense of the terrain underfoot. Put your feet in charge of every step; from the city to the mountains.
The LEMs Primal 2 is an ultra-minimalist, everyday shoe that lets you get the most out of every day. Its wide toe box, natural shape, and inspired minimalist running shoe design are ideal for any daily deed that your calendar calls for.
Hi-Tec is known for their shoes and now they've added socks to their collection - naturally. And a perfect complement to hiking shoes. Hi-Tec performance socks are made of the highest quality materials to meet the needs of people with active lifestyles.
Being overweight or obese is associated with a higher risk of dying prematurely than being normal weight—and the risk increases with additional pounds, according to a large international collaborative study led by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the University of Cambridge, UK.
In his controversial new book, veteran sports journalist Mark Johnson explores how the deals made behind closed doors keep drugs in sports. Johnson unwinds the doping culture from the early days, when pills meant progress, and uncovers the complex relationships that underlie elite sports culture.