Options for Flat Replacement Insoles for Running Shoes: Inov-8 and Ortholite Fusion


I’m a big fan of swapping insoles around between shoes. Sometimes a shoe might fit a tad tight, and swapping in a thinner insole from another shoe can free up enough space to make the fit comfortable. Sometimes a shoe is too cushy or too firm, and an insole change can completely change the feel […]

Looks Like I Have Some Running and Hiking to Do!


I’ve been the lucky recipient of a crazy number of pre-release shoe samples over the past week or so, here’s a flavor of what’s to come – just the incentive I needed to get my mileage back in gear!

Runblogger Runcast #10: Review of YakTrax Pro for Winter Running (Video)


I was recently sent a trial pair of YakTrax Pro’s a few weeks ago to review here on Runblogger (full disclosure – I received no payment in return for this review – just a free sample of the product), and given the lack of snow here in New Hampshire this winter, I only just recently […]

Product Review: i-gotU GPS Travel and Sports Logger


A few months ago I received an e-mail from a company called Mobile Action Technology Inc. with a request that I review a GPS logging device that they had designed – the i-gotU GT-120 GPS Travel and Sports Logger. In a previous post on this blog I reviewed and expressed my love for the Garmin […]

Ingenious Inventions: The Peter Potty and Flippee the Toilet Shield


As any parent of a 5 year-old boy knows, they are inherently messy and destructive creatures. One area where this is particularly true is in the bathroom. One of the great joys for a little boy is to learn how to pee standing up – it’s like a small right of passage on the way […]

Gear Review: Wii Fit: – First Impressions


It was about a week ago, and with a great deal of excitement and curiosity, that I first set foot upon the Wii Fit Balance board. Here are my initial, and somewhat superficial, impressions: My first step after booting up the software was to create a profile for my Mii and to run through a […]