Garmin Forerunner 110 Review

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The Garmin Forerunner 110 (henceforth known as the FR110) has been around since early 2010. It is the least expensive model in the Forerunner series ($179.99 w/o a HRM strap, $229.99 w/ a HRM strap) that offers both GPS and heart rate tracking (the FR70 and Forerunner 10 are $50 cheaper, but the former is HR-only and the latter is … Read More

“Bare” Feet on the Red Carpet

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At last year’s Academy Awards, Shailene Woodley caused a stir by wearing her black Vibram FiveFingers Classics (RIP) to an after party. Many people were shocked that she would ditch her designer heels and choose the comfort (and, yes, odd looks) of a barefoot-feel shoe, but we at Technically Running said, “More power to her!” Heels and traditional men’s dress … Read More

New Balance Minimus Zero Review

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Brand: New Balance Name: Minimus Zero Color Options: Women’s – Teal w/ Black, Fluorescent Yellow, Black w/ Sky Blue, White w/ Silver & Berry, Silver w/ Yellow; Men’s – White w/ Blue & Yellow, Blue w/ Silver, Juniper (Green) w/ Yellow, Red w/ Black Weight: Women’s – 4.4 oz; Men’s – 6.4 oz Drop: 0 mm Other: Odor resistant, welded seams to prevent chafing, deconstructed REVlite … Read More

The 24 Day Vegans

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After our half marathon, Steve and I entered what I like to call Excuse Land when it came to running and with various injuries, being extra busy with work, traveling to see family and having friends visit us, we had plenty of them! By the time we made it past Thanksgiving, we only had a few runs to our credit, … Read More

Amiigo: A New Generation of Wearable Sensors

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When it comes to activity trackers, it is getting a little difficult to get excited about the release of yet another one. As Steve pointed out in his post on the 2013 CES, the market is starting to get a liiiiiittle crowded. Add to that the fact that so many companies are focusing on wrist-based sensors (e.g., the new Fitbit … Read More

Brooks PureConnect 2 Review

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Brand: Brooks Name: PureConnect 2 Color Options: Women’s – Black/Pink/Green, Blue/Green/Gray; Men’s – Black/Blue/Yellow, Red/Black/Gray Weight: Women’s – 5.9 oz; Men’s – 7.2 oz Drop: 4 mm Other: Anatomical last, BioMoGo DNA Midsole (biodegradable!), IDEAL Heel, Toe Flex, Nav Band Price: $90 Meagan Meagan is a geology professor and prides herself on being an avid volcano and pie enthusiast. Her free time is spent running, blogging, playing … Read More

Fitbit One Review

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FitBit One

In November of last year, after a failed trial with the Jawbone Up, Steve and I became Fitbit converts, and for the next 12 months, I diligently used my Fitbit Ultra to record essentially every step I had taken (over 2 million!), every staircase I had climbed (over 4000!), every minute I slept*, and, through their online interface (and LoseIt!), … Read More