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    Suunto run tech
    06 Jul 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    Runners today enjoy easier access to sporting innovation and technology than ever before. From running watches, GPS trackers and heart rate monitors, to inventive approaches to laces, scales, and clothing, promises of a tech-rich future have largely borne out.
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    Running watches
    21 Feb 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    Running watches have become sophisticated training aids and a vital part of any ambitious fitness regime. Which one is right for you?
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    Why choose Shock Absorber sports bras?
    06 Dec 2017 / Nassrin Chamanian
    For active women, finding a sports bra with the right level of support should be as important as finding the right pair of shoes, whatever your size, whatever your sport.
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    Suunto Watch Guide
    22 Nov 2016
    Suunto's world-class endurance athletes have wrist wear that should get awards of their own. In this guide they explain what their chosen timepieces are, and what makes their Suunto watches special.
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    polar watches buying guide
    17 Nov 2016
    We've teamed up with Polar to help you work out which product will give you the information you need to get the best from your training!
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    Run through winter with ASICS
    12 Nov 2015
    A lot of runners take a break over the winter months, citing cold and wet conditions for their hiatus. We’ve teamed up with ASICS to offer you a few ideas to stay comfortable and cheery when running through the winter.
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    image of two runners
    15 May 2015
    What are base layers? A run base layer is a close fitting garment that feels almost like a second skin. It’s designed to wick moisture away from your body. It does this by absorbing moisture (sweat) from your skin when you’re running. By wicking sweat away from the body, the base layer is keeping you dry and chill free. Base layers...
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    Image of 2XU sponsored athletes modelling compression clothing
    29 Apr 2015
    2XU compression clothing is the height of performance apparel; it can increase the efficiency of your warm ups, increase your performance during exercise, and reduce recovery times. In this guide we consider their range. Who are 2XU? 2XU engineers are a dedicated and scientific team; who create, test and manufacture the height of performance...
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    Image of one ASICS run sock
    29 Apr 2015
    The importance of good run socks Each core ASICS footwear range has a dedicated sock.This is to ensure that the sock’s cushioning and fit complements its shoe equivalent. By way of example, the Kayano sock is slightly thicker underfoot because the Kayano shoe is a high-cushion shoe. A sock for a minimalist shoe would still be thicker...
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    image of Gore-tex logo on garment
    29 Apr 2015
    GORE-TEX® garments are built to last, and with proper care they will continue to perform superbly for the length of their life. In this guide we take a look at how to best maintain the GORE-TEX® fabric. Routine care will ensure the excellent performance or GORE-TEX® and extend its life. Here are some tips to help you: Washing GORE-TEX...

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