Review: FRS Healthy Energy and Healthy Protein

While I already did a review on FRS Healthy Energy when it launched a few years ago, FRS now has a new formula for their products, a new container, and even a completely new recipe with protein. There’s a new formula for FRS Healthy Energy. The big difference is that it contains less sugar (19g … Read moreReview: FRS Healthy Energy and Healthy Protein

Review: Tommie Copper Compression Calf Sleeves

Some people credit their running performance to compression socks. Some companies claim wearing their socks will take minutes off your marathon time. Me? I just hope compression wear does something! With that mindset, I tested out a pair of Tommie Copper Compression Calf Sleeves. These are a little different than knee-high compression socks because they … Read moreReview: Tommie Copper Compression Calf Sleeves

A Marathon Veteran’s Guide to Preventing Nipple Chafing

Until I started running long distances, I never thought it was possible to chafe in so many places! I was used to riding my bike for 100 miles in one day without any such chafing issues, but when I started running 10 miles in a day, that’s when the problems started! I was chafing between … Read moreA Marathon Veteran’s Guide to Preventing Nipple Chafing

Review: Tommie Copper Compression Knee Sleeves

I’m sure you know what knee sleeves and knee braces are – if you don’t have any yourself, you’ve probably seen plenty of other runners wearing them. But the product I’m reviewing today is a little different. I’m talking about the Tommie Copper Compression Knee Sleeves, which combine standard compression garments with copper therapy. I’ve … Read moreReview: Tommie Copper Compression Knee Sleeves

What Makes a “Minimalist” Shoe?

If you’ve been following the idea of barefoot running for the past few years, you’ve probably seen A LOT of different shoes that all claim to be great for “barefoot style” running. Some of these are also referred to as “minimalist” shoes. But as with most things related to sales and marketing, you can’t blindly … Read moreWhat Makes a “Minimalist” Shoe?