Review: 2TOMs SportShield

Disclaimer: I received 2TOMs SportShield to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!

Chafing.

It’s a seven-letter word that strikes fear into the heart of any runner (or cyclist). It’s a result of doing what we love to do, but when your body and clothes team up on you and say they just don’t want you to do them anymore!

But, thanks to 2TOMs SportShield, I’ve been able to avoid some of that dreaded word, especially this winter. The SportShield comes in a handy roll-on applicator, which is handy to get to some of the spots it’s needed. Continue reading Review: 2TOMs SportShield

Review: 2XU VECTR sock and Performance Run calf sleeve

Disclaimer: I received the 2XU VECTR sock and Performance Run calf sleeve to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!

assetSocks and calf sleeves might not get you excited… but then you might not be a runner. I always feel that socks are one of the most important items in your running gear wardrobe, as they’re your only line of defense between the ground, your shoes and your skin.

I was able to test out the 2XU VECTR sock and Performance Run Calf Sleeves, which I found to be both comfortable and comforting while out on my runs.

The sock is a tight fight — almost a second-skin — which was great for keeping my foot feeling good. It allowed me to lace up my shoes a little tighter, which I feel helps me run and not supinate as much as I normally do. I also liked that they went a little back the ankle bone, without being a full-on mid-ankle sock. I find they stay on, and in place, better than those that scoop a little lower around the ankle bone. Continue reading Review: 2XU VECTR sock and Performance Run calf sleeve