A Day in the Life: Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 31

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The Nike Pegasus series of running shoes is one of the most successful ever. With the first Pegasus shoe launching way back in 1982, the series has advanced impressively over the years, merging the best of Nike’s evolving technologies with the practicality of affordable pricing. The latest shoe in the series, the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 31, is a sensational representation of Nike’s... Read More

Nike LunarGlide 6

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This week, Nike Running have released their latest LunarGlide running shoe; number 6 – their most stable LunarGlide to date; noted for its enhanced stability and lighter Lunarlon foam. Since the launch of Lunarlon cushioning six years ago, which was inspired by astronauts bounding weightlessly on the moon, this popular cushioning technology has been adopted across eight... Read More

Adidas adizero Prime Boost

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Adidas has just launched the adizero Prime Boost with a sole using the same design as the adizero adios Boost – where foam cushioning provides consistent energy return to the wearer. The adizero Prime Boost has a Primeknit upper; a digital knitting technology that is lightweight and fits like a second layer of skin – for a more secure, comfortable run. “The fit,... Read More

Mountain Bike vs. Road Bike

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With the Tour de France returning to British shores and starting in less than a month, summer cycling fever is soon set to grip the nation’s gentleman, once again. However, the perennial purchasing stumbling block still remains. Just which design should you buy… Road Bike or Mountain Bike? With more models, designs, colours and brands available than ever before, trying... Read More

Nike Football – The Last Game

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Nike Football have released their final pre-World Cup video; The Last Game, starring cartoon versions of Wayne Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Jnr and a host of other footballing icons playing against against a team of evil football-playing clones.  Read More

Adidas Adizero Adios BOOST

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“The fastest shoe in the world.” Various record marathon times have been smashed recently, including Wilson Kipsang’s recent London marathon record of 2:04:29 – and the footwear technology of choice worn during these races; Adidas BOOST ™. The original BOOST shoe was ground-breaking, a second edition was improved upon and just launched is the next; third... Read More

Nike – Winner Stays

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Nike recently (25.04.14) launched the second part of its ‘Risk Everything’ Football campaign for 2014 with a film called “Winner Stays.” It features Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and Wayne Rooney –  joined by a host of other football superstars and a few special guests. The original part to this video can be seen below. http://nike.com/riskeverything  Read More

5 Minutes: with Joe Simpson

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Ape to Gentleman caught up with Joe Simpson, the Australian born rugby union player who plays scrum half for London Wasps and England. From the gym, to diet and favourite gadgets, find out more about this up-and-coming talent. What is your career highlight? Getting my first England cap. How many calories do you have per day? Varies on the day. Tough days, particularly in pre-season... Read More

Be an Athlete

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It’s often difficult to find quality gym-wear that crosses function with style well. However, Be an Athlete (BAA), formed by Andrew Xeni and Phil Learney in 2013 does just that. BAA is a ‘lifestyle brand’ delivering quality and style in a luxury sports inspired clothing brand for both men and women. Xeni and Learney, acknowledging a gap in the market for premium... Read More

Nike Internationalist

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In the sneaker-fashion world, where New Balance 580 and 996′s run wild, you’d expect Nike to stamp their authority on the scene. And duly, they have done so, with the reintroduction of the iconic Nike Internationalist. Back after 30 years the classic Internationalist, historically seen as a running shoe in the 80s carries all the same iconic features. A thoroughly... Read More