Fall Running Gear You Should Have from Fall Running Gear You Should Have

Fall Running Gear You Should Have

Fall is almost here and you can finally run outside, enjoy the natural lights and sunshine minus the hot temperatures. Studies have shown that spending time in parks can calm the mind while changing the way the brain works in ways that improve mental health. But you need the right gear to make running outside a fun and beneficial experience so you don’t quit after a week or get injured.

 

Garmin Forerunner® 735XT

GPS watches that measure heart rate have become a necessity for every serious athlete.  The Forerunner 735XT provides advanced dynamics for running, including ground contact time balance, stride length, and vertical ratio. It’s like a super computer on your wrist. Don’t carry your heavy phone anymore, get all notifications you need, and see them, while still moving. The watch also offers VO2 max estimate, lactate threshold, race predictor, and recovery advisor.

Fitletic Neo I

This is a perfect water-resistant pouch for everyday activities. Use it even when you go shopping or running random errands; it’s more convenient than a purse or a bag because your hands are free. The Fitletic Neo I is upgraded and now fits iPhone 6 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S5, and other similar sized devices. Dura-Comfort Technology ensures no bouncing, riding up, or chaffing.

Osprey RAVEN 10

The Osprey’s BioStretch™ harness and hipbelt comfortably connect the pack to the body. An integrated removable tool pouch, the LidLock™ helmet attachment and a hydration compartment are some of Osprey RAVEN 10’s key attributes. “Even when it's full of water, and packed with all the extras that I (don't) need, it's not too heavy, and it's surprisingly comfortable!” one review says.

UnTapped maple packets

This pure Vermont maple syrup that is all natural energy is in small enough packs so you can bring them anywhere with you and use at any time. The UnTapped maple packets is the perfect snack during distance running and cycling as they are easy to suck down as you move.

GU Energy Stroopwafel

The new GU Energy Stroopwafel delivers all the nutrients you need –quality carbs, essential amino acids and electrolytes to replenish what’s lost when you sweat. Reviewers give this product 5/5 stars. “Most Ironman training rides can last up to 6 hours so the Stroop provides me a light easy source of calories in solid from before I hit the road without the full feeling,” one review says.

Lululemon Pace Rival Crop

This versatile run crop is ideal for both long and short running sessions. The Lululemon Pace Rival Crop is many runners’ favorite, according to the reviews, because of the way it fits and stays in place. “Not only are they super comfortable, but the pockets make it so easy to store items. The mesh on the back of the legs is a nice touch,” one reviewer wrote.

Lululemon Cool Racerback II

Runners who are not very tall absolutely love this tank because it’s not as long as previous versions. The Racerback II is also slightly higher cut in the front so people don’t have to constantly pull it up. The neckline, too, is much better and the arm cut is perfect. The tank layers easily and is just tight enough so you can move freely

Lululemon Hotty Hot Short

These shorts are built with extra room so you don’t feel awkward and can move in any direction without restrictions. The Hotty Hot Shorts are designed specifically for running. The soft, no-dig waistband lies flat against your skin. There are intentionally placed reflective details for visibility during runs at night.

Patagonia Women's Nano Puff® Vest

The Patagonia Nano Puff Vest is warm, windproof and water-resistant. The fabric repels light rain and snow and decreases dry times. The vest is also very light, which is what many people like about it. “This new vest is perfect: It fits perfectly everywhere; the collar easily folds down; and the lupine color is so cool. It is light weight, warm and breathable,” one review says.

Patagonia Men's Capilene® Lightweight T-Shirt

This light-weight and fast-drying baselayer with 35-UPF sun protection is just what you need for a short or long run when the weather is nice. The Capilene also has Polygiene® permanent odor control and Fair Trade Certified™ sewing. Users love it because it’s also versatile and good for hiking, cycling, working out and even surfing.

Patagonia Men's Borderless Tights

This is the newest running tights by the company. They take pride in the unique fibers in it that provide farther stretches, comfort and support. The Borderless Tights are meant to be used in cooler temperatures. The fabric is Fabric is bluesign® approved. Polygiene® odor control protects your garments from smelling badly.

Patagonia Fore Runner Vest 10L

Some users call it the “best designed hydration pack.” The Fore Runner Vest 10L is water-resistant and comfortable to run in and hold everything you have on you. “The water bladder is innovative and works great. It's really a super well designed thing,” a review said. The adjustable two front straps are very useful. The outside pouch is nice too because, with the main backpack closure pouch, you can easily fasten in items.  

Dragon Alliance EnduroX

If you are outside a lot, these are the sunglasses for you. The TERRA silo is made for outdoor activities ranging from mountain biking to trail running.  The EnduroX have specialized features that adapt to any condition for increased vision, protection, and durability. The lens is polycarbonate and the frame is semi-rimless with adjustable temple.

Roka Sports Women's Elite Run All-Season Sports Bra

The Elite Run All-Season Sports Bra is what its name says it is – perfect for any day and designed to provide support for athletes during training sessions, no matter how fast you’re going. It is made with a premium knit for moisture wicking and comfort, and it has a power mesh mid-layer for support. The bra has a 100 percent Satisfaction Guarantee.

Balega Enduro V-Tech Quarter

What makes the Balega V-Tech special is the arch support system that provides a structured fit. You won’t feel the socks too tight or loose, it’s always just right. The new enhanced compression bands create the ideal midfoot support. The socks also have an extra deep heel pocket, mesh construction for ventilation and cushioning to absorb impact.

Sugoi Ignite Shelter Jacket

This jacket is all you need for a nice run on a cooler day in the fall. The Ignite Shelter Jacket was specifically designed for runners. You won’t even need a hat or gloves. The four-way stretch woven fabric is water and wind resistance to keep you warm and dry at all times. You can secure headphone cords on the collar for convenience.

Betty Designs Fly Capri

Even if you don’t feel like running, putting this colorful capri on will trick you into feeling very motivated. You’re going to go from not training at all to running in style in a matter of few seconds. The fabric is 72 percent Ply and 28 percent Lycra. The yoga waistband provides for flattering comfort.

SmartWool PhD HyFi Training Gloves

Cold weather won’t stop you from getting that runner’s high if you have these light gloves to keep you warm by keeping the moisture away. The SmartWool PhD® HyFi training gloves are also touch-screen compatible. “I find that they're the most comfortable I've used and very long lasting,” one review says.

Sparkly Soul Headbands

The Sparkly Soul headbands guarantee no headache and no slip because of the patent pending design. The entire band is elastic. Reviewers agree – they stay in place. “This headband stays in during rigorous exercise. During a two-hour stint at the gym filled with jump squats, burpees, planks, sprints, lifting, heavy cardio,( you name it) I'd say I only fix it once half way through,” one of many similar reviews says.

Nike Vaporwing

Considerable amount of technology went into designing and building the Nike Vaporing sunglasses, according to CNET. They fuse the newest advances in lens manufacturing with aerodynamic angles. The nose pad and temple arms are flexible and self-adjust. “They’re the angriest looking sunglasses we tried,” according to T3, a gadget website, “which is great if you’re trying to intimidate your race opponents.”