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StrengthTape

July 26, 2017

Sometimes you need a little (or a lot!) of extra support. StrengthTape is there for you. Available in precut strips or uncut rolls, this kinesiology tape is long-lasting and effective. Designed out of a stretchy, breathable cotton and a super adhesive backing, this tape is water resistant and will stay on for up to 7 days. […]


Sprigs Banjees Armband

July 25, 2017

Your pocket problem is solved! The Banjees Armband from the folks at Sprigs has you covered when you’re wearing your pocketless running kit. It’s summer, and there’s no need to wear a jacket so where do you carry your phone when you’re out for your morning or evening run? The Banjees Armband is made out of […]


loopit

July 5, 2017

Untangle your life…with loopit! Loopit is a special set of earphones with a unique magnetic mechanism that prevents tangling. Just below the earbuds are mini, half dome magnets that pair with matching mini, half dome magnets near the audio jack. You can wear loopit as a necklace or bracelet or just connect them and store in […]


TREBLAB J1 Bluetooth Earbuds

June 27, 2017

Another great product from our friends at TREBLAB! You may recall the X11 True Wireless Earphones that we introduced you to last month, now TREBLAB has a new set of sport earbuds, the J1, currently only available at Amazon.com at the link above. Designed for your TrailblazerGirl active lifestyle, they are water resistant, sweat proof, […]


Brilliant Reflective Strips

June 26, 2017

Stay safe and be seen! If you are going to be out in low light or darkness doing your TrailblazerGirl thing, then you need Brilliant Reflective Strips. These strips are highly reflective thanks to a special material that contains millions of tiny glass beads that are coated with aluminum on the lower portion of the […]


Buff Pack Run Cap

June 14, 2017

Outdoor adventures require a Buff Pack Run Cap! Okay, so it may not be sunny when you first head out, but this handy little cap is perfect to take with you because it scrunches up to about the size of you fist, fitting easily in a pocket. The crushable polyurethane brim snaps back to shape readily and […]


TREBLAB X11 True Wireless Earphones

May 18, 2017

Cut the cord…and go with the TREBLAB X11 True Wireless Earphones! Yippee, no more wires or cables to get caught as you’re running, hiking, or puttering around! These sleek-looking, shiny black triangles with red accents have a 38 foot signal range and 6 hour battery life. They quickly charge in 2 hours with the included, split […]


Earin M-1 Wireless Earbuds

May 8, 2017

Channel your inner secret agent! The Earin M-1 Wireless Earbuds are discrete, in-ear earbuds that have absolutely no wires or cables (hence the secret agent reference!). Don’t be fooled by their small size though, because they have built in dedicated amps to provide balanced and impeccable sound. Additionally, a free downloadable app allows for bass adjustment, checking […]


Zipbuds SLIDE Sport Earbuds

May 5, 2017

Zip it…and we mean that in the nicest way! The SLIDE Sport Earbuds from our friends at Zipbuds have an innovative “zipperless zipper” cabling (i.e. no teeth!) that permits you to fasten your earbud cables together so that they don’t get tangled. What a great idea! They produce superb sound and are built to last with […]


COMPRESSPORT Full Socks V2.1 and Ultralight

April 5, 2017

Give yourself a leg up in training, racing, and recovering! Our friends at COMPRESSPORT have 2 Full Socks, the V2.1 and the Ultrallight that are designed to give you graduated compression and have a multitude of features to help you perform better and recover faster. The 3D.Dots acupuncture-technology are round slightly raised nubs of material which […]


Airia Raw

March 30, 2017

Attention serious runners…this is the shoe for you! After years of research and development, the Swedish company Airia has developed a very special running shoe that is designed to boost your performance. They determined that four areas are key to your running performance: weight of the shoe (the RAW weighs only 4.6 oz!), sole rebound […]


Kill Cliff

March 28, 2017

As they say, kill the quit with Kill Cliff! The recovery drinks from our friends at Kill Cliff are a healthy, low calorie option following a tough workout. Get a little boost from the 25mg of caffeine and start to recover more quickly with the blend of electrolytes, vitamins, green tea extract, ginseng, and enzymes. […]


RunLites Fleece II Gloves

March 28, 2017

Light up the night like a superhero! RunLites offers a practical solution to nighttime safety – and they’re hands-free! You can choose from gloves or mittens, in full or half length fingers, and a variety of fabrics and colors. We tried the Fleece II Gloves since we’re in the Pacific Northwest and those arctic winds can be […]


TriggerPoint 36″ CORE Roller

March 16, 2017

Get your roll on…as long as it’s with the CORE Roller from our friends at TriggerPoint! Feel those sore, tight muscles roll away as you use this solid foam roller with its special GRID pattern technology. The three dimensional surface of the roller promotes blood flow to increase circulation and enhance mobility, resulting in more oxygen and nutrients […]


Powerstep Pinnacle Maxx

March 2, 2017

A simple fix to a painful problem. Sometimes we overdo it, resulting in injuries like plantar fasciitis, shin splints, and other foot conditions, but relief is in sight with the podiatrist-designed orthotics from our friends at Powerstep. They have a wide variety of shoe inserts, but we tested the Pinnacle Maxx and found the firmer […]


FLUX ZEROs

February 22, 2017

Smart design! The folks at HY Athletic have some amazing gloves that TrailblazerGirls will love. Their FLUX ZEROs are Climate Control Gloves – specially designed gloves that allow you to regulate your hand temperature! Yippee, no more sweaty hands! The gloves are teeny-tiny, but they have quite a bit of stretch to their compression fit so when […]


VKTRY Insoles

February 14, 2017

Not just any insole. These are Performance Insoles! VKTRY Insoles are designed for athletes to optimize their performance during competitions and training. Their inception traces back to the US Olympic Bobsled Team to help them deliver speedy starts. Here’s how it works: a proprietary algorithm is used to determine the best flexibility level of the insole for […]


PAINCAKES

February 8, 2017

PAINCAKES…no, it’s not a typo or some sort of twisted sweet! It’s an innovative new way to bring relief to your aching, sore muscles. PAINCAKES are reusable, round packs that are filled with a gel that can be chilled or frozen, but what makes them special is the patch of sticky gel under a removable cover that […]


Albedo 100 Reflective Spray

February 3, 2017

Sooo cool! Solve the problem of being seen in the dark without carrying lights or wearing reflective gear with this amazing product called Albedo 100 Reflective Spray. In this mild-mannered aerosol can is a special formulation invented in Sweden that is composed of a “glue base and microprisms” which are invisible in daylight but light-reflective in the […]


Wiivv Insoles

February 1, 2017

They support you, so be sure to take care of them. It’s your feet, of course, and our friends at Wiivv have a way to make them feel extra-special. The clever folks at Wiivv have developed a process to design custom 3D printed insoles! Yes, custom! Download their app, take some pictures of your feet with […]


Zaca Recovery Chewables

January 25, 2017

Looks a little like a sweet tart, but it’s not the treat of your childhood. You can think of Zaca Recoverable Chewables as a treat for your body after an intense workout, an exhausting day of travel, or a fun party night with the girls. These sugar free tablets work their magic by providing glutamine […]


PRO Compression Marathon Elite Black

January 17, 2017

It’s a tight squeeze (because they’re compression socks, of course!), but worth the effort! Our friends at PRO Compression know compression, and their Marathon Elite Black socks are the cream of the crop! Graduated compression, that’s the key. The socks are designed to be tighter at the toe and gradually less as you move closer to […]


RumbleRoller and Beasties

January 9, 2017

Sore muscles? Then you need to try the RumbleRoller and Beasties! They present an affordable, at-home massage option for those muscles that are tired or overworked from your TrailblazerGirl activities. The RumbleRoller is covered with bumps that act like the thumbs of your favorite massage therapist. It comes in 2 densities, original and extra firm. […]


Editor’s Top Finds of 2016: Most Innovative Items

January 5, 2017

There were so many interesting and innovative items reviewed in 2016, and our TrailblazerGirl editorial team wanted to highlight their pick of the top 3 (just in case you missed them last year!). First, Bellabeat LEAF is a smart piece of jewelry designed specifically for women. The LEAF is more than an activity tracker; it […]