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Muck Boots Pursuit Shadow for Men

  By Nancy Jo Adams Turkey hunting combines several circumstances that can make choosing the “perfect boot” hard to do, especially if you plan to hunt various terrain. The features that are important in turkey hunting boot are that the boots need to be comfortable in both warm and frigid …

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Danner Mountain 600 Boot Review

  By David Link Danner’s classic styled hiking boots look great on the trail or on the street. They’re the perfect remedy for a market full of boots that look more like athletic shoes and less like mountain boots. Danner has been crafting quality work boots since 1932, and their …

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Belleville Khyber Hybrid Boot Review

  By David Link For over 110 years, Belleville has been America’s premier military boot manufacturer. They outfitted brave soldiers in WWI, WWII, and beyond, and their boots have tackled everything from deserts to jungles. In recent years, the company has expanded to offer tactical and outdoor boots built in …

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New Hoka Products 2017

  It’s no secret to runners and training junkies that Hoka One One makes some of the most – if not the most – innovative athletic shoes on the market. Hoka shoes are self-described “maximalist” footwear focused on oversized midsoles, unique geometry in the Meta-rocker design and a “bucket seat” …

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Basic Training Plan For Running

  So, you want to be a runner? By Mayrena Hernandez So, if you are reading this, it is very well possible that you have concocted in your mind that you are ready to start running. Perhaps it is because you are overweight and want to shed a couple of …

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Women’s Hunting Boots: Part 1 – Finding the Right Features and Fit

  By Nancy Jo Adams When it comes to selecting hunting boots, several factors are important but none more critical than proper fit. Hunting boots are the foundation of the entire body structure in motion. Before you ever start your search, you should consider two things: the type terrain in …

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HOKA One One Tracers Review

  The Innovation of the HOKA Brand. By Mayrena Hernandez When you first look at the HOKA Tracers, you get a sense of familiarity in the color scheme such as the Hoka Clayton Shoes, but it’s easy to tell that something is different from any of the other HOKA shoes. …

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Running In Cold Weather

  It can be depressing for the onset of winter to interfere with the solid workout routine you have, but you don’t have to sit at home and wait for the warmer temperatures to return. Cold weather is no reason to stop running outside, but you will have to alter …

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Hoka Vanquish 2 Shoe Review

  By Mayrena Hernandez Before starting this review, I would like to give a little background information on myself. I want to assure you that I have the best interests of the runner in mind. My name is Mayrena Hernandez and I am a certified and licensed athletic trainer who …

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Men’s Outdoor Boots For Fall

  All throughout spring and summer, you’ve kicked around in tennis shoes and sandals. But now colder temperatures on the way, and you need a pair of boots that can handle heavy rain and icy conditions. On top of that, you need boots that are comfortable, because chances are they’ll …