Efficient, Hardy Gear for Trail Running

Six essential items for running in the wild

As more individuals take up running outdoors, it’s worth safely exploring trail running options, for those capable of trading crowded asphalt for lightly trodden paths and logging roads. For those stuck in a big city, many of these running trails are closer than you might think. In NYC, The Long Path starts at the 175th Street Subway Station and runs 358 miles, all the way …

Lumen’s Handheld Metabolism-Tracking Device

Tech that's been around for decades, but never so personalized, easy or efficient

Lumen, a pocket-sized device designed to “hack” and track your metabolism, officially launches today. The device (which resembles a vaporizer) features a hollow interior equipped to read your breath as it passes through. Essentially, it’s founded upon a simple equation: if you’re breathing out high amounts of CO2, you’re burning carbs, and if you’re emitting lower CO2 amounts, you’re burning fat. But the technology designed …

AWATfit’s Roving Outdoor Gym

Effective exercises that can be done outside and away from others

Initially created in 2019 for those lacking the access or desire to visit a gym, AWATfit (Any Where Any Time Fitness) brings all the necessary equipment and a trainer to your driveway, the woods, the beach or wherever you fancy. The program centers on founder Rich Decker‘s truck, which he and a friend (a professional customizer) outfitted with 20 workout stations—bungee runs, TRX, Gorilla Bow, HELM, …