We've just entered a New Year, and there's no better time to turn things around than now. If you're on the heavier side, now is the time to slim down and bulk up. And if you're a bit on the skinny side, well, you know what to do. In fact, you've always had!
All we're trying to say is that it's never too late to change your body for the better. And our goal is to prove that to you for the whole month of January. Don't lose hope, bros. We're here to help you out!
If there's one thing you should know about fitness, it's that apparel is half the battle. In fact, no #balikalindog program is complete without the proper gear. Fortunately for us, performance brands such as Saucony, Skechers, and Merrell have all released a new batch of running and trekking shoes in 2015. Scroll down to see part one of our "New Year, New Gear" special!
Saucony Kinvara 5
The fifth edition of the Kinvara features a Pro-Lock lacing system for an adaptable, dynamic midfoot fit. The collar has been redesigned for more comfort, and the upper features a more durable mesh. Despite these upgrades, the weight stays consistent at a feathery 7.7 oz.
Saucony Omni 13
The solution to overpronating is right under your feet. Moderate overpronators seeking a light, flexible ride without sacrificing cushioning and support needn’t look any further than the Omni 13. Full-length POWERGRID creates an exceptionally smooth, cushioned ride, while no-sew overlays in the forefoot enhance flexibility and reduce hot spots.
Saucony Guide 8
Saucony's top selling everyday trainer, Guide 8 blends responsive cushioning with light stability to perform beautifully for almost any type of runner. The eighth edition features an even more flexible ride and a seamless forefoot designed to maximize comfort and minimize weight.
Saucony Hurricane ISO
Batten down the hatches and prepare to experience the most cushioned, plush edition of the Hurricane yet! ISOFIT provides stabilizing support while adapting to the movement of the runner’s foot, and the enhanced PWRGRID+ platform provides 20 percent more cushioning and better durability than previous versions. Support Frame adds structure and support in the heel, and the toe box is designed for incredible comfort.
Saucony Triumph ISO
The Triumph delivers the plushest, most cushioned running experience we have ever created. The revolutionary ISOFIT upper morphs to your foot for a sock-like feel, providing superior comfort and allowing the shoe to move in perfect harmony with the foot. In the midsole, PWRGRID+ provides 20 percent more cushioning than the previous version for enhanced impact protection and improved durability. All of this technology is engineered into the shoe while maintaining fluid transitions and minimizing weight.
Saucony Ignition 5
The latest edition of the Ignition is an excellent everyday running shoe, and a great option for the runner looking for a plush ride underfoot. The weld on the upper provides midfoot support while the breathable mesh keeps your foot cool and comfortable. The Ignition 5, where fit and function meet for the long run.
Saucony Endorphine Racer
The all new Endorphin Racer is a case of a ‘"track spike gone road." All the elements that make for an ultra lightweight spike are combined with a responsive and high traction platform to create a high-end elite racing shoe.
Skechers GOrun 4
Designed to maximize your performance, the Skechers GOrun 4 is equipped with a virtually seam-free upper which offers breathability and flexibility, and designed for speed with the midfoot strike technology for better efficiency. This ultra lightweight shoe will power your run.
Skechers GOrun Ride 4
The next generation of Skechers GOrun Ride has enhanced Resalyte cushioning to go the distance. Synthetic and mesh fabric upper with translucent stabilizing detail.
Skechers GOrun Strada
A shoe inspired by Meb Keflezighi, America's number one marathoner.
Skechers GOrun Ultra 2
Discover the ultimate in cushioned running with the Skechers GOrun Ultra shoe. Great for long distance runs, recovery runs, or for those looking for maximum cushion, with dual density layers (Resagrip outsole/Resalyte midsole).
Merrell Chameleon Shift
This shoe has nubuck leather, a mesh upper, and a traditional lace closure.
Merrell Capra Sport
The shoe's GORE-TEX waterproof membrane repels moisture and enhances breathability for all activities.
Merrell Annex Ventilator
Shares the same technology with the Capra sport. Available in castle rock caliste green, copper mountain, and black.
Merrell Waterpro Maipo
The Waterpro runs fast wet or dry, which makes it the ideal shoe for canyoneering.