Thursday, July 31st, 2014

After cross referencing a number of sources, I've come to the conclusion that 90 degree leg extensions may put too much stress on the knee joints.

Apparently, this is not news in some circles as many bodybuilders have believed this for years.

Here is a video from Scooby on YouTube demonstrating this.

Scooby has a number of work arounds for different kinds of leg extension equipment both at home and at the gym.

It mystifies me why so many gym equipment manufacturers don't have an adjustment for the bottom leg roller so you can angle it upwards.

Leg Extensions

There are of course some that do but their machines are very expensive and the ones I've seen are dedicated machines not home gyms.

Scooby recommends pulling the pin out of the weight stack machine at the gym and angling upward the bottom leg roller and if you can reach the pin while holding the roller up that's great. But on my home gym, my arms are just not long enough to pull up the bottom roller and reach over with the other hand and put the pin into the desired slot. With someone there with you then that would work great even at home.

Another way to lessen the stress on the knee joint comes from internationally known Dr. Michael Yessis. You can read about it at his website under the execution section. Essentially Dr. Yessis says to start the leg extension at a wider angle and then you only put extra stress on the knee joint on the first rep. You never lower the leg extension roller to 90 degrees again while performing your reps/sets.

So after looking at numerous leg extension/leg curl machines with an adjustable cam I decided I didn't want to spend the money on a dedicated machine.

I went to the hardware store and bought about 24 inches of chain rated at 300 lbs and two threaded oval chain connectors rated to at least 210 lbs. My Body-Solid EXM3000LPS has a 210 lb. stack for the leg extensions.

Then I disconnected the bolt and bushings that connects the cable to the lower roller. I connected the oval threaded chain connector to both ends of the chain and put the bolt and the few bushings back into place where it attaches to the bottom leg roller. Since the chain connectors were about 2 inches each I only connected about 21 inches of the 24 inch chain.

Works like a champ! Plus you have the benefit of resting between sets as you don't have to support the weight at the wider angle when you want to rest.

This modification will put slack into the leg extension about up to the half way point so children could pinch their little fingers and hands. Just be careful!

This works on the Body-Solid EXM3000LPS home gym, not sure about everyone's home gym. Again be careful if you attempt this and do it at your own risk.

I love the way this works now as everything functions normally.
It's far better than taking up more space with a dedicated machine.

Again this is a call to gym manufacturers everywhere to incorporate an adjustable lower leg roller into their machines to save our knee joints. - Jack

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Now Protein Isolate

I have tried so many protein powders and was just about to give up until Now; Now Whey Protein Isolate that is.

Now Whey Protein Isolate Unflavored is one terrific protein powder. It has no artificial flavorings or ingredients. It has no stevia. This protein isolate is so easy to digest. It doesn't just sit in my stomach for hours and hours like a lot of other protein powders do. And so many protein powders on the market today that would otherwise be great have so many artificial ingredients that can effect people with allergies like me.

The Unflavored Now Whey Protein Isolate is the most allergy friendly protein powder I have ever tried that is at the same time the easiest to digest of the multitude of products I have laid out cold hard cash for.

To me it tastes somewhat like powedered milk. So, even being unflavored it is still palatable.

I can wholeheartedly recommend this to anyone with allergies and to those who are looking for an extremely easy-to-digest protein powder.

  • No Artificial Ingredients
  • Mixes Instantly
  • Microfiltered
  • Branch Chain Amino Acids

It comes in a number of sizes. The 10 pound bag is the most economical but it would be wise to try the smaller sizes first.

So start packing on the muscle. Add a little Creatine to it and see the results! - Jack

NOW Foods - Whey Protein Isolate Unflavored, 10 lbs

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Whey Protein Isolate Pure by Now Foods 10 lbs Powder 100 Pure Mixes Instantly Microfiltered High in Branched Chain Amino Acids Natural Unflavored NOW Whey Protein Isolate is a high quality protein supplement that is both bioavailable and easily digested. Whey protein contains a high concentration of Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAA s) which are important for efficient muscle metabolism. These qualities make NOW Whey Protein Isolate an ideal supplement for active individuals. Serving Size 1 3 cup (28 g) Servings Per Container 162 Amount Per Serving Daily Value Calories 105 Total Fat 0.3 g 1 Cholesterol 4 mg 2 Sodium 40 mg 2 Total Carbohydrate 1 g 1 Sugars 1 g Protein 25 g 50 Calcium 125 mg 15 Potassium 168 mg 4 Phosphorous 70 mg 6 Magnesium 22 mg 6 Percent Daily Values are based on 2 000 calorie diet. Daily Value not established. Suggested Usage Mix or blend 1 3 cup (28 g) into 4 to 8 oz. of cold water milk or your favorite juice. Also consider adding NOW Flax Seed Oil for enhanced nut

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Foam Roller

I just couldn't believe what all of the rage was about for foam rollers.

While eating at one of my favorite Mexican restaurants, one of the waiters asked me if I had tried a foam roller. I said no and he very persistently encouraged me to do so.

I just couldn't believe anything so simple could be such a big deal so I dismissed it. But again, the next time I visited that restaurant he again asked if I had purchased a foam roller.

Well, at this point curiosity had gotten the best of me. I needed to investigate what all of the hubbub was about. So I researched a bit and after seeing hundreds and hundreds of people leaving exceptional ratings about what a foam roller had done for them, I ordered one. Then I watched some YouTube videos on how to use foam rollers.

I was really surprised when I lied down vertically on one with the foam roller running down the middle of my back, when I heard Crack, Snapple and Pop and no it wasn't my Rice Krispies.

The foam roller is something to use again and again.

In one of the videos I watched about how to use a foam roller, the personal trainer in the video said a very heavy truck driver used one under his supervision and literally tears rolled down his cheeks from the pain.

There could be a lot of tender areas that need working on before you get all of the kinks rolled out.

Make sure you are careful trying one out if you're not in good shape. Someone knowledgeable to assist would be a good idea.

Good Luck, Have fun, but be careful!

White is the softest, then blue, then black.
The black foam is harder and tends to hold up longer.
I ordered the 36" foam as one of the reviewers indicated that his roller wasn't long enough to vertically run down his back.

Oh yes, and the Mexican waiter told me "never ever" to leave it around a dog, should I have one, as his dog loves to chew it up! - Jack

Black High Density Foam Rollers - Extra Firm - 6" x 36" Round

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This foam roller will aid in stretching muscles. Use your own body weight to help increase blood flow and circulation to the soft tissues. Improve springiness and range of motion and shrink pain and soreness. Made from the highest grade foam available.

Details

  • Molded polyethylene foam technology has a 2 lbs. per cubic foot density, Smooth surface
  • Will not lose its shape after moderate to heavy use
  • Great for balance exercise
  • Great for core stabilization, balance and stamina, excellent for pre/post workout
  • Can also be used for light stretching and mobilization joints

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The Body-Solid EXM3000LPS Double Stack Gym is a superb 7 station system that allows two people to work out at the same time; three with the optional VKR30 Vertical Knee Raise Attachment.

I was long overdue for an upgrade so I replaced my old gym with the Body-Solid EXM3000LPS Double Stack gym. My previous gym had no adjustments and hurt my shoulders for both chest press and pec dec exercises. The Body-Solid EXM3000LPS however, has adjustments everywhere. I've grown very fond over the years of highly adjustable fitness equipment, as I found out long ago if it doesn't fit your body right then you just plain don't use it. Who wants to use equipment that is a strain to use and doesn't feel good?

This gym on the other hand, is a dream to use. It has six pec dec adjustments on the left and six on the right. The pec dec handles rotate 360 degrees giving you the smoothest most comfortable pec or rear delt workout you can imagine. Adjusting each side is a breeze so you can quickly change from pecs to delts in a snap.

The multi-press for chest press exercises and mid-row exercises has nine pin positions. How's that for adjustable?

The leg press is so comfortable to use. It has a two position press plate so you can use it as a leg press or if you move your feet down on the plate then you can use it as a calf press.

I dreaded using my old gym as it hurt to use it because it didn't fit my body. I love the Body-Solid EXM3000LPS Gym with all of the above adjustments and a number of seat and back adjustments as well. It feels good, looks good and gets the job done in your own home without having to wait to use the equipment in the gym. - Jack

Body Solid EXM3000LPS Double Stack Home Gym

Product Description

The Body-Solid EXM3000LPS Double Stack Home Gym offers an impressive array of strength training exercises in a compact, space-saving design. This multi-station gym provides health club quality fitness training for up to three people simultaneously.

A multi-function Press Arm Station provides bench press, incline press, shoulder press, and chest-supported mid-row exercises, while the fully-adjustable Perfect Pec Station with range limiters allows users to achieve deeper muscle penetration for faster, more defined results. The Leg Press/Calf Press Station operates on a two-to-one weight ratio, giving the EXM3000LPS the capacity of a 420-pound leg press.

Thick, durable DuraFirm pads are contoured for lumbar support, and every pad, pop pin, and pivot point feels natural and ergonomic. Both weight stacks are within easy reach for quick, safe weight selection, and a non-slip, rubber-encased foot plate is constructed of heavy-gauge steel for safe operation.

Features

  • Multi-Press Station: Three stations in one, with fully adjustable pads for every size user and full range of motion exercise. Structurally and biomechanically designed to focus on chest, back, and shoulders.
  • Leg Press/Calf Press Station: Unique two bar linkage self-aligns the angle of the leg press plate to the user' s body, eliminating ankle torsion and ensuring proper biomechanics throughout the full range of motion for all size users. Includes pillow block and sealed ball bearings for precision alignment and friction-free movement. A two-to-one ratio can convert the 210-pound weight stack into 420 pounds of resistance. Features adjustable back pad with two-position press plate for complete leg and calf development.
  • Perfect Pec Station: Dual overhead cams with six increment settings per arm provide variable starting positions and allow fine-tuning for accurate pre-stretch with optimal biomechanical movement. It's a two-function station that ensures maximum development of pectoral and rear deltoid muscles.
  • Lat Pulldown/High Pulley Station: Ideal for increasing size, strength, and endurance of your back, shoulders, and triceps muscles. Unique easy-access hold-down rollers fit every size user without adjustment.
  • Ab Crunch/Mid Pulley Station: Create a lean and muscular waist with absolute isolation of your abdominal and oblique muscles. Unique design also allows a high degree of comfort when doing triceps extension movements.
  • Leg Extension/Leg Curl Station: Cam-driven leg developer works quads and hamstrings while developing knee strength via precise biomechanical form.
  • Seated Row/Low Pulley Station: Essential for well-developed backs, seated row exercises build depth in the middle back and train the hard-to-reach lower lats. Low pulley swivels smoothly and fully to provide accurate resistance for cable curls, upright rows, shrugs, leg abduction, leg adduction, and more.
  • Dual 210-pound Alloy Steel Weight Stacks: Two weight stacks employ nylon bushings for smooth, quiet operation.
  • DuraFirm Pads: Durable, tear-resistant, fully supported DuraFirm pads are double stitched and sewn. These high density, top grade pads are guaranteed not to wear out.
  • Weight Stack Shrouds: Two full length, solid steel shrouds entirely encompass each weight stack for enhanced appearance and improved safety.

Specifications

  • Measures 73-by-83-by-91 inches (W x H x D)
  • 210-pound weight stacks
  • Exercises include multi-press chest station, high and low pulley, leg extension and curls, ab crunch, pec fly, and leg press
  • Unit features DuraFirm pads, weight stack shrouds, lat bar, low row bar, utility strap, workout poster, and workout DVD

Lifetime Warranty
Body-Solid gym equipment includes a limited lifetime manufacturer's warranty against defects in materials and workmanship.

About Body-Solid
Body-Solid, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high quality fitness equipment for the home and commercial markets. With over 20 years of experience, Body-Solid offers one of the widest arrays of products in the industry, including multi-station gyms, free weight machines, a complete line of cardiovascular products, weight plates, kettle bells, dumbbells, and fitness accessories.

Details

  • Home gym offers impressive array of strength training exercises for up to three simultaneous users, in compact, space-saving design
  • Multi-function Press Arm Station provides bench press, incline press, shoulder press, and chest-supported mid-row exercises; fully-adjustable Perfect Pec Station with range limiters allows users to achieve deeper muscle penetration
  • Thick, durable DuraFirm pads are contoured for lumbar support; both weight stacks are within easy reach for quick, safe weight selection; non-slip, rubber-encased foot plate is constructed of heavy-gauge steel
  • Measures 73-by-83-by-91 inches (W x H x D); two 210-pound weight stacks
  • Includes limited lifetime manufacturer's warranty

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The Bowflex TreadClimber TC10 is one of the Bowflex Line of Treadclimbers that has replaced the Nautilus Mobia which has been discontinued. See our Mobia review here.

Many people have been interested in 3-in-1 cardio machines and this is one in a line Bowflex's Treadclimbers.

Be sure and read the reviews, which unfortunately are too few to get an accurate feeling about this piece of equipment. I would personally work with customer service persistently, if I had any issues. After all Bowflex, which belongs to the Nautilus Group, has a good reputation and I'm sure they want to keep it that way.

Product Description
Restore and boost your energy while sculpting your abs and legs with the TreadClimber TC10, Bowflex's most affordable powered TreadClimber.

The TC10 delivers an impressively low-impact workout that's easy on your joints. As a result, your "perceived exertion" is incredibly low. That means you'll burn more calories on a TreadClimber than you would with other cardio machines, but won't feel as tired when you're done. You'll get the effects--and the results--without feeling the fatigue. A University of Wisconsin study indicates that TreadClimber technology lets you burn up to 3.5 times the calories in the same amount of time as with other cardio machines.

The secret to the TreadClimber TC10 is Bowflex's unique dual treadle system, which offers the benefits of three machines in one.

In Action 1, the TC10 performs like a treadmill, with belts that move as you walk forward. In Action 2, the TC10 mimics a stair climber, with two independent treadles that move up and down. When you combine these actions, you get the third machine: an elliptical trainer that provides a smooth, low-impact motion. Cardio training on the TreadClimber TC10 not only helps you lose weight, but it also increases your energy level, improves your bone density, increases HDLs (the "good" cholesterol), reduces back pain, and makes you leaner.

The TreadClimber TC10 comes equipped with an easy-to-read display that monitors your speed, distance, time, and calories. The machine also offers a G.O. Coach console, which tracks the weekly progress of a single user toward a 90-minute goal (the target goal resets weekly). Other features include an instant Quick Start feature, an ergonomic console that provides easy access to water bottles and magazines, a speed range of 0.5 to 4 miles per hour, a rear step platform, transport wheels for easy mobility, and a Bowflex body weight loss plan.

The TreadClimber is also available in entry-level TC5 and top-end TC20 models.

Details

  • Maximum speed: 4 mph
  • 4 display screens for optimal workout tracking
  • G.O. CoachTM technology = weekly workout goal
  • Stores and tracks 1 user
  • Great compact design that fits easily in any home

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Pilates Kit, Training Deck, Upgraded Squat Stand, Wing Attachment, and Leg Pulley Accessory are among the features that set the Deluxe Version of the Chuck Norris touted Total Gym, the Total Gym XLS Trainer apart from the rest.

One of the new additions is the training deck, a useful easy-to-see device that holds all of the individual exercises and workout routines on cards that are specifically titled for men or women. For everything at-a-glance, a large wall chart is included. The ugraded squat stand is padded as is the glideboard with head support which makes the Total Gym XLS Trainer more comfortable than previous models.

With an increased weight capacity to 400 lbs., for the more seriously minded, adding the must have Total Gym Weight Bar will allow those who are fit enough to be working at level six to do some serious leg work. Your weight, plus all of the 1" diameter weight plates you add must not exceed the 400 lbs. If your focus is abs, the Total Gym Ab Crunch is definitely worth buying. It's not cheap though, so if you're after that six pack, you might want to use the Total Gym XLS Trainer as a slant board while holding a dumbbell of your choosing to further define those abs.

Overall, for most of us though, the XLS is a really complete workout machine right out of the box, that improves over it's predecessors with it's new features.

Total Gym XLS Trainer

Total Gym XLS Trainer

Product Description

Want to tone your entire body without buying a space-hogging fitness machine? Turn to the Total Gym XLS, a top-of-the-line device that helps you strengthen and sculpt every major muscle group in your body using a single glide board and a few handy attachments. The Total Gym XLS works by making you lift a percentage of your body weight against gravity, creating a smooth and fluid resistance. As your strength and conditioning improve, you increase the total resistance by boosting the incline, thus increasing the body weight lifted in the exercise. The Total Gym XLS not only works your upper body, but also your lower body, abdominals, and even your cardiovascular system. And by reducing body fat and increasing the proportion of lean muscle mass in your body, the strength training effectively turns up the thermostat so that your body burns calories constantly.

The Total Gym XLS offers several upgrades over previous models, helping it set the standard for fitness excellence. The upgrades include a new pulley and cable system, an improved squat stand, and more comfortable padding on the glide board. The device also comes with several handy accessories that add a new dimension to your workout: leg pull accessory that works your quads, hamstrings, and other muscles; flexible nylon strap handles; and a wing attachment for toning various back and arm muscles. Combined, the accessories and glide board support up to 400 pounds, letting users with a variety of body types work on strength and stability.

The Total Gym XLS also comes with a complete line of workouts and workout tools, taking the guesswork out of getting into shape. The workouts and tools include:





The Total Gym XLS, which comes with a leg pull accessory, folds up compactly for storage.
  • Start It Up: An introductory Total Gym XLS workout
  • 6-8 Minute Workout: 12 work-along workouts for men and women pressed for time
  • Smart Training Workout: An efficient workout employing slow, precise movements to target specific muscles
  • Body Makeover for Total Gym: High-energy, high-powered workout
  • Simple at-a-glance exercise wall chart with 35 exercises
  • Total Gym training deck
  • Dan Isaacson's nutritional program and meal plan

About Total Gym
Total Gym made its initial mark in rehabilitation centers, where its main focus was aiding people recovering from physical injuries and obstacles. The device is the perfect rehabilitation tool for several reasons: the smooth, gliding motion is easy on the joints; the various height levels accommodate every fitness level; and the padded glide board provides excellent support for the back. After years of success in the rehabilitation field, the product's inventors introduced the product to Chuck Norris 30 years ago. Norris--who calls it his "lean, mean exercise machine"--still uses the Total Gym today as his primary home fitness device. Christie Brinkley has also been a devoted user for more than 10 years, and uses it to stay lean and fit even through two children and a hectic schedule.

Details

  • Start It Up DVD, 6 to 8 Minute DVD.
  • Beginner Program With Todd Durkin DVD, Intermediate Program With Todd Durkin DVD, Advanced Program With Todd Durkin DVD.
  • Dan Isaacson's Nutritional Program & Meal Plan, Exercise wall chart.
  • Total Gym Training Deck.
  • Upgraded squat stand and Wing attachment.

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Total Gym Cable Pully Kit for TG 3000 3000XL XL XLS BRAND NEW
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The Troy SupraBar, 47" Olympic Curl Bar, targets the biceps and forearms by way of inward and outward wrist rotation.

Troy SupraBar Olympic Curl Bar
I just couldn't leave this one out after our recent look at the Troy VTX SupraBar Cable Curl Bar.
Be sure to check out that article as most everything that applies there, applies here, except of course this bar is for 2" Olympic Plates.

The Troy SupraBar, 47" Olympic Curl Bar, targets the biceps and forearms by way of inward and outward wrist rotation. If you have tendinitis or your forearms hurt during curls, there is an excellent chance the Troy SupraBar Curl Bar will turn out to be a great investment, allowing you to curl heavy weights without all of the pain and inflammation that can go with it. The handles adjust to your natural grip to let your hands rotate against resistance, giving you more range of motion during your workouts.

I'm a strong advocate of equipment that adjusts to our individual needs as we're using it which gives us a much more complete, comfortable and fluid workout instead of forcing us to lock ourselves into unnatural positions. There is no question about it, equipment like this goes a long way toward preventing injuries and is worth every penny in the long run.

Troy Barbell SBCB-47 Supra Curl Bar

Product Description

SBCB-47 Features: -Supra Curl Bar.-With revolving handles to increase upper arm mass, strength and definition.-Used with any 2'' Olympic plates.-Isolates and intensifies development of the biceps.-Forearms through the biomechanical process of suspiration.-Inward and outward rotation of the wrists.-Isolates exertion to the targeted muscle group while relieving stress on tendons and joints. Dimensions: -Dimensions: 47'' D.-Weight: 29.2 lbs. Warranty: -One year warranty.

Details

  • Steel construction
  • Curl bar with revolving handles
  • For use with any 2-inch Olympic plate
  • Dimensions: 47L inches
  • 1-year manufacturer's warranty

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The Troy VTX Cable Curl Bar Attachment would make a great addition to your cable machine.

Troy VTX Cable Curl Bar AttachmentThe Troy VTX Cable Curl Bar Attachment would make a great addition to your cable machine.

I first came across a curl bar similiar to this one called the Roto-Bar, in a most excellent book titled "Kinesiology of Exercise" by Dr. Michael Yessis, an internationally known expert in sports physiology. Dr. Yessis wrote regularly for Muscle & Fitness Magazine. According to Wikipedia, his column was published in Muscle & Fitness magazine for 25 consecutive years.

This bar is particularly effective for the midrange biceps curl. With it, your hands can rotate against resistance. This rotation reduces the strain on wrists, elbows and tendons and provides for more range of motion strengthening. You can easily switch your hand position from bicep curls to forearm curls. This would make a great gift for someone with a cable machine or just spoil yourself.

The Roto-Bar is a free weight bar, but similiar to the Troy VTX SupraBar Cable Curl Bar Attachment. Documentation on how to use the Roto-Bar, which should be helpful with the Troy VTX SupraBar Cable Curl Bar can be found at kinesconnection. Also visit their home page for Kinesiology of Exercise Information products.

Troy VTX Supra Bar SBCB-23 Cable Curl Bar Attachment

Product Description

Troy's 23" SupraBar cable curl bar is designed to increase upper arm mass, strength and definition. Instead of using 2" Olympic size weights, the 23" cable curl bar attaches onto any cable system allowing the user to concentrate on biceps without the stress of tendons and joints. Includes: (1) Troy/VTX SupraBar Attachment Ergo Handles Weight: 15.5 lbs Length: 23" Commercial Grade Shipping Included Delivery Information Leaves Warehouse in 3-5 Business Days Ships via USPS Ground Average Delivery Time: 8-10 Business Days

Details

  • Uses inward and outward rotation of the wrist to improve strength training benefits.
  • Isolates exertion to the targeted muscle group while relieving stress on tendons and joints.

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Hip Hop Abs Extreme is an intense cardio abs & dance routine designed specifically for those of us who are really in shape. Not for couch pototoes! Check out Shaun's Hip Hop Abs for an easier but still effective way to drop those inches fast.

In this video you dance, rather than do crunches. Many people have dropped inches off their waistline in just days with this great program that targets core muscles and gives you a cardio workout that can be tough at times--lots of cardio in this one. As a result you get into better shape for the summer in no time. Shaun's addictive dance routine makes this lots of fun and keeps you coming back for more.

Hip Hop Abs Extreme DVD Workout

Product Description

Shaun's ramped up the intensity for these two brand-new workouts (Extreme Cardio & Extreme Abs) to give you even more amazing results.

Burn fat and sculpt your abs-without ever getting on the floor. His signature dance moves will get you into the best shape of your life.

Consult your physician and follow all safety instructions before beginning any exercise program.

Details

  • Hip Hop Abs Extreme includes 2 new workouts: Extreme Cardio & Extreme Abs
  • Extreme Cardio is a nearly one hour workout designed to melt your fat away
  • Extreme Abs is for when you're short on time, but need a concentrated workout
  • Burn fat and sculpt abs without ever getting off the floor
  • Total workout time: 75 minutes

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GEL-Noosa Tri 8 is one of the coolest shoes around. It gets its name from the Noosa Australian Triathlon and it is, without a doubt, a triathlon class running shoe in every regard. They're light weight and are really meant to take a pounding. Mesh galore, for lots drainage in the liner, which keeps these shoes breathable, you drier and your shoes fresh which is especially good for the summer months or putting on lots of miles on the treadmill.

The GEL-Noosa Tri 8, sports a sewn-in tongue
which stays put, has very good flexibility,
great support, and just the kind of cushioning
we're all looking for.

This shoe will get you the attention you may well be looking for. People everywhere will notice these shoes. They might just open up all kinds of opportunities to meet new people. So what's wrong with having a triathlon class shoe that feels great and gets you lots of attention?

**Women may need to order a half size up. The ASICS GEL-Noosa Tri 8 comes in two wild colors Flash Yellow/Flash Orange/Multi and Onxy/Black/Confetti.

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