Gear Archives - Cube Dweller Fitness

Camping Accommodations: The Hennessy Hammock in Maroon Bells, Part 3

Camping Accommodations: The Hennessy Hammock in Maroon Bells, Part 3
Why stay in a tent, when you can hang? Hammock Camping in the Maroon Bells in a Hennessy Hammock. Why A Hammock? There are several different arguments that I’ve heard about why people say hammocks are better than tents. Some of them include: Hammocks weight less – Okay I don’t quite agree. Especially when you ...

Offroad Footwear: Inov-8 Mudroc 290 in Maroon Bells, Part 2

Offroad Footwear: Inov-8 Mudroc 290 in Maroon Bells, Part 2
Hiking the Maroon Bells in Aspen, Colorado needs footwear. Footwear that will let you carry everything you’ll need for three nights and enable you to haul it over four mountain passes. My choice …. Inov-8’s starling the Mudrock 290. MudRoc 290 You may have figured it out by now, but I’m part marketing guy and ...

Merrell Lithe Review – Perfect Shoes For Daily Use Living In The Rockies

Merrell Lithe Review - Perfect Shoes For Daily Use Living In The Rockies
What shoes do you wear to the office? Wait, what if your office was the YMCA camp in Estes Park, Colorado? That’s the dilemma my daughter faced this past summer. Check out this review of the Merrell Lithe and how she picked them over other options for daily use outdoor shoes. My search for new ...

Inov-8 Not So Great | Is The X-Talon 190 Tough Enough?

Inov-8 Not So Great | Is The X-Talon 190 Tough Enough?
I’ve been raving about the Inov-8 X-Talon 190, but are they tough enough? I’m a certified new product development professional (NPDP from PDMA). All that means is I love to understand new market opportunities and then create products to satisfy those needs. But just making the product isn’t enough, the product needs to last. Those ...

Inov-8 X-Talon 190 Are They Cleats or Not?

Inov-8 X-Talon 190 Are They Cleats or Not?
So I wrote about the Inov-8 X-Talon 190s as the Ultimate Footwear for ME to Run a Tough Mudder, but I’ve received questions. People have asked are they cleats? Cleats are not allowed in the Tough Mudder. Imagine someone climbing over you to get over a wall with cleats on – no thank you. Training ...

Polar ft4 – The Buyer’s Standpoint

Polar ft4 - The Buyer's Standpoint
Track your fitness, you know I have enjoyed tracking my workouts with my heart rate monitor. There are so many options, how do you know what you’re going to get. Well here is a guest post from professional cyclist, Anna Stacy, where she provides the buyer’s standpoint on the Polar ft4. The new ft4 by ...

Inov-8 X-Talon 190s The Ultimate Footwear for me to Run a Tough Mudder

Inov-8 X-Talon 190s The Ultimate Footwear for me to Run a Tough Mudder
What do you wear to trek through an obstacle course of mud and water that spans more than 10 miles and 2,000 ft of elevation change? Let me introduce you to the Inov-8 X-Talon 190, the Ultimate Footwear For Me To Run a Tough Mudder. Let’s Be Clear Shall We I am not affiliated with ...

SetStarter Interval Timer Review | Intervals Gone Wild

SetStarter Interval Timer Review | Intervals Gone Wild
Interval workouts are great, but how do you time them? Sweating all over your iPhone is just no fun. Other timers are just too big. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just wear a small timer? Check out the SetStarter it is an interval timer you can wear on your thumb. SetStarter Interval Timer ...

Burton Vent Pants|Rockin’ the Mountain

Burton Vent Pants|Rockin' the Mountain
New Snowboard Pant – Burton Vent Thanks to my wonderful wife and an early Birthday present, I am rockin’ the mountain in some new Burton Vent Pants in Horizon. These pants not only look cool, they have the feature list to keep me confortable in any condition all season long. The last pants I had ...