Affiliate Links

Sports Nutrition Recommendations

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Iron Vegan Athlete’s Blend 1kg (affiliate link)

NOW Pumpin Oil 1000mg, 100soft gels (affiliate link)

NutriBiotic, Immunity, Sodium Ascorbate, 1lbs (affiliate link)

Running Equipment Recommendations

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GPS Watch (From cheapest to most expensive)

Apple Watch (affiliate link)

  • Download this Application to allow you to have “manual lap button” capability and most of the functionality of a Garmin GPS Watch!
  • A less formal way using Apple Watch default app

Garmin Instinct (affiliate link)

  • Rugged GPS watch for Road/Trail runners alike
  • Provides runners navigation capabilities
  • Limited screen size
  • Military spec durability
  • Heart Rate monitor on the wrist
  • Trail running capable
  • Review

Garmin 945 (affiliate link)

  • The best running watch for Road Runners
  • Review

Garmin 245 (affiliate link)

  • All the basics a Road runner needs
  • Review

Garmin Instinct Solar (affiliate link)

  • Bought it personally for myself
  • Everything of Garmin Instinct
  • Recharge using builtin Solar Panels
  • Enhanced Battery life / GPS 
  • Review

Coros Pace 2 (affiliate link)

  • Endorsed by recently signed athlete, the only and only Breaking2 Eliud Kipchoge!
  • Better battery life than the most tried/true and trusted running watch Brand in the industry (Garmin 245)
  • Feather light 29g!
  • Review

Exercise Equipment

(No gym membership required for Strength Training!)

Resistance Bands (affiliate link)

  • Bought it personally for myself
  • Simple, but effective.
  • Owned it for the past 4 years and still going strong.

Stretch Cords (affiliate link)

  • Bought it personally for myself
  • The best stretch cords in the industry
  • A portable gym on the go!
  • Patented SnapGuard prevent the bands from snapping even when it “breaks”
  • Endless number of strength exercises you can do with just 1/2 dozen stretch cords!
  • Review
  • Amazon Reviews

SoundCore Spirit X 2019 Wireless Bluetooth headphones (affiliate link)

  • Bought it personally for myself
  • Longest battery life (18hrs!) for a bluetooth wireless headphone at a reasonable price
  • IP68 Dust & Waterproof, perfect for the times when you need some music during a run on the harsh winter days.

Running Exercise Accessories

YakTrax – https://azn.to/3mOu14f

  • Perfect for snowy winter running days when you need that extra traction for secure footing on icy/snowy conditions
  • Minimize running injuries (fall, pull groin) due to slippery icy outdoor conditions
  • Easily attaches to your running shoes, which means you can put it on and take it off when necessary

Running Shoes

Training Day to Race Day shoes

If you are looking to buy new running shoes, but don’t know what’s out there …

Saucony Endorphin Shift (affiliate link)

Saucony Ride 13 (affiliate link)

Asics EvoRide (affiliate link)

Adidas Adios 5 (affiliate link)

  • Personally purchase two pairs of Adios 4
  • Very responsive and excellent shoe
  • Desgined for Tempo/Intervals/Race/Race simulation
  • Minimal cushioning for long distance shoe might not be for everyone

Asics NovaBlast (affiliate link)

Saucony Endorphin Speed (affiliate link)

  • Bought it personally for myself size 9.5M
  • True to size
  • 8mm Stack height (Heel is 8mm higher than forefoot)
  • Good for race day / high quality interval/tempo/race simulation sessions
  • Very light shoe for the cushioning that it offers, gone are the days when you need minimalist shoes to maximize race day performance!
  • Video Reviews [Review 1] [Review 2] [Review 3][Review 4]

Adidas SL20 (affiliate link)

  • Tempo/Intervals/Race/Race Simulation days
  • Personally, I like shoes with road feel of Adidas shoes, but some athletes like highly cushioning shoes of other brands.
  • Video Reviews [Review 1] [Review 2] [Review 3][Review 4]