The Nike Free RN Motion Flyknit 2 is now available at select Nike stores, and I was given the chance to test it out the other week at a Nike+ Run Club session. The following are my initial impressions. I would have loved to run in them for longer and more than one time, but we had to give them back at the end of the run. *sob* Continue reading “Kikay Reviews: Nike Free RN Motion Flyknit 2”
I haven’t done a shoe review in quite a while no thanks to being quite busy with work. However, today I’ve got some time to burn at the airport (four hours before flight departure!) and much to say about the New Balance Vazee Prism V2.
I’ve been running in the Vazee Prism since January, when Planet Sports so generously seeded it to me. It’s become my go-to shoe for runs longer than an hour and offers such a great ride when I feel like going for a cruise-y run. Continue reading “Kikay Reviews: New Balance Vazee Prism V2”
These days it takes me a while to write up reviews. Sometimes it’s because I’m really putting a product through its paces, other days I find that a product doesn’t work for me and I have nothing to say about it.
And then of course there are those products that I think don’t apply to me, but when I finally use them it’s like a lightbulb switches on. Like Selsun Blue.
I haven’t written a review in quite a while, but that’s because I have been putting all the products I’ve received for review through their paces!
I lived out of a suitcase for most of the month of March, which meant that I had to use and reuse a lot of clothing (I did laundry while I was away). I packed two sets of running gear which I managed to use several times during my stay in Oz. Doing a lot of walking meant I preferred to use closed-toe shoes most of the time as well.
So for the entire trip, I brought five pairs of socks which meant most of them had to pull double-duty as running socks as well as casual socks. These socks were all from Goldtoe Powersox, which I had been sent by Lloyd Palconan of Manila Bay Hosiery Mills (the licensed manufacturer of Goldtoe socks in the Philippines). I’ve been using them for a few months now.
Goldtoe is the most preferred dress socks in the US, the most-ordered brand of socks on Amazon and eBay, and their athletic socks are rated #1 in the US. I’m pretty sure our dads all own a pair of Goldtoe black dress socks with the gold toe.
Powersox is their sports socks line, and like Goldtoe is available in almost every major department store in the country. The product is quality but the price point is very pocket-friendly. Continue reading “Kikay Reviews: Goldtoe Powersox”
Nike launched their new Zonal Strength Tights two weeks ago, and a few of us from the media were given the opportunity to test them out during the weekly Nike+ Run Club Home Run event held at Bonifacio High Street.
Last year around this time Nike launched their Power Speed running tights, so I couldn’t wait to experience the difference between that innovation and this new one. Continue reading “Kikay Reviews: Zonal Strength Tights”
It’s already February this week so it’s way past time to open Christmas presents. I “opened” my last Christmas present last week.
With an on-the-go lifestyle, I’ve always resorted to shaving for hair removal. But regrowth is quick and itchy. I’ve always had better, longer-lasting results through tweezing and waxing, but there’s a pain factor involved especially when there’s a lot to remove.
Enter: Strip Ministry of Waxing. I’ve walked by this place plenty of times before, but never had the guts to enter and give it a try. Continue reading “Kikay Reviews: Strip Ministry of Waxing”
Today was the moment of truth: have I gained weight from the holiday season? The answer is YES. And now I know it down to the fraction of a pound, and then some.
Truth be told, back in December when Digital Frontier the official distributor of the Zenith Smart Scale offered to send me a unit to test and review, I had my reservations. Who really wants to confirm the damage done during the feasting? But everyone knows that knowing is half the battle. So I bit the bullet and told them to send it over.
Continue reading “Kikay Reviews: Zenith Smart Scale”