It is officially time to retire my venerable Brooks Levitate running shoes (read: boats). They have served me well through this whole process and I am extremely glad that I purchased them. That said, they certainly failed in an odd way, but I suppose that is just a function of me being so heavy initially. (Not that I am really all that light even now compared to a lot of runners.) They probably just aren't designed to take the pounding that a 350+ pound body can deliver, and the fact that I spend so much time on the balls of my feet because of boxing...
First Impressions: Fly Superlace Boxing Gloves
It is depressing how excited I was for these. Fly is one of those brands that I found through the Fit2Box channel on YouTube. While I have found the reviews the guy that runs that channel to be great, given the cost associated with a pair of Fly gloves... it felt like a bit of a gamble and I was afraid I might end up being dissapointed with the purchase. However, now that I have them: I am anything but.
From Russia with Love
Took 3 weeks, but my new heavy bag gloves finally made it here... just in time for me to get my wisdom teeth pulled so I can't us them 🤕. From Russia with love indeed.