The answer to this question is quite simple: you need to look for a running backpack that offers an anti-bounce technology.
But what prevents a backpack from bouncing in the first place? What should you look for in a running backpack that is anti-bounce, and how do you know which one is the right choice?
In this post, you will learn about the main features and functionalities of an anti-bounce running backpack so that you can make a well-informed decision when buying one.
Anti-bounce technology in Running Backpacks
Put simply, anti-bounce technology refers to every and each practical element of the backpack itself.
It's the same as finding the perfect wedding ring. You need to find the right shape, fit, and weight. So here are some things you might want to ask yourself:
1) Does the backpack have adjustable straps around your front chest, waist, and shoulders?
This will allow you to alter the fit specifically to your needs. Adjustable straps will also prevent the backpack from “dancing” around your upper body as you run.
Check this video of our Ambassador Liam talking about our Backpack Pro on tip number 4.
2) Is the backpack firm, with a hard shell that stands still, or does it sag?
Simplicity is a key factor in anti-bounce technology. Prefer running backpacks that have a minimalistic design.
3) How much capacity can you carry in an organized way?
Your new anti-bounce should be lightweight as well as allow you to carry all your belongings while keeping them protected and in place.
Make sure your new running backpack checks all the boxes. You want to worry only about running - nothing more!
4) Other must-haves: Ergonomics & Waterproofness
You want to avoid running awkwardly during your commute, or you could end up with serious injuries. That’s just how important it is to find a running backpack designed for your comfort and your back’s health.
This typically includes a lightweight, padded back panel, and padded and, again, (take a guess!) adjustable straps.
Last but not least, look for a backpack that is made to thrive in any weather condition. You don’t want wind, rain, or snow stop you from running!
Your perfect run commute backpack
Running should be comfortable, enjoyable, and a backpack shouldn't hinder movement. This is why it's so important to find a good running backpack, or you could find yourself having an uneven gait, poor posture, or feeling unfocused.
Remain focused on the destination during your commutes with a running backpack like the IAMRUNBOX Backpack Pro 2.0 or the original Backpack Pro Run Commuting Backpack, which both offer anti-bounce technology, ergonomics, lightweight, and waterproofness.
These features not only help prevent bouncing, but they also help you enjoy a more fulfilling run by straightening your shoulders and feeling comfortable with the bag on your back.
While commuting by car, bus or train might be easier for you, there are multiple reasons why run commuting is the best alternative to public transport - it’s better for your health, your pocket, plus it's planet-friendly!