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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Saucony Kinvara 4 running shoe review

Saucony Kinvara 4 Running Shoe Review

The Saucony Kinvara 4 running shoe’s are almost here! First, let me say that if you love the Saucony Kinvara 3, you won’t be disappointed. The changes are subtle, yet work to make this beloved shoe even better. In fact, [...]

April 30, 2013 Running
adidas Supernova Glide video review

adidas Supernova Glide 5 Video Review

We take a look at the¬†adidas Supernova Glide 5 and break down what makes this version of the Glide even better. For a more in-depth review, check out our “adidas Supernova Glide 5 Running Shoe Review” blog post. [...]

April 29, 2013 Running
adidas Supernova Glide 5 running shoe review

adidas Supernova Glide 5 Running Shoe Review

The newly updated adidas Supernova Glide 5 has been tweaked to provide some extra comfort and flexibility. With the same cushioned ride and responsiveness, adidas has taken a tried-and-true model and made it even better. Science of the Shoe The [...]

April 29, 2013 Running
Each weekend save on Wilson tennis racquets, tennis shoes, bags & more

Wilson Weekends Are Here!

Holabird Sports and Wilson tennis have teamed up to bring you Wilson Weekends! Every weekend we’ll put at least one new Wilson tennis item on sale. For our inaugural Wilson Weekend, we are offering the Wilson Juice BLX tennis racquet [...]

April 27, 2013 Holabird Sports, Tennis
Babolat Limited Edition French Open 2013 Racquets

Limited Edition Babolat French Open 2013 Racquets, Bags & More

The 2013 French Open is only a month away! The clay season has begun, with some exciting results and lots of anticipation. This will be the first year that Rafael Nadal has entered the French Open not in the top [...]

April 26, 2013 Tennis
Choosing the right track spikes

Pyramid or Needle: Choosing the Right Spikes

First and foremost, ask your coach what spikes you should wear. Some event directors will only allow certain spikes on their track, particularly if the track has been resurfaced or is comprised of a state-of-the-art material. Various spike options: Pyramid [...]

April 25, 2013 Running
Stringing tennis racquets

Ask the Stringer: Do Extreme Temperatures Affect My Strings?

Q: Do extreme temperatures affect my strings? A: Yes, extreme temperatures can negatively affect both the racquet frame and the string job. In general, extreme heat is probably the worse of the two and could damage your strings as well [...]

April 24, 2013 Tennis
Track Shoes, Track Spikes, Track & Field Shoes, Cross Country Shoes

What to Look for in Track Spikes & Field Shoes

Spikes are designed to meet the needs of runners of various event disciplines, not merely for runners in one event. It is rare to see a spike that is only compatible for the 400m, 800m, 5000m, or any singular race. [...]

April 23, 2013 Running
Tune Belt armband for iPhone 5

Best iPhone 5 Running Accessories

I love listening to music while I run. Like many people, I find that the right music helps me to run longer and run faster. It can even give me an extra boost when I need it. In addition, I [...]

April 23, 2013 Running
Answers to your track spike questions

Answers to Your Track Spike Questions

Last weekend I attended the Pikesville Track Invitational at Pikesville High School. I showcased several pairs of running spikes and was thrilled by the great questions the runners and their parents had. Hopefully these questions about track spikes will help [...]

April 22, 2013 Running