Month: May 2013

Coming Soon: Saucony Ride 6 & Saucony Omni 12 Video Preview

Coming Soon: Saucony Ride 6 & Saucony Omni 12 Video Preview

Two of Saucony’s cornerstone models will be available in June, and they have been updated to make your run even better. The Saucony Ride 6 will be released in June 2013. One of the most recognizable shoes among neutral trainers, it has undergone a significant midsole makeover. […]

Summer Safety Tips

Summer Safety Tips

Since temperatures will soon be reaching their peak, now is the perfect time to brush up on some summer safety tips to help you stay healthy and safe during summer sports and other outside activities. The first reminder is also the most obvious, and that’s […]

Diadora Speed Pro WI5 IV AG Tennis Shoe Review

Diadora Speed Pro WI5 IV AG Tennis Shoe Review

Diadora had a bit of a tennis “hey-day” back in the late 1990s and early 2000s when fan favorite Gustavo Kuerten captured three titles on the dirt at Roland Garros (’97, ’00, and ’01).  Since then, the brand’s tennis popularity has waned a little—at least […]

Exciting Updates for Saucony’s New 2013 Running Shoes

Exciting Updates for Saucony’s New 2013 Running Shoes

Saucony is about to release their newest 2013 running shoes, with some key updates to several very popular models. One of the biggest changes is the introduction of the PowerGrid midsole compound to every Fall 2013 shoe. PowerGrid, which is lighter and more durable than […]

Sports Nutrition Review: PocketFuel, PowerIce, PowerBar Energy Blasts, Jelly Belly, Clif Shot Gels & GU

Sports Nutrition Review: PocketFuel, PowerIce, PowerBar Energy Blasts, Jelly Belly, Clif Shot Gels & GU

Whether you are looking for something to help refuel, re-energize or recover, there are tons of nutrition options available for athletes. Most are easy to carry, easy to digest and easy to eat. You can choose between bars, gels, chews, liquids and more; not to […]

French Open Call By… Twitter?

French Open Call By… Twitter?

Social media is everywhere…. even during a tennis match at the French Open. Sergiy Stakhovsky, who was playing Richard Gasquet in the French Open, disagreed with a chair umpire. Instead of yelling or throwing things, Stakhovsky grabbed his iPhone, snapped a pic, and tweeted it […]

Win a Free Tennis Camp Session for Your Kids

Win a Free Tennis Camp Session for Your Kids

Win a free junior tennis camp session! Entering is easy. Simply fill in the blank: Tennis camp is better than ____________. And then post your answer on our Facebook page. For more information visit our Tennis Camp Sweepstakes page. About Holabird Sports Tennis Camp at […]

Summer 2013: Top Men’s Running Products

Summer 2013: Top Men’s Running Products

Looking for some essential gear to make your summer run better? Check out this 2013 summer roundup featuring some of our hottest new running products. This video includes the Salomon Sense Mantra, Feetures Elite Ultra Light Socks, Garmin Forerunner 10 , New Balance IceFil Singlet and […]

Who Was Roland Garros & Other Facts About the French Open

Who Was Roland Garros & Other Facts About the French Open

Roland Garros Roland Garros was born October 6, 1888. He was a French aviation pioneer: On September 23, 1913, Roland Garros became the first man to fly a plane over the Mediterranean. He was also a fighter pilot during WWI and is credited with helping […]

HEAD Speed Pro III Tennis Shoe Review

HEAD Speed Pro III Tennis Shoe Review

I recently tried out my HEAD Speed Pro III tennis shoes. My first impressions were these shoes have great step-in comfort and good right out-of-the-box feel. I usually go for pretty robust shoes that tend to be on the heavy side, so the Speed Pro […]