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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Under Armour SpeedForm running shoe

Under Armour Answers Questions about the SpeedForm Running Shoe

When most people think of Under Armour, they think of athletic clothing. It’s no surprise; Under Armour has seen tremendous success with their highly technical, specialized athletic apparel lines. So, when they sought to create the ultimate running specialty shoe, [...]

July 31, 2013 Running
What do your color choices say about you?

What Do Your Color Choices Say About You?

Do you run in hot pink? Do you search high and low for the perfect pair of all black sneakers? Do you insist your tennis whites be, well, white? Or do you prefer to swing in sunshine yellow? Believe it [...]

July 30, 2013 Running, Squash & Racquetball, Tennis
Soleus GPS Watches

New Fall 2013 Soleus GPS Watches and Fitness Watches

There are lots of exciting things in store this fall for Soleus watches. Not only is your favorite running brand expanding to cycling and fitness but they are also introducing many new and exciting innovations and products. Soleus is unveiling [...]

July 29, 2013 Running
Lotto Raptor Ultra IV tennis shoes

Video: Lotto Raptor Ultra IV Tennis Shoes Review

Italian footwear meets American tennis for the latest update to Lotto shoe line. In August, Lotto will release the U.S. Open editions of its flagship shoe, the Raptor Ultra. With such features as the Syn-Pulse heel for top-of-the-line cushioning and [...]

July 25, 2013 Tennis
Holabird Sports employs professional tennis racquet stringers

Ask the Stringer: Do Tennis Racquets Ever Wear Out? Should I Replace My Racquet Frame?

Q. I’ve had my racquet for about ten years and am wondering if it’s time to take the plunge on a new one. Do racquets ever “wear out?” A. Yes, racquet frames do eventually “soften.” Over time different stresses add [...]

July 24, 2013 Tennis
Brooks Glycerin 11 running shoe review

Brooks Glycerin 11 Running Shoe Review – Video

The plushest ride from Brooks just became more plush with the update to the Glycerin 11. Brooks has designed a new midsole stack that includes a softer top layer for supreme cushioning and a firmer bottom layer to enhance foot [...]

July 23, 2013 Running
CEP CompressionSocks

CEP: Compression Enhancing Performance Sportswear

Compression Enhancing Performance, better known as CEP sportswear focuses on three key benefits: A faster run, an easier run, and a quicker recovery. Owned by medi, a leading innovator and manufacturer of medical devices, CEP was launched in 2007 as [...]

July 22, 2013 Running
Brooks Ghost 6 running shoe review

Brooks Ghost 6 Running Shoe Review – Video

The Brooks Ghost series has long been a favorite among neutral runners. Let’s take a look at what’s new in the Ghost 6. Brooks Ghost 6 Update The biggest change is Brooks removal of the midfoot shank (for those of [...]

July 19, 2013 Running
Win a Solinco Prize Pack

Win a Solinco Prize Pack

It’s easy to win a Solinco Prize Pack! Simply visit the Holabird Sports Facebook page and click on the contest tab. The Solinco Prize Pack includes a back pack, socks, assorted poly string pack, wonder grips and heaven grips. Tell [...]

July 19, 2013 Holabird Sports, Tennis
Clever uses for old tennis balls

10 Clever Uses for Old Tennis Balls

What do you when your tennis balls lose their bounce? When they can no longer serve as they were once meant to? If you have a dog (and don’t prescribe the “glue in tennis balls is bad” theory) then you [...]

July 18, 2013 Tennis