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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Karhu Flow Trail running shoes

Karhu Flow Trail Running Shoes (Video)

If your travels take you through the woods and over hill and dale, the Karhu Flow Trail is now available to help you tackle technical terrain. Due to Fulcrum Technology, Karhu shoes are designed to transition runners quickly from heel [...]

September 30, 2013 Running
110% compression socks

Staff Picks: Compression Socks, Tech Shirts, Headwarmers, Prince Grip Plus, and Squash Eyeguards

110% Compression Socks My pick of the week has occurred at a very poignant time. Running on uneven surfaces has its perils, and I, quite literally, stumbled upon one: rolling an ankle. I noticed the ankle swelling after a few [...]

September 30, 2013 Holabird Sports, Running, Squash & Racquetball, Tennis
Karhu Flow 3 Trainer & Karhu Flow Light

Karhu Flow 3 Trainer and Karhu Flow Light Running Shoes (Video)

Karhu, a Finnish running shoe company that is famous for its Fulcrum Technology, has made daily training more enjoyable with the launch of the Karhu Flow 3 Trainer and the Karhu Flow Light. Karhu builds a fulcrum (the base upon [...]

September 27, 2013 Running
Doping in sports

Tennis & Doping: Keep Suspensions Under Wraps

Abuse of performance-enhancing drugs and other forms of doping in sports like baseball and cycling have tainted records and left some of both sports’ most celebrated stars in disgrace.  Tennis has so far been fortunate to avoid the kind of [...]

September 26, 2013 Tennis
Fitletic running belts and hydration belts

Fitletic Has a New Name but the Same Great Running Belts

A few months ago, iFitness changed their name to Fitletic to better capture the company’s mission. Over the past few years, Fitletic has seen substantial growth. They are hoping their branding change eliminates any further confusion. In addition to their new [...]

September 25, 2013 Running
Mizuno Wave Hitogami

Mizuno Wave Hitogami — from Kabuki Theatre to a Shoe Evolution (Video)

Mizuno Wave Hitogami Running Shoe Preview If you are a fan of the Mizuno Wave Musha or the Mizuno Wave Ronin, prepare yourself for a shoe evolution. Mizuno will be retiring both the Ronin and the Musha and will be [...]

September 24, 2013 Running
Staff Picks September 23, 2013

Staff Picks: Cotton Hoody, GPS Watch, Radar System & Body Glide

It can be hard to find that perfect something when there are so many great things to choose from! We’ve put together just a few of our favorite things for this week. Under Armour Charged Cotton Storm Marble Hoody Lady [...]

September 23, 2013 Holabird Sports, Running, Tennis
Garmin Forerunner 620

Why We’re Blown Away by the New Garmin Forerunner 620 & 220

Long-time fans of GPS watches and heart rate monitors have a new reason to get excited about them. The new Garmin Forerunner 620 & Forerunner 220 are seriously impressive. To start, Garmin’s newest Forerunners have a really great looking color [...]

September 19, 2013 Running
Run@work day

Run@Work & Run@School Day is this Friday

This Friday, September 20, is the 8th annual RUN@WORK Day and the 2nd annual RUN@SCHOOL Day. Developed and promoted by the Road Runners Club of America, both events are aimed at encouraging adults (RUN@WORK) and kids (RUN@SCHOOL) to get 30 [...]

September 18, 2013 Running
Mizuno Wave Paradox

Mizuno Wave Paradox & Wave Prophecy 3 – Running Shoe Previews (Video)

Who said motion control shoes have to be heavy? Not Mizuno. They will take a whole new approach to the motion control category with the January 2014 release of the Wave Paradox. Soon, heavy overpronators can enjoy a ride much [...]

September 17, 2013 Running