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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Black Friday Gifts

More Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale Items Added!

We’ve added more items to our Black Friday sale! I’m listing some select items in this post but check our sports-specific sale pages for all of our heavily discounted items!  Black Friday Sale Pages Black Friday & Cyber Monday Tennis [...]

November 29, 2013 Holabird Sports, Running, Squash & Racquetball, Tennis
Black Friday sale at Holabird Sports

Tons of Great Deals to Give Thanks For! Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales Starting Now

Happy Thanksgiving! This year there is so much to give thanks for, starting with some amazing early Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals! We’ll be continuously adding more and more items to this sale so check our sale pages often: Black Friday [...]

November 27, 2013 Holabird Sports, Running, Squash & Racquetball, Tennis
Staff Picks

Staff Pick: ColdGear Beanie, Nike Shorts, Holiday Tennis Cards

Under Armour ColdGear Infrared Storm Beanie Men With winter approaching and the temperatures dropping a little more each day, I needed a nice warm hat for my morning run. I went with the men’s Under Armour ColdGear Infrared Storm Beanie [...]

November 26, 2013 Holabird Sports, Running, Tennis
Holabird Sports employs professional tennis racquet stringers

Ask the Stringer: Why Are My Crosses Wearing Out so Quickly?

Q. The last few years I have mainly had my racquets restrung with hybrids — normally some kind of gut in the crosses and another material in the mains (Dunlop Hexy Fibre 17, for example). I haven’t broken the mains [...]

November 25, 2013 Tennis
Wilson Six.One racquet

WATCH: Wilson Six.One Racquets 2014

Wilson’s added two new models to the iconic Six.One series. Rounding out this year’s Six.One family, we have: Wilson Six.One 95 – The 95 still has the classic Six.One feel with a sharp, cosmetic makeover. Wilson uses new Parallel Drilling [...]

November 22, 2013 Tennis
Tennis Pro Foundations

Tennis Pros Giving Back

Some of the biggest names in tennis are also big in the world of philanthropy. Whether it’s starting a foundation to help children improve their lives through tennis or something that is even more personal, these stars dedicate their times, [...]

November 21, 2013 Tennis
adidas Supernova Glide 6 Boost

WATCH: adidas Supernova Glide 6 Boost Running Shoe Preview

The revolutionary Boost midsole meets adidas’s core neutral shoe to birth the new adidas Supernova Glide Boost. Available in December 2013, the Glide Boost will offer improved cushioning and even more energy return for runners with a neutral gait. However, [...]

November 19, 2013 Running
Staff Picks

Holiday Staff Picks: Feetures, Warm-Up Pants, Grips & Foot Massager

Feetures Elite Compression Light Cushion Socks If you’re looking for the best running socks AND the best calf compression in a single package, look no further than the Feetures Elite Compression Light Cushion Socks. Anatomically designed to fit your right [...]

November 18, 2013 Running, Tennis
Holabird Sports employs professional tennis racquet stringers

Ask the Stringer: Where Should I Tie Off My Strings?

Q: Does it matter where you tie off your strings? I’m stringing my Head Prestige Pro and the racket has an indicator to tie the mains off at Top 7. However, this hole is on a down-running main making it [...]

November 15, 2013 Tennis
Fitness Trackers for Every Budget

Fitness Trackers & Pedometers for Every Budget

Lately it seems like every other person I see is wearing a fitness tracker. It’s not just a technology phase, but a movement: the Quantified Self movement, otherwise known as self-tracking or lifelogging. Today’s trackers can do a lot: track [...]

November 14, 2013 Running