Month: February 2014

What a Blast: Under Armour Speedform Apollo Review

What a Blast: Under Armour Speedform Apollo Review

As I took my brisk walk through the I.D. checkpoint at the U.S. Naval Academy, I had no idea that I’d wind up feeling just as energized after my run as before. I have to be honest, over the last few years, I have not […]

Del Potro’s Bad Breaks and How Luck Can Change the Game

Del Potro’s Bad Breaks and How Luck Can Change the Game

In 2009, Juan Martin del Potro had his coming out party in New York when he upset Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer back-to-back to capture his first—and only—Major title.  Del Potro finished the year ranked #5 in the world and seemed poised to enter the […]

Are the New ON Cloud the Lightest & Most Cushioned Shoes on the Market?

Are the New ON Cloud the Lightest & Most Cushioned Shoes on the Market?

If you thought the look of ON running shoes was already revolutionary, take a look at the new addition to their line-up—the ON Cloud. ON Technical Rep Mike Robinson called them the “lightest well cushioned shoe on the market.” With no midsole, the EVA outsole […]

WATCH: Nike Lunar Ballistic Tennis Shoe Review

WATCH: Nike Lunar Ballistic Tennis Shoe Review

More flexible in the forefoot and two ounces lighter, the new Nike Lunar Ballistec Tennis Shoe is an exciting update. You get the best features from the Nike Court Ballistec and the Vapor all rolled into this perfect package of speed and comfort. Check out […]

Gary’s Garmin Tip #3

Gary’s Garmin Tip #3

What a lot of people do not realize is that most of the bands on the Forerunner watches can be replaced. If a band breaks under warranty (1 year), Garmin will send the customer (if they go through customer support or the store if they […]

SELF Gives Us the Best Shoes for Spring

SELF Gives Us the Best Shoes for Spring

SELF magazine has released their “Best Shoes for Spring 2014.” It’s a fantastic list, including some of the most innovative shoes we’ve seen in a while. Below are just a few of our favorites out of the many they picked. When you think of things […]

Treadmill Running Tips

Treadmill Running Tips

I know tons of runners who absolutely despise running on a treadmill. I get it. I do. However, I have a confession to make: While I always prefer to be outside, I don’t hate the treadmill. Yes, I get bored faster, but, when the weather […]

Babolat Play Drive Tennis Racquet Wishlist

Babolat Play Drive Tennis Racquet Wishlist

So we’re nearly midway through February now (I know, it’s going too fast, right?) and it already feels like it has been a pretty busy year.  2014’s first Grand Slam event is already in the books and the Olympics are well underway in Sochi, Russia.  […]

Forget Flowers, Red & Pink Running Gear Offer Way More Benefits

Forget Flowers, Red & Pink Running Gear Offer Way More Benefits

Here in Baltimore we’re buried in snow. It’s hard to spend these freezing cold days indoors, putting off running outside until the snow melts or the plows come around. On days like today, there is nothing better than dreaming of being outside in the sunshine… […]