Month: March 2014

Mizuno Wave Paradox: Perfect for People Who Seriously Overpronate

Mizuno Wave Paradox: Perfect for People Who Seriously Overpronate

Anyone that’s been following the Holabird Sports Blog with any regularity knows by now that I’m a tennis player, not a runner. So why am I writing a blog post about running shoes? Well, I may not be an avid runner, but I do have […]

What Can We Look Forward to with the New Saucony Ride 7?

What Can We Look Forward to with the New Saucony Ride 7?

This June, Saucony will release its latest iteration of their go-to neutral trainer: the Ride 7. When Saucony released the Ride 6 last spring, runners got the best of both worlds: a lightweight ride and a soft feel with each step. In the Ride 6, […]

Mizuno Wave Rider 17 Running Shoe Review

Mizuno Wave Rider 17 Running Shoe Review

The Mizuno Wave Rider 17 is one of the lightest neutral-cushioned, traditional trainers that I have ever worn. The Fit of the Shoe Mizuno prides itself on a “nothing there,” slipper-like fit. Using light materials and Smooth Ride Technology, their goal is to give the […]

Mizuno Wave Inspire 10 Review: Amazingly Lightweight & Cushioned for a Stability Shoe

Mizuno Wave Inspire 10 Review: Amazingly Lightweight & Cushioned for a Stability Shoe

If I ever read anything about the new Mizuno Wave Inspire 10 that doesn’t mention how light it is, I will be shocked. It’s surprisingly light, especially for a stability shoe. It’s even more surprising to find a shoe this lightweight that offers stability and […]

Gamma Glide Tennis String Offers More Spin & Greater Comfort

Gamma Glide Tennis String Offers More Spin & Greater Comfort

Tennis players love spin.  The fact is becoming ever more apparent as racquet and string manufacturers scramble to come up with revolutionary, spin-boosting frames and strings.  Gamma has a pretty good track record of introducing excellent, innovative strings and their newest offering looks pretty fascinating […]

Gamma RZR 98M Tennis Racquet Review

Gamma RZR 98M Tennis Racquet Review

Spring finally feels like it’s here in Maryland. Things are finally starting to thaw out and temperatures are getting up into the 50s at last. I know I’ve had enough of winter and I’m more than ready for spring. Gamma is ready too, with several […]

Holabird Sports and 10k Across the Bay Launch Official Race Store

Holabird Sports and 10k Across the Bay Launch Official Race Store

Holabird Sports and the 10k Across the Bay have partnered up to launch the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Run’s Official Race Store. Visit the store to shop for both apparel and commemorative items that celebrate your victorious run over the Bay Bridge. Take a look at […]

The 2014 Miami Sony Open Promises to Be Big

The 2014 Miami Sony Open Promises to Be Big

This year’s Sony Open tournament promises to be big with 19 of the top 20 tennis players in attendance. Last year both Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer missed the tournament and attendance dropped 5.5%. However, this year’s Sony Open boasts Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Li […]

WATCH: 2014 On Cloudsurfer Running Shoe Overview

WATCH: 2014 On Cloudsurfer Running Shoe Overview

The newest edition of On’s neutral trainer, the Cloudsurfer, returns this year with exciting, new color ways and slightly tweaked upper for increased comfort. On has manufactured the Cloudsurfer model with a 3D microsuede upper and has softened the eye stays to prevent any abrasive […]

Garmin Gary’s Tip of the Week: Run/Walk Alert vs Intervals

Garmin Gary’s Tip of the Week: Run/Walk Alert vs Intervals

Although the Run/Walk Alert and a simple Interval are similar, they are not the same.  There are plenty of customers asking for a watch that does intervals when what they actually want is one that does the Run/Walk Alert. What is the difference and why […]