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Inov-8 F-Lite 250 Training Shoes Review

When I step into the gym I intend to work and work hard. I come in with the hope that everything goes according to plan, but that doesn’t always happen. For me to stay confident, and be the best that I can, I need to know that my equipment is up to par. I often [...]

April 25, 2016 Cathy Kerns Running 0
Hoka One One Clayton

Hoka One One Clayton: Great Spring Shoes

Hoka One One has branched out with some very different products this year, one of which I’ve had the chance to take out for a spin. The Hoka One One Clayton is by far my favorite adaptation from these guys. I fell in love with the vibrant colors that made me excited for a little springtime running. [...]

April 18, 2016 Cathy Kerns Running 0

2UNDR Boxer Briefs Offer Perfect Fit and Feel

It doesn’t matter if you have the best, most hi-tech running leggings, shorts or pants… if you don’t start with the right underwear, you won’t be comfortable. Boxer briefs from 2UNDR have a performance fit and silky touch, available in 6″ or 9″ for more coverage. They are made with modal blends (with spandex fabric) [...]

April 11, 2016 Holabird Sports Running, Squash & Racquetball, Tennis 0
Work shoes

Perfect Work Shoes

Many of us spend all day on our feet. Workers in retail, food service, hairdressers, health care, teachers and mail carriers all spend at least eight hours (if not more) on their feet every day. 3M did a study that found that nearly, “4 in 5 American workers with prolonged standing jobs report their legs [...]

March 30, 2016 Holabird Sports Running 0
Competitor Awards 2016

Competitor Mag 2016 Award Winners

This year Competitor magazine didn’t just review shoes, they went all out, reviewing tech gear, apparel and nutrition. Here are some of the best of the best of the 2016 Competitor magazine award winners. SHOES Editor’s Choice 2016 The 2016 winner is the Hoka One One Vanquish 2. Competitor loves the responsiveness with one tester [...]

March 15, 2016 Holabird Sports Running 0
Reversing Negative Emotion

Reversing Negative Emotions

One of the most common struggles that many coaches and parents face when working with athletes are their difficulties in helping athletes stay in control of their emotions. Many parents who first approach SPMI state that their son or daughter gets overly emotional and that they have tried everything to stop it. What is unfamiliar [...]

March 8, 2016 Patrick Alban Running, Tennis 0
Meb Webinar

Learn how Olympian Meb Keflezighi Stays Fit: Free Webinar with Meb!

Did you know you have more in common with MEB than you think? At the age of 40, he just made his 4th Olympic team, but he faces many of the same challenges we all do. “When you’re 25, you can get away with eating anything,” says Meb. “I’m definitely more aware of my nutrition [...]

February 29, 2016 Holabird Sports Holabird Sports, Running 0

How to Eat GU… Yeti Style

The good people at GU energy understand that not everyone knows how to eat GU. They have put together these videos, for humans and for Yeti. Salty the Yeti shows you how to eat GU… Yeti Style: How humans eat GU: Try it yourself! Shop GU. [...]

February 23, 2016 Cara Bruce Running 0
Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2.1

Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 Record

Under Armour may have started from behind in the running shoe department but with the release of the UA SpeedForm Gemini 2 Record they are taking great strides forward. The Gemini 2 Record is a cross between an activity tracker and a footpod. The pod is built in to the shoe and whenever the shoe [...]

February 19, 2016 Holabird Sports Running 0
Hoka One One Track Spikes

Hoka One One Rocket Track Spikes

The innovators of maximalism seem to have done a complete 180. Hoka One One is perhaps the last brand that you would think would delve into the world of track spikes. They are uber-cushioned, big soled, comfy running shoes… not minimalist slippers with spikes on them. Until now. According to Runner’s World, Hoka is jumping into the track [...]

February 10, 2016 Holabird Sports Running 0