Holabird Sports Blog
  • Black Friday 2015

    Get Ready for Black Friday!

    It’s almost time for the biggest shopping day of the year! You don’t have to wait for Black Friday to start saving: If you haven’t already, sign up for our newsletter to get these exclusive early-bird

  • ON Cloudflyer

    ON Cloudflyer Running Shoes: Simple, Efficient Comfort

    Looking at a pair of ON Running shoes you might not expect them to have the cushioning that they do. They don’t have that maximum cushioning look, but once you slip them on it’s easy

  • Under Armour Flash

    New Reflective Running Shoes for Night Running

    We all know that we’re supposed to wear reflective clothing when we run at night. We know it’s smart to have a light. But what happens when your clothes are dirty and your batteries are

  • RX Bars

    RXBARS Satisfy Everything I Look for in a Nutrition Bar

    Here at Holabird Sports we sell a wide variety of nutritional supplements, from bars and gels to protein mixes and tablets. It can be hard to find the right products for you, but it helps

  • Mizuno Wave Tenjin

    Lamborghini + Mizuno = Style, Luxury and Unrivaled Performance

    At first glance, a partnership between Automobili Lamborghini and Mizuno running shoes may seem odd. But Lamborghini cars are known for style, luxury, speed and performance, just like Mizuno running shoes. The new Mizuno Wave

TENNIS magazine top tennis shoes 2015

TENNIS Magazine’s Top 2015 Tennis Shoes

TENNIS Magazine recently released their Shoe Guide 2015. Just like TENNIS 2015 top tennis shoes (TENNIS Magazine Shoe Guide 2014) they had dozens of weartesters rate each shoe in stability, cushioning, arch support, weight, ventilation and break-in time. They also had Dr. Sharnoff, a consulting podiatrist for the WTA tour, test the shoes as well. [...]

April 24, 2015 Cara Bruce Tennis 0
Jabra Headphones

Looking for Innovative Headphones? Try Jabra

Jabra rep and former Holabird Sports team member Eric stopped by the showroom to give us the rundown on Jabra’s most innovative headphones. Jabra’s wireless systems provide incredible sound quality and a truly customizable fit. The Rox model is super-chic and durable. The Pulse goes the extra mile by reading your heart rate through your [...]

April 23, 2015 Kandice Wilson Running 0
Nadal's New Racquet

Nadal’s New Racquet

Despite a strong first half of the season that included a Grand Slam final in Australia and a record ninth French Open crown, Rafael Nadal’s season rapidly went downhill when the tour left the clay behind. After quickly losing his first grass court warmup match, Nadal struggled through three matches at Wimbledon before eventually losing [...]

April 20, 2015 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0
Holabird Sports employs professional tennis racquet stringers

Ask the Stringer: Can I String a Cracked Racquet?

Q: After breaking my strings and cutting them out, I noticed that my racquet seems to have a hairline crack. Is it OK to still string it? A: I’m sorry to hear you’ve got a cracked racquet. I know how attached I am to my frames and it always stinks when you have to retire [...]

April 17, 2015 Ryan Woodring Tennis 1
Asics Nimbus 17

ASICS Gel-Nimbus 17 Review

Immediately when putting on the ASICS Gel-Nimbus 17 I felt the incredible responsiveness of this model. The Nimbus is known for its cloud-like feel, but I would say that this shoe surpasses previous models in its level of cushioning. I also noticed a lighter and less constricted feel from the upper of the shoe. ASICS did away [...]

April 14, 2015 Cathy Kerns Running 0
house of run

House of Run Tweet to Win

The Boston Marathon is around the corner, and we’re partnering with our friends at the House of Run podcast by having a prediction contest on Twitter. The name of the game is simple: Predict the winning times for both the men’s and women’s races. Having an accurate prediction may land you a $25 Holabird Sports [...]

April 9, 2015 Holabird Sports Running 0
Saucony Kinvara 6

WATCH: Saucony Kinvara 6 Video

The Saucony Kinvara 6 is back with a punch. This lightweight neutral trainer is a crowd favorite among runners who are looking for a more natural ride with or those who crave a fast shoe with which to set the pace on race day or during fast workouts. The Kinvara 6 sits on a 4mm [...]

April 7, 2015 Greg Jubb Running 0
Top 20 Athletes

ESPN’s Best Athletes of Past 20 Years

ESPN released their list of the “Top 20 athletes in the last 20 years.” Only two tennis players made the list: Roger Federer came in at no. 5 and Serena Williams at no. 6. Serena, the current no. 1 in women’s tennis, has won 23 out of her last 25 matches against other top ten [...]

April 3, 2015 Holabird Sports Tennis 0
Reebok ZPump Running Shoes

Reebok ZPump Fusion Running Shoes Review

For the past three weeks, I’ve had the fun opportunity to run in Reebok’s brand new ZPump Fusion running shoes. Here, I’ll give you guys my thoughts on the fit, feel and look. To start my review, first I’ll outline a profile of what kind of runner I am. At best, I run pretty infrequently, [...]

March 31, 2015 Kandice Wilson Running 1
Foam Rollers

Why Use a Foam Roller?

After a hard training session, a long road run, or a few hours on the court, you may find your muscles and joints a little sore when you wake up the next day. Taxing our muscles and pushing our physical limits is awesome, but if done on a regular basis, we may need to give [...]

March 27, 2015 Cathy Kerns Running, Squash & Racquetball, Tennis 0