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adidas Energy Running Socks

adidas Energy Running Socks: See the Difference Good Running Socks Make

When it comes to running “necessities,” running socks may not be on everyone’s list. However, those who do try running socks for the first time—be it for a race or a long run—may be converts for life. The adidas Energy Running Socks are offered in a no-show and mid crew length, and they may become [...]

March 23, 2015 Greg Jubb Running 0
Wimbledon Tennis Museum

The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum Unveils Powerful Posters

The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum isn’t used to controversy. However, the latest exhibit “Powerful Posters” is drawing some powerful outrage. Opened in 2006 by the H.R.H. the Duke of Kent, the new Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum uses modern technology to celebrate the history of Wimbledon and of the game. Located on the grounds of All [...]

March 19, 2015 Cara Bruce Tennis 0
Green with Envy

Green with Envy: Best New Items for Spring 2015

Find out which new items our staff loves best: from running and tennis shoes to racquets and headphones, this list has something perfect for everyone. Garmin Fenix 3 Silver Who wouldn’t want this rugged, sophisticated, and highly customizable GPS-enabled fitness watch? The Garmin Fenix 3 truly provides the most personalized fitness experience possible with customizable apps, widgets, watch [...]

March 17, 2015 Holabird Sports Running, Squash & Racquetball, Tennis 0
Tennis Data

Tennis’ Data Crunch

A few days ago, one of my co-workers sent me an article about the lack of data analytics and stats in tennis in comparison with other sports like baseball. She asked if it was something I thought was interesting. My several-paragraphs-long response was a definitive “yes,” and this post is the end result of a [...]

March 16, 2015 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0
Reebok ZPump Fusion

Reebok ZPump Fusion Video

The pump is back. The Reebok ZPump Fusion is a new neutral running shoe, complete with Pump technology. Reebok’s Pump technology debuted in the original Reebok Pump, a basketball shoe with a pump and valve. By pressing the pump at the top of the shoe tongue, an air bladder in the interior of the shoe is filled, [...]

March 13, 2015 Greg Jubb Running 0
ON Cloudster Running Shoes

On Cloudster 2015: Running Shoe Overview

The On Cloudster 2015, the brand’s neutral running and walking shoe, has been updated to provide a highly dynamic and comfortable fit and feel in the upper. On has introduced a new four-way, stretch mesh in the toe box that provides a gratifying and remarkably adaptive fit. Complete with a saddle construction around the midfoot, [...]

March 12, 2015 Greg Jubb Running 0
Top 5 Running Mistakes

Top 5 Mistakes Runners Make in Early Spring

The changing of seasons from winter to spring brings about a sense of renewal. The weather is warmer; plants, leaves, and flowers blossom. Clocks spring forward, leaving us with more daylight. Sometimes, the weather can turn very quickly. That’s certainly the case with the Mid-Atlantic climate to which I’ve grown accustomed. In Baltimore, March can [...]

March 9, 2015 Greg Jubb Running 0
How to Stop Choking

Take the First Steps to Stop Choking

No one likes it, but almost every athlete has fallen victim to it. It’s that overwhelming feeling that an athlete gets when the pressure becomes so great that the athlete’s performance takes a nose dive with no point of return. Choking is a state when the athlete becomes mentally overwhelmed with physical feelings such as [...]

March 4, 2015 Patrick Alban Running, Squash & Racquetball, Tennis 0
Jabra Sport headphones

Jabra Sport Headphones: Great Sound without the Wires

Wireless sport headphones have come a long way in recent years, and the Jabra Sport family of headphones are the perfect example of just how good they have gotten. The Jabra Sport family includes the Jabra Sport Rox, Jabra Sport+ and the Jabra Sport Pulse. All three have a rich, full Dolby Digital sound, with [...]

March 2, 2015 Holabird Sports Running 1

ASICS 33-M Running Shoe Overview: Asics Puts a Spin on Maximalism

“Maximalism” is a trend that has made a serious impact on the running shoe market. Designed to provide a highly cushioned ride upon a lower heel-to-toe offset, maximal shoes combine the worlds of plush comfort and natural running. The Asics 33-M is Asics’s first venture into the world of maximalism. But there’s a twist to [...]

February 27, 2015 Greg Jubb Running 0