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The Fashionable French Open

The Fashionable French Open

Tennis clothing is getting more and more fashionable. New hi-tech fabrics are allowing sports designers to make clothing as functional as it is beautiful. Grand Slam tournaments are always interesting from a fashion perspective and this year was no exception. High fashion designer Stella McCartney […]

New Balance 1500: Best Debut of 2015

New Balance 1500: Best Debut of 2015

The New Balance 1500 is impressing runners who need a supportive shoe for faster runs, races or speedwork. The New Balance 1500 have excellent stability and durability, while still enjoying lightweight flexibility that feels fast. The midsole has a high density post for better stability. […]

Mizuno Wave Sayonara 3: Perfect for Summer

Mizuno Wave Sayonara 3: Perfect for Summer

One of the hottest new shoes this summer is sure to be the Mizuno Wave Sayonara 3. The Sayonara 3 sees the upper totally redone: the mesh makes it even more breathable and light. Your foot feels locked down, yet comfortable. In fact, the entire […]

French Open Highlights Du Jour Days 14 & 15

French Open Highlights Du Jour Days 14 & 15

Foiled Again Three times Djokovic has been to the French Open finals and twice he’s been turned back by future Hall-of-Famer Rafael Nadal.  This year, Djokovic came into Roland Garros with his game looking as hot as ever—even beating a weakened Nadal in straight sets […]

What Was the #1 Shoe Worn at the 2015 Boston Marathon?

What Was the #1 Shoe Worn at the 2015 Boston Marathon?

Competitor magazine has released some interesting information. They set up a camera 11 miles into the Boston Marathon to see which shoe brands were worn. They captured 59% of the runners (59% male and 41% female). The top three shoe brands, in order, were ASICS, […]

French Open Highlights Du Jour Day 13

French Open Highlights Du Jour Day 13

Blazing Heat The men’s semifinalists duked it out yesterday in 90 degree temperatures under searing sunshine.  Though storms popped up in nearby areas and clouds eventually gathered over the stadium, for the most part the skies over Roland Garros stayed clear while the players baked […]

French Open Highlights Du Jour Day 12

French Open Highlights Du Jour Day 12

Lucie in the Sky Tour veteran Lucie Safarova is moving on to her first ever Grand Slam final after her win yesterday over Ana Ivanovic.  The match got off to a rough start for the Czech as Ivanovic raced out to a 5-2 lead in […]

French Open Highlights Du Jour Day 11

French Open Highlights Du Jour Day 11

Williams Marches On Serena Williams’ 2015 Roland Garros hasn’t always been as pretty or as dominant as we’re used to seeing.  She’s battled herself as much as her opponents and was stretched to three sets three matches in a row.  Yesterday’s quarterfinal against Errani was […]

Celebrate National Running Day

Celebrate National Running Day

It’s National Running Day! Today is the day to declare your love for running. The site RunningDay.org says, “Since 2009, the country’s foremost running organizations have worked together to celebrate our sport with thousands of participants on the first Wednesday of June. We encourage runners […]

French Open Highlights Du Jour Day 10

French Open Highlights Du Jour Day 10

Welcome Back, Ana After her sole Grand Slam title in 2008, Ana Ivanovic seemed to lose her way a little bit.  She endured several years of mediocre Grand Slam results and her ranking yo-yoed in and out of the top 20.  Now she’s back in […]