Holabird Sports Blog
  • Functional Fitness

    A Better Way to Workout

    Lately there has been a shift in the world of fitness that speaks volumes about how we’ve changed as individuals. We are gravitating towards more functional movements that directly correlate to our daily lives. Now

  • INOV8

    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,

  • 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

  • 2UNDR

    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

  • adidas Roland Garros Y-3

    Roland Garros’ 2016 – the adidas Y-3 Collection

    After last year’s successful collaboration, adidas Tennis and Y-3 have come together again with a magnificent collection. Not only visually striking, with its black and white focus and bright red accents, it is super performance

Under Armour Speedform Gemini

Under Armour Speedform Gemini: New Cushioning for the Most Dedicated Runners

Under Armour’s newest running shoe, the Speedform Gemini, is made for hardcore runners. It has brand new cushioning: the Charged Foam cushioning system which offers an even softer, more responsive feel than the Micro G cushioning currently available in the Speedform Apollo. In addition to being softer and more responsive, the cushioning adapts to the user, so [...]

October 31, 2014 Cara Bruce Running 0
Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

Have a happy and safe Halloween! – Holabird Sports [...]

October 31, 2014 Holabird Sports Holabird Sports 0
Mizuno Wave Prophecy 4

Mizuno Wave Prophecy 4 Running Shoe Preview

The Mizuno Wave Prophecy 4—the most highly-cushioned running shoe from Mizuno—will be available to runners this December. The Wave Prophecy 4 is a neutral shoe that is best served for underpronators or neutral-footed runners who crave the softest and smoothest ride they can possibly get. “The Wave Prophecy 4 is our premium, neutral-cushioned shoe,” noted [...]

October 31, 2014 Greg Jubb Running 0
Best walking shoes for women

Best Walking Shoes for Women

Fall may be the perfect season for walking. The leaves are changing, making even your normal routes a bit more colorful. Plus, it’s not too hot and not too cold, the perfect weather for a brisk stroll or a hardcore fitness walk. Here are just a few of the best walking shoes (divided into neutral, stability and [...]

October 29, 2014 Cara Bruce Running 2
Suunto Ambit 3 GPS Watch

Suunto Ambit 3 GPS Watch Review

The Suunto Ambit3 GPS Watch may be the ultimate tracking device for triathletes, it has specialized features for running, bicycling and swimming. However, the GPS and heart rate monitor make it ideal for all sports enthusiasts, including hikers and climbers. It even comes with full route navigation. You can download routes from MovesCount.com or make your [...]

October 22, 2014 Greg Jubb Running 0
The 2014 Baltimore Marathon

2014 Baltimore Marathon Recap

Can you image being so far ahead in a marathon that you can take a bathroom break? That’s exactly what happened to Alex Wang, 23, who won the women’s marathon with a time of 2:58:41. She was so far ahead of the pack that she actually stopped to take a bathroom break. A native of [...]

October 20, 2014 Cara Bruce Running 0
Baltimore Marathon 2014

Baltimore Marathon Runners: Win a Pair of Running Shoes

If you are running the 2014 Baltimore Marathon, take photos! We are giving away a free pair of brand new running shoes. Take photos before, during or after the race then post them to Instagram using the hashtag #IRunHolabird. The winner will receive his or her choice of running shoes. Good luck & have fun! [...]

October 17, 2014 Holabird Sports Holabird Sports, Running 0
Genesis Typhoon String Review

Genesis Typhoon Tennis String Review

When I talk to customers or tennis friends about their favorite strings, the usual suspects come up—brands like Luxilon, Babolat, Prince, and Gamma. But over the course of the past year or two, I’ve noticed that more than a few “smaller” string brands are starting to creep into the marketplace and challenge the big boys [...]

October 16, 2014 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0
Mizuno Inspire 11 running shoes

WATCH: Mizuno Wave Inspire 11

Mizuno has updated a fan favorite, the Mizuno Wave Inspire 11. The Wave Inspire 11 is perfect for runners who have medium to low arches, are mild overpronators and need a moderate stability shoe. Watch and learn as Mizuno representative Dave Patterson goes through the updates including a brand new upper which  maps, secures and surrounds [...]

October 15, 2014 Greg Jubb Running 0
Saucony Guide 8

Saucony Guide 8 Running Shoe Preview

Saucony fans: Prepare yourself for the brand new Saucony Guide 8, which will be available this November. The Guide series has been Saucony’s key guidance, or mild stability shoe, for the past several years. Last year’s model, the Guide 7, received some major updates including the addition of the PowerGrid midsole for increased cushioning and [...]

October 13, 2014 Greg Jubb Running 0