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    Heart Rate or Not & Why?

    Many runners want to know their time or progress during and after their race or training day, but nowadays our running GPS watches are so advanced it’s difficult to know what features are the best

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    The Great Outdoors: Therapy for Mind, Body & Soul

    Now that the warmer weather is upon us, we can begin to take our daily activities outside. That means tennis, running, biking and daily walking can be enjoyed out in the sun or in the

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    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

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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,

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    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

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
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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
RW Awards

Runner’s World 2016 Awards

It’s time for the annual Runner’s World awards! Winner: Runner’s World Editor’s Choice The prestigious “Editor’s Choice” award went to the Saucony Hurricane ISO 2. Saucony has definitely outdone themselves with this shoe. It’s amazingly comfortable thanks to the generous padding in the two-layer upper. The midsole has layers of Everun – a layer in [...]

February 6, 2016 Cara Bruce Running 0
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Best Running Accessories for iPhone 6 Plus

Phones just keep getting bigger, and while having a big, beautiful screen is fantastic but it can be hard to find the best accessories for it. Here are our picks for the very best iPhone 6 Plus armbands, belts and other running accessories. Running Belts I’ll be honest, I have a hard time finding running [...]

January 29, 2016 Cara Bruce Running 0
Fixing Tennis

Is the Fix in on Tennis?

The big tennis news should be the Australian Open. Instead, the first Grand Slam tournament of the year is overshadowed by allegations of match-fixing, sports betting, throwing matches, ignoring evidence all with the involvement of dozens of pro players, the Tennis Integrity Unit and shadowy gambling syndicates. The BBC and Buzzfeed received secret files from [...]

January 19, 2016 Holabird Sports Tennis 0
Athletic Propulsion Labs

Athletic Propulsion Labs (APL) Live at the Intersection of Fashion and Technology

When Athletic Propulsion Labs released their first pair of shoes they were blessed by a ban of their product. Anyone else would think that a ban would be a bad thing. The twin brothers, Adam and Ryan Goldston, were thrilled. The APL basketball shoes were banned by the NBA, “based on the league’s rule against [...]

January 15, 2016 Cara Bruce Running 0
ON Cloudflyer

Best Winter 2015 Running Shoe: ON Cloudflyer

ON ended the year with the introduction of what I consider to be one of the best new products for the winter running season. The Cloudflyer combines several aspects from their previous models that make this one in particular my favorite. Aesthetically, the Cloudflyer resembles the original ON Cloud, with its “clouds” running along the [...]

January 12, 2016 Cathy Kerns Running 0
adidas Ultra Boost ST

The adidas Ultra Boost ST Offers Everything a Runner Needs

The New Year brings us an exciting addition to the adidas Ultra Boost family, the ST model. The Ultra Boost ST is by far my favorite shoe for my upcoming training season. I enjoy staying on track with my mileage even as the temperatures drop and I’ve found the ST to provide everything I need [...]

January 5, 2016 Cathy Kerns Running 0