Holabird Sports Blog
  • Garmin VivoFit

    Garmin VivoFit Review: Easy-to-use with Enough Motivation to Get Me Moving

    When you unbox your Garmin VivoFit, you’ll notice that it doesn’t come with a pamphlet of instructions, but just the link to the Garmin website where you’ll be directed to download the Garmin Connect™ software.

  • Holabird Sports Running Group

    Holabird Sports Running Group

    Every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m., Holabird Sports hosts a running group on the campus of CCBC Essex** in Rosedale, MD. Runners/walkers of all ability levels are welcome to the group. Each run will begin at

  • Merrell All Out Rush

    WATCH: Merrell Allout Rush Running Shoes – Perfect for All Terrains

    The Merrell Allout Rush allows the athlete who runs on a variety of surfaces to make an easy transition from road, to grass, to trail. With a 6mm heel-to-toe drop and 16mm of cushioning throughout,

  • Babolat Origin

    Babolat Origin Tennis String: Organic Monofilament

    As the original inventor of tennis strings in 1875, it’s no surprise that Babolat stays near the forefront of tennis string technology.  Babolat’s latest offering, Origin, is a monofilament made from a new, organic material

  • Ashaway Tennis

    Ashaway: The Racquet Sport String Specialists

    Ashaway Line & Twine Manufacturing Co. Vice President of Sales & Marketing Steve Crandall is a knowledgeable tennis player and 6th generation member of this 190-year-old family owned company. Ashaway’s strings are made in the US

Holabird Sports employs professional tennis racquet stringers

Ask the Stringer: Is Natural Gut String Really What It Sounds Like? Is It Worth the Higher Price?

Q: Is Natural Gut String Really What It Sounds Like? Is It Worth the Higher Price? A: Yes, natural gut really is what it sounds like. To be a bit more specific, it is actually made by processing a part of a cow’s intestines called the serosa. Contrary to what many people believe, natural gut tennis [...]

June 28, 2013 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0
Mizuno Wave Rider 16 meme

Mizuno Wave Rider 16 Running Shoes – Bestsellers after Filibuster

I’m sure that Mizuno wasn’t expecting a Texas filibuster to be the impetus behind their next bestseller. Senator Wendy Davis and her 11-hour filibuster have been huge news all week, especially across social media channels. Davis, a runner, wore the Rouge Red / Apple Green Mizuno Wave Rider 16 running shoes for her epic filibuster. [...]

June 28, 2013 Cara Bruce Running 0
Track & field

Saucony’s Duane Solomon Wins 800 Meter with World-Leading Time

Last Sunday was an exciting day for Saucony! Duane Solomon, an Olympian and Saucony-sponsored athlete, won the 800-meter final at the USA Outdoor National Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. And, even more exciting, he ran 1:43.27—that’s a world-leading time! Solomon and three other U.S. Saucony runners will be representing Team USA in [...]

June 27, 2013 Cara Bruce Running 0
Mizuno Wave Rider 16 running shoes

Mizuno Wave Rider 16 Running Shoes: Support for When You’re Standing Around and Around and Around

Standing up for 12-hours is tough. Standing up to filibuster in Texas is brutal. You get no breaks: no food and no water. You get no relief: no bathroom, no sitting and no leaning. You have to speak only about the bill being discussed. You need to be in shape and you need a really, [...]

June 27, 2013 Cara Bruce Running 0
Ana Ivanovic in adidas Stella McCartney

Wimbledon Whites – Stella McCartney Rules the Lawn

If you have a thing for tennis whites, there is no better tournament to watch than Wimbledon. Everyone wears white. You might think white on white on white would get a bit boring. Luckily, haute couture designer Stella McCartney has taken the tennis world by storm. England’s home girl Laura Robson upset Russian Maria Kirilenko  in [...]

June 27, 2013 Cara Bruce Tennis 1
Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Federer

Nike’s Orange Soled One-Match Wonders at Wimbledon

Before Federer was ousted in the second round (shocking!) he ran afoul of the stringent Wimbledon fashion police. Wimbledon has the strictest dress code of all the Grand Slams. Players can only wear white with very small exceptions. Federer’s Nike outfit was predominately white, with choice accents of orange (the swoosh on his headband and [...]

June 26, 2013 Cara Bruce Uncategorized 0
Novak Djokovic imitating Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic Imitates Maria Sharapova

If you haven’t seen Djokovic’s infamous impression of Maria Sharapova, it’s worth checking out… especially the little shriek at the end. While Djokovic’s impression is hilarious, this video also incudes Grigor Dimitrov doing his impression. For those of you who don’t know, he’s currently dating Sharapova. Luckily, Maria seems to have a pretty good sense [...]

June 25, 2013 Cara Bruce Tennis 0
Cloudsurfer running shoes review

ON Cloudsurfer Running Shoe Review – Video

After 100 miles wearing the ON Cloudsurfer running shoes, Greg Jubb gives us his in-depth video review. He talks about the unique “cloud” technology on the outsole. He explains how the clouds work and how they prevent injury. Watch this video to see Greg’s thoughts and opinions about the ON Cloudsurfer running shoe. Shop men’s [...]

June 25, 2013 Holabird Sports Running 0
Andy Murray adidas Barricade 8

Video: Andy Murray and his adidas Barricade 8 + Wimbledon

Andy Murray is playing Benjamin Becker in Wimbledon. Check out the Wimbledon Live Blog for up-to-the-minute results and live play action! Murray is wearing the new adidas Barricade 8. [...]

June 24, 2013 Cara Bruce Tennis 1
adidas Barricade 8 Wimbledon

adidas Barricade 8 Tennis Shoe

The adidas Barricade 8 is out and in stores. The Barricade is one of the most beloved and bestselling tennis shoe lines available today. And when I say beloved, I mean it’s loved by everyone: pros and amateur players alike. In fact, the world’s top tennis player, #1 ranked Novak Djokovic says that the adidas [...]

June 24, 2013 Cara Bruce Tennis 1