Holabird Sports Blog
  • Saxon SX900

    The Saxon SX900: High-Performance Squash Shoes Made for Maximum Impact

    When you’re playing squash, or another indoor racquet sport, you need the most high-performance shoes you can find. As Saxon themselves say, “Given the speed at which Indoor Court Racquet Sports are played at today

  • New Tom Tom GPS Watches

    Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions on Track with the TomTom Runner Cardio

    Each year millions of people resolve to lose weight. in fact, it’s one of the most popular New Year’s Resolution of 2015. Unfortunately, the zeal with which we originally pursue our resolutions can start to

  • Australian Open 2015

    Australian Open 2015 Gets Off to a Great Start

    It may be cold here in the U.S. but the sun is shining in Australia and on many of the top-seeded players. The 2015 Australian Open is off to a great start. Li Na is

  • Best Tennis Rackets for Beginners 2015

    Best Tennis Racquets for Beginners – 2015

    It’s vital to find the right tennis racquet for beginning players. The right racquet can improve a game, help create good habits and, most of all, encourage self-confidence. Below are two of the best tennis racquets for

  • Mizuno Running Shoes

    Mizuno’s Fastest Running Shoes

    Ever since Mizuno released their revolutionary U4iC midsole, they have been able to do something very few shoe companies can: Make super lightweight shoes that are super fast, yet still have plush cushioning. This includes everything

Polar M400

WATCH: Polar M400 GPS Watch Overview

The Polar M400 GPS Watch combines full GPS capabilities, activity tracking, and sleep monitoring all in one, neat package. This watch is a unique combination of a integrated GPS watch and the Polar Loop, which allows for 24/7 activity tracking and data on your sleep patterns. Using Bluetooth Smart technology, the M400 will sync wirelessly [...]

December 2, 2014 Greg Jubb Running 0
Top 10 Best Selling Shoes - Black Friday 2014

Top 10 Best Selling Shoes of Black Friday 2014

Today is Cyber Monday – the last day to save on major sales all over the web. If you’re stumped about what to get, maybe these top selling shoes from Black Friday 2014 will give you some ideas! ASICS Gel-Kayano 20 This fan favorite combines plush cushioning, comfort and support. Perfect for mild to moderate overpronators [...]

December 1, 2014 Cara Bruce Running, Tennis 0

Black Friday – Cyber Monday Sales

Overwhelmed by sales? Here is a handy guide to help you find what you are looking for Black Friday through Cyber Monday! And remember, there is FREE SHIPPING on all orders through December 1st. Want to browse? Check out these pages: Black Friday Running Deals Black Friday Tennis Deals Black Friday Squash, Racquetball & Pickleball [...]

November 28, 2014 Holabird Sports Holabird Sports, Running, Squash & Racquetball, Tennis 0
How to Eat Healthy this Thanksgiving

How to Eat Healthy this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is all about food, making it one of the most difficult holidays when it comes to eating healthy. While it is calorie-packed, it does only come once a year. Life is all about balance. It may not be necessary to forgo all of your favorites just to trim a few calories off your bottom [...]

November 26, 2014 Cara Bruce Holabird Sports 0
Asics Gel Kayano 21 review

WATCH: Asics Gel-Kayano 21 Review

The Asics Gel-Kayano 21 is one of the most highly-appreciated running shoes on the market. Since the Kayano celebrated its 21st birthday this past October, we gave it some birthday love by doing a full scale review. In the video below, Greg and Cathy weigh in their opinions about the latest edition of this max [...]

November 24, 2014 Greg Jubb Running 1
Prepare mentally for a squash tournament

How to Mentally Prepare for a Squash Tournament

It’s squash tournament season! Tournaments can be stressful and it’s easy to start second guessing yourself before you begin to play. Here are a few tips for preparing mentally for a tournament: Find what relaxes you. Do you need to focus? If so, you may want to find a space where you can be alone with [...]

November 21, 2014 Cara Bruce Squash & Racquetball 0
Turn UCAN powder into a gel

Turn Generation UCAN Powder into a Tasty Gel

Generation UCAN is great, there are no spikes, no ups and downs, no crashes. But, it’s hard to carry and consume UCAN while you are running a race. It’s not like you can stop, measure out some powder, some water and stir during a marathon; plus, drinking 8-12 ounces of water at one time while [...]

November 18, 2014 Cara Bruce Running 0
What to wear when running in the rain

What to Wear When Running in the Rain

It’s pouring here in Baltimore. While I opted to stay inside this morning, I did see a few of my braver neighbors splashing down the sidewalk. Some of them were completely soaked in just t-shirts and shorts; however, others looked professional, dressed for running through a downpour. So what should you wear when running in the [...]

November 17, 2014 Cara Bruce Running 0
adidas Stan Smith

The Iconic adidas Stan Smith Sneakers Inspire High Fashion

Fashion designer Alexander Wang must be a huge sneaker fan! His Spring 2015 line is inspired by iconic sneakers, including the adidas Stan Smith. Earlier this week Nicki Minaj wore one of Wang’s Stan Smith-inspired dresses at the MTV European Music Awards. Wang is releasing a Chalk Bi-Color Optical Mesh Polo Dress with Collar in [...]

November 14, 2014 Cara Bruce Tennis 1
Saucony Triumph ISO video

WATCH: Saucony Triumph ISO Running Shoes Preview

For Saucony fans who have awaited the update to the Triumph 11, your favorite shoe now goes by a slightly different name. The latest update to this line of premium neutral-cushioned shoes is the Saucony Triumph ISO. The Triumph ISO is part of the brand new ISOFIT series. The ISOFIT, Saucony’s latest and most technical [...]

November 12, 2014 Greg Jubb Running 0