Holabird Sports Blog
  • 2017 Best Shoes for CrossFit

    If you’re looking at this post, you’ve probably already got a good sense of what CrossFit is OR are an avid CrossFitter yourself in the market for a new pair of shoes. If you’re someone who

  • What’s the Big Deal with the CrossFit Open?

    Over the last few weeks at my local CrossFit box I’ve been asked the same question over and over. “Have you signed up for the Open?” My token answer was, “Eh, I don’t know if

  • TENNIS Magazine’s Top 2016 Tennis Shoes

    In May/June 2016, TENNIS Magazine released its Shoe Guide for 2016 and we’re just getting around to posting it before the 2017 release in a few months. These shoes are still the best going into

  • What is the Purpose of a Recovery Slide? Why Should I Get a Pair?

    You’ve just finished a long run, grueling race or difficult match and simply put, your feet need some TLC. You could keep walking around in your running/tennis shoes, or you could slip into something a little more

  • New Mizuno Wave Horizon: Stability, Cushion and CloudWave Technology

    Having launched on February 1st, 2017, the Mizuno Wave Horizon is only a few weeks old at this point, but it’s already making strides in the running community. Similar to the Mizuno Wave Inspire, the

adidas Barricade V

adidas Set to Re-Release Iconic Barricade V Tennis Shoes

In 2008, one of the largest tennis rivalry’s—Federer vs. Nadal—played out on the courts of Wimbledon. Federer was going for his sixth consecutive Wimbledon win but he couldn’t stop Rafael Nadal. A few months later, Roger Federer beat Andy Murray (in his first final US Open appearance) and won the US Open for the fifth [...]

December 10, 2013 Cara Bruce Tennis 0
Running at High Altitude

Tips & Tricks for Running at High Altitudes

As I looked out my hotel window upon the gorgeous panorama before me, I could only begin to imagine the pleasure of seeing it up close and personally. I had touched down in Denver only hours prior, and the views of the mountains had already inspired me to explore the area in my free time. [...]

December 9, 2013 Greg Jubb Running 0
Best & Worst in Men's Tennis in 2013

Best & Worst of Men’s Tennis in 2013

The Best of Men’s Tennis in 2013 Murray captures Wimbledon. Andy Murray became the first British man to win the Gentlemen’s Singles title at Wimbledon since Fred Perry did it in 1936.  I know that Murray’s not a universal fan favorite and I know he’s not as well-loved as Federer, Nadal, and Djokovic, but this [...]

December 6, 2013 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0
Best & Worst of Women's Tennis in 2013

Best & Worst of Women’s Tennis in 2013

The Best of Women’s Tennis in 2013 Serena Williams. Once again, Serena has continued her dominance.  With some help from a few other steady performers, Serena has helped stabilize a women’s game that was awfully shaky at the top a few years ago.  Just to recap her year:  Serena will finish 2013 atop the rankings [...]

December 6, 2013 Ryan Woodring Tennis 1
ASICS Spring 2014 shoes

New! ASICS Spring 2014 Shoe Preview

It’s almost time for the 2014 Spring shoes! If you love shoes as much as we do, you’ll enjoy this special preview of all the upcoming ASICS shoes, including running shoes and tennis shoes. You’ll see some current favorites, such as the ASICS GEL-Kayano 20, ASICS GEL-Kinsei 5, and ASICS GEL-Nimbus 15 but in exciting new [...]

December 5, 2013 Dustin Webb Running, Tennis 3
adidas Supernova Glide 6 Boost

adidas Supernova Glide Boost Review

I’ll admit, for some reason I was expecting these to be more like the adidas Energy Boost shoes rather than like the Supernova Glide 5. The Energy Boost were so incredibly cushioned that I was surprised at the difference when I put the Supernova Glide Boost on. These are much firmer. Don’t get me wrong, [...]

December 4, 2013 Cara Bruce Running 0
Garmin Forerunner 620

WATCH: Garmin Forerunner 620 and 220 Preview

This year’s hottest GPS watch has to be the Garmin Forerunner 620 and 220. Watch this video to find out why! Want more information about the Garmin Forerunner 620 & 220? Check out our blog post “Why We’re Blown Away by the New Garmin Forerunner 620 & 220.” Shop the Garmin Forerunner 620 in blue/black [...]

December 3, 2013 Greg Jubb Running 0
Cyber Monday Holiday Sales Event

Last Chance for Cyber Monday Sales!

It’s Cyber Monday! Today is the last day of our big sale. Don’t miss this opportunity to save on tennis shoes, tennis racquets, running shoes and more! Here are some select deals you can take advantage of today: The Diadora Speed Pro Wi5iv AG tennis shoes for men are only $79.95 The Diadora Speed Star [...]

December 2, 2013 Cara Bruce Holabird Sports, Running, Squash & Racquetball, Tennis 0
Black Friday Gifts

More Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale Items Added!

We’ve added more items to our Black Friday sale! I’m listing some select items in this post but check our sports-specific sale pages for all of our heavily discounted items!  Black Friday Sale Pages Black Friday & Cyber Monday Tennis Sale Black Friday & Cyber Monday Running Sale Black Friday & Cyber Monday Squash Sale [...]

November 29, 2013 Cara Bruce Holabird Sports, Running, Squash & Racquetball, Tennis 0
Black Friday sale at Holabird Sports

Tons of Great Deals to Give Thanks For! Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales Starting Now

Happy Thanksgiving! This year there is so much to give thanks for, starting with some amazing early Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals! We’ll be continuously adding more and more items to this sale so check our sale pages often: Black Friday & Cyber Monday Tennis Sale Black Friday & Cyber Monday Running Sale Black Friday & [...]

November 27, 2013 Cara Bruce Holabird Sports, Running, Squash & Racquetball, Tennis 0