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adidas Energy Boost 2 Running Shoe Preview

adidas Energy Boost 2 Running Shoe Preview

In late February, adidas will launch the Energy Boost 2, the update to the wildly popular Energy Boost model that was released one year ago. With the same sleek look and highly comfortably upper, fans of the first edition of the adidas Energy Boost will […]

Training the Mind’s Eye

Training the Mind’s Eye

All athletes use a powerful mental skill that either helps them succeed or sets them up for failure. The difference is that many of those athletes are unaware that they are actually practicing the mental skill. This skill is most referred to as imagery or […]

Mizuno Wave Hitogami Running Shoes Review

Mizuno Wave Hitogami Running Shoes Review

Trying something new isn’t always easy, especially for a distance runner who has years of experience running in certain shoes. As a road runner and high school running coach who averages between 20 to 30 miles per week, I have always used my training shoes […]

Gary’s Garmin Tip #1

Gary’s Garmin Tip #1

With the new Forerunner 220 and 620 now in use for a couple of months, I have seen some issues arise that if customers were aware of can easily be corrected. With both of these new units having a built in accelerometer in the watch […]

Which Tennis Racquets Won the 2014 Australian Open?

Which Tennis Racquets Won the 2014 Australian Open?

The 2014 Australian Open is over, leaving some of us in shock at Stanislas Wawrinka’s victory over the injury-stricken Rafael Nadal and chuckling along with Li Na’s fantastic victory speech. Some of you may have known from day one that Li Na would take the […]

WATCH: adidas Track Spikes 2014

WATCH: adidas Track Spikes 2014

adidas’s new line of track and field spikes will have athletes of all event disciplines ready to set personal bests in the 2014 indoor and outdoor track seasons. Β Sprints (55m – 500m) and Jumps (LJ and TJ) adidas Sprintstar 4 & adidas Spider 4 Both […]

String of the Year Survey Results

String of the Year Survey Results

Popular string and stringing site Stringforum.netΒ  completed their annual String of the Year survey and announced the winners.Β  To conduct the survey, 125 Stringforum.net members voted for their favorite strings in each of several categories. Β The categories included Poly of the Year, Non-Poly of the […]

Wilson Set to Bring More Innovation & Performance in 2014

Wilson Set to Bring More Innovation & Performance in 2014

For 2014, Wilson has a few tricks up their sleeve to bring even more innovation and performance to the court. Most recently, Wilson unveiled new technology to their Wilson tennis racquets to better accommodate different playing styles, including Spin Effect. They also created more clear […]

Australian Open 2014 Highlights from Week 1

Australian Open 2014 Highlights from Week 1

Before we get too deep into the second week of the 2014 Australian Open, let’s take a quick look at what we saw in week one. First there were the sweltering temperatures, including the enforcement of the Extreme Heat Policy, melting water bottles and fainting […]

Australian Open Enacts Extreme Heat Policy

Australian Open Enacts Extreme Heat Policy

Though there have been some good matches and a few relatively minor upsets, the big story thus far at the Australian Open has been the scorching heat. The extreme temperatures started on Tuesday, when temperatures touched 108 F. The blazing sun didn’t let up during […]