Holabird Sports Blog
  • Jabra Headphones

    Looking for Innovative Headphones? Try Jabra

    Jabra rep and former Holabird Sports team member Eric stopped by the showroom to give us the rundown on Jabra’s most innovative headphones. Jabra’s wireless systems provide incredible sound quality and a truly customizable fit.

  • Nadal's New Racquet

    Nadal’s New Racquet

    Despite a strong first half of the season that included a Grand Slam final in Australia and a record ninth French Open crown, Rafael Nadal’s season rapidly went downhill when the tour left the clay

  • Holabird Sports employs professional tennis racquet stringers

    Ask the Stringer: Can I String a Cracked Racquet?

    Q: After breaking my strings and cutting them out, I noticed that my racquet seems to have a hairline crack. Is it OK to still string it? A: I’m sorry to hear you’ve got a

  • Asics Nimbus 17

    ASICS Gel-Nimbus 17 Review

    Immediately when putting on the ASICS Gel-Nimbus 17 I felt the incredible responsiveness of this model. The Nimbus is known for its cloud-like feel, but I would say that this shoe surpasses previous models in its

  • house of run

    House of Run Tweet to Win

    The Boston Marathon is around the corner, and we’re partnering with our friends at the House of Run podcast by having a prediction contest on Twitter. The name of the game is simple: Predict the

Top 10 Best CrossFit Items

Top 10 CrossFit Items You Need

Whether you are new to CrossFit or a well-toned pro, these items are a must for getting the most out of your Workout of the Day. From our favorite CrossFit shoes to much-needed recovery items, you’ll find everything you need to take advantage of this popular fitness craze. [...]

December 19, 2014 Cara Bruce Running 0
Injury Prevention

Common Injuries in Runners and Tools to Help

There is nothing worse for a runner than an injury, and no worse injury than your feet, ankles, knees or legs. If you are experiencing pain, or think you have been injured, please see an experienced medical professional. However, if you are looking for some helpful items to help you stay in the best shape [...]

December 17, 2014 Cara Bruce Running 0
2014 Gift Ideas for Runners

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Best Running Gifts for Women & Men

Still have holiday shopping to do? The Holabird Sports staff got together to help pick out some great gift options for runners in 2014. Featured items include running shoes, socks, leggings, jackets, gloves, GPS watches, nutrition and more! Watch our staff gift picks for running items for women: Watch our staff gift picks for running [...]

December 12, 2014 Cara Bruce Running 1
Reebok CrossFit Nano 4.0

Reebok CrossFit Nano 4.0: The Ultimate CrossFit Shoe

A good pair of CrossFit shoes have to do a variety of things: running, aerobics, weight lifting. It’s hard to find a good pair of shoes that can do these things and do them well. Luckily, the Reebok CrossFit Nano 4.0 shoes do just that: They allow you to do your Workout of the Day [...]

December 9, 2014 Cara Bruce Holabird Sports, Running 0
Holiday Gifts for Squash Players

Best Gifts for Squash Players: Racquet Bags & Eyeguards

Squash Racquet Bags Squash racquet bags make great gifts: every squash player needs one and you don’t have to try them on! When choosing the right bag you want something that has enough room, is comfortable and can store smaller things separately. Here are some of our favorites for 2014: Harrow Dynasty Racquet Bag Perfect [...]

December 9, 2014 Cara Bruce Squash & Racquetball 0
Tennis bags

Best Tennis Bags for Women

This year this is a fanastic selection of tennis bags for women. Bags make great gifts for any tennis player: everyone needs one. HEAD Maria Sharapova Tennis Racquet Bag – Court This stylish raquet bag holds 2 to 4 racquets in a special racquet section with CCT+ protection. It has smaller accessory compartments and still [...]

December 5, 2014 Cara Bruce Tennis 1
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