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‘Bootyful’ Short Shorts for Fearless Femmes

Posted on June 29, 2012 in Running Apparel Women's Running

We’re stoked on the longer days, warmer weather, and all kinds of trails, paths and races summer 2012 has to offer. And really, what goes better with a long, hot run than a pair of short, hot shorts? We’ve got quite the collection of toasty little bun huggers for bold runners who are ready to […]

New Balance RC5000 – Our Take

Posted on June 28, 2012 in Running Shoes

Our Tweet An ultra-light racing flat, the New Balance RC5000 is the number to know for top athletes who want a touch of cushion for track training and races up to 10K. (View Men’s MRC5000 and Women’s WRC5000) Big Features Lightweight Foam Midsole: The RC5000 uses RevLite, an innovative foam compound that provides lightweight, responsive […]

Nike Air Pegasus+ 29 – Our Take

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Our Tweet The Nike Air Pegasus+ 29 cranks up the cushioning compared to prior versions, making it a top choice for runners who need shock absorption in a comfy package. (View Men’s Air Pegasus+ 29 and Women’s Air Pegasus+ 29) Big Updates Engineered Mesh – Variably stitched upper provides lightweight structure and minimizes overlays. Lateral […]

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Saucony Track and Field Sneak Peek

Posted on June 27, 2012 in Running Shoes

Some pretty cool track and field spikes are on the way from Saucony for November 2012. Showdown 2 This elite-level sprint spike is built for 100M-400M distances. The comination of a new FlexFilm upper and a Pro-Lock lace system makes this the strongest and lightest sprint spike Saucony has ever made. Weight: 5.9 oz (M) […]

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3 Benefits of Compression for Recovery

Posted on June 22, 2012 in Run Life Running Apparel

You train hard and demand a lot of your muscles. Are you taking care of them afterward? Using compression gear can help decrease recovery time so that you’re ready for your next workout sooner. Check out some of the benefits of compression below. 1. Increased Blood Flow Compression apparel for recovery puts consistent pressure on […]

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Adidas Adipure Collection Sneak Peek

Posted on June 21, 2012 in Running Shoes

Looking for more options for lighter and lower running shoes? These three fresh models from Adidas will give you more choices for how low you want to go when it comes to a more minimal running experience. All three shoes are built on the idea of providing less cushioning and a more streamlined fit than […]

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Refreshing Summer Foods

Posted on June 19, 2012 in Nutrition

It’s starting to heat up and if you’re anything like us, you still get just as excited about summer as you did when you were a kid (and it coincided with no school for two months). One of our favorite things about summer is the array of tantalizing refreshing dishes for pre- and post-run nom […]

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Running Sunglasses Guide

Posted on June 15, 2012 in Gear Running Accessories

Summer’s in full swing and if you’re rockin’ an old pair of shades for your runs, it’s probably time for an upgrade. Take a look at our top picks for running sunglasses. Best Value Tifosi Slip Sixty bucks doesn’t go all that far these days, but it still gets you a great pair of running […]

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Saucony Fastwitch 6 Sneak Peek

Posted on June 14, 2012 in First Look Running Shoes

The Fastwitch is a favorite race shoe for runners with a touch of overpronation. Those of you who like the light and fast feel of the current Fastwitch have reason to be excited – the midsole and outsole carry over unchanged, while the upper gets significantly lighter. What to Watch For New Upper: Like many […]

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Merrell Spring 2013 Sneak Peek

Posted on June 13, 2012 in Running Shoes

Merrell is expanding its running line next spring through a concept it calls “M Connect.” Its barefoot-inspired footwear now spans an even more minimal shoe than the company currently offers (the Vapor Glove) all the way up to a more rugged version of the road/trail hybrid Mix Master series (the Mix Master Tuff). Here’s the […]

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