Archive for September, 2012

Top 3 Sports Bras for Nursing Moms

September 6th, 2012

Velcro Straps on Juno; Back Closure on Fiona; Front J-Hook on Grace II

It can be tricky for nursing mothers to find a sports bra that delivers on all fronts. Performance on the run, comfort and easy accessibility are all key features to look for when selecting a sports bra to use while you are nursing. To support your efforts to train hard through every stage of your life, we’ve picked out a few of our favorite bras for nursing moms. Check ‘em out here:

Modesty: Moving Comfort Juno Bra

The Moving Comfort Juno Bra has a substantial liner and a nice high neckline that adds a little extra modesty for the woman who wants to move seamlessly from her run to her life-about-town. This bra offers appropriate support for a DD cup size for high impact activities. If you feel that you need more support than usual because of fuller cups, reach for the Juno and head out for your run with security. The Juno also has adjustable Velcro straps that allow you to quickly and easily unfasten one side of your bra to nurse.

Easy On-and-Off: Moving Comfort Fiona Bra

We love the simplicity of the Fiona Bra. The back closure on this bra makes it easy to slip in and out of, so you won’t feel like you have to win a wrestling match to get your bra on. Soft adjustable Velcro straps and stretch fabric allow you to easily unfasten a strap and slip one side of this bra down to nurse. The Fiona is so soft and comfortable it can even be worn all day as an alternative to a nursing bra.

Front Closure: Moving Comfort Grace II Bra

Zip through your day – and your run – in the Moving Comfort Grace II. This update to the Grace Bra flaunts a slimmed-down, streamlined design and a new front j-hook closure that makes zipping this bra on and off even easier. When putting this bra on, fasten the j-hook in the front to hold the bra closed, and then zip the bra up. Front closure allows you to easily unzip and unclip to nurse. The Grace II has a slightly lower neckline, so it is ideal for smaller busted women.

Check out our complete sports bra collection at Running Warehouse.

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Zoot Spring 2013 Sneak Peek

September 5th, 2012

Zoot is making several updates to its footwear line for Spring ’13. The brand’s offerings are known best for their sockless comfort with quite a bit of performance, and this trend looks to continue in the updates of the Ultra Kalani, Ultra Race, and Ovwa. The following are all scheduled for a February 2013 release.

Ultra Kalani 3.0

Zoot Ultra Kalani 3.0 Women's Shoe

Zoot’s neutral, high mileage trainer returns in its third iteration. There aren’t too many departures from its predecessor in the Kalani 3.0. Expect the same seamless upper construction for friction-free, sockless wear, along with full-length Z-Bound cushioning. Zoot’s published stack heights are 15mm in the forefoot and 25mm in the heel, lowering the entire shoe by 4mm for a closer to the ground feel.


Men’s Color
Black/Yellow/Green Ultra Kalani 3.0

Women’s Color
Black/Pink/Blue Ultra Kalani 3.0

Zoot Ultra Kalani 3.0 Men's Shoe

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Student Athletes & Coaches: Save $50 on Garmin!

September 5th, 2012

Save $50 on these popular Garmin models.

This back to school season, Garmin’s got your back. Until November 15, 2012, this leading GPS watch maker is offering student athletes and school coaches a $50 mail-in rebate for the Forerunner 210, Forerunner 610, and Forerunner 910XT.

How do you get the rebate? Purchase an eligible model from us and send in the Garmin Mail-In Rebate Form along with the product UPC barcode and copies of your receipt and student ID. It’s that simple to get a little extra cash in your pocket.

Rebate Model Rundown

Forerunner 210: The 210 is one of Garmin’s most affordable, easy-to-use GPS watches. It’s available on its own, with a heart rate monitor, or with a heart rate monitor and foot pod bundle. Big features include:

  • GPS with HotFix to sync up with the satellite quickly
  • Live pace and distance data with totals when your finish your run
  • Custom Interval Training for speed work
  • 1,000-Lap memory
  • Ability to compare and analyze data with Garmin Connect and Garmin Training Center

Forerunner 610: In addition to all the features of the 210, step up with these added key features:

  • Touchscreen interface that works when wet or when wearing gloves
  • Vibration alerts for time, distance, run/walk breaks and more
  • Virtual Racer feature to compete against previous course PR’s
  • Virtual Partner feature to train alongside a digital person
  • Auto Pause automatically stops/starts timer for you based on speed
  • Wireless data transfer to your computer with included ANT+ Stick

Forerunner 910XT: This model is designed for multi-sport use on land and in the water to track and record workouts. Enjoy all the features of the 610, along with these advanced technologies:

  • Up to 20 hours of battery life in training mode, making it a great choice for ultras
  • Barometric Altimeter, which records and displays live accurate elevation data
  • Records pool swimming distance and measures swimming efficiency, stroke count and swim lap count
  • Offers 5 bike profiles
  • Displays up to 4 custom data fields per screen

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