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Treating Achilles Tendonitis for Runners

Posted on October 11, 2012 in Run Life

“-Itis” is probably the least favorite suffix out there for runners. Aside from the dreaded plantar fasciitis (discussed previously on our blog here), you also have to be on the lookout for bursitis, periostitis, tendonitis, and doinglaundryitis (OK, we made that last one up). This post is all about the big daddy of tendonitis injuries […]

Treat Your Twins: Bra Sale!

Posted on October 10, 2012 in Running Apparel Women's Running

The twins. The girls. Cha chas. Tatas. Gazongas. … alright, maybe we’re getting a little breast-obsessed. But when it comes to running, a properly fitting supportive sports bra just might be the most important piece of gear a woman can own, so the ladies here at RW have your, er… breast interests at heart. We’re […]

Unleash Your Inner Animal: Pearl Izumi Ultra Collection

Posted on October 9, 2012 in Running Apparel

The trail beckons. Are you equipped for the journey? You will be in the Men’s Pearl Izumi Ultra Collection and Women’s Pearl Izumi Ultra Collection. As an ultra runner, it can be challenging to find gear and apparel that provides both a lightweight, performance fit and enough storage options to cover you for the long […]

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The 411 on Electrolytes

Posted on October 8, 2012 in Nutrition

Electrolytes are advertised on so many products these days – even your local 7-Eleven is chock full of ’em. So what’s the story on electrolytes when it comes to running performance? Are you getting the right balance? How do you determine the electrolytes you need when training and racing? Electrolytes Explained First off, what are […]

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Mizuno Wave Creation 14 Sneak Peek

Posted on October 5, 2012 in Running Shoes

For runners looking for maximum protection without losing all contact with the ground, Mizuno’s Wave Creation is a hard shoe to beat. Entering its 14th version, this update features a new upper that increases flexibility and better conforms to the shape of the foot. We measured weights of 11.9 oz (Men’s size 9) and 9.8 […]

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Heart Rate Training for Peak Performance

Posted on October 4, 2012 in Gear Running Accessories Training

Many runners gauge the intensity of their workout by how they feel, which can be a deceptive indicator of actual exertion. If you have specific training goals, heart rate training can help you successfully build a workout plan to accomplish those goals. Heart rate training is also a great option for the runner who would […]

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Race of the Month: City to the Sea Half Marathon

Posted on October 2, 2012 in Run Life

We have some serious superfans who would love to come visit us here on the Central Coast. You know who you are! We’re really not sure what you’re waiting for, but we decided to give you one more reason to venture to Cali. We’re presenting the City to the Sea half marathon and 5k again […]

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Asics GT 1000 Pink Ribbon Edition

Posted on October 1, 2012 in Running Shoes Women's Running

We’re already sold on the new GT 1000 for it’s great fit and responsive ride for mild to moderate over-pronators. In this Pink Ribbon (PR) edition (available in both Women’s GT 1000 PR and Men’s GT 1000 PR), Asics gives us one more thing to love about the shoe by partnering with Christina Applegate’s Right […]

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