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The Nike Tailwind SS V-Neck (aka Your Next Running Shirt)

Posted on January 22, 2013 in Running Apparel

The Nike Tailwind SS V-Neck may not be a Double-Deep V, but it still is pretty advanced stuff when it comes to performing on long runs. This premium v-neck has a lot more going for it than that sharp neckline. Frankly, it’s one of the best running shirts we’ve ever tried on. Kudos, Nike. What […]

Sassy Run Apparel: 2013 Running Trend

Posted on in Running Apparel Women's Running

We’ve seen it already…more and more ladies taking to the streets (and shops) in their workout apparel. What does this mean for technical run product in 2013? We’ll see more manufacturers designing run-specific apparel in colors and silhouettes that flatter the female form with a healthy dose of fashion. If you love the function of […]

Marathon Recovery Tips

Posted on January 21, 2013 in Training

You just did 26.2 – congrats on making it to the finish line. Whether it was your first or your 51st, make sure you know what to do to take care of the body that just carried you all those miles. Immediately Following Your Race Walk it off: Even though you might not want to […]

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Hydration Packs: 2013 Running Trend

Posted on in Gear Running Accessories

Endurance runners rejoice! Technically 2013 is the ‘Year of the Snake,’ but we think it will be the ‘Year of the Drink’ (ok, they don’t quite rhyme – just roll with us here). The days of clunky, awkward hydration packs and non-ergonomic water bottles are thankfully behind us, and this year, runners are going to […]

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Altra 3-Sum Sneak Peek

Posted on January 18, 2013 in First Look Running Shoes

Altra makes its debut offering for the triathlon market with the aptly named 3-Sum. Two points to Altra for cleverness. It’s no secret that the tri world tends to have a knack for being an early adopter of newer tech (such as Altra shoes). We think a fair number of these will find their way […]

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Altra Lone Peak 1.5 Sneak Peek

Posted on in First Look Running Shoes

When released in 2011, the Altra Lone Peak offered what few other trail shoes did: zero drop with a rugged construction and padded platform. Though revolutionary at first (relatively, of course), the Lone Peak soon faced some low-drop (and arguably better looking) competition in models like the New Balance MT110, Inov8 Trailroc 245, and Merrell […]

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Altra One Sneak Peek

Posted on in First Look Running Shoes

With the turn of the page into the New Year, we are seeing an expansion in offerings from Altra. Despite being a relative newcomer to the running shoe world, Altra saw a very successful 2012, gaining traction within the running community with their winning combination of cushioning for underfoot protection and a zero heel-to-toe drop […]

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Tacos with a Twist

Posted on January 17, 2013 in Nutrition

Enchiladas. Mole. Flautas. We’ll chow down on some good Mexican food whenever we get the chance, but sometimes we want something just a little lighter. One of our faves? Tacos. Here’s a fresh vegetarian take on the tried and true classic. Bonus: this dish only takes about 10 minutes to prepare, so if you’re famished […]

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Salomon Sense Hydro S-Lab Set Gloves

Posted on January 16, 2013 in Gear Running Accessories

In the video below, Salomon couldn’t describe their new Sense Hydro S-Lab Set Gloves any better: Hydration in the Palm of Your Hand. This innovative solution to handhelds gives runners a comfortable way to hold up to 500ml in each hand while letting their hands stay relaxed. The Gloves just arrived in stock, and we’ve […]

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Upper Body Strength for Runners

Posted on in Training

When you think ‘elite runner,’ the words ‘super buff upper bod’ probably aren’t the first that come to mind. But adding upper body strength training can be a key step to improve your efficiency as a runner. If you train the right way, you’ll build strength without adding unnecessary bulk. If you’re looking to shave […]

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