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Tips for Running in Humidity

Posted on June 24, 2013 in Training

It’s tough to train hard when your body’s working overtime to pump out sweat. If you live in an area that’s plenty humid during the summer months, you have to take a few extra steps to make your mileage bearable. Here are a few of our top tips for surviving swampy workouts. Train Before the […]

The Power of Sport: Lelisa Desisa

Posted on in Run Life

Sometimes running feels like a purely individual sport. Every morning when you lace up your trainers and head out the door, it’s just you and the rhythm of your stride. Your training revolves around your next race, your next PR, your next running goal. But sometimes things happen that remind us that running is not […]

The Skinny on Summer Shorts

Posted on June 21, 2013 in Running Apparel

Who wears short shorts? Well, frankly, we do. Many of the ladies at the ‘House bust them out when the mercury crawls above about 80. But if you’re not a short short kind of girl, don’t fret – we have plenty of shorts with longer inseams for those who want to be a bit more […]

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Breathable Running Shoes

Posted on June 20, 2013 in Running Shoes

It’s easy to find technical running apparel for the hotter temps of summer, but what about your feet? Running shoes with better breathability help keep your feet cooler and allow your sweat to evaporate more quickly, which can decrease your risk of blisters. Your body also loses a lot of heat through your feet, so […]

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How to Care for Your Sports Bras

Posted on June 19, 2013 in Running Apparel Women's Running

Your running sports bras take great care of you when you’re running hard, so make sure that you return the favor when you’re washing them. How exactly should you be caring for your sports bras? Just follow these simple steps: Start with Three Sports bra manufacturing superstar Moving Comfort recommends that you keep (at least) […]

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Top Picks in Men’s Split Shorts

Posted on June 17, 2013 in Running Apparel

Summertime has arrived. ‘Tis the season to work on your tan and get maximum freedom in a great pair of split shorts. The split short is a basic piece of gear in any competitive runner’s arsenal, and summer is a great time to add a few more pairs to your lineup. We’ve rounded up a […]

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Wear Heels? How to Treat Your Runner’s Legs Right

Posted on June 15, 2013 in Women's Running

Many of you ladies wear high heels on a regular basis. Some studies say that up to 40% of you wear heels to work every day. While most of us at the RW offices sport a pair of running shoes on a typical workday, we get it. Heels have a certain something – they give […]

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Should You Take Ice Baths?

Posted on June 14, 2013 in Training

Many coaches and athletes believe that ice baths can help your body recover from strenuous exercise, like a long run or a heavy sprint session. The idea is that the intensity of the cold water on your legs helps flush out lactic acid and other toxins, and the bath approach is able to treat a […]

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Top Picks in Men’s Singlets

Posted on June 13, 2013 in Running Apparel

Whether you’re looking for a fast shirt for your next race, or just looking for a way to get rid of the farmer’s tan you developed this spring, summertime is the perfect season to pick up a new singlet. The sleeveless construction also allows greater airflow to keep you cooler on warm days. Here are […]

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Stay Fit This Summer for XC Season

Posted on June 11, 2013 in Training

If you’re a competitor with a cross-country season coming up in the fall, you can’t afford to neglect the training opportunities of the summer months. In many cases, if you just stay disciplined enough to run regularly all summer long, you’ll have an edge when the season starts. Here are a few tips on how […]

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