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  • Asics Gel Kayano 21 Shoe Review
    The Good Thomas: The Asics Gel Kayano 21 is well made and I imagine you would throw it out before you would wear it out. There is plenty of cushioning in this mild stability shoe. The upper fits very well and I did not notice any hot spots. The fit... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Seven Weeks to Boston!
    This post is the second in a series of weekly training updates leading up to the 2015 Boston Marathon on April 20, 2015.  With only seven weeks to go until Boston, I’m really starting to focus in on my preparation. I had an excellent week of training, and was able... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 1970-01-01
  • How Running 80% Easy Could Make You 23% Faster
    If you have spent any amount of time digging into literature on coaching and training, you probably know there is one running related topic that can be a touchy subject, often leading into lengthy, and sometimes heated discussions; which method of training is best. Should you accumulate a lot of mileage at... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Best Races for Food, Fast and Fun!
    This guest post was written by Allie Burdick Why do you race? This is a simple question that may have a very complicated answer. The reasons why individual runners race, can be as varied as the shoes on their feet! In the interest of simplicity, we’ve broken down race motivation... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • How Humans Evolved to be Great Distance Runners: Dan Lieberman
    Sometimes you talk to someone whose passion just shines through their words. This was definitely the case with todays guest. He was knowledgeable about the evolution of running, and explains why we are so good at running as human beings, despite what some people think. Usually, we as runners are... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Eight Weeks to Go!
    It’s February 23rd, and we have eight weeks to go! That’s right. I can hardly believe it as I’m typing this, but in two months, I’ll be racing the 119th Boston Marathon. When I ran my qualifying time at the 2014 Chevron Houston Marathon, I didn’t really comprehend what I... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Does Your State Allow Direct Physical Therapy Access?
    There are some running injuries that are downright mysterious. They appear out of nowhere, don’t match the symptoms of any injury you’ve ever heard of, and don’t respond quickly to time off from running. These are the injuries that send you straight to the doctor. Other times, it’s pretty clear... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Altra Instinct 3.0 and Intuition 3.0 Review
    Despite the names the Altra Instinct 3 and the Intuition 3 are the same shoe, crazy right? Anyhow, the Instinct is the men’s version and the Intuition… you guessed it is the women’s version. Let’s jump into the review. The Good Thomas: Now this is an update! All the Altra... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Puma FAAS 500 V4 Review
    Puma FAAS 500 V4 Review The Good Thomas: The 500 is my favorite model on the FAAS line up. The FAAS 500 V3 dipped away from the simplicity that I appreciate in the line; the 500 V4 brings back the basics and leaves out the gimmicks. Overlays are left at... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • The Shocking Truth About Weekend Warrior Fitness Gains
    If you are like most adult runners, you are pretty busy during the week. It can be hard to find the time to squeeze in a quality run or workout between Monday and Friday. It’s pretty tempting to put off your quality work and your mileage until the weekend, then... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • You can be Fit After 50; Older, Faster, Stronger Author Margaret Webb
      In this episode, I talked to the author of Older, Faster Stronger- What Women Runners Can Teach Us About Living Younger, Longer. A few weeks ago, we talked to World Record Holder, Kathy Martin, and today we are taking that one step further. It really reinforced my belief that you... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • The New York Times talks Maximal Shoes – or maybe maximizing yourself
    I really like house projects. I know, I’m likely i the minority here, but it gives me a way to be involved in the place I live, and make stuff, and well, I find that pretty cool. To be successful at this, you’ve got to have fancy tools like a... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Upcoming Shoe Reviews
    We have a lot of shoes in the pipeline. Here’s a quick look at our men’s and women’s shoe reviews coming up. Puma FAAS 500v4 Initial impression: One of our favorite Puma shoes strips the gimmicks and keeps the shoe clean and simple. What Puma is saying: The latest evolution of the... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Bonking vs. Fatigue vs. Cramping: What You Need to Know
    The first step to fixing any problem is accurately identifying what is causing the issue. Got a leaky faucet? Before you can do any good, you need to figure out if the leak is coming from the handle, the spout, the pipes or something else. Only then can you solve... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Lems Primal 2 Shoe Review
    Lems Primal 2 Shoe Review Review by: Stein Langlie The Good Out of the box I was surprised by the Lems Primal 2. They look like a casual pleather shoe that you could wear around the office and indeed I did this. It doesn’t end with looks though. The Lems... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • CEP Progressive+ Run Socks 2.0
    CEP Progressive+ Run Socks 2.0 Review by: Meaghan Murray We were contacted by a (somewhat) local company, BrightLife Go, to review some compression gear. I picked out the CEP Progressive+ Run Socks 2.0 in blue. Here’s some background on the company: BrightLife Go launched in 2014 as a new initiative... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • New to the Running World? Your Questions Answered
    In my 20 years of working with runners, there are some questions that crop up time and time again. These are undoubtedly the five most commonly asked questions, especially by beginners. However, as the years have gone by, my answers have changed in line with research and advances in sports... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • UCAN for Marathon Nutrition: A Review of the Research to See if it Really Works
    Is Generation UCAN a groundbreaking product when it comes to marathon nutrition? Or, is this yet another case of manipulating research studies to make marginal improvements seem more significant. That’s the question we’re going to try to answer by delving into the actual research studies during this interview with Evelyn... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Altra Running Provision 2.0 Review
    Altra Provision 2.0 Review The Good Thomas: The Altra Provision 2.0 is touted as a moderate cushioned, zero drop, stability shoe. It falls in between the Instinct and the Olympus in the Altra line up. The shoe also reminded me of the Torin, although it is more flexible. I really... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Skechers Strada Running Shoe Review
    The Good Meaghan: The Strada was an unexpected addition to the GOrun line (at least for me). It’s what I consider a beefed up GOrun Speed. It has a similar (firmer) feel underfoot but with a lot more material just about everywhere. In typical Skechers fashion, the shoes come in... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01