Runblogger’s Blogroll

  • New Balance Fresh Foam Vongo Review
    By Austin Bonds Though runners are known for staying with a particular shoe (and a specific version I might add) for the fullest length of time, I’m partial to trying on completely new models on a regular basis to discover what sets them apart in a crowded marketplace. The Asics... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Lateral & Cross-Over Lunges for Stronger Glutes
    Lateral Lunge & Cross-Over Lunge Exercises for Strong Glutes [Ep47]   Free Download: Glute Activation & Hip Mobility Routine [PDF] Multiplanar Lunge Variations I’ve previously posted about the benefits of multiplanar strength exercises for runners, triathletes and others like us who engage in linear running activities. As distance runners, we... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Michael Rolnick’s Boston Marathon Re-cap
    I came to Boston feeling like I was in great shape. My training had been solid and I had seen some noticeable improvements in my workouts which gave me great confidence that I could hit my goal. So, as our train pulled into Back Bay station Thursday afternoon from New York, I... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Running Technique Research: Listening to The Experts
    In this article, I want to share the findings of a recent paper which brings together the two worlds of scientific research, and expert coaches. This unusual approach helps us greatly in further understanding how running technique can be coached to help athletes recover from injury. I was fortunate enough... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • How Bad Do You Want It?
    How bad do you want it? It is a simple question that Matt Fitzgerald poses. It is also a mantra. Matt guides you through 12 chapters with examples of endurance athletes challenges and how they battle through with muscle, but more importantly with their brain. This book is a love... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Wall Sit Exercise to Build Leg Strength
    Wall Sit Exercise [Ep45]   Free Download: Glute Activation & Hip Mobility Routine [PDF] Wall Sit Exercise to Build Leg Strength If you’re looking for a simple exercise to help you build leg strength, then checkout the Wall Sit. It’s harder than it looks! So, the Wall Sit is what... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • RunLites Safety Gloves
    Guest Reviewer, Meredith, tested out some wearable safety gloves, RunLites. About Runlites: RunLites are a hands-free, wearable safety glove with a built in flashlight. It’s perfect for any type of nighttime or low-light activity, from running, walking and cycling to hunting, hiking or other everyday activities. The gloves provide a 135-degree... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Salming Miles
    We have reviewed two other models of Salming Running shoes, the Distance A2, and the Race. The Miles is a beefier more cushioned entry into their line-up. I would put the Salming Miles in the same category of trainers as the Saucony Ride, Nike Pegasus or the Brooks Glycerine. That’s... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Stability Ball Hamstring Curl
    Stability Ball Hamstring Curl [Ep43]   Free Download: Glute Activation & Hip Mobility Routine [PDF] How to Perfrom the Stability Ball Hamstring Curl The start position for this hamstring exercise involves you laying on your back with both heels and the bottom of your calf muscles on the ball. You... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • How This Runner Went From Tired and Injured to Healthy and Energized
    People often ask me, “What is mindful running?” There different ways to answer this question. First and foremost, mindful running can be an antidote for the kind of running habits that lead many of us down an all-too-common road to things like fatigue, injury, boredom or burnout. Mindful running is... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Top Running Bloggers Discuss Injury Prevention
    Recently we were asked for our thoughts on running shoes and running injuries. Here is a repost from NordicTrack. Injury prevention for runners is a key to keep on pace with training and for general exercise purposes. One injury can take you out of the game for a long time... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • The Utilitarian Runner
    Brooks Sherpa Short Review and other musings… By Austin Bonds When you consider the title of this article, do your thoughts turn to strength and intensity and might? I think about the rugged outdoors and man and his ability to contend with the elements, i.e. Leonardo DiCaprio in The Revenant... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Foam Rolling the Glute Muscles
    Foam Rolling the Glutes [Ep42]   Free Download: Glute Activation & Hip Mobility Routine [PDF] Foam Rolling the Glutes I posted a video on my YouTube channel today demonstrating a quick routine I like to use to foam roll my glutes. This is largely thanks to so many of you... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Under Armour Speedform Slingshot
    Under Armour continues to make improvements to its running shoe line-up. The Speedform Slingshot is their first trainer using a knit upper. We were super excited to try it out after visiting the team at UA earlier this year. Fritz gave us the deets on the shoe. “The upper is... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • 8 of our favorite motivational running quotes
    Every once in awhile, you need a reminder of how universal running is. Here are our picks for get up and go quotes. 8 Motivational Running Quotes Click for slide show. The post 8 of our favorite motivational running quotes appeared first on Believe In The Run.... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Lower Back Stretches for Runners
    Lower Back Stretches to Relieve Back Pain [Ep41]   Free Download: Glute Activation & Hip Mobility Routine [PDF] Five Lower Back Stretches The lower back stretches featured in the video above are great for relieving back pain and tightness. Before you plough stright into the different exercises though, it’s important... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Strength Imbalance: Training Your Weaker Side
    Strength Imbalance: Training Your Weaker Side [Ep40]   How to Fix Strength Imbalance When performing various exercises, if it feels like there’s a strength imbalance and your right side is stronger, or more stable than the left, this is something you might want to work on… So this video is... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Side Plank Exercise: Core Strength for Runners
    Side Plank Exercise for Core Strength [Ep3]   Side Plank Exercise for Core Strength The side plank exercise is a brilliant way to build core strength in a way that targets one of the common weak links in distance runners; lateral strength in the hips and torso. Don’t get me... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Split Squats: Building Leg Strength for Running
    Split Squats: How to Build Leg Strength [Ep35]   Why Add Split Squats To Your Plan? There are of course so many different exercises we could choose to build strength and stability as runners, each with a slightly different focus. When it comes to finding an exercise that provides maximum... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Single Leg Bridge: Glute Exercise for Runners
    How to Perform a Single Leg Bridge   Single Leg Bridge Exercise for Runners In the video above, I demonstrate and explain how I get my runners to perform a single leg glute bridge. Clearly this is a progression from the typical double leg version commonly used to work on... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01