Runblogger’s Blogroll

  • Are You Too Big to Run an Ultra?
    When you go to an ultramarathon event for the first time, you might find ultra runners a bit intimidating. You may even consider if you want to still compete in the event. Do I really belong here? Ultra runners are rail-thin, outfitted with gels, sports drinks, and other supplies, and look like... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Running Slowly Wrecked My Knees!
    As I’m writing this in the air somewhere over the Irish Sea traveling back to London, tens of thousands of runners will be waking up in nervous anticipation of today’s London marathon. Whether it’s your first or fiftieth marathon, whether looking to compete at the sharp end of the race,... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • The Boston Marathon Race Review
    By: Meaghan Murray Where do I begin? I guess I’ll start with my arrival in Boston. I waited until the last minute to head into town (Sunday afternoon). This meant I went straight to the Expo from the airport. Pro tip: DON’T do that. There are 30,000 people running this... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Boston Marathon Recap
    It’s been really hard for me to write this post, because I honestly haven’t known quite how I feel about my experience yet. Let’s just start with the facts: 1. I ran THE Boston Marathon. 2. I set a personal record by over 4 minutes with a finishing time of... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 1970-01-01
  • 8 Easy Ways to Improve Your Nutrition
    Today we are going to chat with Jason Fitzgerald (Founder of Strength Running) and Anne Mauney, the creators of the Nutrition for Runners Program. Nutrition is complicated, and can be a somewhat confusing topic, so we are going to focus on actionable tips that you can use right away to start... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Saucony Kinvara 6 Review
    Saucony Kinvara 6 Review Ahhh my old friend Kinvara. It is hard to believe we are up to a version 6. It feels like yesterday when I rushed out to buy the first Kinvara. Our love has only grown. We have done short runs, we have done Marathons, and we... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • How to Accept Change & Progress as a Master
    This has been the year for me that most runners dread: The year when it becomes apparent that most of my PRs are behind me. And strangely enough, I’m ok with that. I’m 49, which isn’t exactly washed up. It might even mean that I could pull off a PR or... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • How to Unlock the Hero Inside You- Chris McDougall
    I am not gonna lie, when I start each podcast, I am nervous. I am well aware that I am talking to someone who has given up their most precious resource to share their knowledge with the runners connect community. When I received the confirmation email about the interview with... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Shoulder Solid – Improve your posture on the bike
    You pedal with your legs, but your shoulders and core drive the front end, and deserve some respect too. In this video, Jay Dicharry and Lindsey Voreis will teach you why posture and shoulder position are critical to keep you solid on the bike.... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Inside Tracker Review
    What Inside Tracker Says InsideTracker is a personalized health analytics company founded by leading scientists, physicians, nutritionists and exercise physiologists from MIT, Harvard and Tufts University. 

The InsideTracker platform tracks and analyzes key biochemical and physiological markers and applies sophisticated algorithms and large scientific databases to determine personalized optimal zones... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Ultraspire Omega Race Vest Review
    Guest post by friend and Ultrarunner Bart Rein I have been an ultra runner for many years now, always preferring trails to roads. I use a hydration pack on most runs and always for run over 10 miles. I have used several different brands over the years and have used... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • 1 Week to Boston!
    This post is the eighth in a series of weekly training updates leading up to the 2015 Boston Marathon on April 20, 2015.  With a week left to the Boston Marathon, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank those who played a part in getting me to this point. I’ve... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 1970-01-01
  • What is Your Ideal Marathon Temperature?
    After the long runs and hard workouts are over, and you are going crazy during the taper, what do we tend to do in the 10 days before racing the marathon? Focus on race week nutrition, and obsess over the weather of course! We wonder how each possible condition would affect our performance,... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Salming Running Distance A2 Review
    Salming is a HUGE brand in Europe and their home country Sweden. In racquet sports they are the big dog. Started in 2001 by a famous hockey player Börje Salming, the company continues to grow and the running shoes have just landed in the USA this past year. The Distance A2... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • How to Use the Ultra Running Mindset to Improve Your Running (and Life!): Travis Macy
    As runners we love to see how running intersects with our other passions and areas of interest, but have you ever considered how your running could be making you a mentally stronger person who is better prepared for the challenges in life that we do not expect? We choose to... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • 2 Weeks to Boston!
    This post is the seventh in a series of weekly training updates leading up to the 2015 Boston Marathon on April 20, 2015.  Finally! We’ve made it to taper! All of last week’s semantics aside, I am so relieved to be hitting this phase of training. And it couldn’t have... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Is Your Stride Frequency Limited By Your Height?
    If you follow running research, you probably know about all the evidence that says maintaining a high stride frequency (or stride rate or cadence) can reduce stress on your body and prevent injury. Maybe you have brushed that off, telling yourself, “Well I’m an awfully tall runner, so I just... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Stabilization and Strength for Master’s Runners
    This guest post was written by Amanda Loudin The machine has to be stable if it’s going to run long. When I first started running in my early 30s, injury was the farthest thing from my mind. And it seemed that my body was fairly foolproof: in my first eight... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • What is the Secret to a Sub 3:00 Marathon?- Doug Kurtis
    Have you ever met someone whose excitement and passion is so infectious that you cannot help but be in awe of them? How about someone who you struggle to even wrap your head around their incredible accomplishments? We all know those storytellers who have so many great stories to share,... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • New Balance 890v5
    New Balance 890v5 Running Shoe Review The Good Meaghan: A lot of people were eager to hear our thoughts on the 890V5. If you like the 890V4, you are going to like to the V5. Not much has changed. And why should it? The 890v4 won the “Best Update” award from... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01