Runblogger’s Blogroll

  • Saucony and Runkeeper team up to tackle childhood obesity
    Saucony Launches The Saucony Run For Good Challenge™ Calling Upon the Running Community to Help Get Kids Active and Healthy In support of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Saucony, a leader in the performance running market, and mobile fitness-tracking app RunKeeper are issuing a challenge to runners everywhere: Transform your... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • How to Run Downhill Faster & Pain Free
      In today’s new video on our YouTube channel (check out more of our videos here), I’m joined by my good friend Luke Tyburski, the endurance adventurer. We take a few minutes to discuss downhill running techniques, and the errors we often see runners make when running downhill. Such flaws... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • 7 Ways Runners Sabotage Themselves on Race Day
    Author: Coach Caleb Masland You train, and you train, and you train. Then race day shows up and things don’t go how you had hoped. You would think that the training would be enough, but even if you log all the miles, hit all the goal paces in your intervals,... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Skechers Performance Runs LA
    Skechers Performance becomes the title sponsor of the Los Angeles Marathon Another big move by Skechers (SKX) that cements their commitment to the performance division. “Partnering with the Los Angeles Marathon is a strategic step forward for our company and the Performance Division,” said Michael Greenberg, president of SKECHERS. “As... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Puma Running gets more speed
    Puma Running adds more speed to the running roster with Jenna Prandini. Jenna is a rising track star.  The 2015 USATF National 200m and NCAA 100m Champion will join The Global Sports Brand’s elite group of athletes that includes World’s Fastest Man Usain Bolt, and add more depth to PUMA’s female... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • How to Foam Roll the Quadriceps Muscles
      In today’s new video on our YouTube channel (check out more of our videos), I demonstrate three of my favourite technique to use on the foam roller to work on your quadriceps muscles. Foam rolling your thighs can be pretty painful… but it’s very effective. Many of the runners... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Track Doesn’t Have to Be For Just Younger Runners. Read Our Masters Guide
    On an anecdotal level, most masters runners tend to gravitate toward longer events—marathons and ultras seem to be a good fit for older runners who maybe don’t have as much “snap” in their legs as when they were younger. Sure, they might venture onto the track for speed work, but... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Another Nike Pegasus 32 Review
      Originally Austin reviewed the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32 for us. Check out Austin’s review. You would think one review would be enough?! However, Meaghan and I were given the chance to review the Pegasus 32 and we couldn’t say no. Who says no to Nike? If you do you... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Simple Glute Medius Exercise for Runners
      I’ve been asked to elaborate on one of the Glute Medius exercises I showed in a video a few weeks ago! The ‘hip hitch’ exercise is remarkably effective and simple when done well. However, it also has a couple of subtleties that need to be appreciated to get the... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Broken
    After Boston in April, I went back to the drawing boards to decide what the next challenge would be. To be honest, it’s hard to think of anything that could be nearly as epic as my experience in THE Boston Marathon, so I decided to return to Houston where I... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Extend Nutrition Bar Review
    Author: Meaghan Murray Extend Nutrition reached out to us a few weeks ago to see if we had interest in trying out their products. I’m always snacking on different bars so I figured, why not try these? They sent us a package with a variety of bars and “Drizzles.” Here’s... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Kratos Beef Bars
    Author: Thomas Neuberger Yes, I said, beef bars. Kratos sent us four different beef bars in different flavors, Zesty Pepper, Ginger Wasabi, Original, Acai Berry. Meaghan took one look at the bars and wasn’t going to have anything to do with the review. Some people are not adventurous. I like beef... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • How to Foam Roll Your Calf Muscles
      In the comments section on one of my recent YouTube videos (check out my channel), one of our subscribers asked a question about how best to foam roll his calves. I took this as a great opportunity to make another ‘how-to’ video on the topic Do you foam roll... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • What is The Windlass Mechanism of The Foot?
      As part of my new video blog, I’ll be uploading regular Q&A style videos. Where better to start than with the foot…? In the Haile Gebrselassie Running in Slow Motion video I shared a few months ago, I mentioned ‘The Windlass Mechanism’. A few of our subscribers have asked... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Sick & Tired of Struggling Through Your Training? This May Be Why
    Did you know that Barack Obama only wears two colors of suits? It’s not because he’s sartorially unimaginative; rather, he’s taking advantage of some of the latest psychology research on how to avoid decision fatigue; a problem that faces anyone who has to make tough calls on a regular basis.... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Under Armour Fat Tire Review
    I first saw this shoe at The Running Event last December. We spoke with the Under Armour development team and they let us know the concept behind the Under Armour Fat Tire. It turns out the shoe was inspired by those huge tired mountain bikes. It seemed like the team... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Everyday Yoga Book Review
    Author: Meaghan A couple months ago, we were contacted by VeloPress, the leading endurance sports book publisher and #2 publisher in running to review nutrition/diet, stretching/yoga, running and similar books. Since I hate yoga, but would like to stop hating yoga, I opted for the recently released “Everyday Yoga” book.... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • United States of Nike: USATF Sponsorship has failed our athletes, and our sport.
    I pledge allegiance to Swoosh of the United States of Nike, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under Phil Knight, indivisible, with liberty and justice for Michael Jordan, FuelBands, and cute running shorts. Do my kids learn this in school ? NO. Then why do we... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 1970-01-01
  • What You Need to Know About Kinesiology Tape for Runners
    As a runner, chances are you are already familiar with kinesiology tape and may well have personal experience regarding its use. For the unacquainted, we are talking about the typically brightly coloured tape that is often seen adorning the limbs of both recreational and professional athletes in an attempt to... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • How Much Do You Really Need to Improve Running Form?
      In this new episode of the video blog (check out all the videos here), I discuss a topic that we address early on in our coaching workshops: the concept of ‘Minimum Effective Change’. While I spend a LOT of time talking about running form, it’s important to appreciate how... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01