Runblogger’s Blogroll

  • Airia One Running Shoe Review
    Airia One Running Shoe Review I have not seen another company put out stronger claims that their product will make you run faster. On the Airia Running website in big text reads “Do you want to run faster?” and “Airia One helps 8 out of 10 to run faster regardless of... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-07-03
  • Interview With Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor
    In the summer of 1996, a newly graduated University of Arkansas runner named Deena Drossin came to a decision for her future – she wanted to be a professional runner. With that, she packed up and moved to the mountains of Colorado to find out how good she could become.... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-07-02
  • The North Face S/S’14 Running Gear Review
    Wearing my TNF gear, yo. Introduction As much as I love reviewing shoes, I really like reviewing running apparel. You can have the most amazing shoes on your feet when you go out for a run, but if the apparel doesn’t feel right it can still make for a pretty... read more
    Source: Vagabond Running | Published on 2014-07-01
  • Is Dehydration & Electrolyte Loss Really the Cause of Your Leg Cramps?
    Have you ever gotten cramps during a race or workout? If so, you know how debilitating they can be. Basketball fans got a memorable example of that during the 2014 NBA finals. In a sweltering-hot arena, star player Lebron James hit the ground after an easy layup, then grimaced and... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-06-30
  • Fabletics Athletic Apparel Review
    Fabletics Athletic Apparel Review A review for our female readers! Fabletics is a collaboration between actress Kate Hudson and the founders of JustFab. Similar to JustFab, the company uses a subscription-based model that sells affordable athletic apparel. You can shop at the online store with or without membership, but to... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-06-29
  • Skora Running Sale
    Quick reminder, folks! From June 25 to June 30, get 25% OFF all Skora Running shoes! Free shipping on orders over $90 + Bonus FREE Gift Card Offer. Click here for more details: http://goo.gl/r87rUD.  These are the shoes I've been running and racing in lately. I've put a lot of miles on the... read more
    Source: Vagabond Running | Published on 2014-06-29
  • Opedix Men’s KNEE-Tec 3/4 Tights Review
    Opedix KNEE-Tec 3/4 Tights Review I will start by stating that I believe compression has benefits. I know there are studies that support compression and studies that detract from the benefits of compression. What I know after several years of 2,000-3,000 running miles per year, compression works for me. With... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-06-27
  • Have 4 minutes? I tell Running Times how to improve your balance quick
    Balance is not static, its dynamic. And its best done in small doses throughout the day. And if you want a simple exercise that you can even do at work while you aren’t paying attention to your conference call, check out what I told Running Times here.  ... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 2014-06-27
  • Swimming Tips? there’s more to it than just more yards
    Swimmers are fit. But so are other athletes. So why is it so hard for non-swimmers to be come proficient swimmers? Water is 10 times more dense than air. And moving through it efficiently requires finesse and excellent body position. Check out 7 Great tips for Swimmers from Men’s Health.... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 2014-06-26
  • The Atlantic: Why aren’t running shoes preventing running injuries?
    Simple: there are lots of good shoes out there, and lot of them have a purpose….or rather a reason to be there.   But let’s be clear. Shoes don’t run. Runners run. And shoes are just part of the equipment that runners use to achieve their goal. The industry has... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 2014-06-26
  • Newton Gravity III Review
    Pic courtesy of runningwarehouse.com Intro- We here at Vagabond are really big fans of Newton Shoes (see our review of the BoCo AT, MV3 and Energy NR). While we are generally skeptical when it comes to new shoe technology, The Newton line up is one we've come to really believe... read more
    Source: Vagabond Running | Published on 2014-06-26
  • How to Make Running Faster Simple: An Interview With Steve Moneghetti
    Can you imagine going into your first marathon with no race plan, no experience, and good but mostly non-specific training? That’s exactly how Australian running legend Steve Moneghetti began his marathon career at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland. The result? A bronze medal and probably nobody more surprised... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-06-25
  • Can Beetroot Juice Improve Running Performance?
    Wouldn’t it be nice if there was an all-natural supplement you could take for a guaranteed boost in performance with no harmful side effects? That’s the claim made for beetroot juice, a vegetable juice that has awkwardly settled somewhere in between “food” and “dietary supplement.” Beetroot juice comes from the... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-06-23
  • Running Gait Re-Education in the Evidence Based Rehab of Patellofemoral Pain
    Recently, my colleague and friend Tom Goom shared an excellent graphic on the pros and cons of running gait re-education. Source: Tom Goom This spurred me to write this short piece on what we currently know and what is missing with regards to running gait re-education in my specialist field, patellofemoral... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-06-20
  • Skechers GObionic 2
    Skechers GObionic 2 The GObionic 2’s update is purely an update to the upper. Honestly that is all the shoe needs. The ride of the GObionic is unique in that it feels minimal, flexible, cushioned, and light. The toe box is wide open, plenty of room for your toes to... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-06-19
  • 4 Ways Training With a Group (Even Online) Can Make You a Better Runner
    There is a reason that the best runners in the world train in groups. A community of runners with similar goals and dedication drive each other to be the best version of themselves. Long distance running is a notoriously lonely sport. For many runners, training is a solo affair, and... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-06-19
  • Bouncing Back from a Disappointing Race: How Lisa Rainsberger Won Boston After Missing the Olympic Team
    Lisa Rainsberger has the dubious honor of being the runner who came the closest to going to the Olympics without actually making the team. In a competitive athletic career that lasted over 20 years, Lisa qualified for and competed at 5 Olympic Trials events, once in swimming and four times... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-06-18
  • Altra Olympus Shoe Review
    Altra OlympusAt the end of my last post I listed a few shoes that I need to review and asked if anybody had a preference for which I should do first.  It was a tie between the Altra Olympus and the New Balance MT110V2.  So here is the first of... read more
    Source: Biker Nate | Published on 2014-06-18
  • Cathy Ahearn from Learn to Run Strong Stealing From RunnersConnect
    I can’t believe I am writing these words again. For the second time in a month I’ve found a “running coach” stealing and selling the RunnersConnect Strength Training for Runners Program. This time, Cathy Ahearn from Learn to Run Strong is blatantly selling our program to unsuspecting runners. Here is... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-06-17
  • Male Age Group Triathletes: Running Form Comparison
    Earlier today while coaching our weekly Oregon Circuits session here in Norwich, I used the Ubersense App on my iPhone to capture some interesting running footage. I managed to quickly record some contrasting examples of running technique in two of our regulars. I wasn’t planning on getting the camera out, but I wanted to post a... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-06-16