Runblogger’s Blogroll

  • 4 Lessons We Can Learn from Runners on Performance-Enhancing Drugs (PEDs)
    It seems like every few months, another runner that I know gets caught using performance-enhancing drugs. This past week, the situation struck eerily close to home. A runner recently caught using EPO (Mo Trafeh) is someone that I’d met many times. My second race as a professional runner was the... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-07-10
  • TransRockies Run 2014
    We are thrilled to be media guests at the sold out 2014 Transrockies Run. Meaghan and I will team up to blog and run the 6 day, 120 mile race with other teams. I have been in love with this race since I ran it back in 2010. It is... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-07-09
  • Innovations in Weight Training and Speed Work When Training for the Marathon: An Interview With Steve Spence
    In 1991 at the World Track and Field Championships, the men’s marathon was held in sweltering conditions, described as the worst ever reported for championship marathon. Steve Spence was able to handle it better than almost everyone – thanks to his innovative training – earning himself a bronze medal. Steve... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-07-09
  • KT Tape: Traditional & Non-Traditional Uses
    KT Tape Authored by Meaghan Murray KT Tape is an elastic sports tape designed for muscle, ligament, and tendon pain relief. It can be used for all kinds of injuries and pains from shin splints to tendinitis.  It adds extra support along ligaments and muscles without the added weight of... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-07-08
  • How to Calculate Your Exact Hydration Needs
    When the temperature outside heats up, hydration becomes a big obstacle for distance runners. The running community in Minneapolis is indignant about malfunctioning drinking fountains at parks and along popular running trails which were damaged by frozen pipes over the winter. This has thrown off the regular hydration routines of... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-07-07
  • Running Gait Re-Education for Injury Rehab & Performance
    We all want to run faster – right? Typically we as a running community often use words like efficient and economical to describe what we perceive to be great running biomechanics, whether the variables in question are technique related, footwear based or other. From a biomechanical point of view, we can... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-07-05
  • New Balance MT110v2 shoe review
    Regular readers of this blog will know that I have had a love affair with the original NB MT110.  It was one of the most anticipated trail shoe and in most ways it didn't dissapoint.  It was an industry leader for a lightweight trail shoe and it is common knowledge... read more
    Source: Biker Nate | Published on 2014-07-04
  • 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:  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 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