Runblogger’s Blogroll

  • Ciele Athletics Go Cap Review
    Ciele Athletics Go Cap Review & Giveaway The problem with most running caps and visors is that they are not very washer friendly. Maybe your head doesn’t sweat, so you don’t need to wash your headwear. Mine does. A lot. Ciele Athletics makes a sweat wicking multi-panel cap that has... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-09-28
  • Ashmei Merino+Carbon Jersey Review
    Ashmei Merino+Carbon Jersey The Good Thomas: The best wool sportswear hands down. Bold statement right? I can’t say that because I haven’t tried them all, but of the wool running clothes I have tried, oh boy this is top notch. What makes the Ashmei Merino+Carbon Jersey stand out? Simply put,... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-09-27
  • Pool Recovery Session for Runners & Triathletes
    In the context of triathlon training, I’m a reluctant swimmer at best! However I’ve always loved the water, and usually find that a pool recovery session really speeds up my recovery after a tough race or run day. The potential benefits of pool recovery sessions seem to be well appreciated... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-09-27
  • Tibialis Posterior Strength Exercise: Anytime Anywhere!
    A Twitter follower of mine just asked me for a simple exercise to target the small but important Tibialis Posterior muscle of the lower leg. While I’ve already uploaded a video showing my favourite Tibialis Posterior Stretch, it’s important to also build strength in this often weak, and sometimes dysfunctional muscle.... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-09-26
  • The Effects of High-Altitude Training on Running Performance
    You’ve probably heard of pro runners heading to high-altitude training camps for several weeks, sleeping in “altitude tents” at night, or even installing a whole-house altitude simulation system to get an extra boost in fitness. Elite runners go up to altitude to get ready to run fast, but if you’ve... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-09-25
  • Baby your Nipples
    One, I haven’t written in quite a while, so this shit’s gonna be entirely unreadable. Two, I’m really not sure about the subject matter–which is not as exciting as shoes–but I’ll try anything twice, so hold your horses for just a sec and we’ll figure this out together. I think... read more
    Source: Schrup Think | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Baby your Nipples
    One, I haven’t written in quite a while, so this shit’s gonna be entirely unreadable. Two, I’m really not sure about the subject matter–which is not as exciting as shoes–but I’ll try anything twice, so hold your horses for just a sec and we’ll figure this out together. I think... read more
    Source: Baby your Nipples | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Q&A: How Do You Structure Your Marathon Training For Success?
    Question From Richard Hi Neil, I’ve been lucky enough to get a slot at next year’s Brighton Marathon. As you know from our previous conversations, I’ve completed a few marathons but feel this time I’d like to make an effort to run sub 3:30 and to potentially use this then... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-09-23
  • How Fatigue, Illness, and Overtraining Impact Your Resting Heart Rate (and Whether You Can Use this Information to Train Smarter)
    When I was in high school, my cross country coach issued us custom-made running logs. Each page had four columns: date, workout & comments, hours of sleep, and resting heart rate. These first three columns are all good things to track, but what about resting heart rate? My coach believed... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-09-22
  • Running Accessories
    With a lot of miles, comes a lot of accessories. We’re lucky to review all sorts of running products. Some are purchased and some are provided. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorites (and not-so-favorite) accessories for the run. HYDRATION & SPORT ACCESSORIES Tune Belt Running Arm Band &... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-09-19
  • The Research on the Effectiveness of Foam Rolling
    Earlier this week we published an article on the 4 common mistakes runners make when using the foam roller. In that article, we simply bushed over the idea that foam rolling works. Of course, we got a lot of emails from savvy readers like you that wanted to see the... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-09-18
  • Help for New Runners: a conversation with Healthynomics
    So, you read the “4 exercises every runner should do this month!” in Runner’s World. You even like the 6-pack abs you see on the cover. You wonder how many miles you have to run before yours pop out like that too? Your best friend challenged you to sign up... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 2014-09-16
  • New Balance 880v4 Review
    New Balance 880v4 Review The Good Thomas: In my 5 years of reviewing shoes, the New Balance 880v4 is the best update in one generation I have ever experienced. The 880v3 was an ounce heavier weighing 11.8 oz. for size 10.5, the 880v4 comes in at 10.8 oz. The weight... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-09-14
  • Boston Bound
    This morning, I very nervously completed the athlete registration for the 2015 Boston Marathon on April 20, 2015. Not only am I paying a registration fee, but I’m signing on the dotted line that I will commit the next 7 months of my life to achieving my goal. This reminded... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 2014-09-12
  • Do Beginner Runners Need to Consider Technique?
    There are a number of questions I’m often asked regarding running form. Sometimes these come direct from athletes, sometimes from fellow coaches. I was reminded of one such question recently: Do beginner runners need to work on technique, or should gradually increasing volume of running naturally allow a new runner... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-09-10
  • Newton Running BOCO Sol Review
    Newton Running BOCO Sol Review The Good Thomas: Training for the TransRockies Run and running the TRR is a great way to try out a new shoe. The Newton BOCO Sol got put to the test during the 120 mile run over the Rockies. 10.85 oz. men’s size 10.5. Newton... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-09-09
  • Kenyan Running Drills in Slow Motion: Warm-Up Routine
    I was going through some of our archived video footage last night when I came across this slow motion footage recorded by Neil Scholes during his time with the Kenyan Olympic Team ahead of the London 2012 Olympics. Neil recorded a number of their simple warm-up drills ahead of a... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-09-05
  • The Importance of Setting the Right Race Time Goal (and How to Find Yours)
    You’ve picked out the race, booked your hotel, and confirmed your flights. Everything is ready to go for your next big race. Now it’s time to set a time goal so you can get training! If you’re like most runners I coach, picking your goal time is a somewhat arbitrary... read more
  • Train the Movement, not the Muscle
    Developing Stability & Strength in Runners As many readers will already know, my personal sporting success came long before I developed an interest in endurance sports and running in particular. For a number of years I played Rugby Union full-time: a sport where we as players become somewhat obsessed with... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-08-22
  • The 5 Recovery Mistakes You’re Making That Are Hampering Your Recovery From Hard Workouts
    Recovery is one of the most important elements of training. In fact, I’d argue it’s even more important than the hard workouts you do. Without recovery, training is just wasted time with no opportunity to actually improve. It’s no wonder then that runners focus, or should be focusing, so much... read more