Runblogger’s Blogroll

  • Why You’re More Likely to Get Heat Stroke During a Shorter Race Than a Marathon
    It’s approaching summertime again, which for most people means beautiful, sunny days to enjoy the warm weather. For runners, it means getting ready for hot-weather running. Most people already know that running a given pace is more difficult when it’s hot out—and especially when it’s humid and hot—but this is... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-06-16
  • Saucony Ride 7 Shoe Review
    Saucony Ride 7 Shoe Review The Good Meaghan: The Saucony Ride 7 surprised me – in a good way. We reviewed the Guide 7 a few months ago and it wasn’t my favorite shoe in the world. I had a very different experience with the Ride 7. The fit is... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-06-15
  • Learning from 2 of America’s Best Marathoners: A Double Interview with Dot McMahan and Ryan Vail
    This week we have a special double feature episode with 2 of America’s best marathoners. Dot McMahan Our first part features Dot McMahan, a member the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project with 2 top-10 finishes at the Olympic Trials marathon to her credit . She is also a mother with a 5-year-old... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-06-11
  • Pearl Izumi EM Road N0 Shoe Review
    Pearl Izumi EM Road N0 Shoe Review Guest Review by Jonathan Buchman With a fondness for light, flexible shoes, I purchased the Pearl Izumi EM Road N0 and have put about 80 miles on them to date. For me, a 130 lb., mid/fore-foot striker, currently running 55+ miles a week,... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-06-10
  • How Important is VO2 Max? What Does Yours Acually Mean?
    It’s hard to get too far into reading about training without encountering the phrase “VO2 max” or hearing about “VO2 max testing.” When VO2 max tests were largely the domain of academic studies, the concept of VO2—something rooted in physiology—didn’t seem that important to your average runner.  It was something... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-06-09
  • Mizuno Wave Rider 17 Review
    Pic from Runningwarehouse.com The Wave Rider is Mizuno's flagship model. The Mizuno Wave Rider 17 is most traditional road trainer we at Vagabond Running Blog have reviewed. Even though we generally prefer shoes on the more minimal end of the spectrum we were very excited when Mizuno provided these shoes... read more
    Source: Vagabond Running | Published on 2014-06-07
  • Newton Distance III Running Shoe Review
    Newton Distance III Running Shoe Review Newton is moving their top shoes over to the POP platform and replacing their four lug action reaction technology. The POP platform is rated from POP 1 – POP 3, 1 being the most noticeable lugs down to POP 3 which will most likely... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-06-07
  • Volans 2, in a League of Its Own
    About four weeks ago, I got a call from Asep Hadian, the product manager at League, a local (Indonesia) shoe manufacturer. Asep asked if I'd be interested to get a pair of their latest model, the Volans 2 and write a review. My response was "if I can write what... read more
    Source: balpil | Published on 2014-06-06
  • Men’s Health Top 5 Shoe Myths Debunked
    Men’s Health came asking about the top 5 shoe myths, and I tried to help. Check out the story here... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 2014-06-06
  • Review: Block Island Organics Sunscreen
    I received an email from the co-founder of a startup company, Block Island Organics, about their products and agreed to review their sunscreen. I have a pretty high sweat rate, which has led to plenty of painful (in the eyes) or terrible tasting (in the mouth) situations when I have... read more
    Source: Coach Caleb | Published on 2014-06-05
  • The Benefits of Plyometric Exercises for Runners
    The term ‘plyometric’ is commonly used to describe any explosive, jumping exercise (e.g. squat jumps, skaters, clapping press ups, etc.). Though a popular addition to boot camp style circuit training, plyometric exercises are not something many runners tend to either do or enjoy. And yet, many articles on running performance... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-06-05
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    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-06-05
  • Doing What I Can Now, To Do What I Love Later
    I just finished a lovely run in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin next to Lake Michigan for National Running Day. It wasn't an easy run, but it wasn't too difficult either. I'm back on the training saddle guided by my coach, Caleb Masland of Team Wicked Bonkproof, after a 2.5 month hiatus to... read more
    Source: Vagabond Running | Published on 2014-06-04
  • The Will to Win: How Anne Audain Overcame Bone Deformities in Both Feet to Qualify for 6 Olympic teams
    Ann Audain was born with deformities in both her feet that required surgery at the age of 13 so she could walk pain-free. Did that stop her from dreaming of the Olympics? Nope. In 1981 her country told her she couldn’t accept prize money to support her training. Did that... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-06-04
  • Trans-Zion and Peak 200 race report. A recap of May’s activities.
    Well, May has come and gone and I've just realized that I didn't post even once!  Rather than write individual posts about everything, I thought it might be nice just to do a little recap.  First, the stats.Total miles ran - 365.3Hours running - 71:58 (no wonder I haven't had... read more
    Source: Biker Nate | Published on 2014-06-03
  • Puma Faas 500 v3 Running Shoe Review
    Puma Faas 500 v3 Running Shoe Review Post by Stein Langlie Having worn the Puma Faas 500 v2 for hundreds of training miles and at least one marathon, I was excited at the opportunity to review the Puma Faas 500 V3. I was jazzed by my initial impression of the shoes. The Good The... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-06-03
  • The Marathon Nutrition Blueprint: A Guaranteed Formula to Never Bonk During the Marathon Again
    As many loyal readers likely know, we’re launching our Marathon Nutrition Blueprint today! In the past two weeks and over the course of the last few months, we’ve written articles on everything from how to calculate your rate of glycogen use during the marathon to whether you need protein during... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-06-02
  • Develop Your Running Technique Skillset
    When coaching distance runners and triathletes at our Running Technique Workshops or 1:1 Sessions I often find myself getting into conversations about ‘ideal’ running form for a given individual. Perhaps it’s just me, but it seems like the tide is changing. I now see so many (often injury prone) runners... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-06-02
  • Runbell – Get out the way!
    Introducing Runbell – For the Urban Runner Guest post We have a secret with Runbell. The source of inspiration for our product is actually a silly comedy on YouTube. After arriving in Japan five years ago, my US friend sent me a link to the video below saying “here’s how... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-05-31
  • Merrell All Out Rush Trail Shoe Review
    Merrell All Out Rush Trail Shoe Review Enter to win one of 5 pairs of Merrell Running shoes we are giving away. See the end of the review for details. The Merrell All Out Rush is the sister shoe to the Merrell All Out Fuse we recently reviewed. The shoes... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-05-29