Runblogger’s Blogroll

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Merrell All Out Rush Trail Shoe Review
    Merrell All Out Rush Trail Shoe Review The Merrell All Out Rush is the sister shoe to the Merrell All Out Fuse we recently reviewed. The shoes are different in only a couple details as far as I can tell. The All Out Rush has a slightly more aggressive outsole,... read more
    Source: Merrell All Out Rush Trail Shoe Review | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Run Janji Apparel Review
    I originally became acquainted with the Janji brand by reading a review on Believe in the Run. After some back-and-forth emails, Janji was kind enough to send me a shirt and a pair of shorts to review for my blog (Note: I received these samples for free to review). I... read more
    Source: Vagabond Running | Published on 2014-05-17
  • Does barefoot running really impact injury or performance? Evidence for the peanut gallery
    OK…..most of you are going to have a field day with this blog post, so let’s just get it out there. Barefoot running came in a BIG way. And like most BIG things that come quickly, its fading at a rapid rate. A lot of people think barefoot runners are... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 2014-05-16
  • Advice on Pace Modulation from a Professional Runner
    I've been fortunate to interact with the elite runners at the Reebok ZAP Fitness training facility over the last few years since relocating to the Boone/Blowing Rock, NC area. As a "solidly sub-elite" runner, being able to get a glimpse into how elite-level runners live and train has been enlightening... read more
    Source: Coach Caleb | Published on 2014-05-14
  • I Kissed My Online Training Log Goodbye
    This is a safe place, right? Somewhere we can bring our darkest secrets and confessions and feel refreshed and renewed? Well…I used to be addicted to my online training log. Just look at all the pretty colors and neat loads of data! Each day, I would look forward to heading... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 2014-05-13
  • Skechers Performance Shoe Lineup
    Since becoming a Skechers Performance Brand Ambassador in February 2014, I’ve spent a lot of time answering questions about the shoes – Are you running in Shape-ups or BOBS? Are they any good? Does Meb actually wear Skechers? Which shoes are which? For the first 3 questions – No. Yes.... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 2014-05-12
  • Kara Goucher signs with Nuun
    Over the past week, the running industry has been abuzz with news of Kara Goucher’s signing with Skechers Performance Division. As a Skechers Performance Brand Ambassador and fan, I can attest to the amount of excitement that accompanies such a high profile deal. Another Kara Goucher sponsorship has turned fewer... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 2014-05-09