Runblogger’s Blogroll

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 1970-01-01
  • 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
  • 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
  • The North Face Ultra Smooth Road Shoe
    Introduction TNF Smooth Ultra pic from thenorthface.com It has been a bit difficult to post reviews lately since I've been so busy, but here I am on a Sunday morning... no plan to run (trying to relax a bit before I tackle the next week), only a little bit of... read more
    Source: Vagabond Running | Published on 2014-08-08
  • 2014 Endurance Summit
    What happens when you get a lot of different people in a room to talk about performance and injury? You open up your brain and learn. Check out my discussion with Manny Argon, director of the 2014 Endurance Summit. And yes, its free!   Happy day to all!... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 2014-08-05
  • Shoe Review – Hoka Huaka
    Hoka always has funny names for their shoe models.  This new one is no exception.  It is not pronounced "Who-A-Ka", but rather "Waaka".  So lets just get this out of the way right now:Photo Credit - Muppet.Wikia.comWaaka Waaka Waaka!!!  There.  You were all thinking it, now I've just said it. ... read more
    Source: Biker Nate | Published on 2014-08-02
  • Want to win a sprint in the Tour de France? – here’s what it takes
    Power-to-weight ratio is all the buzz in cycling. Its been observed that certain “essential” numbers allow you to ride with a specific caliber of rider. For example, we’ve seen that top riders in the GC produce around 6.0 watts/kilo for sustained efforts of around 30 min. Well, Sprints are different.... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 2014-07-15
  • 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
  • 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