Runblogger’s Blogroll

  • Running Gait Re-Education in the Evidence Based Rehab of Patellofemoral Pain
    Recently, my colleague and friend Tom Goom shared an excellent graphic on the pros and cons of running gait re-education. Source: Tom Goom This spurred me to write this short piece on what we currently know and what is missing with regards to running gait re-education in my specialist field, patellofemoral... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-06-20
  • Skechers GObionic 2
    Skechers GObionic 2 The GObionic 2’s update is purely an update to the upper. Honestly that is all the shoe needs. The ride of the GObionic is unique in that it feels minimal, flexible, cushioned, and light. The toe box is wide open, plenty of room for your toes to... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-06-19
  • 4 Ways Training With a Group (Even Online) Can Make You a Better Runner
    There is a reason that the best runners in the world train in groups. A community of runners with similar goals and dedication drive each other to be the best version of themselves. Long distance running is a notoriously lonely sport. For many runners, training is a solo affair, and... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-06-19
  • Bouncing Back from a Disappointing Race: How Lisa Rainsberger Won Boston After Missing the Olympic Team
    Lisa Rainsberger has the dubious honor of being the runner who came the closest to going to the Olympics without actually making the team. In a competitive athletic career that lasted over 20 years, Lisa qualified for and competed at 5 Olympic Trials events, once in swimming and four times... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-06-18
  • 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
  • Cathy Ahearn from Learn to Run Strong Stealing From RunnersConnect
    I can’t believe I am writing these words again. For the second time in a month I’ve found a “running coach” stealing and selling the RunnersConnect Strength Training for Runners Program. This time, Cathy Ahearn from Learn to Run Strong is blatantly selling our program to unsuspecting runners. Here is... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-06-17
  • Male Age Group Triathletes: Running Form Comparison
    Earlier today while coaching our weekly Oregon Circuits session here in Norwich, I used the Ubersense App on my iPhone to capture some interesting running footage. I managed to quickly record some contrasting examples of running technique in two of our regulars. I wasn’t planning on getting the camera out, but I wanted to post a... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-06-16
  • 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