For Runners & Athletes

  1. February 28, 2017

    Top 10 Gift Ideas for Runners

    There’s nothing like showing you care during the holiday season by choosing gifts based on the recipient’s personality and preferences. If you’ve got a runner in your life and you want to give a present that reflects their passion, you’re in luck! Here are our top 10 gift ideas for runners so you don’t have to rack your brain to think of something great.

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  2. February 28, 2017

    Basketball Shoe Insoles for Shock Absorption

    Basketball is an excellent sport for getting a great workout and improving hand-eye coordination, speed and stamina. But it’s not all fun and games. If you don’t have the proper support and shock absorption for your feet, you run the risk of some serious injuries due to overuse. Acute injuries on the court cannot often be prevented, as they’re accidental and result from falls and bad landings after jumps. But there are things you can do to avoid common chronic basketball injuries.
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  3. February 28, 2017

    5 Common Running Injuries and How to Avoid Them

    While running is a great sport for exercise, endurance and staying centered, just like any sport it can hurt as much as help your body if you do it improperly. In addition to muscle strains and ankle sprains, here are 5 common running injuries along with strategies you can employ to avoid succumbing to them.

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  4. February 28, 2017

    Running on the Road: A Holiday Packing List for Runners

    Holiday travel can be hectic in even the best situations. If you plan to travel for the holidays and want to keep up your running routine, make sure you pack everything you’ll need to make your runs successful away from home ¬– and to be a respectful guest in someone else’s home. Use this holiday packing list for runners as a starting point and adapt according to your specific needs and plans.
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  5. February 28, 2017

    How to Stick to Your Running Routine over the Holidays

    The holiday season can take a serious toll on your running habit if you’re not careful. It’s the most common time for everyone to lose track of their fitness routine, and it can be especially difficult for runners – dodging social commitments, food overload and bad weather. But there’s good news: it is possible to get into the habit of running throughout the holidays – you just have to be a little flexible. Here are our top 6 tips to keep up with your running over the holidays.

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  6. February 28, 2017

    Develop a Running Habit by Signing Up for a Turkey Trot

    As the weather turns chilly, you might start thinking about all of the heavy comfort foods that come with the holidays, as well as the lack of exercise that often accompanies them. Don’t panic – you can still get into the habit of running this time of year by signing up for a local Turkey Trot! Here are some reasons why participating in Turkey Trots can be the best way to start running.

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  7. February 28, 2017

    Shoe Inserts for Runners

    If you suffer from foot pain, a running shoe insole can be an essential part of your running routine. However, using the wrong insole for your particular needs can actually increase foot pain rather than relieve it. Learn whether you need running shoe insoles and if so, determine the cause of the problem and the right solution.
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  8. February 28, 2017

    2017 Marathons to Consider

    If you’re thinking of registering for a marathon, half marathon or other race next year, now is the time to start thinking and planning for which ones you’d like to run. Note that if you’re a very strong runner, it is possible to complete two full marathons in one year, but it is safer to aim for a single one. Here are some things to keep in mind when considering races.

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  9. February 28, 2017

    5 Runners’ Accessories We Have Technology to Thank For

    In our tech-saturated culture it can be easy to get overwhelmed by the new gadgets that seem to pop up daily. But there are some runners’ accessories that really rise above the rest – and technology doesn’t always have to mean computerized gear. Check out our list of the top runners’ equipment that technology has made possible.
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  10. February 28, 2017

    Winter Hiking Checklist – What to Bring on the Trail

    Hiking in the winter months can be extremely rewarding: beautiful scenery, less crowded trails, no hot weather to deal with. But if you plan to take advantage of cold-weather hiking, there are some things you’ll need to be sure you don’t leave without. Winter hiking gear is a must for staying safe and comfortable on the trail during the off season. Use this winter hiking checklist as a starting point for gearing up.

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