Your running and fitness apparel is an investment, and while these pieces won’t last forever, you can maximize their lifespans and, most importantly, keep the stank away by caring for them properly: HANG IT UP AFTER YOUR RUN – When you get back from a run and your clothes are soaked with the sweat of… Read More KEEP IT FRESH: how to care for your gear
Part of a series of runner profiles we’ll be featuring throughout the summer Like many, my relationship with running is complicated. Looking back over the last 27 years of my running life, it seems to be filled with almost equal parts dread and euphoria. For every frigid February morning I’ve stood at the bedroom window… Read More WHY DO I RUN: Patrick’s Story
Part of a series of runner profiles we’ll be featuring throughout the summer It’s not about being fast. It’s the feeling when I finish the run – a feeling like all the troubles and stresses of the day have (at least temporarily) lifted and flown away. I chase that feeling every day. I started running… Read More WHY DO I RUN: Erin’s Story
Q: I’ve heard the term “offset” and “zero drop” from time to time. What do they mean and why should I care? A: Remember the minimalist movement? When people were going barefoot? While that has kind of petered out over the last few years, there was a huge positive takeaway in running shoe technology –… Read More ASK THE SHOE GEEK: What’s an Offset?
Part of a series of runner profiles we’ll be featuring throughout the summer I run because I can. In early spring of 2010, my husband Jim and I sat in a room in Children’s Hospital and watched the attending neurologist show us images of our 5 month old son, Morty’s brain and tell us that… Read More WHY DO I RUN: Tiffany’s Story
Do you like to stay active on vacation? While there are some of us that use a vacation as some nice recovery time and a way to hydrate your body exclusively with margaritas (which is totally fine if that’s your style!), there are others that prefer to stay active even while traveling. If you’re planning… Read More VACATION ESSENTIALS: For the Active Traveler
Part of a series of runner profiles we’ll be featuring throughout the summer I run because I have to. When I’m not at least a little tired, I’m the type of person they invented fidget spinners for. At full steam, I’m physically incapable of sitting still for any amount of time – I’m mentally anxious,… Read More WHY DO I RUN: Joe’s Story