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
There is so much to love about the summer – sunshine, warm weather, the beach, the 4th of July…the list goes on. But one thing runners and active people do NOT like about the summer is the dreaded chafe. Chafing is one of the less glamorous parts of running, but hey, it happens to everyone.… Read More SUMMER ESSENTIALS: BodyGlide & SportShield
Having some trouble maintaining consistency with your running lately? You’re not alone. It seems as if this stretch of heat and humidity just snuck up on us. Don’t get us wrong – we’re delighted that summer is here. But it has required some adjustments in our training. Here are some tried and true tips to… Read More SWEAT IS LOVE: Summer Running Tips
Let’s try a little science experiment. Go grab a cotton t-shirt. Run it under the faucet for about 30 seconds. Now put it on and go out for a run. Not so much fun, right? You hear us constantly harping on the fact that cotton is no good when it comes to running and working… Read More The Fabric of Our Lives?
Originally published July 2016, edited and reposted February 2017 While we tend to focus on hydration products specifically in the summer months, it’s important to keep an eye on your hydration all year round, especially if you’re training for a long distance race or doing intense workouts on a regular basis. Before we talk about… Read More HYDRATION BASICS: Your Summer Fuel Guide
Ridiculously excited for this one. Saucony is bringing the heat this summer with their new Run Pops collection! These shoes are designed to bring you back to those summer days cooling off with a popsicle treat. Saucony has created Long Run Lemon, Outkick Orange, Toe the Lime, Personal Best Blue, and Race Day Red so you… Read More INSTA CONTEST: Show us your cool down!
by Megan Vigue, assistant manager – Marathon Sports Boston While I promised myself I wouldn’t complain about the heat after this winter, I’ve definitely been struggling through most of my runs this week. The humidity combined with temperatures in the 80’s have really made it feel like summer in Boston, and for most runners that… Read More Beat the heat: Summer Running Tips