Introducing the Ghost 5: Interview with Brooks’ Jon Teipen

The Brooks Ghost 5 is so supremely smooth and impeccably balanced, it’s scary. Brooks took the best of the award-winning Ghost 3 and 4 designs, built in new innovations, and then merged it all with striking colors and patterns.  To get an inside look at the inspiration and design of the new Ghost, we caught up with Brooks Sports Footwear Product Line Manager Jon Teipen.Q.  The … [Read more...]

Layering 101

Do You Layer?It’s no secret that ambulatory athletes (our runners, walkers and hikers) harbor a special hatred of winter. Walking in the cold and snow is unpleasant. Running in the dark is dangerous.But many of these problems can be fixed by taking a fundamental adaptation—layering our clothes—and applying it to working out.Why Layer?Adding or shedding layers will give you more … [Read more...]

Introducing Nathan VITAband: Interview with Matt Pierce

Introducing the Nathan VITAband™.  The only band offering ID & Cash on-the-go.  For an inside scoop on the Nathan VITAband we caught up with Matt Pierce, Penguin Brands Marketing & Communications Consultant.What was the inspiration behind developing the NATHAN VITAband™?“Athletes are at the core of everything we do: we strive to understand the needs of all of our … [Read more...]

How To HiViz Ragnar Relay Style

Have you heard of the epic adventure that is the Ragnar Relay?  Imagine you and 11 of your closest friends running 200(ish) miles, day and night, relay-style, through some of the most scenic terrain North America could muster. Add in crazy runners, inside jokes and a mild case of sleep deprivation. The result? Some call it a slumber party without sleep, pillows or deodorant.  … [Read more...]

Introducing the NB MX20: Interview with New Balance’s Kevin Fitzpatrick

CrossFit is one of the fastest growing trends in the fitness industry.  The style of training prepares you both physically and physiologically for essentially any physical task.  Choice footwear for the sport requires balance, stability and multi-directional flexibility in a lightweight design.  Enter the MX20 and WX20 from New Balance. The MX20 and WX20 are from the New … [Read more...]