Runners who live in parts of the country where winter means cold temps, biting winds, limited daylight, snow and ice have to be highly dedicated (and sometimes a little crazy!) during this challenging season. Depending on conditions in your area, with proper precautions, you can run outside most of the winter. For those diehards who thrive on logging miles outdoors, consider the following: » Read Full Story
We asked Heather, our Master Trainer who lives just outside of Iowa City, Iowa, to tell us how she stays warm during winter runs. Check out her recommendations, from electronics to head wear, for cold weather running gear. » Read Full Story
Women are certainly known for loving shoes. And now more than ever, there are greater choices of athletic (and casual and former) footwear. How does know which are the best running shoes for women? » Read Full Story
For over 25 years, New Balance Athletic Shoes has partnered with Susan G. Komen in the fight against breast cancer. And New Balance takes their support above and beyond the average company. » Read Full Story
As a National Account Sales Manager for Octane Fitness, I spend a great deal of time in workout clothes.Â When I purchase workout apparel I look for high quality clothes that are comfortable, travel well and look good. I do not want to have to take special care of my workout clothes â€“ they go from the washer to the dryer and then to either my suitcase or the gym bag. As a result, over time I have found some tried-and-true favorites that I could not live without. » Read Full Story
One of the best parts of hitting the gym is that post-workout feeling of invincibility.Â When, for a moment, you actual thinking to yourself â€śI could bend steal right nowâ€ť or feeling like the Hulk as you walk to your car. Well now you donâ€™t have to wait until post-workout for that super hero feeling, you can look the part from set 1. » Read Full Story
Sports bras are an workout must-have but they don’t have to be boring or bland. Here are a handful of sports bras too cute you will not want to cover them up. They also look just as adorable peaking out from under a workout top.
These days there seems to be no shortage of companies selling workout clothes and more stores than ever before are stocking apparel.Â Whether its compression socks, ultra-cute sports bras, or any imaginable item that can be made from moisture whicking material, companies are trying to cash in.