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Halloween Costumes for Runners and Tennis Players

Halloween Costumes for Runners and Tennis Players

As athletes (I’ve never called myself an athlete), let’s call us “activity lovers.” As activity lovers, whatever your sport or favorite past time, whether that’s running, yoga, CrossFit, tennis, etc. We may feel like we want to flow our love of activity into our love […]



What are Sweat Bands Used For? And How Did They Even Become a “Thing”?

What are Sweat Bands Used For? And How Did They Even Become a “Thing”?

When I think of sweatbands, my mind throws me into a whirling pool of rainbow water and spits me out into the ’80s. Olivia Newton-John’s “Physical” is playing, and there are hundreds of glowingly perfect 20-somethings doing bicep curls covered in neon colors and legwarmers. […]



Lifestyle Footwear for Everyday Wear: Comfortable and Trendy

Lifestyle Footwear for Everyday Wear: Comfortable and Trendy

We have our running shoes, date night kicks, wedding heels, flip-flops, slip-ons, weightlifting shoes mayhaps, but do we have ‘casual’ footwear for everyday life? Maybe your answer is “of course I do!” And that’s fantastic. Because we have even MORE for your shoe closet. But if […]



Saucony Freedom ISO: Love your Look, Love your Workout

Saucony Freedom ISO: Love your Look, Love your Workout

When I tried these specific Saucony Freedom ISOs on for the first time during a photo shoot, I exclaimed “OH MY GOSH DUSTIN! THESE LOOK SO CUTE ON ME!” Dustin, our in-house photographer, then snapped the above pic as I presented these beauties to him. […]



Boston Marathon Freedom ISO is MASSively Cool

Boston Marathon Freedom ISO is MASSively Cool

Always held on Patriots’ Day, the third Monday of April, the Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon, second longest continuously running footrace in North America AND ranks as one of the world’s best-known road racing events! I’m sure you’ve heard of it… you might […]



Introductory GPS Watch for the Fitness Watch Beginner

Introductory GPS Watch for the Fitness Watch Beginner

The Timex Ironman GPS “snaps the watch on the wrist” for the most technical, affordable GPS fitness watch of this year. With real-time pace, speed and distance and multi-sports functionality for running, swimming and biking as well as interval times and race mode, the Timex […]



Fall Running Clothing Must-Haves for Your Closet

Fall Running Clothing Must-Haves for Your Closet

A change of the season means a change of dress. Luckily, all of the running brands we work with are completely aware of the seasonal changes also (phew, we’re not the only ones). Leggings, long-sleeves, zip-ups, OH MY! The cold days are good days. Prepare […]



This Fall Vegetable Fights Inflammation, Protects Eyes and Helps Prevent Cancer

This Fall Vegetable Fights Inflammation, Protects Eyes and Helps Prevent Cancer

I hope the “carvish” markered-face at the top of the article gave the fall veggie away! I’m talking about PUMPKINS! Pumpkins contain the most common type of pro-vitamin A: beta-carotene. This carotenoid has incredible benefits. Maybe instead of carving pumpkins, we should be eating them […]



Ultrarunner & Physical Therapist Recommends the Milestone Pod for Runners!

Ultrarunner & Physical Therapist Recommends the Milestone Pod for Runners!

Jackie Palmer Merritt, 29, of Atlanta, GA, is a kick-ass ultra-runner, Pod-lover and Milestone Sports athlete. Jackie is also a PhD, physical therapist and biomechanist – a perfect match for a running brand focused on gait and form. She finished 7th female in 2017 Western […]



Why Do We Need Protein and How Can We Get it Cleanly?

Why Do We Need Protein and How Can We Get it Cleanly?

Protein helps create the body’s structure or the body as we know it. Our muscle, hair, nails, tissues, and enzymes are made of protein. So, it’s safe to say that protein is of vital importance to us, as humans. There’s been some debate over the […]