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Saucony Endorphin Pro: The ARM Review

In the carbon fiber arms race taking over the running industry, the new Saucony Endorphin Pro is Excalibur, Zeus’ mighty thunderbolt, or, perhaps even the Infinity Gauntlet. It is top-tier, a thing of beauty, and an absolute monster on the roads. There are two necessary questions to answer when assessing the new wave of carbon [...]

By |July 9th, 2020|Gear|Comments Off on Saucony Endorphin Pro: The ARM Review

What Running Socks Are and Why They Matter

At its core, running is simple â€” put on the shoes, lace them up, and get going. You really don’t need much more to get by, right? Well, maybe not. Let’s take a closer look at, yes, the humble sock. First, we need to say farewell to our old friend, cotton. Cotton: soft, lightweight, natural â€” what’s [...]

By |March 17th, 2020|Gear|Comments Off on What Running Socks Are and Why They Matter

Do I Really Need Trail Running Shoes?

Now that we're getting into spring weather, you’re looking into running trails! But, if you’re just starting out, do you really need dedicated trail shoes? Can you just get by with your road shoes? Do you really need to make another investment in a second (or third, or fourth, or fifth) pair? There is no [...]

By |March 17th, 2020|Gear|Comments Off on Do I Really Need Trail Running Shoes?

Here’s When to Replace Running Shoes

We’re all guilty of having that one pair of shoes that, no matter what trouble they’re giving us or how beat down they look, we just can’t seem to get rid of. It may have given you some awesome miles, gotten you your half marathon PR, or were your first real pair of running shoes. [...]

By |March 17th, 2020|Gear|Comments Off on Here’s When to Replace Running Shoes

How Should My Running Shoes Fit? – The Glass Slipper Paradigm

In a kingdom far, far away, a minimalist, neutral runner who preferred to feel the ground spent her days looking for the perfect shoe for her running and everyday wear in between her cleaning shifts at her stepmother’s home. The Altra Escalante was too wide in the toe box. The Saucony Freedom was too much [...]

By |March 17th, 2020|Gear|Comments Off on How Should My Running Shoes Fit? – The Glass Slipper Paradigm

What is a Gait Analysis and Why Should Every Runner Get One?

I can't remember which pair of shoes I bought when I first got into running a few years ago — and that's a problem! Like a lot of fellow novice runners, I bought something online that looked like a pair of running shoes, threw them on, and hit the pavement. The pavement hit back, and [...]

By |March 16th, 2020|Gear|Comments Off on What is a Gait Analysis and Why Should Every Runner Get One?