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VIDEO: adidas Launches Customizable Energy Boost ESM

The adidas Energy Boost is getting a revamp with stylish mesh details and breathability for the first time in a spot that shows what it’s like when running feels like floating and looks like flying as the more energy you give, the more you get. The customizable Energy Boost ESM is updated aesthetically and functionally with a new upper made from seamless engineered stretch mesh combined with […]

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Book Review: Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook, 5th Edition (2014)

An invaluable resource for active people and a classic reference for nutrition professionals. Revised and updated, Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook, Fifth Edition, provides answers to the many questions asked by active people who are confused about what, how and when to eat for optimal health and peak athletic performance. Nancy clears up that confusion […]

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New Website Created to Showcase Advanced Line of Exercise Equipment

ERGO Fitness Machines® announces the launch of a new e-commerce website; web developer Precept Partners provides design and technology for informative, customer-centric shopping experience Officials with ERGO Fitness Machines® today announced the launch of an all new, e-commerce website, showcasing the 2014 lineup of ERGO Fitness Machines treadmills and accessories. The website features responsive design and numerous […]

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adidas Helps Control the Ladies with Expanded Bra Collection

Release provided by Caitlin Albaugh, adidas helps control the ladies with an expanded sports bra collection to help find your perfect fit for all support levels. Doubled since last year, the collection features the new maximum support Energy Bra and is available now at Not only built to look good, adidas bras are engineered to keep up with your intensity and make sweat your best […]

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Racing Weight Cookbook Lean, Light Recipes for Athletes

Racing Weight Cookbook Serves Up the Best Foods for Athletes

Release provided by Dave Trendler. Racing Weight Cookbook delivers more than 100 flavorful, easy recipes that will help athletes hit their ideal weight without compromising performance. The book is the third in the best-selling Racing Weight SeriesT and is now available in bookstores; bike, tri, and running shops; and online. Preview the book and try […]

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Protecto Products Unveils New Line of Reflective Clothing

Southern California-based Protecto Products, a designer, manufacturer and pioneer in the field of reflective hard hats , has formally announced the unveiling of a series of reflective clothing for runners, joggers , backpackers , cyclists, and bikers where protection and visibility are critical to function and safety. Unlike traditional apparel, Protecto’s reflective clothing can be […]

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Quality Sports Nutrition Information: At your Fingertips

The Internet offers an amazing array of sports nutrition information—but it also contributes to great confusion. Many runners complain to me about information overload; they have no idea whom to believe and how to determine which websites offer reputable advice. No wonder; if you google “credible sports nutrition information,” you’ will find over four million […]

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Believe I Am Teams Up With Dear Kate To Create Stylish Performance Underwear for Active Women

Believe I Am, a line of inspiring training journals, apparel and accessories adorned with transformative designs rooted in sports psychology and created by Olympic runner Roisin McGettigan, has collaborated with Dear Kate, creators of revolutionary underthings for women lined with special wicking and leak resistant fabric, to create the “I Am Strong” Running Bikini Set. The stylish line of performance underwear […]

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Gear Review: PRO Compression Socks

In the age of compression, the question turns from “why should I wear compression gear?” to “which compression gear is right for me?”  It seems as though compression socks are ubiquitous in the running community, but did you know that it goes much further than that?  From baseball players to ultrarunners to golfers, the message […]

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photo courtesy of the B.A.A. Used with permission.

Marathon Man, by Bill Rodgers and Matthew Shepatin

Post originally appeared on the RunBlogRun site; review for RBR by Jeff Benjamin. Bill Rodgers is one of the most iconic of figures in modern American distance running. Between Frank Shorter and Bill Rodgers, the modern running booms began, were cultivated and flowered into a huge global business covering running footwear, running stores and the global […]

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LED Pet Products from Nite Ize

Release provided by: Nicki Thomas. While man’s best friend can be the sweetest pal around, there’s no denying that when the sun goes down they can get into trouble. Luckily,Nite Ize has developed a whole line of dog-centric products focused on keeping those furry friends, safe, seen, and entertained once the sun goes down. Feel confident while […]

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Shoe Review: 2013 Winter Minimalist

This post originally appeared on Running Product Reviews. In this review, our third annual look at minimalist shoes, we examine this growing category and feature seven new shoes and one updated model for you to consider – with another eight minimalist shoes coming a bit later.  In deciding what a minimalist shoe is, we use […]

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ShopSmart: Five Great Workout Apps

Release provided by: Melissa Valentino. Creative and innovative fitness classes are popping up everywhere, but some days, there just isn’t time to get to the gym.  The March 2013 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from Consumer Reports, features exercise apps that allow users to get in all types of workouts anytime, anywhere. “Sticking to fitness goals can be […]

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Seamless Design Meets Versatile Functionality with Rudy Project’s New Deewhy Sunglass

Release provided by: Devin Johnson. Designed with the sports enthusiast in mind, while still maintaining a laid-back, dynamic look, the Deewhy sunglasses are Rudy Project’s newest edition to its casual line. Think golden sand, warm sun, water, surf, relaxing – named after the famous Australian beach, Deewhy gives an unmistakable and stylish sport style to […]

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Tiny Foot Pod Tracks Running Shoe Mileage

Release provided by: Sarah Lieneke-Nickle. New affordable foot pod passively tracks running shoe mileage to help minimize injuries while storing crucial emergency information that can be life-saving. Milestone, a company offering technology products to active individuals, introduces a tiny foot pod that attaches to running shoes to track mileage, and has launched a campaign on Indiegogo, the flexible crowd […]

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New Insect Shield® Apparel & Gear

Release provided by: Janine Robertson. Protect yourself & family in the coming months from spring/summer insects & the diseases they can carry. 40,000 cases of lyme disease are documented in the US alone every year and health experts are predicting 2013 to be another bad year … Insect Shield’s EPA-registered technology converts clothing and gear into […]

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Hit Your Fastest Weight with the New Racing Weight

Release provided by: Dave Trendler. Certified sports nutritionist and best-selling author Matt Fitzgerald has updated his proven weight-management program for athletes in the new second edition of Racing Weight: How to Get Lean for Peak Performance. Three out of four endurance athletes are concerned about their body weight because they know that excess fat hurts their performance. Now endurance athletes […]

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RecoFit™ Compression Gear Upgrades Packaging, Logo and Website

Release provided by: Susan Walton. RecoFit Compression Gear is introducing bold new packaging with dramatic photography and a redesigned logo to its technical performance product line. The upgraded packaging will be eye-catching to consumers as well as easy to use for retail staff. Moving from the previous open, hanger design to enclosed boxes with consumer- and retailer-friendly slide-out trays simplifies […]

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Choose Your Adventure in The World’s Toughest Endurance Challenges

Release provided by: Dave Trendler. The World’s Toughest Endurance Challenges profiles 50 of the most extreme marathons, triathlons, bike rides, adventure races, climbs, open-water swims and other iconic endurance events from around the world. Breathtaking full-color photographs and insider commentary from top athletes will thrill runners, cyclists, triathletes, extreme sports addicts, and outdoor adventurers. The book is now available in bookstores and […]

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Craig Alexander’s New Book As the Crow Flies Tells the Inside Story of His Championship Season

Release provided by: Dave Trendler. One year ago, Craig Alexander broke a 15-year course record to win his third Ironman® World Championship. His new book As the Crow Flies, just released in time for the 2012 Ironman World Championship, tells the complete story of his history-making season. As the Crow Flies: My Journey to Ironman World Champion reveals Crowie’s approach, his […]

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SIGVARIS Announces a New Compression Sock Tough Enough to Tackle the Outdoors – Merino Outdoor Wool Socks

Release provided by: Melissa Gwozdz. SIGVARIS’ newest sports socks are the ideal compression socks for active people who enjoy the outdoors. Constructed with Australian Merino Wool, these socks are soft, comfortable and itch-free, making SIGVARIS Merino Outdoor Wool Socks the perfect socks for those who love the great outdoors. The SIGVARIS Merino Outdoor Wool Socks provide […]

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Running Mama’s!

Introducing Mountain Mama! Think high performing, active apparel for women with a baby bump. This company exists for a simple reason…to encourage women to get outside and play throughout their pregnancy. Not only that, Mountain Mama believes expecting ladies shouldn’t have to sacrifice their simple pleasure of wearing stylish, functional apparel. Winner of the 2011 […]

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