The Challenges of Coaching

AshleyGeneral0 Comments

Our home! Lamar Track in Houston.

It’s been a month now since I started coaching my corporate track team.  Practices are held every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday, with about 20 runners coming to practice.  I have been faced with several unforeseen challenges and with leading a group of runners with a huge variety in athletic backgrounds. Needless to say things have been…interesting. “Ashley…This is so hard…” … Read More

From the Toes of Colbert

Steve AnkneyGeneral0 Comments

Colbert-FFS

As I’m sure many of our followers noticed, we posted a picture of Stephen Colbert on our Facebook page on Friday of him wearing a pair of Vibram FiveFingers (specifically the EL-X model). Although a funny shot for Colbert, it was actually a pretty exciting moment for us minimalist runners. Regardless of the countless times our “fad” (as Runner’s World … Read More

Instabeat: Master Your Swim!

MeaganGeneral0 Comments

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It’s been a couple of years now since I’ve hopped in a pool to swim laps, and even longer since I swam competitively, but after spending 8 years on swim teams, including all through high school, the sport of swimming will always be near and dear to my heart. Swimming is an excellent all-around form of exercise, and I always … Read More

SPIbelt Endurance Series Review

Steve AnkneyClothing Reviews, General, Reviews1 Comment

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With as many accessories as there are for runners, most people find it difficult to choose the ones they will use day in and day out. Things get even crazier when you are testing gear and gadgets for a blog, but Meagan and I have one accessory that has made an appearance in all of our races and roughly 80% … Read More

Lems Boulder Boot Review

MeaganGeneral, Shoe Reviews1 Comment

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My Stem Primal Origins, which are the original shoes made by Lems (before they were even called Lems), remain one of my favorite shoes I have tested for Technically Running. They have held up remarkably well considering the hundreds of walking and running miles I’ve put on them. You can imagine, then, that when I heard Lems was going to … Read More

Merrell Trail Glove 2 Review

Steve AnkneyGeneral, Reviews, Shoe Reviews1 Comment

Merrell Trail Glove 2 5

Before I start my review of the Trail Glove 2, I want to mention that when we are testing a shoe, we typically try to log between 30 and 50 miles on a pair before we write up our thoughts on it. I also want to admit that this has not been the case with the Trail Glove 2. In … Read More