GO>ID Review

Steve AnkneyGadget Reviews, General, Reviews0 Comments

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Staying fit is one thing, staying safe is a whole different game.  As we’ve mentioned before, staying safe while out for a run, hike, walk, ride, climb, or swim is an extremely important factor to consider when participating in these activities.  For the most part, this can be achieved through simple means: going out with a friend, keeping yourself well-lit … Read More

The Challenges of Coaching

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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

Featured Runner: Kim Virden

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My name is Kim Virden and “I’m a Runner.” I think I was born a natural athlete. I’ve been in sports since I was in kindergarten, and competed on my first swim team at age 5.  I was always doing some type of sport… if I wasn’t swimming, playing tennis, or downhill skiing, I was out fishing. I’ve always been … Read More

GymPact: Get Paid to Work Out

MeaganApplication Reviews, General, Reviews0 Comments

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Staying motivated is one of the biggest hurdles people face when it comes to working out, especially for those who are just beginning an exercise program. As someone who has been a (fairly) consistent runner for almost two years now, even I struggle to get myself out of the door. A training schedule for an upcoming race definitely helps motivate … Read More

And So It Begins…

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Well, I never thought I would coach a track team.  Never in a thousand years.  Yet, here I am, up super late trying to put together a workout schedule for the month of April, trying to order spikes and singlets, and thinking what in the world am I doing?! Every year, Schlumberger competes against the top oil companies in Houston … Read More

Merrell M-Connect Series Review

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When Merrell first asked us to review the M-Connect Series running shoes and apparel, we were thrilled because our previous experiences with Merrell have always been very positive.  The Merrell M-Connect Series is the company’s rebranding effort and update to their barefoot line.  As you might recall in my Flux Glove review post, I mentioned how confusing their naming scheme is, but … Read More

Wear This, Not That: Running Edition!

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Deciding what to wear when you go running sounds like it should be simple. If it’s cold, add some layers. If it’s hot, slap on a pair of sunglasses, shorts, and a t-shirt. Easy, right? But wait, have you factored in how much you’ll heat up as you get warmed up and start to sweat? Or how about the wind … Read More