Buying Running Shoes? Experts Share Their Dos & Don’ts

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“For women, shoes are the most important. Good shoes take you good places.” -Seo Min Hyun Running doesn't take a lot of fancy equipment --- you can get your sweat on pretty much any time, anywhere, while wearing anything. But a good pair of running shoes are non-negotiable. The wrong shoes can …
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Speaking Freely on Nike’s Latest, the Free 4.0 Flyknit

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I don't know about you, but I really dread running-shoe shopping. I have a big foot. I'm weird about fits. I overpronate. With all of that, I'm already swimming up a hard stream so just imagine the pure joy that rushes over me when I do find THE perfect running shoe. I run those babies into the …
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5 Spring Shoes to Put a Fit Pep in Your Step

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One of my favorite parts of spring and summer are sandals, flip-flops and other open-aired spring foot situations. I mean, is there anything better than having your tootsies wiggle in the warm sunshine after months of being cooped up in socks? Nope, there's not. Which is why we've spent the last few …
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Compress Don’t Regress: Tish’s Take on the FBG Retreat

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Compression socks became kind of my theme for the FBG retreat, so my overall thoughts on the week center around all things recovery --- both physical and mental. There's just nothing like the joy of healing I tell ya! A little back story: The night before I left for Kansas City, Kathy from Marvy …
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His-and-Hers Running Shoes: Puma Faas 500 v3 and Faas 300 v3

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Seeing that in past years Ryan has been such a big fan of these running shoes and this workout apparel, we thought that this year, we'd have him do another review for Fit Bottomed Dudes' Week. This time with a twist! Both Ryan and I (Jenn) put the new Puma Faas v3 line to the test of lots of …
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Mizuno Asks: What if Everybody Ran? (Plus Mizuno Wave Rider 17 Review)

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As I've mentioned in the past, I'm really lucky to count a huge number of talented, dedicated and sociable runners as my friends. We might have different races and different paces, but once we all gather together at the end, we're all just runners. (And, generally, happy to be done!) Recently, …
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Need a Little Stability But Not Too Much Stability? This Is Your Shoe

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It's like The Story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears --- but for runners. You want shoes that are light and neutral but still have a little bit of stability. You want shoes that can help you run fast, but still feel like you're supported. You want shoes that are juuust riiight. If this sounds …
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Want to Go Running in the Snow? These Two Products Make It Possible (Without You Biting It)

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A week or so ago, one of my good friends sent me this funny clip via Twitter. And it cracked me up. Yes, running in the snow and ice does kind of make you a bad ass. I mean, talk about nothing stopping you from getting your workout on! But. Well, dude, that's not very safe! Bad-ass or not, you're …
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