Brooks Running Ghost 7: Lighter and More ‘Ghost-Like’ Than Ever Before

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After three years of being a Brooks Running blog ambassador (disclosure --- however this post is straight-up-now-tell-ya my opinion), I kind of feel like a Brooks expert. I mean, clearly I'm not really an expert (it's not like I actually make running shoes for a living!), but over the years during …
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Gettin’ Fancy With Specialized Running Shoes

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We’re getting fancy with our running shoes today! Though running shoes used to be a pretty standard setup (soles, upper, laces --- voila! Go run!), a lot of niche markets have popped up within running in recent years. Today, if you go to your local running shop, you’ll find a variety of categories …
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Anatomy of a Running Shoe

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While you’re shopping for your new running shoes (because now you've got the expert tips, right?), you’ll likely hear your sales associate throw around the lingo of the trade: “heel-toe drop,” “midsole,” “bends.” But what does it all mean? Never fear: we’ve got a crib sheet to help you learn the ins …
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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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