Tag Archives: Take

  • Elite Oregon Club Teams Take to the Track

    Of late, American distance running is going through bit of an identity crisis spawned from the fact that the athletes participating seemingly have no identity.  When the best track athletes graduate from college and sign endorsement contracts, they join a team that in many cases spans the globe. While an endorsement deal is a momentous […]

  • The Saucony Cortana 4: Take A First Look

    There’s no denying that Saucony’s Cortana is a little bit of an oddity. Maximum cushioning, plush features, a 4mm offset and a lightweight design – typically not things you would see in the same description. The fact that the Cortana sits in its own category, though, doesn’t mean that the shoe hasn’t gained traction amongst […]

  • Saucony Guide 7 – A Fresh Take on Traditional

    When more “minimal” footwear was on top of runner’s minds just a few short years ago, Saucony delivered a powerhouse performer with their Kinvara. It stripped away a lot of structure and offered a nearly level platform, but was still enough shoe for runners coming from a traditional trainer who wanted to play around with […]

  • Should You Take Ice Baths?

    Many coaches and athletes believe that ice baths can help your body recover from strenuous exercise, like a long run or a heavy sprint session. The idea is that the intensity of the cold water on your legs helps flush out lactic acid and other toxins, and the bath approach is able to treat a […]

  • How To: Take a Rest Day

    Hill workout? Check. Negative splits? Check. Rest day? Uh…maybe tomorrow. Yeah, we thought so. Most dedicated runners excel when it comes to pushing through long runs or sweating out an intense sprint training session. But when it comes to resting, many of you are at a loss. We’re not going to tell you to trade […]

  • Salomon EXO S-Lab: Take on the Trail

    When you take to the trail, you want to feel like a warrior. Your time on the trail is an opportunity to push yourself to new levels of performance. Salomon’s EXO S-Lab trail product offers superior performance for the dedicated trail runner. EXO S-Lab Twinskin Skort This piece of gear is not your average running […]

  • Mizuno Wave Rider 16 Our Take

    Our Tweet Now lighter than ever, the Mizuno Wave Rider 16 is a responsive daily trainer for the neutral runner. (View Men’s Wave Rider 16 and Women’s Wave Rider 16) Big Updates New Upper Mesh: An open mesh design improves breathability and offers a fit that more easily adapts to your foot. Softer Heel Cushioning: […]

  • A Fresh Take on Thanksgiving Leftovers

    Fast forward to this weekend: you’re finally starting to come out of the post-turkey tryptophan fog, but you still have a fridge full of Thanksgiving leftovers. We’ve whipped up a few healthful recipes to put your feast foods to good use, and to help fuel you through training sessions. Turkey Cranberry Wrap Turkey and cranberry […]