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Gift Guide: Chocolate!

Nearly everyone loves chocolate and the runner on your list is certainly deserving of a delicious delight. Theo Holiday Chocolate Bars are USDA Organic and Fair Trade Certified and available in four tantalizing flavors: Milk & Cookies, Gingerbread Spice, Nutcracker Toffee and Peppermint Stick. Pick up a supply of these tasty stocking stuffers at your […]

Polar Training Tips: December 2011

THIS MONTH’S TRAINING TIP SPONSORED BY Polar RCX5 Top reasons to train with heart rate during the off season: Takes the guess work out of your training. Gauges your intensity. The goal for off season training is to not over train, but recover from the previous season and stay fresh. Helps you try new, fun […]

Spread the Love

Make the running bug contagious! Use these reader-tested tactics to help motivate your friends and family to hit the streets. Wendy Toth, a 30-year-old runner from New York City, has a clear mental picture of her ideal Sunday morning: I’d go for a long weekend run with my boyfriend, and then we’d stop by a […]

Gift Guide: Hydration Goes Green

EarthLust’s BPA-free stainless steel water bottles provide an eco-savvy and uber-chic method to reduce the environmental impact of disposable plastic. Your gift recipient will love toting one of EarthLusts’s cool and calming designs to yoga, spin class, work or school – anywhere and everywhere she’ll work up a thirst.    

Gift Guide: Borelli Scarf

Wrap up the gift of sporty warmth this holiday season with the Borelli Scarf. Made of super soft sweat-wicking, quick-drying, anti-stink-inducing drirelease fabric, Borelli’s signature scarf is an ideal accessory for every gal on the go.     Wear Borelli before, after or even during winter workouts for cozy warmth and to ward off post-ride […]

Gift Guide: Running Skirts

Southern California based Running Skirts provide a fun, flirty, fashionable alternative to traditional running shorts or tights – and everyone that’s tried them raves about the phenomenal fit. If you’re lucky enough to live (and shop) near Encinitas, by all means pay a visit to the company’s flagship store. Otherwise, there’s still time to order online […]

Destination: Laguna Phuket

As a journalist, I’ve had the good fortune to travel on assignment to a variety of desirable destination events. None, though, has so stoked my fancy as the Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship in Laguna Phuket, Thailand.  Laguna Phuket is a collection of seven integrated resort properties perched on 1,000 acres of tropical parkland and beachfront, […]

Gift Guide: Sweet Zzzzzzzz’s

  As any insomniac (including myself!) can tell you, lack of sleep can thwart the best-laid plans for good health and good fitness. A perfect gift for the under-rested runner on your list is the NightWave Sleep Assistant. NIghtWave projects a soft blue light in your bedroom, allowing you to synchronize your breathing with the […]

Gift Guide: Ho ho ho Moji!

Give the gift of massage that keeps on giving with the Moji 360 Ultimate Bundle. This hand held self massager contains rollers that break up scar tissue and mimic the strokes of a massage therapist. Varying sized spheres allow for customized intensity, providing a perfect massage every time, anytime or place. – Holly Bennett  

Gift Guide: Soothing Foot Cream

Give the gift of TLC to your runner friends’ feet with Strutz Soothing Foot Cream. The refreshing cream helps soften rough, cracked feet and control odor – issues that every runner would love to combat. The 2 oz. tub makes a perfect stocking stuffer or a tiny holiday treat for every pal in your running […]