running

Nike just released its first shoe with an all-foam bottom

Nike just announced their first shoe with an all-foam sole powered by a new foam technology called React. The shoe is called the Nike Epic React Flyknit and is a running shoe, which will release on F

Studio makes running more exciting with coaching, music and competition

Jason Baptiste wants you to run -- Studio is all about "turning fitness into entertainment," while also making sure you get a good workout.

Will science and good shoes help break the two-hour marathon barrier this weekend?

This weekend, Eliud Kipchoge, Lelisa Desisa and Zersenay Tadese will attempt to run a marathon in under two hours. It’s a bold – and some say impossible – goal, and a hell of a marketing campaig

Garmin Releases Three New Exercise Watches To Keep You Unflabby

Another day, another fitness device that can track your distance, pace, heart rate, and nag you when you don’t exercise. This time we have the Garmin 230, 235, and 630, three great smartwatches

RunScribe Is A Wearable For Granular Gait Analysis

Do you heel strike or are you a forefoot runner? If you have no idea what that question means this wearable probably isn't for you. RunScribe is aiming for serious running geeks who want to nerd out o

Powerbeats2 Review: Wireless Running Earbuds That Should Keep You On Pace

Beats rolled out a couple of new products immediately following the news that it would be acquired by Apple, and one of them is the new Powerbeats2 in-ear wireless headset, which packs Bluetooth and a

TomTom Cardio GPS Watch Review: Put Your Heart Rate In The Driver’s Seat

I like running, perhaps to a fault, if only because while running you basically can’t pay attention to anything else once you get up to speed so long as you’re doing it right. So basically

Runtastic Releases Scary, Exciting “Story Running” To Encourage Your Ploddings

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/Runtastic">Runtastic</a>, an Austrian running startup with an aim of hitting the Polars and Nikes of the world where it counts, has released something it's cal

Aiming To Be A Full-Service Fitness Platform, Runtastic Launches New Indoor App Suite; Hits 14M Downloads

Thanks to MapMyFitness, RunKeeper, Nike and many more, apps that keep track of your exercise and push you to drop those extra pounds are by no means novel. Nonetheless, bootstrapped European startup <

Runens Social Running App Will Let You Train With Friends, Strangers

As we all know, long distance runners are lonely. You’re out there on your own, feet hitting the pavement, strange birds pecking at your hair as you scramble up and down alien streets at dawn or

Beginner's guide to barefoot running

http://viewer.docstoc.com/Beginners Guide to Five Fingers – The good lads over at BirthdayShoes.com put together an interesting presentation on VFFs and barefoot running. It’s fairly conci

Nike unveils the new Nike+ SportBand

Available starting July 15th is the brand spankin’ new Nike+ SportBand. The $59 watch-like device will be available in grey with pink, dark with yellow and black with red. The SportBand gives vitals

Running through WoW on treadmills

  Why, oh why, did these lady deprived dudes, not only create the system to physically run in World of Warcraft, but then film themselves for all of us to make fun of them. Why?  via Gizmodo

Nike ditches Apple, SportBand shows up on FCC

I’m a big fan of Nike and have been since I was a kid. One of the many perks of growing up in Oregon meant you probably knew someone who worked at Nike, which meant you could get stuff at the em

Would you run 26.2 miles without music?

Many, many, many years ago, I made peace with the fact that I’ll never run a marathon. It was an easy decision because I find running excessive distances to be painful and boring. It’s jus

Reebok Wants You To Get Ready For The Fit, Ride Of Your Life

I had an incredible opportunity to visit the Reebok campus and see what effect the Adidas takeover had on the company and its vision for the future. What they showed me blew my mind. When the Spring &

Nike Amp+ Watch Does The Dirty With The FCC

Following the success of the Nike+iPod Sport Kit that’s taken the running world by storm is the Amp+ watch that commandeers your iPod nano while you’re jogging off that flab. It even has a fancy s

Quite A Few People Run With The Nike+iPod System

Overall, I’d definitely say the Apple/Nike deal is a success. With the world’s largest shoe manufacturer teaming up with the maker of the most popular MP3 player, it was already a match ma

Sweatin' to the Oldies, CrunchGear-Style

It’s amazing where people will take their music player, but few activities are better suited to music listening than exercising. Whether you’re getting your exercise ya-yas out in the wate

Marathon Training for Nerds

Mmmmm… lube-y. I’ve been a runner since sophomore year in college. It was easy to take up and easy to do — just go in a straight line and don’t fall — and aside from a fe
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