Running Around the Web This Week – 008

This week for you: running with a baby stroller, how far do people run in different sports, a history of the Nike Free, Newton launches a transition shoe and a history of minimalist running shoes.

This week for you: running with a baby stroller, how far do people run in different sports, a history of the Nike Free, Newton launches a transition shoe and a history of minimalist running shoes.

Here they come.

12 Tips for Running with a Stroller

Yeah, don’t let the name “fit bottomed mamas” put you off (or on too much!). Sister site of “fit bottomed girls”, it’s a great source of fitness advice and in this case a few valid points about running with a baby stroller. I did it all last summer and loved it.

http://fitbottomedmamas.com/2013/02/running-with-baby-12-tips-for-stroller-workouts/

How far do you run in different sports?

This Gizmodo article answers this question, comparing the distances run in sports like baseball, basketball, tennis, football… you might be surprised.

http://gizmodo.com/5992583/how-far-do-you-run-in-different-sports

A-Z of Nike Free

Nike is pushing hard the launch of their new Nike Frees this year. Obvious promotion aside, this interactive book is cleverly designed and a pleasure to go through.

http://nikeinc.com/news/nike-free-a-z

Newton Running is launching the new “Energy NR”

Although Newton has proven that it is a serious contender in the competitive running/triathlon arena, many runners still hesitate trying them for two reason: a high retail price and some steep learning curve.

The Energy NR will be priced at $119 and be more “beginner friendly”. We are waiting to try this shoe !

http://pitch.pe/12k78e9

The rise of the minimal running shoes

Quite eloquent title, this article from Outside Online presents a short but complete timeline of the evolutions that eventually led to the Minimalist madness.

http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-gear/footwear/running-shoes/road-running-shoes/Deconstructed-The-Rise-of-the-Minimalist-Running-Shoe.html

That’s all folks! Have a great weekend !




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