VITAband Puts Medical Info and Cash on Your Wrist

VITAband is a medical identification bracelet that gives first responders access to critical contact and medical information in the event of an emergency AND gives access to “touch-and-go” payment at the same time- all right on your wrist. With contactless payment technology built right in, you can literally buy what you


 

Terry Fox – Marathon of Hope

Terry Fox was only 18 years old when he was diagnosed with bone cancer and forced to have his right leg amputated 6 inches above the knee in 1977. While in hospital, Terry was so overcome by the suffering of other cancer patients, many of them young children, that he decided to run across Canada to raise money for cancer


 

The Miracle Mile

An exciting and poetic short documentary exploring the four minute mile, the perfect race. Englishman Roger Bannister was the first to break it and now it is considered the standard for any competitive long distance runner to master


 

Running Shoes That Promise to Improve Your Running Style

"Barefoot Running" and "Forefoot Strike" seem to be the key words for runners in 2009. In the last months an increasing number of articles has appeared on newspapers, blogs, forums with a common central theme: traditional running shoes promote a non-ideal running form and running barefoot is what we were created for.


 

Brooks Beast 10 Running Shoes Review

When it comes to low arches, flat feet, motion control, the name everybody drops is Brooks Beast. Larger runners (above 200 lbs) with flat feet seem to be the people who get the better benefits from this shoes, and that replace them regularly every year with the new model. But what is it that makes the Beast the long-selling


 

Team Hoyt – CAN

Dick and Rick Hoyt are a father-and-son team from Massachusetts who together compete in marathon races (with a 2:40 personal best). And if they’re not in a marathon they are in a Ironman. It’s a remarkable record of exertion — all the more so when you consider that Rick can't walk or talk



 

RunKeeper: Use Your iPhone GPS to Track Your Running!

RunKeeper is an iPhone application that enables you to use the built-in GPS in your iPhone 3G to track all of your outdoor fitness activities, including duration, distance, pace, speed, elevation, calories burned, and path traveled on a map. You can store all of your historical activities on the RunKeeper website and share


 

Run Fast: How to Increase Your Running Efficiency

Running workouts are usually aimed at increasing your condition (you're never conditioned enough as a runner!) but spending some time in improving your form can actually help you run faster given the same level of condition. Or running as fast while feeling less fatigue




 

Athletic Footwear Becomes a Key Focus for Gore

Outdoor aficionados are familiar with GORE and its technologies: Gore-Tex, Gore-Tex XCR, Wind Stopper... In the next future, we will start seeing even more Gore, as the Newark (Delaware) based company has announced its intention to make footwear a key focus.


 

Nike LunarGlide+ Running Shoes Review

After generating quite some buzz, Nike finally launched the Lunarglide running shoe. The promise is to deliver a lightweight shoe with exceptional cushioning together with innovative aspects of stability - following up on the very good response of the Lunar Racer and the Lunar Trainer


 

Asics Cumulus 11 Running Shoes Review

Asics Gel Cumulus 11 Mens and Womens Running Shoes Review. Together with the Nimbus, the Asics Cumulus receives a tune-up for fall 2009 too. A few minor updates to the Asics Cumulus 10 with the idea of building on the success elements and improving a couple of shortfalls. Let's see how the shoe is in its latest installment




 

New Balance / U.S.A.

New Balance is the only athletic shoe company still producing in the US and has created an online documentary film and marketing campaign to celebrate


 

Mizuno Wave Nirvana 5 Running Shoes Review

The Wave Nirvana 5 is Mizuno's top of the line stability running shoe. Stiffer than the Wave Inspire 5, Mizuno put special attention into gender differentiation, developing a different midsole for the mens and the womens version.


 

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