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.


 

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.



 

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






 

Preview: Asics Gel Nimbus 11

Asics Gel Nimbus 11 Preview. The Nimbus 11 is 2009's update for Asics' top cushioning shoe. It comes with a 5$ retail price increase vs. the Nimbus 10 and with a slight weight reduction


 

The Best Running Shoes for Flat Feet

The Best Running Shoes for Flat Feet. An overview of the special needs of runners with flat feet and a selection of the best running shoes to address flat feet running


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