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Find the right running shoes, apparel and more reviewed by our experts.

Shoe Talk—You Get What You Pay For

In this edition of Shoe Talk we answer a very common question:  Why do I need to pay $100 or more on a pair of running shoes?.  We give you three major differences that will help you understand why it is worth spending a little extra money on a performance running shoe.

Fashion Meets Function: Timex Debuts WS4

Triathlete senior editor Jay Prasuhn reviews the new WS4 from Timex. It was the biggest ‘aw, man’ moments of my recent trip to Connecticut. Fellow photographer Larry Rosa, a frequent contributor to Triathlete, was in town to shoot the Revolution3 Triathlon. He updated his Facebook page with: “Touring the Timex facility.” No way! How cool […]

The Dirt Is Calling

Written by: Adam Chase When the trails start calling your name be sure to be ready for whatever terrain you may encounter. 2009 has delivered a great set of new trail shoes from some classic manufacturers, as well as a few new players. Oboz Ignition II, $95 obozfootwear.com Oboz (Outside Bozeman) hit the market last […]

Girl Gear: Saucony Grid Type A2

Inside Triathlon assistant editor Susan Grant reviews the Saucony Grid Type A2 ($90) racing flats in this week’s edition of Girl Gear. I can’t finish a run without getting a comment about these shoes. The bright cobalt blue siding, grey and white mesh uppers, and silver shoelaces make these shoes fashionable on the starting line […]

Girl Gear Review: Pearl Izumi Infinity Split Short and Aurora Tank

Written by: Susan Grant Inside Triathlon assistant editor Susan Grant reviews running gear from Pearl Izumi. Pearl Izumi’s new line of running clothes for the spring and summer are the perfect combination of lightweight and hi-tech. With each piece under $45, they’re also a bargain. Women’s Infinity Split Short ($40): I wore these shorts out […]

How To Find Your Ideal Speed And Distance Device

Matt Fitzgerald discusses the differences between the various speed and distance devices available, and helps you find the one that will work for you. Before you can train with a speed and distance device, you have to own one.  The purchase of a speed and distance device is one you’ll want to make carefully.  These […]

PowerLung – Respiratory Muscle Training

Matt Fitzgerald reviews the PowerLung training device and the benefits of respiratory muscle training. In the final miles of a long run, your muscles become very tired.  Which muscles?  Why, your leg muscles, of course.  But your hamstrings, quadriceps and calves are not the only muscles that become fatigued during a hard run, nor are […]

Running Trends

Fleet Feet Sports offers this look ahead to what runners can expect in 2009. Apparel Trends • Running Vests: The running vest has been reinvented as the new look in summer jackets. Vests are a perfect layering piece to keep a runner warm while the temperatures fluctuate.   • Shorty Shorts: For a while, men’s […]

Your Endurance Toolbox

The saying that knowledge is power is at its truest in endurance sport training. No longer is it just about the simple act of movement and feel; we now have the tools to retrieve and analyze every finite aspect of our training and racing experiences. Here are four new products that crunch your numbers for […]