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7 Yoga Moves Every Runner Needs to Know

7 Yoga Moves Every Runner Needs to Know To be a happy, healthy, injury-free runner, you need mind-body integration and a balance of strength and flexibility. And yoga, if done well, can help you get there. But, if you’re like many runners who steer away from yoga …

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How to Choose Your First Marathon with Dr. Ken Fattman

Q: You’re pretty famous in our community for the sheer number of miles you race each year.  How many marathons did you actually run last year? What drives you to race so much? A: I’ve run at least 52 marathons a year the last 6 years. In 2017, I completed 65 of them. I ra…

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Here's How to Customize Your Garmin Watch Face With the Face-It App

Garmin has a lesser-known app in the App Store and it often gets overlooked. At the end of the season Garmin launched Face-It, a customizable watch face creation app for its range of Connect IQ compatible products. This will allow you to be different from everyone else standing at the start…

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Foam Rolling: Where It Works Best, Example Exercises, and When to Go to the Doctor

  Foam rolling. Everyone's doing it. Elite athletes and runners are swearing by them, non-runners are even finding out the benefits of them, and this woman from Self Magazine even said her life will never be the same since she took a foam rolling class. It's 2018 and t…

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Minimalist vs Maximalist Trends

We found this fun graph by searching "Hoka" and "Vibram Five Fingers" on Google Trends. Minimalism hit a fever pitch in the early 2010's and Vibrams flew off the shelves in almost any running store that carried them.  This type of shoe still works great for some people but most have fo…

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10 Products, Including Shoes, That You'll Need During Your 18+ Weeks of Marathon Training

Welcome to marathon training season. You did it. You signed up. You committed to 18 plus weeks of training. 18 weeks. That’s a long time. There’s no doubt the highs will be high and the lows will be low, after all, it comes with the sport. Just know that we’re there to sup…

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Buy 3 Get 1 Free on Feetures Socks all Month!

Spring is finally here, and as we start to ramp up training it’s the perfect time to add some fresh new colors to your sock drawer. Feetures launched new colors in all their socks earlier this year, and for the entire month of May, for every 3 pairs of socks you buy you&…

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Compression Socks and Sleeves: when to wear them, how they work, and why you should be wearing them

How does compression work? Compression works by manipulating your arteries and veins to increase your circulatory efficiency.   Compression is measured in millimeters of mercury (mmHg). This is the amount of pressure that the sock can exert on your leg.  In order for a compress…

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Walk to Work with Superfeet

Walk to Work Social Media Contest: April 4 - April 6 To celebrate Walk to Work Day on April 6, Fleet Feet and Superfeet are on the lookout for some Walk to Work enthusiasts with a knack for social media! Participants are eligible to win some awesome prizes!  How to enter: Post your…

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Nutrition and Hydration: when to take, how much, what kind?

Race season is approaching and runners are likely to see or hear their peers talking or posting on social media about running nutrition supplements, leaving some scratching their heads asking themselves questions such as: Should I be taking nutrition? What type of nutrition sh…

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