Essential Running Gear (Equipment For Every Outdoor Runner)

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Running isn’t an equipment-heavy activity. That’s what makes it so desirable for so many people. It’s just you and your body out there on the terrain, putting in the work. While equipment may be largely unnecessary, though, all runners know a little specialized gear can make runs far more enjoyable, not to mention healthier and … Read more

How To Stay Safe Running In The Dark

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Ideally, you would never have to run in the dark. Daylight provides better lit paths, clearer surroundings, and greater visibility for you and those you encounter along your route. But as the long nights of fall and winter creep in, it can often be impossible for dedicated runners to avoid dark runs. Just because the … Read more

What To Wear Running In The Rain Or Snow

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There’s nothing worse than looking forward to a good long run only to have Mother Nature junk up your plans. But while rain or snow will always be an annoyance on a run (unless you just love getting your feet wet), it doesn’t have to be a deterrent. With a little forward thinking, you can … Read more

Everything You Need To Know About What To Wear Running (Beginner’s Guide)

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Running is an extremely accessible activity that doesn’t require specialized equipment and you can do almost anywhere. That’s what makes it such a popular choice for fitness and exercise hounds. If you’re doing it outdoors, however, running does pit you against the elements, which means what you put on your body matters a lot. Staying … Read more

What To Wear To Run In The Heat & Sun

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A warm run isn’t the same as a warm day. Since runners feel temperatures around them as 10 to 20 degrees warmer than it actually is, the definition of “warm” shifts, starting much lower than you might think. Studies of long-distance runners have found temperatures right around 50° F (12° C) to be the perfect … Read more

What To Wear To Run In The Cold

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Running in the cold isn’t the same as dawdling in the cold. Studies have shown runners experience the temperature around them as 10 to 20 degrees warmer than the temperature indicated by a thermometer. When you run in the cold, you’re also dealing with two separate temperature sources, the outside air and the rising temperature … Read more

Can You Run In Converse? (and Should You?)

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Are your everyday shoes are a pair of Converse sneakers? If yes, then you may be curious if those Chuck Taylors are good for running. Of course, we all know that Converse shoes are not running shoes. Heck, they don’t even have the same design and support as a pair of running shoes. So, can … Read more

Trail Running Shoes vs. Running Shoes

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With so many types of shoes, one would think that focusing with a simple ‘running shoe’ category would be enough. However, that is not quite the case. Within the category ‘running shoes,’ you’ll find plenty of subsections dedicated to different types of running..  Whether you are a trail runner or keep to the pavement or … Read more

Ultimate Guide To Choosing The Best Minimalist Running Shoes For Beginners (2022)

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So you’ve decided to nix the claims of increased performance and comfort of traditional running shoes and enter the world of barefoot or minimalist running.  Like any other sport, minimalist running requires knowledge of the sport, consistent training, and the right equipment. As you begin your journey, we have prepared this minimalist running shoes guide … Read more