Gear

4 Good Reasons (from a Doctor!) to Buy New Sneakers

It might seem like a ploy to get you to buy new kicks more often, but the materials in athletic shoes actually do have a shelf life—they break down with use and over time. “The soft, bouncy materials that make up a shoe are designed to provide cushioning and support,” says Jordan D. Metzl, M.D., a sports medicine physician and author of...

5 Tips for Not Freezing Your Butt Off On Winter Runs

Let’s be honest, running in the cold sucks—especially when you’re uncomfortable. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Running in the cold can actually be quite enjoyable. By following these five simple tips, your winter outings will be a little less brutal. Here’s how to overcome the cold and come out on the warm side. 1. Layer Your...

What to Wear for a Fall Half Marathon

Picking what to wear for a run in the fall is often a game-time decision—you just never know what the weather will be until you’re ready to walk out the door. But no matter how last minute, sometimes those apparel choices come back to haunt you during your workout—an extra hoodie can be annoying if the sun pops out, and unforeseen wind gusts...