Running Gear

Running requires only a few pieces of gear, but those items are essential to a good workout. Use these tips for getting the right running gear for you and sign up for a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or marathon race.

Basic Gear for a Beginning Runner

Basic Gear for a Beginning Runner

One of the best things about running is how little equipment it requires. Let's discuss what you need and what you don't as a new runner.

Ask the Experts: Running Gear

Ask the Experts: Running Gear

Learn how to buy your first pair of shoes, if racing flats are right for you, and why to ditch that old cotton T.

Does the Shoe Fit?

Does the Shoe Fit?

Active people take up to 12,000 steps per day--it's important these steps are taken in a suitable pair of shoes. Choose the right running shoe using these tips.

Running Shoe Guide for Dummies

Running Shoe Guide for Dummies

If you're confused about running shoes, join the club. Read on for an understanding of running shoe technology and picking the right shoe for you.

Finding the Perfect Running Shoe?For You

Finding the Perfect Running Shoe?For You

When shoe shopping, conflicting advice and too much technical info can be overwhelming. Here's a guide to finding the right fit for your feet.

Different Shoes for Different Feet

Different Shoes for Different Feet

Not all feet are created equal, and each foot type needs exactly the right running shoe to prevent blisters and aches or worse. Knowing how your foot hits the ground dictates what shoes to buy.

Customize Your Shoes With These Tricks

Customize Your Shoes With These Tricks

Why are your running shoes rubbing you the wrong way? Here are simple tricks for custom-fitting your shoes and relieving that nagging foot pain.

Anatomy of a Running Shoe

Anatomy of a Running Shoe

Ever wondered what all those shoe terms like uppers, midsoles and outsoles mean? Or what these things are made of? Here's a quick look at running shoe components.

How to Use a Heart Rate Monitor

How to Use a Heart Rate Monitor

From choosing the right one to understanding the numbers, this guide will help you get past your fear of tiny instruction manuals and technology.

Endurance 4-Flask Belt From Fuelbelt<br><em>No bounce, no play</em>

Endurance 4-Flask Belt From FuelbeltNo bounce, no play

The Endurance 4-Flask Belt from FuelBelt has a lot of the unique qualities that I look for in a hydration belt. After running with it for over 300 miles of training and racing, it's earned a spot in my gear collection.

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