Oakley Launches the ARO Series for Cycling

Sunday, 11 November 2018  |  Gear + Gadgets

When you think of Oakley, you think shades.  But, this year, Oakley expands its reach into the cycling industry with its new Oakley ARO Series.

The Oakley ARO Series consists of three different helmets, ARO3, ARO5, and ARO7, that address different issues with headgear such as space, fit, and eyewear integration.  Housed in lightweight polycarbonate shell, these road racing helmets, are more than just protective gear.  Safety being the cutting edge of these helmets, each one is equipped with: (more…)

New Shoe: adidas UltraBOOST X for Women

Monday, 13 March 2017  |  Gear + Gadgets

adidas Running revealed the latest version of its iconic UltraBOOST shoe, the new UltraBOOST X, tailored to the unique shape of the female foot. What a beauty!


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2017 Go… Go… Goals!

Sunday, 8 January 2017  |  Bullish Insights

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“Consider goals as launching pads to something far greater.”
– Cyndi Laurin

It’s been a tradition for me to start each year with goals instead of resolutions. I find that setting goals gives me something specific and attainable to work for, while resolutions…well, we know most of those are forgotten before the end of January.

So, here we go go go for my 2017 goals: (more…)

What To Do When You Miss a Run in Your Marathon Program

Sunday, 6 November 2016  |  Running + Triathlon

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I’m 3 weeks away from Florence Marathon and I’ve missed more runs than I ever have in any other marathon training program I’ve done the past decade.  To say that I’m worried about how I’ll fare in the marathon is an understatement.

Why did I miss them? My training program got attacked by the common cold.  Yup, such an evil menace that cold!  I had the sniffles last month, lost my voice and had fever a couple of weeks ago, and I have sore throat and congestion again now.  I have never been sick as often as this in the entire past decade of my running life! (more…)

Wanna Run? Here are 6 Tips to Get You Started

Wednesday, 31 August 2016  |  Running + Triathlon

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Running at Fitness First before work. Do you know that I started running on a treadmill before I tried road?

In my years of running, the most common question I get from people I’ve just met is this: How do I start running? Truth be told, despite all the information in books, magazines, or online, it’s not as complicated as you think. Here are simple and practical steps to take on how to get started running: (more…)