Brooks Hyperion Tempo Shoe Review
Gear Review, Running

Brooks Hyperion Tempo Shoe Review

The Brooks Hyperion Tempo is the lightweight, but cushioned trainer partner to the Brooks Hyperion Elite (the carbon plated shoe). In my opinion, the Brooks Hyperion Tempo is a better shoe for a lower price.  If you are familiar with the original Hyperion, it was a lightweight, responsive ride, racing shoe. It was designed as a true racing flat with a performance fit.

The new Brooks Hyperion Tempo is similar but has more cushion and is also more durable. It’s still light weight and responsive. Now, the Brooks Hyperion Tempo is more of a training shoe versus racing shoe.

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The Argument for Building a Base For Running (Now)
Running, Running Reads

The Argument for Building a Base For Running (Now)

It doesn’t take a genius to know that we are in the middle of a pandemic.  Lives lost, businesses closed, and livelihoods broken—sports and racing fall in the least of priorities with that.

So? So, many fall races have already been canceled. While there are still many big fall races that haven’t been canceled…it’s more or less, “they haven’t been canceled yet.”

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Muir Energy Gels: Slow Burning vs Fast Burning
Gear Review, Running

Muir Energy Gels: Slow Burning vs Fast Burning

Muir Energy Gels and Nutrition are fairly new to the running world and endurance nutrition world. They are unique in that they use exclusively real food and mineral-rich ingredients.  This also means Muir Energy Gels are easy to metabolize and easy on the stomach, so hopefully there are minimal to no GI issues.

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Types of Summer Runners You'll See Out
DailyMusings, Running, Running Reads

Types of Summer Runners You’ll See Out

As we enter the summer months, it’s guaranteed you’ll see more runners and characters on the road.  Now with social distancing and gyms closed, many people have taken up the sport. Whether you know the runner, or don’t, you’ll begin to recognize many faces. Maybe you even fall into one of these categories (I know I do).

This follows suit from Exercisers You’ll See During Social Distancing.  Take it with a grain of salt. 

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GU Energy Gels: Differences Between Roctane and Regular
Gear Review, Running, Running Reads

GU Energy Gels: Differences Between Roctane and Regular

As it gets hotter and more humid, the next few product reviews are geared towards hydration and fueling.  Many people are familiar with an energy gel.  There are plenty of brands out there, but GU was the first. Innovation is all we know. GU created the first energy gel over 20 years ago. It also has the widest variety.

There are dozens of articles about: “why runners should take energy gels” and the proper fueling.  I won’t go too deep into it. Plus, we are talking fueling in the newsletter this week.

In short, energy gels replenish your depleted carbohydrate stores when running—any endurance athlete from runners to swimmers or cycling benefits from taking fueling during training and racing.

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