Product Review: Women’s Mizuno Wave Rider 17

2.5 stars out of 5 I've always run in Mizunos, and I probably always will. But this particular Wave Rider generation just isn't doing it for me. I'll start with the positives. I think it's a gorgeous shoe. I love the color combos. It definitely represents Mizuno's line of neutral shoes really well. The strike support is perfect, and gives just enough support where neutral runners need it. Read the entire post [...]

Yeah; the new Nike Running commercial is cute

I'm sure you've seen it. It's the one where the couple promises each other they'll run and meet in the middle. Then, the incredibly-out-of-his-league guy is incredibly weak and lame and miserably fails and the girl ends up running CROSS COUNTRY to see her love, even devouring an ice cream cone along the way. Women runners ftw. I mean, after all, our endurance and tolerance for pain is much higher Read the entire post [...]

I put some new shoes on…

Behold! The latest addition to my family of Mizunos: the Wave Inspire 6. They replace my Wave Nirvana 5s. They're not being replaced, really. I like to think of it as retirement. They may make an appearance in the yard or on the boat one day. When I worked at a sports store, a lot of people would ask me for shoe suggestions, and I always got the ugly look when I pointed them to the $100 Mizunos Read the entire post [...]

Shoe-t! Get you some good running shoes.

Just as you wouldn’t put insufficient tires on your car, you shouldn’t make light of what goes on your feet when you run, much less participate in any type of physical activity. Too often, runners/walkers just want to get the job done -- burn those calories and mark it off the calendar -- and are not so concerned with the supporting details. Trust me, taking time to prepare yourself properly will Read the entire post [...]