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Take Three: Spring Jackets

Posted Feb 19, 2009
When you need to kill the spring chill but don’t want to be weighed down, try one of these light, packable jackets.

Running Trends

Posted Feb 13, 2009
Fleet Feet Sports offers this look ahead to what runners can expect in 2009.

Team Garmin-Slipstream Intoduces New Team Kit for 2009

Posted Jan 20, 2009
Team Garmin-Slipstream, the prominent U.S. professional cycling team, today unveiled its 2009 team kits (image at left).

Gear Check::May

Posted May 04, 2008
Our monthly picks of cool gear for sporty types.

Backyard Half-Pipe: Just Add Water

Posted Jan 21, 2008

It’s a situation common in today’s busy world—we have plenty of access and means to enjoy recreational activities like snowboarding, but just not enough time to hit the slopes. Short of dropping a few hundred thousand on a slopeside condo, it can be tough to find the time to head for the hills.

Snow Gear for the Season

Posted Jan 15, 2008
Ready to hit the slopes? Don't leave home without some of the following slope wear and accessories.

Products We Like: Skins Performance Tights

Posted Jan 15, 2008
I’ll never forget when Lance Peters, chucking convention out the window, showed up for high school track practice one day wearing bright silver-colored running tights. The silence as he walked onto the track was deafening. In this Midwestern, early-1980s era, our lower-body clothing options were limited to two: shorts or baggy gray sweat pants.

10 Essentials for Multi-Day Backpacking

Posted Jan 15, 2008
I have been involved in several backpacking trips all over the world and the one constant is the importance of adequate gear for the environment — regardless if we are leading a group through the Wind River Range in Wyoming or hiking the Overland Track in Tasmania,

Crossing the Line in Style

Posted Jan 15, 2008
TYR Sport Inc., the long-time leader in competitive swimwear crosses the line into couture active wear with its new Crossback and Crossback Workout Bikini, the very first athletic training suit featuring the stylish new self-adjusting cross strap pattern.

Gear Check - You time, you control

Posted Sep 26, 2007
Our monthly review of the latest and greatest gear and gadgets.

Fun Fitness Gear

Posted Aug 30, 2007

Tote a Fitness Caddy to the gym and then take care of your toes at home with Yoga Toes.


this month's magazine

The Keeper 2009

Plan your athletic calendar for the entire year with our handy event and club guide.

What's in a Medal?

I had the honor of meeting Constantina Tomescu-Dita, the 2008 Olympic gold medalist in women’s marathon.

Learning from the Young

Examining the use of ice baths, plus other tips.

Free REI Snow Report Available

There is a new, free application that lets iPhone, Blackberry and Windows Mobile users get instant information about conditions at ski resorts and mountains in the United States, Canada, Europe and elsewhere.

other features

Map Your Workout

Looking for great places to run, ride or hike? We’ll help you find the way with the help of MapMyFitness.com.

Mondays with Marty

Award winning author of Chasing Lance, Martin Dugard shares his weekly musings exclusively online.

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