Running

Comparing Brooks vs ASICS really comes down to proprietary technologies, fit, and feel.  They’re easily among the most recognizable brands and for good reason: both make exceptional running shoes for various running styles and body types. Both brands are known for their quality and offer a variety of models to suit different needs like overpronation,
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by Martin Führlinger, Backend Engineer In the backend team we usually try to automate things. Therefore we have tons of tests to verify correctness of our code in our gems and services. Automated tests are executed much faster and with much higher coverage than any tester can do manually in a similar time. Over the
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Ask any experienced runner for their best race day tips and it almost always includes “don’t start too fast” and “don’t try anything new on race day”. While those two tips are critically important, they skip over a whole host of other mistakes which we’ve all had to learn the hard way and thus maybe
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While I admit to enjoying the initial cooldown of fall mornings for a run, I don’t love the increasing darkness. Beyond a headlamp to help me see, a big factor in becomes reflective running gear. I know you love your black clothes, but being visible is absolutely necessary for runner safety. With that in mind,
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How to increase endurance running is a common running goal that can be achieved by ANY runner will to follow a few simple guidelines. Running improvements are often far less complicated than we like to make them: easy runs, strength, mental training, eating enough…patience. Challenges never end with running and that’s part of what keeps
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Man boobs, “moobs” or, medically termed, gynecomastia is defined by the National Institute of Health as the benign growth of male breast glandular tissue, usually caused by an increase of estrogen, decrease in testosterone or the use of numerous medications. Gynecomastia can affect men of all ages from infants all the way to grown men.
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About 1 billion people around the world follow a vegan or vegetarian diet. The reasons include animal protection, the environment, and general health. A vegan diet is a plant-based diet that avoids all animal products. These are:  Meat and meat products Fish and fish products Milk and dairy products  Eggs Honey When it’s done right,
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Can I run in the smoky air? How are you dealing with running in smog? What are my options for running in bad air quality? These are the questions filling my inbox lately, as I show photos of the brown sky and obscured mountains due to smoke filled skies from wildfires. Since those questions were
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You know a big part of my philosophy is that you need to rotate your running shoes, which means having shoes for different kinds of runs. Today we’re talking about marathon running shoes. What’s going to have enough cushion, enough structure and enough life to get you through training. More than that, there’s something that
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Most of the time when we hear the words “build muscle”, we automatically think of weight training with equipment such as free weights and machines. But can you also build muscle with bodyweight exercises, without the use of additional weights? Table of contents: What is bodyweight training? Bodyweight training is, as the name says, training
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