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FFASR 1.3 - Adidas Ultra Boost ST

My Personal Take: Similar to the original Ultra Boost from Adidas, the Ultra Boost ST is second to none when it comes to plush cushioning.  Unlike any other shoe on the market, both shoes consist of 100% boost foam in the midsole (see video below for more info on boost foam).  …

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FFASR 1.2 - Brooks Transcend 3

My Personal Take: Brooks is changing the way that they categorize shoes. They are moving away from using the terms “neutral” and “stability” when talking about their shoes. Instead, they are dividing their shoes into four main categories (Energize Me, Propel Me, Conn…

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FFASR 1.1 - Under Armour Charged Bandit

Welcome to the first edition of Fleet Feet Atlanta's Shoe Reviews (FFASR).  Check for frequent updates on new shoes and products in our store!  Below, I'll give a little info on my experience with the shoe and Nate from Under Armour will give a brief overview of the technical aspec…

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New Running Discoveries

Perhaps one of the reasons why running is such a popular way to get fit is that it’s so darn convenient. There’s no equipment required, and you can literally do it any time in any place. There aren’t many other sports or modes of fitness that you can say the same about. Yet…

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Patagonia - Beyond The Brand

by Matt Johnson  Patagonia, a brand recognized for its top of the line apparel and gear, has been a longtime favorite amongst outdoor enthusiasts.  Why, one might ask?  Well, the simple answer would be that it looks good, it feels good, and it performs well.  That alone …

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Foam Roll The Right Way

For any serious runner, regularly-scheduled massages can be a critical part of maintenance and injury prevention. But if you don’t have the time or the money to get them, a foam roller can be an effective at-home alternative. Read The Rest

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Golden Rules Of Nutrition

You can have lungs of steel and the legs of an Olympian, but if you neglect your nutrition, your racing and fitness goals will always remain out of reach. With the dizzying amount of nutrition advice, it can be difficult to figure out how to fuel our running life or shed unwanted pounds. So …

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Common Tapering Mistakes

The unfortunate truth about training for long-distance races is that you can spend weeks, months, and even years preparing for your goal event, sacrificing countless hours of sleep and time with family and friends, and bending your schedule into a pretzel in order to train, then completely s…

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How To: Love Rainy Runs

The quickest way to get fitter and faster is to be consistent. And in order to be consistent, it’s essential to learn to love to run in any weather conditions—including the pouring rain. Soggy weather workouts can be especially exhilarating if you embrace them. (Of course if the…

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Apparel Matters: Men's Summer 15 Patagonia

APPAREL MATTERS - MEN'S PATAGONIA SUMMER 15 The Long Haul Western SS by Patagonia. Patagonia took its most breathable, quick drying button down shirt and added more ventilation and Polygiene permanent odor control making this a great shirt from the office to the trails.   …

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