It's been a long time since Ellen Wessel quit her day job in 1977 to start a women's running apparel brand. A few years ago, that brand - Moving Comfort - would exit the women's apparel market to focus solely on sports bras. For a few years, the company operated under Brooks Running (the brand behind popular running shoes like the Ghost and Adrenaline) but maintained it's identity as Moving Comfort. Bras like the Fiona, the Rebound Racer and the Juno became staples in our wardrobes.Read More
Have you ever wondered what it's like to work at a major sports and fitness brand? We caught up with Alicia Pinckney, an apparel designer for Adidas Group, to discuss all things travel, fitness and career. She gives us the scoop on her day-to-day work and tips for anyone who's interested in working in fashion.Read More
Have you heard? J. Crew has teamed up Boston-based sports brand New Balance for a new fitness apparel collection. The collection features "techy fabrics and unique colors and prints" that will definitely brighten up your next group run or spin class.
Prices from the collection range from about $30 to $200.Read More
You probably know the feeling of finishing up your sweaty session only to find your butt a literal sweaty mess. You just crushed your spin class or your long run but it looks like you peed your pants. Yikes.
We know it sounds cliche but the choice to wear underwear during a run or workout is really about personal preference. In this post, we discuss the case for and against wearing underwear. We also cover a few underwear options from some of our favorite brands.
It gets personal.Read More
Many women, myself included, find a lack of decent activewear to be a barrier to our pursuit of fitness. Who wants to show up to a personal training session, the gym, or a group run in baggy sweats and an over-sized t-shirt?
Just as a great work wardrobe can make you feel like you can conquer anything the board room throws at you, having activewear that is good looking, fits well, and stands up to your workout can have a positive impact on your attitude during any sweat session.Read More
In need of new shorts or capris but don't know where to start your search? We got you covered! We searched around to find the latest and greatest bottoms for your daily workouts. From running shorts, yoga pants to compression, and everything in between, keep reading to find your perfect fit for a great workout.Read More
With fall race season right around the corner (I know, right?), running through summer heat is almost impossible to avoid. When humidity and high temperatures strike, runners and fitness enthusiasts have to take precaution to make sure we're practicing safety throughout our summer training programs.
We compiled a list of summer essentials that we can't live without during summer training months. From hydration to socks, we have you covered. Each product has a description and a link leading you back to its original website.Read More