Double Your Friday Five: A Preview of Our Holiday Gift Guide

Yes, you read that correctly. This week, we’re stepping up our game and giving you TEN items to look for when shopping for your Outdoor Athlete. This equipment spans the entire outdoor spectrum–from snow, to water, to land–and includes cold weather-specific items, and year-round gear that anybody can use. So let the ideas flow! Maybe … Continue reading

Race Report: Ann Arbor Turkey Trot 5K

By: Scott McMahon In my quest to complete a race in 12 consecutive months (see Stanley Kulikowski’s 12 T-Shirts), I naturally chose a Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot to be my November race. Fun theme, donations to charity, and some exercise before a huge dinner–what’s not to love? After running in several different locations in southeastern Michigan … Continue reading

Introducing Coach’s Eye: Improve your athletic form with (simple) video analysis

By: Stacey Wilcox What do Chris Griffin, San Francisco-based running and walking instructor specializing in the Chi Running® and Chi Walking® technique, and Glenn Mills, former Olympic swimmer, founder of, coach and trainer have in common? They both use video analysis to teach their student athletes how to improve their technique. Both world-renowned coaches have attested … Continue reading