Welcome to Fit to Run, the SHOES-n-FEET Blog!
We are eager to share what we know about active living and healthy feet with you and aim to be a trusted resource for all your running, walking and general fitness needs. We strive to help you achieve your goals and be a place that you visit often to feel inspired.
Interval training has long be lauded by endurance athletes, but we are just starting to learn about why interval training, and particularly HIIT, is so effective in improving many signs of fitness that range from burning fat and toning muscles to making changes on the cellular level.Read more
One question that I get asked by runners often is “how do I get faster.” The short answer is always, “run faster” i.e. do interval training. Sometimes it takes a fancy new acronym and a pop culture influencer such as Tim Ferris to get the word out the world.Read more
One stat I saw recently was that 70% of pedestrian fatalities happen when its dark. Why wouldn’t one take every safety precaution when exercising outside?Read more
True innovations from athletic shoe brands are few and far between these days. We are excited to bring in a new brand, called Topo Athletic, that we think is creating innovations in both fit but also manufacturing that might be the next flash point to change the footwear industry.Read more
Rainy season is almost upon us here in the Pacific Northwest. Starting soon, and for the next few months, our days will turn wetter and darker. Having the proper equipment is key to winter running and walking happiness. Below is a head-to-toe guide to thriving in the PNW winter.Read more
The Brooks Beast and Ariel just received their once every other year update. These models are perennial best sellers, year after year, in the motion control category of athletic running and walking shoes. Updates to such consistent models are always a little scary, but the product people at Brooks do their best to keep the changes to the Beast/Ariel as minimal as possible.Read more