Articles written by: Michael Hatamoto

7 Christmas Gifts for the Cyclist in Your Life

7 Christmas Gifts for the Cyclist in Your Life

Christmas is quickly approaching and that means trying to pick the perfect gift for the friends and family closest to you.  It can be difficult to figure out what products cyclists want for the holidays, but there are a few appealing options available. Here are seven Christmas gift ideas for [...]

9 Christmas Gifts for the Runner in Your Life

9 Christmas Gifts for the Runner in Your Life

We are quickly approaching the 2013 Christmas shopping season, as sales ads and e-coupons continue to bombard our mailbox, inbox, and Web pages.  If you are looking for ideas on holiday gifts for runners, there are a number of excellent options. Energy Gels Athletes typically consume a large amount of [...]

6 Electronics Products for Athletes

6 Electronics Products for Athletes

When I was routinely training, and racing trail half marathons, I ended up putting both my body and my clothing/audio equipment through rigorous abuse. Here is a list of seven different audio products athletes can take a look at this Christmas holiday shopping season.  You’re likely going to need to [...]

7 Night Time Riding Products for Bike Commuters

7 Night Time Riding Products for Bike Commuters

This guide is designed specifically for road cyclists and urban commuters, as these products are largely used to ensure a rider is visible to traffic.  When it comes to night time cycling products, you certainly get what you pay for.  The cheaper lights might seem like a great choice, but [...]

6 Recovery Products for Runners and Cyclists

6 Recovery Products for Runners and Cyclists

Bumps and bruises, injuries, and muscle pain are all part of endurance sports training, and it’s important to take care of yourself as these injuries happen. Here are six different recovery items that athletes should consider when you look to maximize recovery. Be aware that some of these products aren’t [...]

7 Hydration Packs For Trail Runners

7 Hydration Packs For Trail Runners

Hydration packs aren’t as common for road half marathons and marathons, but can be a vital asset for trail runners out training – or racing – when aid stations aren’t as readily available. There are a lot of companies manufacturing hydration packs, but there are only a handful of companies [...]

7 Tips for Surviving Your First 10+ Mile Trail Run

7 Tips for Surviving Your First 10+ Mile Trail Run

Now that you’ve been running for a while and are comfortable logging 10-13 miles on the road, it might be time to consider shaking things up.  It will take time and proper training to increase race speed, but getting off the road and onto the trails could provide a great [...]

Interview with Brazen Racing: Race Promoters See Steady Growth, Avid Supporters

Interview with Brazen Racing: Race Promoters See Steady Growth, Avid Supporters

A well-organized running race promoter can help maximize the experience we receive when we participate in official races. Event planning and other logistics play a critical role in hosting successful events for 150+ runners and obviously tend to be difficult tasks — but Brazen Racing continues to strive for perfection [...]

Interview with Endorphin Dude: How He Went From 223 Pounds to 52 Marathons a Year

Interview with Endorphin Dude: How He Went From 223 Pounds to 52 Marathons a Year

It doesn’t matter why people become motivated to run and be healthy. For Tony “Endorphin Dude” Nguyen, it very well was the difference between life and death, and that proved to be a great motivator for the San Francisco resident. “Imagine coming home from work one day and collapsing on [...]

The 8 Energy Gel Brands Athletes Need to Try

The 8 Energy Gel Brands Athletes Need to Try

Energy gel is important for endurance athletes needing to fuel our bodies during long endurance activities.