Oct | 15
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Running Tips

Training with Heart Rate

Written by Polar.  Polar are experts when it comes to heart rate and fitness monitoring. In partnership with Brooks this article explores the benefits of heart-rate monitoring.   Why Train with Heart Rate? Because by monitoring your heart rate, you know exactly how hard your body is working. Getting the most out of training doesn’t… Read more »

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Sep | 25
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Brooks Shoes

Behind the Laces: Melts Collection

Summertime running is a bit warmer, a bit sunnier and usually means you have fun, seasonal options for a celebratory post-run treat. We drew inspiration from some favourite ice cream treats with the limited-edition Melts Collection. New designs inspired by iconic flavors adorn the limited-edition Ghost 12 and Ricochet LE. We sat down with Nick… Read more »

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Sep | 10
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Running Tips

Training Tips: First Ultra Marathon

By Luana Marchi, Health Coach, Nutritional Therapist & Runner   Last May I ran my first ultra marathon at the Great Ocean Road. It was one of the most incredible experiences in my life and the hardest so far. I like to say that the most difficult part wasn’t the 60k from the ultra marathon… Read more »

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Sep | 2
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Brooks Shoes

Behind the Laces: Ghost 12

We have many “fan favourite” shoes here at Brooks, and we’re excited to learn more about the newly updated Ghost 12. The shoe’s BioMoGo DNA and DNA LOFT cushioned midsole contribute to what make it a favourite with its just-right softness that doesn’t lose responsiveness or durability. We sat down with Jena Winger, senior footwear… Read more »

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Jul | 15
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Running Tips

Top tips for running in winter

Running in winter can be a difficult task. Daylight savings has ended, it’s ice cold and you find yourself starting to hit that snooze button once, twice and even three times before you manage to roll out of bed. You know once you’ve run you’ll be glad that you did, but how can you get… Read more »

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Jun | 20
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Inspiration

Running against all odds

In 2010, father of two and devoted husband Terry Mitropoulos, at the young age of 36, was diagnosed with a brain tumour. Doctors gave him a slim chance at survival after a series of horrific health issues. Now he is raising money for others in an incredible trek.   We sat down with the 2016… Read more »

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Jun | 7
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Brand

Brooks – Our History

It all started in 1914, Brooks begins in a small factory in Philadelphia that makes ballet slippers and bathing shoes. While we can’t take much credit for revolutionizing the ballet or bath shoe industries, we remain just as committed to specialized gear for a specialized activity today. 1921 to 1971 we dabbled in mainstream sports… Read more »

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May | 16
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Brooks Shoes

Behind the Laces: The Evolution of Energize

At Brooks, we utilize a process called Run Signature to help you find your sole mate. We believe that the best shoe for you is a combination of your biomechanics and your preferred experience. Each footwear style that we offer lives within one of four experience categories – Cushion, Energize, Connect and Speed. We sat down with… Read more »

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May | 2
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Athletes, Brooks Shoes

Behind the Laces: Glycerin 17

Here at Brooks, we’re always innovating to provide the best products for runners. The Glycerin 17 has just launched, and we want to learn a bit more about the shoe, what’s new in it and how it came to be. We sat down with Nikhil Jain, Brooks senior manager of footwear product line management, to… Read more »

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Apr | 16
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Health & Nutrition

What to Eat Post-Workout

By Luana Marchi, Health Coach, Nutritional Therapist, Triathlete & Runner    Starting Point Good Nutrition; before focusing on pre and post workout meals it is important to assure that you are having well balanced meals and offering to your body the fuel it needs. Pre-Workout Your pre-workout meal can be done in a window of… Read more »

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