Ethan Kk

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Should I Try the Hokas?

<i>A:</i><p>A pair of Hoka One One Bondi Bs ($160) have been sitting unused, sadly looking at me from my living room, for over a month now. When I pass them up on my daily run I try not to look at the 29 mm soled oversized—some call it maximalist—shoes in the same manner you would ignore your dog when you …

6 Quick Gear Fixes Every Hiker Should Know

If you’ve spent any time backpacking, you’ve likely been the victim of gear that rips, wears out. or just malfunctions at the worst possible time. When gear fails on a day hike, it’s an inconvenience; on a through-hike, however, it can throw months of planning into the garbage, or worse, put your …

Are You a "Responder" to Altitude Training?

Figuring out who will benefit from altitude training is trickier than expected.<p>Some people respond to altitude training; others don't. That's been the conventional wisdom for at least a decade, based on studies that have found big differences in the individual response to altitude exposure. More …

Are Bouncy Running Strides More Economical?

A new study of "stride angle" produces unexpected results.<p>Running economy, often explained as the equivalent of gas mileage for runners, is a bit of a black art. There are plenty of theories about what influences it, and one famous study showed that Paula Radcliffe managed to improve her economy …

Races in National Parks Could Become Rarer

National Park Service newly scrutinizing running permits.<p>Starting at 282 feet below sea level and climbing to 8,360 feet above, the 135-mile Badwater road race through Death Valley is so tough, fewer than 100 people run it each year. But a decision by Death Valley National Park to place a …

Mandzukic happy at Bayern, agent says

AC Milan loan midfielder Locatelli to Sassuolo<p>AC Milan 13 hours ago<p>Read<p>Modric named in Madrid UEFA Super Cup squad<p>Transfers 15 hours ago<p>Read<p>Balde …

Wenger: Adebayor a special talent

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has praised the abilities and fitness levels of Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor, as the Togo striker prepares to …

Arteta envious of City's attacking threat

Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta has said he envies the multiple "world class" attacking options of title rivals Manchester City.<p>The Gunners currently …

Tom Cleverley bitter over Spurs defeat

Tom Cleverley admitted Manchester United’s New Year’s Day defeat to Tottenham left them with a “sour” taste and rued the “poor” decisions referee …

Messi awaits go-ahead to play again

Lionel Messi has returned to training with Barcelona but has not yet been given the medical all-clear to play again.<p>Messi has not played …

Napoli 'keen to sign Chelsea's Mata'

Napoli are believed to have made inquiries about the availability of Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata.<p><b>• On The Move: Chelsea exit for Mata?</b> <b><br>• Lythell:</b> …

Martinez backs John Heitinga decision

Everton manager Roberto Martinez says it is “refreshing” that John Heitinga rejected a move to West Ham for football reasons.<p>• <b>O'Farrell: Everton's</b> …