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Running and Biking Safety
Anything can happen anywhere, anytime. However, certain activities like running alone or in the dark add to risk. But, sometimes you just have to get your exercise in and that may lead to a run during the wee morning hours...
Why a Running Belt is Better Than an Armband
Runners are passionate about their runs and feeling the ground beneath their feet and the wind through their hair. Runners love to run free, unimpeded. And, the sleek running outfits with little or no pockets reflect this. However, in today’s...
Stretching Moves to Do Before and After a Workout
No pain, no gain? If exercise is supposed to make us feel better, then why can it cause so much pain? It doesn’t have to be that way. Often, the discomfort or pain felt during a strenuous workout stems from...
How Consistent Exercise Improves Mental Health
How Consistent Exercise Improves Mental Health Modernization has changed our lives, but its technology and barrage of information have contributed to an increase in mental health concerns, like anxiety. Furthermore, the recent political climate remains stressful for many. And now,...
Beginner Running Tips
Want to start running, but find it intimidating? Here are a few helpful tips to get started: Just start! Begin by making running a habit, even if you go on just a short little run. Get moving and don’t worry...
On-The-Go Must Have For All Your Summer Adventures
While venturing out and taking part in summer adventures, don’t forget your SPIbelt! Before leaving the house, go through your mental checklist: Mask Phone Wallet Keys Hand sanitizer The problem we tend to run into is where to store it...
Make Nature Your New Gym, and SPIbelt Your New First Aid Kit
For the unforeseeable future, running and walking will be the go-to calorie burner for many people, especially for those who don’t have the access to their usual facilities. Running improves one’s overall health by enhancing cardiovascular fitness, strengthening muscles, and...
The Ultimate Tool To Keep You Prepared During Your Outdoor Adventures
We are all weathering this COVID-19 storm together, but for the sanity of keeping our mental and physical health in check, we are finding ways to stay active while also staying safe. Getting outdoors for fresh air and to move...
Summer Running
Tips for Summertime Running Running in the summer can be hot, draining and sometimes straight up miserable. Here are some tips to make your summer running more enjoyable: Get up early! It can be hard to get to sleep early,...
Finding Meaning in Canceled Races
When a runner types in their information into a race registration page, they are envisioning a really fantastic race. Nobody is thinking about illness, injury, bad weather or an off day. Runners are looking at those sunny photos on the...
T1D and Running
I’m Basma and I have had type one diabetes for almost 19 years now. Diabetes comes with its fair share of learning curves. Since my diagnosis, I have learned a lot about how it plays into different parts of my...
Packing My SPIbelt, T1D Style
I’m Basma, and I have had type one diabetes for 19 years. I am very transparent about my diabetes on my social media accounts and talk about how much goes into managing an autoimmune condition. I always make sure I...
Traveling With My SPI Messenger Bag
Traveling With My SPI Messenger Bag I’m Basma and I love traveling! My parents always took me along on their international trips growing up, and I learned to love visiting new cultures, trying traditional dishes, listening to and learning foreign...
2019 SPIbelt Holiday Gift Guide
The holiday season is upon us! Deck out everyone on your list with recommendations from our team in the 2019 SPIbelt Holiday Gift Guide! The Road Runner We all know that friend or family member who spends their weekends training...
SPIbelt Featured Fan - @joellelevine
My name is Joelle Levine. I am an actress, influencer, and most importantly a mom. I also have Type One Diabetes and Celiac Disease. I spend most of my time in front of a camera striving to help others, staying...
SPIbelt Featured Fan - @jesslynn411
My life is busy but very fun! I am a mom and in a blended family with 5 kids!! We love singing, dancing, painting, and traveling, especially for different races. I am a nurse recruiter by day, and any chance I get, I am doing something active, like lifting or running. I come from a family of karaoke singers! You can count on me for a witty punchline, or to say just the right thing to make things awkward. It's almost a guarantee.
MFH - My Favorite Husband
What makes a great partner? For our SPIbelt Ambassador Melinda, it takes a man to stick with you through thin and thick, miles after miles, with hugs and donuts along the way! When SPIbelt approached me about writing up a...
SPIbelt Featured Fan - @krystalbbg
I’m really terrible about speaking about my self so I’ll give you some quick fun facts about me. 1. I have a degree is Zoology but work in Digital Marketing 😄 2. I have 2 rescue pups 3. I just...
Trail Mix - The Ultimate Throwback Snack
In 2019, a lot of the running world relies on nutrition packs for their long runs. Lately, there has been a trend of people deciding to go a more natural route. With single serving nut butter varieties, there are great...
SPIbelt Featured Fan - @magicmikeketo
I’m an avid lifelong runner, although have had some health issues in the past which prevented me from running. I’ve overcome those issues through living a holistic healthy lifestyle. I’m a firm believer that through proper diet and exercise you...
How To Care For Your SPIbelt
With all of the activities you go through while wearing a SPIbelt, it’s wise to give it a little TLC from time to time. Our stretchable fabric allows you to carry all of the things, but it doesn’t necessarily take...