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Summer Music Festival Must-Haves
photo via _________ Coachella and Bonnaroo may have already come and gone, but lucky for those of us who didn’t get a chance to go or haven’t yet gotten our festival fill, there are still plenty of opportunities left this...
A Q+A With SPIbelt Ambassador Tasha Holland
This month on social media we’re focusing on all of the ways you’re #freetobebold while wearing your SPIbelt. While we think all of our ambassadors are bold runners for their confidence, courage and ability to take risks, Tasha Holland’s journey...
Q+A With SPIbelt’s Founder & CEO, Kim Overton
This year is SPIbelt’s 10th year in business! All year long we’re celebrating this milestone by giving back to you, our customers, as a way of saying thank you for your support. If you haven’t already applied for our #SPIFORWARD...
Summertime Means #FLEXFRIDAYS At SPIbelt HQ
Staying focused at the office on a Friday when you know the weekend is just hours away is never easy. But during the summer when the sun is shining and all you can think about are the fun activities you...
5 Essentials For Taking Your Workout Outside This Summer
The weather is warm and the sun is shining, which means it’s time to take it outside—your workout that is! Nothing is as much of a motivator for getting in a solid sweat-sesh as a little fresh air and a...
10 Years of SPIbelt! Celebrating at the Austin Marathon 2017
It’s Austin Marathon week here in Austin, TX! SPIbelt was first launched by Kim Overton at the 2007 Austin Marathon marking this weekend the 10 year anniversary of SPIbelt! Because of this, the Austin Marathon is near and dear to...
6 Ways to Stay Safe in Honor of National Running Safety Month
Daylight Savings was earlier this month and we all felt the difference right away. How is it dark even before most of us leave work? Fall is perfect running weather but it’s not perfect visibility weather. That’s why November is...
The Ultimate Workout Bundle Giveaway
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The Best Way to Play Pokemon Go
One reason Pokemon Go is Team SPIbelt’s new favorite thing is that it makes us get up and moving to catch all the Pokemon! And we’ve found that the best way to prepare for those longer Pokemon Go adventures is...
#SPIxGYM Giveaway: We're giving away 50 SPIbelts!
Show us how you workout at the gym with your SPIbelt and you’ll be entered to win one out of fifty SPIbelts! We’ll pick our favorites and feature them on our blog. How to enter: Follow @spibelt on Instagram Instagram...
Meet our 2016 SPIbelt Brand Ambassadors!
It’s time to pop the champagne! We are so excited to announce our SPIbelt Brand Ambassadors! This is a group of 25 wildly interesting and passionate runners, cyclists, triathletes, bloggers, fitness coaches, parents, Boston qualifiers, and so much more. Click...
#SPIbeltSummer Cocktail Contest
This summer we’re using our Companion Bottle for on-the-run hydration AND post-workout cocktail bottles! We kicked off #SPIbeltSummer with a contest to find the BEST post-workout cocktail for our Companion Bottle. Two winners (one for best virgin beverage, one for...
3 Workouts to Improve Running Speed
Please welcome guest blogger Coach Mike, an RRCA Certified Running Coach, to the SPIbelt blog. He started running when he reached 235 lbs and felt terrible. After a first run of 1.9 miles, Mike thought I was going to die....
3 Trail Mix Recipes to Fuel Your Run
Trail mix is the perfect, healthy snack that’s protein packed. Forget GORP, try these three yummy mixes as a healthy snack to carry in your SPIbelt before or after your run! Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix: Pumpkin seeds Raisins Almonds Sunflower...
From Illness to Ultramarathon
It was 2008, and at 5’3″ and 178lbs, I no longer recognized the girl in the mirror. My 110 lb, size 0 frame was long gone. I was sleeping 20 hours a day and wearing a heart monitor. My digestive...
Why Everyone Loves the SPI H2O Venture Hydration Belt
The SPI H2O™ Venture hydration belt will transform your long runs! It is bounce free and eliminates bulky bottle holders. The 2″ elastic supports up to 16 oz. of water or can be used on its own as a sleek...
4 Ways to Get Your Body Ready for Race Season
Please welcome fitness writer Shelly Stinson to the SPIbelt blog! While most people look forward to spring because the trees start to grow new leaves, flowers pop up and bloom, and temperatures begin to rise, runners look forward to it...
A Message from our Founder on Leap Day
Wow, what a day! Our team decided to do a fun contest today to celebrate Leap Year by giving away free SPIbelts to those who could find a hidden frog on our website. We thought the response would be good...
Leap Day Giveaway
The leap frog’s supplies are gone but keep an eye out for our next giveaway coming soon! Sign up for emails to make sure you don’t miss it: http://bit.ly/spibeltnews
Holiday Gift Guide for Runners
It’s that time of the year again! We’ve put together the guide for every person on your list, from the athlete to the tech lover. Check out the guide! FOR THE MARATHONER Give the marathoner in your life the best...
5 Ways the SPI H2O Companion Bottle Helped My Routine
Please welcome George Melichar to the SPIbelt blog! He is guest posting today with a review of our SPI H2O™ Companion. Running my errands and training in New Orleans has lead me to be creative when searching for water fountains,...