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Fall Training Must-Haves from Blogger Run Megan Run
Please welcome blogger Run Megan Run to the SPIbelt blog! She’s guest posting today with her list of fall training must-haves. It’s supposedly almost fall (I’m celebrating a high of “only” 85 here in Southern California today!), and as the...
3 Delicious Trail Mix Recipes to Fuel Your Run
Happy National Trail Mix Day! Forget GORP, try these three yummy mixes as a healthy snack after your next run! Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix: Pumpkin seeds Raisins Almonds Sunflower seeds Hit The Trail Mix: Granola Cashews Dried cranberries Almonds Hawaiian...
10 Race Training Tips from the SPIbelt Team
Fall race season is coming and we know you’ll be gearing up and training hard! We asked our SPIbelt team members what some of their best advice is for fall training. Here are our top 10 tips: Find a good...
10 Tips for Staying Active in Winter Weather
Please welcome blogger Selena Baity from The Freckled Fit Girl to the SPIbelt blog! She’s guest posting today with 10 tips on sweating it out in the colder months. If I controlled the weather it would be 85° and sunny...
Best Running Shoes for Spring 2015
At SPIbelt we understand that the right pair of shoes are a major component of any successful run. Wearing a good pair of shoes can help prevent foot and ankle injury and contribute to making your workout a more positive...
What Makes SPIbelt the Number One Running Belt
With all of the different fitness belt options out there today, it’s easy to understand why consumers have a hard time making a choice. They all bring a lot to the table when it comes to suitable exercise belts. However,...
LIVE LAUGH PUMP
We get so many fun pics of SPIbelt users. Our favorites, hands down, are the ones we receive from our young pumpers who’ve been diagnosed with T1 diabetes. Ava is one of these young rock stars who has gone through...
SPIbelt for SXSW and other Festivals
If you’re looking for something exciting to do during spring break in Austin, look no further than SXSW. This giant festival is chock-full of musical guests, interactive panels, and highly-anticipated film premieres. As exciting as SXSW can be; however, keeping...
5 Reasons SPIbelt Water Resistant Pocket & Gel Loops ROCKS!!!
– By George Melichar   The first time I ran a marathon I was focused on navigating through the expo and getting to the race on time the next morning. I never thought about what I was going to do...
Our 5 Favorite Holiday Gifts: Perfect for Anyone's List
From the marathoner to the animal lover, we’ve got something for that hard-to-shop-for person in your life! Below are our favorites for the holidays. SPIbelt Original You can’t go wrong with a classic. Throw some hand warmers in to keep...
Alternate Uses for your SPIbelt
The SPIbelt is a simple product with an infinite amount of potential. While most fans use their SPIbelts while running or to store diabetes accessories, there’s plenty more that can be done with this one accessory. Take a peek at...
Tracking Your Successes With Athlinks
Everyone likes to keep track of their personal accomplishments. Whether it’s books read, places traveled, or money saved, there are numerous resources for logging the goals you’ve achieved. For runners, once such resource is Athlinks, a site that keeps track...
Running With the Best
– By Kim Overton When I first came out with the SPIbelt in 2007, I was fulfilling my own immediate need – to create a belt that does not bounce, will hold all of my running essentials, is secure, discreet...
SPIbelt Spotting
– By Kim Overton One of my favorite past-times as the owner of SPIbelt is SPIbelt spotting. I live in Austin, TX, and SPIbelts are made with passion here, which means there’s a good chance I’ll spot one of our...
Meet Gymnast and SPIbelt User Breanna
When you think SPIbelt, you probably think of a running belt that will carry your phone, gels, I.D. while racing or training for that next race, right? Well, although many of our customers use their SPIbelt for running or working...
10 Superfoods That Will Keep You Healthy
There are a number of obvious ways to take care of your health. We all know to get plenty of sleep, work out regularly, and drink lots of water. Another huge piece to this is making sure you’re eating right....
Salt Lake City Runners: Enter to win a SPIbelt!
To our friends in the Salt Lake City area, SPIbelt and Salt Lake Running Company are giving away SPIbelts each day this week through Friday (July 7 – 11, 2014). Thank you for playing! Winners will be contacted Monday, July...
Running with Your Phone: A Real Lifesaver
Why should I run with a phone, you might ask? Not only can you track your performance or listen to your favorite playlist, having a phone on you is important if you ever (God forbid!) run into trouble. Mom, runner,...
Follow Erin’s Journey: Dam That Cancer!
Erin Hood, SPIbelt’s International Sales Manager (pictured furthest on the left), is no stranger to the emotional stress that one must undergo when a loved one is diagnosed with cancer. As someone who has had not one, but both parents...
Healthy Hydration How-Tos
It’s that time of year again, where those of us who live in the south (SPIbelt is based in Austin, Texas) step out of our a/c into the lovely 100+ weather and immediately start to sweat. Oh, Texas, how we...
Why Going Hands-Free Can Save Your Running Form
We seem to bog ourselves down these days with all of the running accessories out on the market. Carrying extra gear from iPhones to water bottles can not only become an annoyance, but affect our running form. Our arms and...