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SPIbelt 101
A Bit About SPIbelt The primary goal of the SPIbelt brand is to help you carry all of the possessions needed for whatever you’re doing without them being a burden or a distraction. Whether out for a long run, traveling...
2018 SPIbelt Holiday Gift Guide
Holiday gift shopping is here! Whether you’re way ahead of the purchasing game, or haven’t even started thinking about it, our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide has items for everyone on your list this year. The 5k Runner: Whether you know...
WHAT’S IN MY SPI MESSENGER?
The SPI Messenger is the perfect bag to take on the go. Whether you are running errands, heading to work, or traveling this bag will perfectly hold whatever you may need for the day. I use mine for work and...
A Day in the Life of a Triathlete and Working Mom of Three
Triathlete Kaisha Simmons gave us an inside look on an average day of training for the working mom of three. 5:00 AM “It’s 5 in the mornin’ And I’m goin’ all in, I’m busy ballin’….” My alarm song “5 in...
HOW TO GET YOUR FAMILY EXERCISING
Unsure of how to get the entire family exercising? Sometimes it can be hard enough to motivate yourself to exercise… Let alone the entire family. However, it is important for everyone in your family to maintain an active lifestyle. Exercise...
5 Tips to Get Over That Mid-Year Fitness Hump
While those New Year’s resolutions may have gone poof in a white puff of smoke, it’s mid-year and time to re-evaluate your fitness. Summer may be hot and humid or very dry in some parts of the country, but that...
Four Activities To Get Outside And Enjoy This Spring
While we’ve been enjoying spring-like (heck, even summer-like) weather here in Austin for a while now, we’re well aware that most of the country is just beginning to thaw out. If you’ve been cooped up with cabin fever and your...
Five Genius Packing Tips To Help You Travel Like A Pro
Maybe you are finally taking that dream international vacation or perhaps you are just leaving for a short weekend getaway. Regardless, packing can see like a stressful and daunting task. Will I need this? Is this too much? What if...
Five Ways To Fight The Winter Blues
Whether you call it the winter blues, cabin fever, or if you’ve been diagnosed with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), this time of year can be tough. With the excitement of the holidays gone and shorter days, lower temps, and gray...
What Does Being Healthy Mean?
It’s an age-old question: what exactly does healthy mean? Is it a pant size, the number on a scale, a certain diet or workout? The truth is there’s no straight answer because health is something that’s extremely personal. What healthy...
5 Tips To Make Your New Year’s Resolution A Reality
New Year, new you! You’ve heard it before and we can guarantee this time won’t be the last. Each year come January 1st we’re encouraged to set resolutions, planning ahead for how we’ll improve our lives in the coming year...
2018 SPIbelt Ambassador Program
Our ambassadors are a community of individuals who embody the core values that we uphold at SPIbelt. Active, adventurous, bold, determined—they choose to live life according to their own terms, or as we like to say, they’re #freetobe. In doing...
The Most Effective Core Exercises To Do At Home
The best way to work your abs is in the gym as there are all kinds of equipment and machines that help you tone the muscles easily and effectively. However, not all of us have that luxury because sometimes we’re...
2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Find A Gift For Everyone
The best way to spread holiday cheer is by singing loud for all to hear…and, of course, giving gifts. Who doesn’t love receiving a well though out gift?! While the holidays are all about the magical spirit of giving to...
How My Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis Made Me A Runner
By: Alex Reidy Alex Reidy is a Development Coordinator at JDRF and writes about her experience with Type 1 Diabetes on her blog, Iced Coffee & Insulin. She will be running the 2017 TCS NYC Marathon with Team JDRF and...
It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Know Your Risks?
In October, you may notice that orange and black aren’t the only colors you see trending everywhere. You’ll likely see pink take over, too, and for a good reason: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the United States. This...
7 Can't-Miss Spots to Check Out in Austin  
Are you heading to our neck of the woods for Austin City Limits? If so, you’re in for a treat. Not only is there a solid lineup set for both weekends, but aside from the music festival, you’re heading to...
Five Ways To Refocus Your Fitness Routine This Fall
January may technically be the calendar marker for a new year, but there’s something about fall that always feels like a chance for a fresh start. Perhaps it’s all the back-to-school buzz, which for much of our lives symbolized the...
5 Activities To Unleash Your Inner Adventurer
Photo by David Balanos “It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves—in finding themselves.” French author and Nobel Prize winner André Gide perhaps said it best, understanding the innate need for adventure in one’s life. Adventure...
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...