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, a pandemic means restrictions to social lives, daily routines, and for many, financial hardships. More …

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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 about your pace!  Build up. Start off with running for a shorter amount of time, …

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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 burning excessive calories. It can be a simple and effective exercise to add to your …

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Central Texas Food Bank

The SPIbelt team had a fun afternoon learning about the work done at Central Texas Food Bank, a local non-profit here in Austin, Texas. They received an extensive tour of the campus from the CEO, Derrick Chubbs. Wow, do they have a facility! The warehouse made Costco look tiny.  COVID-19 has drastically increased Central Texas …

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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 life and how I can manage it in these situations! I’ve learned so much about …

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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!

How To Pack A SPIbelt

Proper packing of a SPIbelt will ensure the most comfortable fit while keeping all of your items safe, secure and bounce-free. Here are three easy steps to properly store gear in a SPIbelt. Step One: Gather Your Items Depending on the day, some belongings need to be taken along while others do not. Decide which …

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SPibelt; A Great Golf Accessory

SPIbelt In Sports: A Great Golf Accessory

This is not the PGA Tour. We are not professional golfers. But there’s pride on the line, and for one golfer – redemption. And with the help of a discreet golf accessory – an Original SPIbelt – anything is possible.

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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 the globe, or hanging out with friends, our accessory belt is meant to house a …

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Collegiate Women’s Lacrosse Player Opens Up About Life With T1D

Paige Gottorff is a sophomore on the Grand Valley State University women’s lacrosse team. A top 20 Division II program in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is a Biomedical Science major with a minor in Biology, plays defense, and she is a Type I diabetic. We sat down with Paige to get a better understanding on …

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6 Trends That Will Elevate Your Workout Wardrobe

Anytime you workout you’re already winning in our book for doing something to improve your health. But beyond your performance, there’s nothing wrong with wanting to look stylish while you sweat! That’s why we’re so excited about our new Luxe by SPIbelt. With its sleek all-black design and eye-catching metallic hardware, the Luxe is so chic you won’t want to take …

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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 here to get to know the Ambassadors!

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#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 best adult beverage) get a set of 2 Companion Bottles. Thank you to everyone who submitted …

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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:  


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 some pretty challenging stuff at a young age.

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 some alternate ways to put your SPIbelt to practical (and sometimes silly) use!

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 of your race results.

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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 and good-looking. As the brand grew and company grew, I learned from my customers that …

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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 products out and about at least once a day.

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