Running Myths Uncovered

Running Myths Uncovered 📷 : @b_householder Perhaps you or someone you know wanted to start a running regimen but heard a myth about running like “running is bad for your knees” and decided against it.  Or possibly you are a new runner hesitant to intensify your runs due to running myths. Or maybe, you are …

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How to Stay Motivated with Your Fitness Routine During the Holidays

How to Stay Motivated with Your Fitness Routine During the Holidays Staying motivated and keeping a workout routine during the holidays can be difficult. Making time for runs or walks might take a backseat to festive distractions like parties, shopping, and out-of-town guests. Also, during the holidays, the physical environment is less welcoming to outdoor …

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Gifts for him

Gifts for Him Getting gifts for the guys in your life can be tricking. Whether you are shopping for your dad, son, or significant other, we have broken down our most popular items for every man on your list. Perfect fitness gifts for the health junkie, thrill-seeker, or outdoor enthusiast in your life.  Original SPIbelt  …

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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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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, but it’s definitely worth it. You can enjoy cooler temperatures and you won’t get as …

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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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All About SPIbelt!

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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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.

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.

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 love you.

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