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How to Beat the Heat and Keep A Cool Head

How to Beat the Heat and Keep A Cool Head

As an Ultrarunner who lives in St. Louis, summertime is pretty predictable… brutally humid with “real feel” temps which can rival that of Badwater, Death Valley. I’ve also trained in the dry heat of Badwater, with temps so hot, the soles of your shoes can literally melt… and I’ve learned a thing or two about how best to dress while training and racing during the summer months. So, What Are You Wearing? All roads should lead to WHITE as it reflects…

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Calm, Cool & Collected: Staying Warm and Dry on Race Day

Calm, Cool & Collected: Staying Warm and Dry on Race Day

“THE BEST THING ONE CAN DO WHEN IT’S RAINING IS TO LET IT RAIN.” ~ HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW Race day weather was something the 2018 Boston Marathoners obsessed over for weeks, and I think we were all in denial. “I want to run in freezing rain, bone-chilling temperatures and fierce headwinds” said no one, ever. We could hear the ominous howling winds from our hotel rooms the night before. Even the hotel housekeepers were handing out cards with the weather…

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This Land Was Made for You and Me

This Land Was Made for You and Me

My name is Greg Russell and I’m a 2018 Headsweats Ambassador. This year, Headsweats has a team of ambassadors who are talented beyond words, pushing their limits in every way possible. I wish I were one of them! I’m just a normal guy who likes to run. In late April I ran my first 50k race at the Zion Ultras, and this blog post is partially a report on that race. I also want to share some thoughts on a…

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Bike Month Giveaway!

Bike Month Giveaway!

May is National Bike Month! To celebrate, Headsweats has partnered with the top cycling and fitness brands for your chance to win over $300 in gear from: Hammer Nutrition Tifosi Optics Hydrapak Swiftwick Rocky Mounts  NiteIze Headsweats   GIVEAWAY CLOSED, WINNERS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST!   TERMS & CONDITION Eligibility: This sweepstakes is open only to those who are 18 years old and legal residents of the United States and who submit complete entry information above….

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Northern Norway Ski Touring

Northern Norway Ski Touring

Headsweats Ambassador Michael Shelver shares about his adventure ski touring in Norway. You can find more from Michael at his website Trekking with Type 1.  When I first made the decision to move to Norway, I opened up Google and searched “ski touring in Norway”. Ever since entering the ski world, I had always heard great things about the area known for everyone being “born with skis on their feet”. One of the first links led to Lofoten, a group of…

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Training for a Spring Marathon

Training for a Spring Marathon

Headsweats Ambassador Eric Rayvid shares his thoughts on Spring Marathon Training. You can find more from Eric at his website Dirty Old Sneakers. It’s March and if you’re running a spring marathon, you’re at the point where you should be at the top of your training arc. Your weekends are probably filled with lots of eating, drinking nothing but water and your favorite hydration solution, never seeing non-runner friends culminating with the church of the Sunday Long Run and a…

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20th Anniversary Design Contest!

20th Anniversary Design Contest!

CALLING ALL ARTISTS AND HEADSWEATS SUPER FANS! This year we’re giving our customers the opportunity to show us what Headsweats means to them with our 20th Anniversary Design Contest. Now it’s your turn to show your love for Headsweats through your art! Your mission: Design a first-of-its kind limited-edition front panel trucker to celebrate Headsweats’ 20 years of performance headwear. Since 1998 Headsweats has been making active headwear for athletes and adventurers around the world. From renowned endurance events and…

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IT WAS A BUSY JANUARY FOR HEADSWEATS!

IT WAS A BUSY JANUARY FOR HEADSWEATS!

We kicked off 2018 with a bang, by attending not one, but two tradeshows on the same weekend. Oh, did we mention that they were in different cities too! This was the inaugural year for Outdoor Retailer to be based in Denver, and we are thrilled to have it in our backyard. The show was combined with SIA Snow Show, and we thought attendance was great. We had a lot of traffic at our booth and we were able to…

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Stay Committed To Your Fitness Goals!

Stay Committed To Your Fitness Goals!

Headsweats Ambassador Linda Nguyen shares her tips for maintaining motivation after the New Year slump. For more from Linda, follow her on instagram @runtrilinda It’s February and the novelty of the new year has officially disappeared. Your holiday decorations are taken down, you’ve gotten used to writing 2018 on everything, and everybody is back to work. Maybe something else has changed that you might not want to admit: the excitement of keeping your athletic goals for 2018. While it’s really…

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Start Now: Consistency, Patience, and Flexibility for Effective Training

Start Now: Consistency, Patience, and Flexibility for Effective Training

Headsweats Ambassador Mike Shelver shares his insights on effective training in the New Year. For more from Mike, visit his website Trekking with Type 1. It’s two weeks into the new year! Think back to those resolutions you may have set: morning runs, going to the gym every day, and so on… have they faded? Unfortunately changing our ways, especially when it comes to exercise and training, can be tough. I’ve found that I have the most successful training periods…

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