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    Fitness Instructors: Up Your Game

    Wednesday, February 17, 2016

    Fitness instructors, the time has come for you to get it together. Gone are the days when this was a nice little side earner for you. So too, are they times you thought this was an easy qualification to get in lieu of ‘getting a proper job’. See, the fitness landscape has changed and I […]

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Jul
17

Nike x Liberty

The latest Nike x Liberty collaboration has landed and boy, is it a goodie. Including the Nike LunarGlide+, Nike Free Run+ and Nike Lunar Montreal styles, along with some Nike Flyknit on some, the prints and volt colourways make for some super bold foot action.   Check out Liberty for more.

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Jul
17

Heels of the Day

No idea who designed these, but reader @broke_grove brought them to our attention a few days ago and we’ve been drooling ever since. Quick, go make a cuppa, put your feet up on your desk, imagine your feet in these shoes. It feels good, doesn’t it? Mmmm, yeah, it does. Now quick, the phone’s ringing […]

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Jul
16

15 Minutes of Fit

Hey, we’re all busy women. Sometimes, we just wanna get a quick workout in to get the blood pumping, get a little sweat going and work those muscles. We here at Spikes HQ experiment with different workouts on-the-go regularly, so thought we’d start posting them here. By all means, feel free to send in your […]

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Jul
16

Motivation

Daily motivation: Today, be harder, better, faster, stronger than yesterday. GO! Share it, Pin it, repost, tweet, blog, wallpaper it. Poster design by @Petra_Bender Photo by Simon Wisbey.

Spikes_and_Heels
Jul
12

Spirit of Spikes Style

Need some inspiration for how to rock your workout wear? These chicks are stylin’ and profilin’ while they sweat it out. Blending sportswear and streetwear is what it’s all about – this fitness thing is a lifestyle, not simply an out-of-office-hours pass time. Check out these hot looks.

Parkour
Jul
11

Parkour Power

Shirley Darlington’s name is pretty apt, since she’s kind of the darling of the Parkour scene (see what I did there?). One of the founding female members of Parkour Generations, she goes around the world teaching workshops and training. We caught up with her to see why she likes jumping off things. How long have […]

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Jul
10

Drag Racing at Leake Street

This past weekend, Nike running crews from around the world descended upon London to kick the British 10K’s ass. And kick it they did. Crews from Paris, Mexico, Tokyo, Beijing, New York and Russia to name a few, brought their best of the best – naturally, we here at Spikes had our eye on the […]

Jun
27

Nike: ‘Voices’

We absolutely adore this video from Nike. Famous female athletes (including our personal hero, Joan Benoit) become the voices of little girls as they talk about why they got into their sport and why its important to pay it forward. Seeing the little girls in the video just hammers home how crucial it is that […]

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Jun
26

Running: Get Faster

By Phoebe Thomas When we chuck the heels off at the front door before donning the trainers to pound the local streets or pull on our Lycra before rocking up at your local race, lets be honest, there is one thing we are all thinking: How fast will I be today? And let’s be even […]

Jun
26

Kiteboarder: Hannah Whiteley

If you’re looking for a reason to get out on the water and surf, look no further than Hannah Whiteley. This excellent video captures her winter training in Venezuela, South America. Beautifully shot, it captures the skill and exceptional fitness required to kite surf at this level. Enjoy. To read more about Hannah Whiteley, check […]