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July 26, 2013

New Adidas Shoes: The Springblade Running Shoes

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Looking for some new kicks to help you get your workout on? Well Adidas is coming out with a new shoe called The Springblade.

Adidas promises “explosive energy” in the form of 16 blades that’s on the bottom of the shoe. The plastic blades can help propel runners straight upward and release the energy in an angle to help that push according to Mikal Peveto, Adidas America’s Director of Running. The shoes assist with utilizing less energy to push off on the next step.

Peveto believes that althletes that run, or anyone who likes to stay in shape will embrace this shoe the best, because the shoe is a running shoe.

The Springblade will hit stores in August and will be a whopping $180.00! Yep, $180.00! So if you are an athlete that loves to run, this is well worth an investment. Remember, always take control of your breathing when you hit the tracks runners, and We look forward to hearing some of your comments about the shoes!

Fitness Correspondent: Hannah Townsley

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Former “Parks and Rec” Star Heckled For Posting Buff Selfie Pic

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Former “Park’s and Rec” star Chris Pratt has nothing to worry about, or does he?

He recently took to the Internet by posting a selfie of himself posing his new hot bod and showing duck lips, but didn’t get the exact supportive response that he expected. Instead, his friends made fun of him. Hmmm not so nice, guys!

Pratt dropped his chubby frame and started working out for his new role in the upcoming Marvel film “Guardians of the Galaxy.”

Yahoo! Interviewed Pratt and his co-star Zoe Saldana at the Comic-Con event in San Diego this weekend, and Zaldana showed support by expressing the positive aspect of his weight loss journey:

“I feel like it would be nothing but inspiring, and encouraging, and empowering for people that are struggling with their weight.”

When Pratt was offered the role he knew that he had to make some dramatic changes, he told Yahoo!:

“I got the role like six months ago, and they were like great job, but you’re too fat. And I was like, ‘alright, I can work on that!”

Believe it or not, Pratt also gave up drinking beer for six months to get that great bod for the role.

Good job giving up the beer gut, Pratt. You look hot!

Fitness Correspondent: Hannah Townsley

Photo Credit: Yahoo!

Fallon Mercedes is a Celebrity Fitness Reporter.

She is a Certified Personal Trainer who has years of experience in Entertainment Reporting.

Putting her two passions together fitness and celebrity news, she created a unique concept, blog and show called “Fit With Fallon” that educates and inspires individuals to get fit in an entertaining and fun way.