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Uglow Tech Shirts with No Seem?

Could you imagine wearing a dry-fit shirt that has no seams?  Uglow, a French company, started in 2011, that I recently met at The Running Event in Austin, has a whole line of clothing for runners, cycling, yoga, tennis and lifestyle.  Their fabrics are think and durable. Each are stitch-free with thermo-bonding, and ultrasonic bonding.…

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MetPro’s Exercise Program

I joined MetPro a few months ago. MetPro is a full-service, concierge program that incorporates nutrition by utilizing metabolic profiling with exercise. To date, I’ve lost nearly 8 pounds! The thing about the program that is different from anything out there is that they keep changing your plan. So, you can’t adjust your eating because…

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Are The Aftershokz Trekz Air Any Good?

Could you imagine hearing sound through your bone conductor? At The Running Event in Austin, I met a company, Aftershokz, and learned a lot about their products. I was given a review sample of the Aftershokz Trekz Air, which were awesome. Here’s why…  When I was a Google Glass Explorer, Google had used the same…

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BewellConnect – MyTens PRO Review

Get 25% off by reading below! The BewellConnect MyTens PRO arrived at my home early last month. It was received at no charge and I was asked to give an honest review. I had never used a personal TENS unit, I have only used one at a physical therapist’s office. I knew it was used…

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Ditching Disposable Cups at Races

Could you imagine what ditching disposable cups at races would mean for our environment?  According to HydraPak, a company I met at The Running Event in Austin in December, “27 million paper cups were used in racing events across the US last year. 2.3 million were used in the NYC Marathon!” That’s a lot of…

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Oofos Recovery Oomg Low Shoe Review

Back in 2015, I met the CEO and some of the staff members of Oofos at The Running Event, when it was held in Chicago. Here’s a video from my interview with the team. Back then, I had a pair of Oofos Flip Flops and wore them to races and after training. They were super…

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Is The Running Event in Austin Worth It?

At the Austin Convention Center in early December 2018, The Running Event (TRE) was held. There were thousands of people in attendance, mostly retailers and race directors, looking for new products, partnerships and new ways to get their message out to their consumers. The first day consisted of a variety of seminars specifically geared for…

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A Look Back at 2018

I had a plan in January 2018. I was going to race in St. Anthony’s in April and compete in my first half Ironman in September. But, that never happened. The year started off well, my family and I went on a cruise to CUBA and I was all geared up to start the year.…

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A Challenging Triathlon

Beauty & the Beast Triathlon on St. Croix is known to be one of the toughest triathlons out there. Quassy, the beast of the east, which is now called Connecticut 70.3, may come close, but after talking with some of the folks that did Beauty & the Beast, they say this one is the hardest…

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80/20 Triathlon Webinar with Matt Fitzgerald

Listen in to the 80/20 Triathlon Webinar with Matt Fitzgerald hosted by WeRTriathletes, the international virtual triathlon team that offers education and lots of member discounts.  Special thanks to our 2019 sponsors for making this possible!  If you’re interested in reading my recent review of the 80/20 Triathlon book, please click here. 

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CBD Remedi Review

I have to say that I’m so glad that CBD is now legal because for triathletes and runners, we need something that will help reduce inflammation and keep us active. The new CBD Remedi is a perfect addition to your gym bag! Remedi Organics is an awesome company. I’ve been using their ointments for the…

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Javelina Jundred 100km

In this 16th edition of the costumed, “Party in the desert”, the Javelina 100 Mile race is a qualifier for Western States 100 (and offers UTMB points). That in itself draws ultrarunners who dream of toeing the start line of one of North America’s most coveted ultras (second largest in North America this year, woot!),…

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Peak Triathlon Coaching Tip of the Month

Count your steps – Get familiar with stride turnover—the rate of steps you take while running, regardless of pace. The fastest, most efficient runners have a cadence of around 180 steps per minute and keep their feet close to the ground with light, short, and speedy steps. To find your magic number, run for one…

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Swiftwick Socks for 2019

Swiftwick is a running/lifestyle sock that is well-made and extremely comfortable. They may be a great choice for socks in 2019, whether you will focus on strength training, running or golf. Recently, the company sent me two pairs for review. Fitlite XT Zero Socks The first was called Fitlite Xt Zero socks.  The pair I received…

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Product Review: Pain Remedi

Product Review: Pain Remedi If you’re reading this blog, you are like me, always working out. And with working out, comes fatigue and sore muscles. It’s just part of the territory.  A new start up company approached me to check out samples of their product called Pain Remedi. The owner, Roman Kristl, was a professional…

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Holiday Gifts for the Triathlete

You may think that triathletes have everything, but in reality, there’s always something we need. If you’re looking for a special gift for the Cyclist or Triathlete in your life, consider these holiday gift ideas. At Brands Cycle and Fitness in Wantagh, Dan Sirota, owner offers some suggestions: When you’re shopping for Christmas, think of…

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San Jose Rock ‘n Roll Race Review

There’s something appealing about the Rock ‘n Roll Marathon series that is unlike any other event. There are “groupies” who travel the world with Rock ‘n Roll and run many of their races. The San Jose Rock ‘n Roll 10K and Half Marathon Race was no different. Why I Loved This Course This is one…

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