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What is the Ultimate Recovery Device?

Discount code available at the end of the blog post. I’ve tried almost every recovery device out there, and if you know me, you know that’s true. Recently, I had the opportunity to review a new product called, The Meteor, by MyoStorm. The Meteor is the ultimate recovery device because it combines pressure, heat and…

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It Could Always Be Much Worse!

I stubbed and broke my toe. When I went to the Urgent Care doctor, she told me to stay off it for six weeks. “No activity. No swimming. No cycling. And, no running!” she told me. It could always be worse. Depression set in immediately following the visit. What about all the races I have…

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New Podcasts Every Week on HTOA

Have you listened to our February Hilary Topper on Air (HTOA) podcasts? If not, here are a few of them for your listening pleasure. An Individualized Diet How to Lose Weight Through Metabolic Profiling – https://www.hilarytopperonair.com/episode/how-to-lose-weight-for-good/ Do you want to lose weight? Are you a serial dieter? Have you tried diet after diet and nothing…

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Are there Coincidences in Triathlons?

The strangest thing happened. Some would call it a coincidence in triathlons. Others may say, there are no such things as coincidences in triathlons or anywhere else for that matter. Nearly a year ago, a woman, named Gina, reached out to me requesting that I review her newly designed kit. She sent it to me…

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2019 Discounts for Swim, Bike & Run

If you’re like most of us, you know that competing in triathlons is not cheap. Between race entries and buying proper gear, it gets pricey. To make your season just a tad more economical, here is a list of 2019 discounts for race entries and swim bike run gear that you can use: Looking for…

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Zwift Tour: Fire and Ice

My coach called for an hour of hills on Zwift today. She didn’t specify what she wanted me to do, so I chose the Zwift Tour: Fire and Ice. It had 3,398 feet of climbing and I thought, “perfect.” I went on my CompuTrainer, put on my Pearl Izumi cycling shoes, clipped into my speedplay…

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Galloway Runners Aren’t Slow…

As I do more and more of these races, I realize that most people are doing a variation of the run/walk/run method, developed by Jeff Galloway. When I first started learning about the method, I thought that only slow runners had an interest in it. But, as I am learning, there are a lot of…

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Triathlon Training in 2019

My last triathlon was in September in the Hamptons. It was an Olympic distance triathlon and I wanted to be able to do well but I didn’t. I had lots of obstacles that worked against me. But as I enter 2019, I know that I have some lofty goals and training is essential. I haven’t…

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Running Rewired Book Review

Jay Dicharry is the author of Running Rewired – Reinvent Your Run for Stability, Strength & Speed. He is one of the leading physical therapists and board-certified Sports Clinical Specialists. In this new book, he tries to dissect your running posture and make you a more efficient and effective runner. Running Rewired starts with talking…

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MoxiLife Review

Discount Code Available! I met the folks from MoxiLife at The Running Event in Austin and I’m glad I did. They have an interesting hydration product geared for all endurance athletes. Recently, they sent me a couple of samples for review. When I asked for more information on the products, I spoke with Theresa Seaquist,…

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Running 8 Miles in South Florida

Having two major half marathons coming right up, I knew I needed to run 8 miles when I was in South Florida, visiting my dad. Problem was, I wasn’t sure where to go! I was staying at the Hampton Inn on Commercial Blvd near the Florida Turnpike, about 20 minutes away from my dad’s place…

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Skechers GoRun Forza 3 Sneaker Review

As I’m becoming more of an efficient runner, I’m learning that for me, certain sneakers work and others just don’t. I know that I have an achilles issue that flares from time to time and when I wear low offset shoes, the achilles tends to ache more than when I wear more of a drop.…

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All About Zwift

If you’ve tried Zwift and discarded it, or if you’ve used it and really don’t understand it, then this webinar is for you. Jacob Fraser takes us on a journey through Zwift cycling and Zwift running and he explains everything. He is a manager in experience relations and talks about why when you go to…

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Do You Really Need a Thermal WetSuit?

Living in the Northeast part of the country, I’ve swam in some mighty cold water! At the start of the season, it’s nearly impossible to put your face in the water. Okay, call me a “wuss,” but I find it hard to put my face in when the water is in the 60’s. I’ve heard…

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Triathlon Training: Are We Crazy?

At the end of last season, I continued to swim, bike and run. I remembered why I started to do this and how much enjoyment I get from training. But as the new year got underway, I started to think, “Are we crazy?” I was on the bike trainer doing a hard workout, when the…

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Slow Runner? Fast Runner? Who Cares?

Nike’s message has been Just Do It, which to me says that just doing something is better than not doing anything at all. Recently, with the controversial commercial that Nike just launched with Colin Kaepernick, the message now seems to be “Don’t be the Fastest, be the Fastest Ever.” Doesn’t an ad like that rub…

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Celsius Live Fit Review

A new healthy energy product recently entered the marketplace called Celsius Live Fit. They have no artificial sweeteners, no high fructose corn syrup, no preservatives and no artificial color or flavor. They claim to have proprietary MetaPlus formula which includes: green tea with EGCG, ginger and guarana seed used to boost metabolic rate. They suggest…

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What Keeps You Motivated?

As the new year gets underway, I’ve been thinking a lot about goals for 2019 and ways to stay motivated during the long winter and spring season. Here’s what keeps me motivated. Tell me what keeps you motivated in the comment section below. In order to do that, I usually register for a few races.…

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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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