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Untapped All Natural Athletic Fuel Review

Untapped is an interesting company. From Vermont, the company uses real maple products to make Untapped All Natural Athletic Fuel. Here is my review. Background: UnTapped was founded in 2013 by professional cyclist Ted King and the Cochran family of professional alpine skiers. UnTapped uses pure maple syrup. According to the company’s website, “This lack…

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Should You Wear Custom Insoles?

I never wore custom insoles until I ran the NYC Marathon in 2016. Since then, I’ve been hooked. The thing about just wearing the inserts in a pair of sneakers is that they aren’t specific for your foot. I would rather have something custom to wear that molds my foot, than a mass-manufactured insert. At…

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New Recovery Flip Flop

There’s a new recovery flip flop on the market and they are called, Archies. I met this company at The Running Event in Austin and thought they were interesting. Archies is a recovery flip flop company that provides support, unlike traditional flip flop sandals. Designed by a Physiotherapist from Melbourne, Australia, Archies look like traditional…

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What to Wear Running in the Winter

I love running when it’s cold outside. But, every year, I go through the same scenario. I look at my closet and open my drawers and can’t figure out what to wear!  This year was particularly challenging. It went from 60 degrees Fahrenheit to 30 degrees Fahrenheit in a matter of hours! Therefore, I started…

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Jaybird Vista Review

I had a pair of the original Jaybird headphones a few years back. They had a wire that connected the set but used Bluetooth technology. At the time, I was impressed. Now, I’m even more impressed with the Jaybird Vista. Here’s my review. Jaybird Vista These little buds fit securely in your ears. I was…

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My Wish For You…

Thank you for reading my blog. I appreciate you. I also want to wish you a very happy and prosperous New Year. I hope that the 20s bring joy, happiness, and health to you and your family. P.S. If you are in or around Huntington, Long Island and want to attend my book signing and…

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Triathlon Podcasts

Here are two podcasts that if you missed, you should consider listening to! They are both triathlon related podcasts and both can help you learn and grow as an athlete. How to Juggle it All Listen here: http://bit.ly/2NO5WLk Are you an entrepreneur and an endurance athlete? Between work, family, and your sport, you are constantly…

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The Running Event 2019 Re-Cap

I love attending this show because I reconnect with people I’ve met in the past and I meet new people at The Running Event (TRE) 2019. Here’s my re-cap. What was different? There were several things I noticed this year that was different than in prior years. For starters, there were a lot of Ironman…

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Three Places to Train Near Disney World

Comment below to win one of two Headsweats Christmas Ultraband! Recently I went on to a USA Triathlon sanctioned coach certification course. While there, I stayed near Disney World and Universal Studios in Orlando. I wanted to see where to train that was within proximity to the parks but not too far away. Here are…

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I Know This is Random…

Join me for my book launch party on Monday, January 6 from 7-9 pm at Book Revue in Huntington. RSVP at the bottom of the blog. This may seem like a random post to you because this is a triathlon blog. Although the book has nothing to do with triathlons and running, it actually does…

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Perfect Hydration Review

Are all bottled waters created equal? According to Perfect Hydration, they would say, “no!” This new brand of water is “supercharged.” It has 9.5 + pH alkaline water that is purified through a nine-stage filtration process, and the water has a blend of minerals and electrolytes. Here’s my review of Perfect Hydration. Taste: I actually…

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Feel Sleep Deprived? Try Momentous

I can’t sleep. I have trouble falling asleep and I have trouble staying asleep. Whatever the reason, I’ve been in search of the perfect solution to help me fall and stay asleep. So, when a PR firm approached me, I jumped at the opportunity to sample Momentous, Sleep Nightime Recovery capsule. What’s in it? Three…

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Certified USA Triathlon Coach

When I noticed that the USA Triathlon was going to give a certified two-day coaching course in Orlando, I was psyched. Thoughts went through my mind like, am I crazy? I’m not a great athlete. How could I take this course and get certified to become a triathlon coach? I’ve never even done a long…

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What to Bring for a Pool Workout?

No matter if you are a beginner or an experienced swimmer, what to bring to the pool for a workout is very similar. Here’s a checklist of what to bring for a pool workout: The Essentials: You may find this funny, but I can’t tell you how many times I walked out of my house…

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UCAN Review

I didn’t think I would like the UCAN because it had something called super starch in it. The bars had been recommended to me in the past but to be honest, I was afraid to try them. But, recently I had the opportunity to check UCAN out. What is Super Starch? Super Starch, which is…

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Endurance Podcasts

Here are a few of our most recent endurance podcasts from Hilary Topper on Air, Season 9. How Chiropractors Enhance Sports Performance Listen to the episode here: http://bit.ly/2ohrLKp There was a time, not too long ago, that when you went to a chiropractor, you just got an adjustment. Today, chiropractors offer so much more! From…

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Common Beginner Triathlon Questions

Five years ago when I started training for a triathlon, I didn’t have a clue what a triathlon was let alone what I was getting myself into! I had never seen a triathlon, I just knew it was three different sports in one. To help you cut through some of the clutter, here are some…

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Swim, Bike, Bonk Book Review

In the new book, Swim, Bike, Bonk – Confessions of a Reluctant Triathlete, travel writer, Will McGough, takes the reader on a journey. He shares his experience signing up for, training and participating in Ironman Arizona in just three months. Swim, Bike, Bonk Swim, Bike, Bonk – is a true story. The author is an…

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UA Intelliknit Review

Winter is quickly approaching. With temperatures steadily descending, it’s time to think about layering for both the run and bike. UA recently came out with a new product called, Intelliknit. I was given a sample for review. UA Intelliknit is lightweight, yet extremely warm. It’s soft and I love the way the fabric feels on…

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Fall Foliage Half Marathon Experience

A few weeks ago, several members of Team Galloway LI drove nearly three hours to Rhinebeck, NY to run the Fall Foliage Half Marathon. It was a magnificent drive. There was some traffic, but the foliage (and the event) made up for all of that! It was simply gorgeous. Here’s my race experience: My teammates…

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NYC Marathon – Three Years Later

It’s exactly three years after I ran the NYC Marathon in 2016. That was one of the toughest, yet fulfilling races in my life. Since then, I have watched my Team Galloway Long Island runners, praying that they complete the NYC Marathon feeling strong. The first year after I ran the race, two of our…

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