Why I Left Nike+

For those who haven’t seen it, I did a review of the Nike+ FuelBand when it first came out.  Don’t read it.  I’ll save you the trouble.  That’s not to say the review wasn’t good, but it’s not relevant anymore.  I’ve decided to move on from the FuelBand and Nike+ …

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So Long, 35

A selfie on my final 35 year old morning As I sit here on the last night that I’m 35, I thought it would be appropriate and a bit nice to reflect on the past year of my life.  It was a year filled with lots of trials (mentally and …

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Review: Mizuno Wave Rider 18

the buildup So for those who don’t know, I’m a huge Mizuno fan.  I never really thought about their shoes before becoming a runner, doing the typical American thing of paying attention to Nike, Adidas, Reebok and maybe New Balance.  Mizuno isn’t a big advertiser in the US, and I wasn’t into …

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Race & Place or Ride with Pride?

I just got back from a truly epic charity event out in San Francisco.  It’s called the Canary Challenge, and the purpose is to raise money for the Canary Foundation at Stanford.  The Foundation is trying to develop a blood test for early detection of cancer.  The idea being that …

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But You Don’t Have The Body of A…

I hear comments like this all the time, whether from someone about themself or about others.  “Oh, but I’m not built like a runner.”  “You don’t have a cyclist body.”  “I’m too skinny to lift weights.” The thing is, if you do it, you are it.  You have the body …

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Health Is Not a Mid Life Crisis

Today, I ran to work. I love doing that. I call running and cycling to work “CUYOP” – commute under your own power – read more in my blog post on it, and check the hashtag activity on Twitter). It’s a great way to start the day because of how …

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Review: ViSalus – Fixing Quickly?

The buildupSomeone I follow on Twitter asked me to check out a product he was marketing called ViSalus.  I’d never heard of it.  Apparently, I’ve been living under a rock. It’s a multi-billion dollar weight loss program, featuring shakes, etc.  It’s also a very successful multi-level marketing company (MLM).  Two …

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I Got Some Time with NOW Sports Products

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of NOW Foods.  We have used NOW Foods products in our home for a few months, and really like them for their quality and focus on what goes into their products (and, equally, what doesn’t go into them).  As a …

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