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Gear Review: Jaybird X3 In-Ear Wireless Headphones

Full disclosure: I was sent a complimentary set of headphones in exchange for an honest review on my blog. I almost always listen to podcasts when I run, so headphones are key. I’ve tried various styles in the past, but

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Gear Review: Garmin Forerunner 235

Seeing as REI is having a big sale right now ($80 off retail price!), and since I’ve had the Garmin Forerunner 235 for over 2 months, I decided now might be a good time to write up my thoughts on

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Gear review: Mio Link

If you’ve been reading my blog lately, you know that I’ve been doing MAF/low heart rate (HR) training.  While this is a recent experiment, I’ve been curious about HR training for a while.  I used a HR monitor (HRM) during

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Gear Review: Hydration Nation

The longer your runs, the more likely you’ll need to hydrate on-the-run.  Unless you always run on a route with water fountains (lucky you!), it’s a good idea to either carry your water or make water bottle drops along your

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To monitor or not to monitor, that is the question!

I’m pretty sure that heart rate monitors (HRM) didn’t exist back in Shakespeare’s day, but if they did, maybe he would’ve posed the question above. Before I begin, a quick disclaimer: I’m not an expert in exercise physiology. This post

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Gear review: Altra Superior

Welcome to my very first shoe review! Back in January, and after A LOT of internet research, I bought a pair of Altra Superiors. I was looking for a zero-drop trail shoe with better tread than my Merrell Trail Gloves

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Shopping Spreeeee

Sometimes I go months without buying anything, and then I go crazy on a shopping spree. I’ve bought so many running-related things in the last couple of weeks. In order to ease my guilt be informative, I’ve listed my purchases

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