Leisure suit jersey

I saw a picture of a guy I know running in a tuxedo shirt, and thought wow, that is funny! I want one like that too. I asked him about it, and he said that he actually wears cycling jerseys because they have pockets. Makes sense! The tuxedo shirt he was wearing is made by […]

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Marathons & Headphones

I enjoy running marathons, and long distance events. But not so much that I want to just run them with no distractions. I want to have my music playing. Often I will even sing along with my mp3 player while running. During a recent ultramarathon I ran, I had my mp3 player going for nearly […]

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Furman FIRST training schedule?

I glanced at the schedule before, and the workouts looked pretty intense. At the time I was working out with a heart rate monitor system where I was supposed to keep my HR low. But I wasn’t getting any faster, and my aerobic fitness didn’t seem to be as good as it had been when […]

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Polar Footpod vs Garmin Forerunner

Recently I ran an ultramarathon, and somewhere around mile 26, I tripped over a root, or a rock or something. This was about the umpteenth time I tripped over something. But a little ways down the trail, I found that my Polar S1 footpod was no longer on my foot. I backtracked to where I […]

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Polar Fitness Test

When I bought my Polar RS200 heart rate monitor, it came with all kinds of fancy features. Many I don’t use. Some I use, but not that often. One that I have played with on occasion is the Polar Fitness Test which figures out my “Ownindex”. I haven’t done it for a while, and decided […]

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