iPod Shuffle is Not Designed for Running

How to “fix” an iPod that died from sweat: Several years ago, I bought an iPod Shuffle. It was the new 2nd generation model. It seems like it would be great for running. It’s small, light, and made of aluminum which you would think would make it tough. I ran with it on multiple occasions. […]

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Sole F85 treadmill first review

My first treadmill was a ProForm that I bought used for $300 on eBay. I owned it for about a year and a half during which I broke the frame, had it re-welded, and then trashed the belt. The second treadmill I bought was a Horizon T900 for which I paid $1000 new. I owned […]

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“Feel The Beat” Pulsating Metronome Watch

I have been playing with running with a metronome to improve my cadence. In the short time I have been doing, it feels like my running has improved. The metronome I have been using is a Seiko DM50 and it clips onto my treadmill. But I wanted something to take with me during a race. […]

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Sport Beans

I have run two marathons now with several more on the horizon. In my first half marathon I ate Snickers bars. They were pretty good. In my first marathon I ate generic Jelly Beans. They were good but seemed to be lacking something. In my last marathon I ate M&M’s. I was pretty happy with […]

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Heart Monitor Training For The Compleat Idiot

Heart Monitor Training For The Compleat Idiot by John L. Parker Jr. SUMMARY: Great ideas, let’s see if they work. After buying a treadmill, I wanted to learn how to use it the most efficient way possible. I started learning about aerobic and anaerobic zones, and heart monitors, etc. I found this book mentioned on Amazon […]

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