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Review – Power, Speed, Endurance by Brian MacKenzie (and others)

Review – Power, Speed, Endurance by Brian MacKenzie (and others)

What if you could spend less time training and get faster? CrossFit Endurance makes that promise. Today, I’ll review the book that serves as its “bible.”

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The Best of the Speed Lacing Systems

The Best of the Speed Lacing Systems

Shoe fit and feel is critical for runners. Not only can it make your run more comfortable, proper shoe fit can prevent injury from overtightened or poorly fitting shoes, and blisters caused by rubbing. Finding a consistent shoe fit is tough when you have to tie your laces every run. Triathletes may be able to provide the answer!

Triathletes – particularly sprint or Olympic distance specialists – have a particular need to balance shoe fit with quick transition ability. Essentially, our running shoes end up being like slippers, (or they should, anyway).

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Unsolicited Endorsements – Burt’s Bees Hand Salve

Unsolicited Endorsements – Burt’s Bees Hand Salve
There’s a little nook in most drug stores that carries bright yellow containers of various personal care products, each one adorned with a guy who looks like Santa Claus on summer vacation after about a week without showering. You’ve probably heard of the Burt’s Bees line, famous for their lip balm, but maybe you didn’t know they make a broad range of personal care products ranging from hand creme to shampoo to body wash. The whole line advertises the use of beeswax, natural honey, pollen, and other all-natural bee-related goodness in their products. While I, like many others...
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Review – I’m Here to Win by Chris McCormack

Review – I’m Here to Win by Chris McCormack
While wandering a bookstore in the downtown outdoor shopping mall in Perth, Australia, last year, I came across their sports section, and Aussies love their sports!  Chris McCormack, a two-time Ironman World Champion and International Triathlon Union World champion, is well-known for being a brash, polarizing, no-holds-barred triathlete.  He’s also arguably the greatest and most versatile triathlete of all time, holding both short- and long-course world titles at varying points in his career.  He won an astonishing 76% of the races he entered, and finished on the podium at 88%.  Unreal.  I...
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Welcome – Reviews and Unsolicited Endorsements

This series of entries is about products that I use (or to which I am unhealthfully addicted, in most cases), that I would recommend for some specific reason (and I am also open to sponsorships, you know!).  In all cases, I have no financial interest nor am I in anyway affiliated with or even remotely acquainted with the parent company unless otherwise stated.  So, legalese out of the way and hopefully garnering some shred of legitimacy, we press forward.
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