The 24 Day Vegans

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After our half marathon, Steve and I entered what I like to call Excuse Land when it came to running and with various injuries, being extra busy with work, traveling to see family and having friends visit us, we had plenty of them! By the time we made it past Thanksgiving, we only had a few runs to our credit, … Read More

Election 2012: Fitness MVPs

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During an election cycle, it is normal to hear some chatter about the fitness and health of potential Presidential candidates. For example, concern was expressed in 2008 over the age and health problems of John McCain, who has had trouble with skin cancer in the past.  Of course, in 2012, while some expressed concern over things like Obama’s smoking habit, … Read More

Calf-ocalypse Now: Compression Sleeves and Socks

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For those of you who have only recently begun to read our posts, you may be asking yourself “what the heck is a calf-ocalypse?”  Calf-ocalypse is a term Meagan and I coined after our first foray into minimalist running.  I won’t go into vivid detail (check out Chapter 2 of our Vibram Transition series if you are interested) but the … Read More

Fitness Through Goals

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If you want to be successful in anything, it’s essential to set goals. Whether you seek a higher education, better career, improved health or enhanced existence, the steps to triumph are the same. S.M.A.R.T. goal setting is highly recommended for any of these objectives. Technorati Tags: cross training, fitness, goals, health, weight loss

Marmot Sportswear and the Magic Wizard Fabric

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If Gandalf or Dumbledore were cold-weather runners, they would undoubtedly be wearing a Marmot jacket. Meagan received her Power Stretch Hoody for her birthday and I purchased my Variant Jacket during the after-Christmas sales at Fontana Sports. I don’t know what kind of wizardry Marmot uses on their coats, but apparently it has something to do with the Polartec Power … Read More

Stick It!

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This review was originally written for and posted on MyFiveFingers.com, an awesome minimalist footwear and lifestyle fan site. Click here to see the original post. Anyone who has made the transition into minimalist footwear is familiar with what we at Technically Running like to refer to as the “calf-ocalypse“.  It is the sometimes intense soreness that occurs after a run … Read More

CES 2012 – Health and Fitness Gadgets

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For those of you unfamiliar with CES (Consumer Electronics Show), I’ll start by saying that it is the world’s largest consumer technology trade-show featuring over 2500 exhibitors (and if any reader out there wants to give me a ticket for 2013, I would be very appreciative).  The 2012 event wrapped up on January 13th and the show brought some exciting … Read More

Basis: The HRM Without a Chest Strap

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Thanks to our friends over on Pinterest, we came across one of the coolest upcoming fitness products we have seen, and a new entry into the 24-hour fitness-tracking arena, the Basis heart monitor.  Basis is able to record calories burned and sleep habits by using a 3D accelerometer, a heart rate monitor, and both temperature and galvanic skin response (yeah, I … Read More