Staying Active

Tips For Camping At Curry Village in Yosemite Valley

The whole point of staying active and tracking your wellness is to be able to do fun things. Exploring new and beautiful places is top of that list. Recently we explored Yosemite Valley, complete with a stay at Curry Village.  Curry Village is a fantastic spot for staying in the valley and combines a bit… Continue reading Tips For Camping At Curry Village in Yosemite Valley

Athleisure · Midpack Triathlete

Wear It Everyday – Lululemon Pace Breaker Shorts Review

  Great Style Versatile Shorts When choosing the best pair of shorts for an activity there are two questions to answer. First, are liner or linerless the better option, and second, how long do the shorts need to be. If you can answer these two question it will be easy to find a solid pair… Continue reading Wear It Everyday – Lululemon Pace Breaker Shorts Review

Product Reviews

Rock Climb with Kids – Sender City Gym

After first taking a kid to a climbing gym at age four, and eventually visiting around a dozen different climbing spots with the young ones, there is one location that stands out for kids. That is the Sender City gym in Santa Ana, which is part of the larger Sender One gym. Sender One is… Continue reading Rock Climb with Kids – Sender City Gym

Midpack Triathlete

10 Great Places To Run In West LA – UCLA, Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica’s Best Routes

One of the best way to explore a new city is to run it. However, when the city is as expansive as Los Angeles, with so many neighborhoods and geographical features, finding fun running routes can be tough.  Some folks rely on heat maps of Strava to know where popular routes are. Then again, popular… Continue reading 10 Great Places To Run In West LA – UCLA, Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica’s Best Routes

Midpack Triathlete · Product Reviews

A Runners Favorite Gadget – Deep Tissue Massage Gun Review vs Foam Roller

As a distance running fan and avid cyclist, having sore legs is nothing new. Even though every trainer, coach, and running book says that foam rolling helps, it simply is not something that is going to become part of a daily habit. Foam rolling sucks, it is the worst. At best it is a painful… Continue reading A Runners Favorite Gadget – Deep Tissue Massage Gun Review vs Foam Roller

Athleisure · Product Reviews

A Daily Wear Jacket – LuluLemon City Sweat Full Zip Hoodie Review

This Lululemon zip up hoodie is the go to daily piece of our wardrobe that works year round. We review a lot of wellness and fitness activity themes on this site, and when doing all of those activities there is always a need for something to wear. When it comes to staple products, one of… Continue reading A Daily Wear Jacket – LuluLemon City Sweat Full Zip Hoodie Review

Product Reviews · Strava · Wellness App Reviews

Statshunter Review – Maximizing Strava Activity Data For Free

If you have been a Strava user for some time then you likely have a small mountain of useful workout data locked up on the platform. While Strava does a good job of displaying this data, and Strava Premium Subscription extends this, there are still some ways to display data that simply do not make… Continue reading Statshunter Review – Maximizing Strava Activity Data For Free

Strava · Wellness App Reviews

Is Strava Premium Worth The Money – For Cyclists, Runners, and Athletes

There is a free version of Strava with plenty of great usability, but for full access to their slate of features a Strava Premium Subscription is required. The service is an annual subscription which is available for $60/year, or $5/month. If you want to get Strava even cheaper you’ll need to either be a student… Continue reading Is Strava Premium Worth The Money – For Cyclists, Runners, and Athletes

Connected Wellness Tracker · Wellness App Reviews

What is a Good Google Fit Heart Points Score?

It is no surprise that each activity tracker winds up having their own metric for how to measure overall health and fitness. Google Fit is no different, as they default to a “Heart Points” score. These are American Heart Association heart points, which are a way to measure total activity over the course of a… Continue reading What is a Good Google Fit Heart Points Score?

Strava

ProBikeGarage Review – Strava Add in

ProBikeGarage was recommended to us as a useful add-on for Strava users. We have previously covered a variety of Strava extensions, which for the most part help to visualize and display activity data. ProBikeGarage is unique in that the value it provides is not specific to the activities and workouts, but instead focuses on the… Continue reading ProBikeGarage Review – Strava Add in