Getting on a bike is a simple pleasure and a milestone for many small children. At the same time, biking can be a life long activity and one that you continue to develop skills on. For a lot of riders mountain biking takes things to a new level. Mountain biking allows you to explore a… Continue reading What is a Good Age to Start Mountain Biking?
Sometimes we use activity trackers for measuring how you sleep, but this is often just a way to measure the symptoms but not the cause of sleep. When is comes to sleeping, temperature can make a huge difference on how well you rest. This should come as no surprise for anyone who has ever woken… Continue reading What’s In A Sleeping Bag Rating?
Even before the 2020 pandemic wearable devices were making waves for their ability to identify and play a part in diagnostics and large scale events. When COVID began to spread though, there were many anecdotes of people identifying the early signs of symptoms using their daily worn devices. As early as June 2020, Whoop was… Continue reading Wearables and Covid – Can Your Watch Identify Sickness Before a Test?
We cover a wide variety of tracking topics on this site, related to health, wellness, and fitness. While many of these are apps or devices that can help with gathering data or providing new insights, sometimes there is a more manual solution that works fine. The analog way of tracking can be as simple as… Continue reading Complete Guide to Google Sheets Workouts and Fitness Tracker
Finding a great trail running, hiking, and off road shoe can be difficult. For some folks this can be multiple different shoes, but for us the best multi purpose trail shoe are the Salomon Speed Cross 5. Over the past four years we have purchased one pair of these each year. They get used for… Continue reading The Go To Trail Shoe – Salomon Speedcross 5 Trail Running Shoes Review
Finding a new place to hike can be tough. Thankfully apps like Trailforks exists to help explore safe and established trails in your area. In this Trailforks review we cover the best uses of the app, when to do more research, and other apps to consider when planning you hike. So let’s discuss, is Trailforks… Continue reading Trail Forks Review – Find Popular Hiking Trails
Sometimes you come across a trail or hike that offers something totally unique. The Dino Cliffs, in Washington Utah just east of St. George is one of those places. The whole surrounding area is a bit of a dessert playground. It’s not uncommon to see dozens of four wheelers setting off into the desert. There… Continue reading Dinosaur Prints Hike Washington and St George Utah
We cover tons of activities on this site, and many of these get better with a drink or cold snacks. One of the best additions to active gear or camping packing lists is a backpack cooler. Having things in a backpack makes it much easier to carry, especially over non flat terrain. The Titan Deep… Continue reading Durable Backpack Cooler For Camping and Outdoors
Many options exist when trying to select the best daily wearable for step tracking and other wellness tracking. Each of the major tech companies now offers some form of their own wearable, including Amazon. There version is the Amazon Halo Band and Amazon View bands. While Amazon Halo Band compares well to the FitBit and… Continue reading Amazon Halo Review – Tracking Steps, Sleep, and More
Staying active and finding new sports and activities can be a ton of fun. At the same time, trying to keep up with the gear of next hobbies can be a drag. There’s nothing like finding a fun new hobby only to realize it comes with a side hobby of being a mechanic or maintenance… Continue reading How to Clean Cleats – And Other Gear Like Melin Hats or Backpacks