Midpack Triathlete · Product Reviews

Using a Pellet Ice Machine When Training for Triathlons or Marathons

Many sites review bikes, shoes, and wetsuits but this series of reviews for some of the not so common accessories that we have found useful when training for a triathlon. Each article in the series aims to find unique ways to break up the monotony of training recovery a triathlon. Check out the others in… Continue reading Using a Pellet Ice Machine When Training for Triathlons or Marathons

Connected Wellness Tracker · Product Reviews

The Ultimate Guide to the Withings Body+ Scale

Is the Withings Body+ Scale Accurate? The Withings Body+ Scale is a smart scale that tracks your weight and body composition. It provides you with a complete overview of your health and fitness levels. It is part of a line of products by Withings that are connected via wifi and able to share health information… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to the Withings Body+ Scale

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Everlywell Colon Screening Kit Review

According to the CDC, Colon Cancer deaths have been dropping steadily for two decades. That is mostly from older adults, while incidents and issues with younger (45-54) adults are on the rise. In the spring of 2021 official guidance moved screening recommendations shifted to now include regular checks for people 45-54. Thankfully there are a… Continue reading Everlywell Colon Screening Kit Review

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Nike Tempo Next% Review for a Midpacker

Many people like running because it doesn’t require a lot of gear. Just put on some shoes and walk out the door and you are ready to go. Still that doesn’t mean there is no innovation in running gear. It’s easy to start a want list of high end equipment in the search of an… Continue reading Nike Tempo Next% Review for a Midpacker

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Over the counter colon screening cost

If you are into tracking wellness one of the more obvious areas to monitor is the bodies excretion. For folks who monitor performance indicators inputs and outputs are the areas that can be controlled and monitored. So it makes sense that a daily excretion of stool could provide insights.  There are other outputs that can… Continue reading Over the counter colon screening cost

Connected Wellness Tracker · Peloton Training · Product Reviews

One Hundred Mile Peloton Century Ride – A Test of Endurance

Many Peloton riders make efforts to increase their workout count. Getting to major milestones is just plain fun. One of the more popular milestones is the 100 rides achievement. It comes with a cool badge, and Peloton even provides a t-shirt to those that make it to the milestone. But this article is not about… Continue reading One Hundred Mile Peloton Century Ride – A Test of Endurance

Peloton Training · Product Reviews

The Complete Guide to Peloton Setup and Peloton Accessories and How They Can Make Riding the Bike Easier

What Accessories are Best to Have With A Peloton Bike? When first thinking about purchasing the Peloton, the price can be a deterrent. Especially since, like many things, it’s not so clear what the total cost will be once you get the “necessary” accessories. The most common accessories are shoes and mats, but there are… Continue reading The Complete Guide to Peloton Setup and Peloton Accessories and How They Can Make Riding the Bike Easier

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Forward Health Review – Primary Care Doctor Subscription

Forward is a new type of medical service, designed to be a supplemental medical care offering to your standard insurance. With an always on app that connects you to doctors virtually, coupled with care centers for in person appointments and lab draws. Even though it is not insurance covered you can pay for  the monthly… Continue reading Forward Health Review – Primary Care Doctor Subscription

Connected Wellness Tracker · Product Reviews

Cue Health Review – At home Covid test accuracy, cost, and ease of use

How accurate are Cue Health Tests for at home Covid tests? For an at home test, a review needs to consider both the ease of use and how accurate are the results of the test. 96%! That’s the effectiveness of the Cue Health at home Covid kit effectiveness (according to the FDA filing). That’s also… Continue reading Cue Health Review – At home Covid test accuracy, cost, and ease of use

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Tracking Hydration with Vivoo

Peeing on a stick can seem gross… but it may provide insights into your overall feeling of wellness. Of all the things that at home urine tests can track, one of the common ones is hydration. Arguably this is the easiest to measure without a test, starting well hydrated will be apparent in the color… Continue reading Tracking Hydration with Vivoo