Midpack Triathlete · Staying Active

Favorite Foods To Eat During a Race, Marathon, or Triathlon

We have run dozens of races over the years, and have fueled in a variety of ways. Every event brings with it a new experience from local 5ks, to mountain packed 50k runs, to open ocean swims and Olympic distance triathlons. Longer races have been the preference in large part because they offer a variety… Continue reading Favorite Foods To Eat During a Race, Marathon, or Triathlon

Staying Active

Official Wiffle Ball Field Dimensions

Baseball is a game of rules and regulations, although a backyard game can be just as fun. Still if you are like us and have decided to host a small summer game then you may have run into a key question – What are the right dimensions for my wiffle ball, softball, or baseball field?… Continue reading Official Wiffle Ball Field Dimensions

Midpack Triathlete · Staying Active

Best Apps and Tools To Plan a Running Route

Google maps and Apple maps can be good for getting driving directions, but when planning a workout you often need more details. If you are running in a new town or park then driving directions with their efficient point to point navigation are a terrible way to plan out a run. Not only is it… Continue reading Best Apps and Tools To Plan a Running Route

Product Reviews · Staying Active

What is a Good Age to Start Mountain Biking?

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?

Product Reviews · Staying Active

What’s In A Sleeping Bag Rating?

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?

Connected Wellness Tracker · Staying Active

Complete Guide to Google Sheets Workouts and Fitness Tracker

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

Product Reviews · Staying Active

The Go To Trail Shoe – Salomon Speedcross 5 Trail Running Shoes Review

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

Staying Active · Wellness App Reviews

Trail Forks Review – Find Popular Hiking Trails

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

Staying Active

Dinosaur Prints Hike Washington and St George Utah

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

Product Reviews · Staying Active

Durable Backpack Cooler For Camping and Outdoors

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