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Withings Smart Blood Pressure Cuff Review

The ability to get accurate readings from any connected tracker is critical, especially so for one of your vital statistics. If you have ever gotten your blood pressure taken in a “traditional fashion”, with a health professional quietly listening to  stethoscope of your arm while watching a dial on a manual arm pump drop, you’ll… Continue reading Withings Smart Blood Pressure Cuff Review

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How much can you make? Achievement App Review

Make passive money from your step tracker! My last payment from achievement was November 29th. Today, on January 30, I passed 10,000 achievement points again. At 10k points you can redeem them for a PayPal credit. That means, I made $10 in just under 60 days. That comes out to about $60 per year, which… Continue reading How much can you make? Achievement App Review

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Apple Watch Setup for Hill Repeats and Elevation Gain

How to setup your Apple Watch to show vertical feet climbed in real time. For runners or enthusiasts who want to get stronger legs, doing hilly runs is a great option. Many runners also find themselves at times training for a race, either a trail race or road race, that has significant hills.  Whether you… Continue reading Apple Watch Setup for Hill Repeats and Elevation Gain

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How to Eat “Enough” Protein – 1g per pound of body weight

Can you really eat 1g of protein per pound of body weight? Eating enough is key to ensuring that a weight training or workout program actually helps you build muscle. While it is possible to build muscle eating a wide variety of diets, there is evidence that increasing protein at optimal times before and after… Continue reading How to Eat “Enough” Protein – 1g per pound of body weight

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How to Use a $2500 Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA) To Improve Your Health

  Budgeting for an annual FSA account focused on health improvements beyond doctor visits.    Concierge physicians office, with regular blood test, covid test, sick visits, skin checks, and diet and nutrition advice. All of these things can be paid for using a benefit many companies offer, the Flexible Spending Arrangement (also a Flexible Spending… Continue reading How to Use a $2500 Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA) To Improve Your Health

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Finding Your Calorie Burn With Metabolic Rate Testing

Calories In vs. Calories Out Caloric Deficit There is a simple equation that needs to be solved to gain or loose weight. (Calories In) – (Calories Out) = (Eventual Weight Difference). This is sometimes referred to by the acronym CICO. The outcome is noted as “eventual” since there are many day to day changes that… Continue reading Finding Your Calorie Burn With Metabolic Rate Testing

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Measuring More Than What The Scale Says

Tracking for Personal Wellness More than scale watching While I have always been relatively active and generally healthy, I can honestly say that as a guy in my mid-30s my health was never a true priority. Over the years I have run a bunch of half marathons, competed in triathlons, completed obstacle course races, and… Continue reading Measuring More Than What The Scale Says