Track Weight Lifting And Reps with 11 Apple Watch Apps

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The Apple Watch is one of the leading wearables for monitoring all sorts of daily activities. While many users already monitor the standard stats, like exercise minutes, stand hours, and estimated calories, there is much more that the watch can help with. One of those items is gym activities and weight lifting. Even though there … Read more

Get Better Flexibility – The Ready State App Review

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After a sobering conversation with a running coach we finally admitted that our flexibility was bad. This was obvious since sitting cross-legged on the floor has not been possible for years. In an effort to improve mobility and flexibility, with the end goal to improve athletic performance, our coach recommended we grab the two week … Read more

PÜL Hydration Review – A Smart Water Bottle to Stay Hydrated

We are no strangers here to using smart devices. Everything from tracking steps with a smart watch, monitoring long term VO2 max during training, and analyzing urine samples has been covered here. But when it comes down to it the two things that seem to have the biggest impact on general wellness are sleep and … Read more

Is Training Peaks Worth It? A Training Peaks Review


Recently I decided to take training for a triathlon more seriously. This invoked hiring a triathlon coach and subsequently getting a proper training plan. To keep track of the plan, and how workouts were completed compared to the plan, my coach encouraged me to setup things with Training Peaks. This article summarizes the experience of … Read more

Air Compression Leg Massager Review

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Recently I started a new training program, for a triathlon, which has dialed up how much time I am spending cycling or running. With that has come a lot of DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) and general leg tiredness. This has required a complementing uptick in things like stretching, massages, and strength training to avoid … Read more

Vivoo Review – At Home Urinalysis for Hydration and Diet Insights

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Vivoo As A Wellness App Vivoo began as a specialized testing tool for urinalysis, with little else it could do. Over time it has morphed into trying to be the one place to manage overall wellness. This includes aggregating step counts, sleep data, and heart rate. While a majority of the app features are still … Read more