The One about the Vitamin Supplements that I take

You probably have read in many articles of how people don’t get enough vitamins in their body. And as I pursue a healthier lifestyle, one of the things that I have done a few times is do a full blood test, not only to test glucose levels, cholesterol and any organ irregularities, but it’s also important for me to see where I stand with my vitamin levels. Unfortunately, the only […]

The One about Dr. Joe’s Man Diet

Having lost 60 pounds since Sept. 2015 and occasionally getting blood tests to make sure my new healthy lifestyle and what I take in is not producing any negative results, I was in a bit of a shock because while I eliminated wheat, rice, pasta and corn-based products, lowered my blood sugar, my HDL went up which is good, but unfortunately, also my LDL. Considering I have been eating healthy, […]

The One about Strava

I enjoy running.  I enjoy cycling.  I enjoying working out. But unlike my younger years of running for football or wrestling in high school or even my earlier years in college, a lot of my running after afterward were done indoors.  Inside the gym, inside the house and then I stopped. I think as you get older, get into relationship, begin eating out all the time and not pay attention […]

Travel Guide – Japan: The One about Having Very Good Socks and Shoes and Preparing for Stairs in Tokyo

There was a time when I would to go to Japan and select dress shoes and socks, until I realize that stairs in Japan have quickly become my arch-rival. From carrying your multiple luggage, your travel bag/backpack and when going to the subway or train, you will constantly have to go through stairs.  And I mean a lot of them. No, don’t even think that there is an elevator or […]

The One about the MERRITHEW Fitness Circle Flex

When it comes to pilates and building your strength and flexibility, a fitness circle really does a great job in building core stability. I did have a few concerns as other fitness circles from other brands offered a 14″ and also slight concern with the handles but for its price, I was happy to test out the durability of the 12″ MERRITHEW Fitness Circle Flex. Of course, it’s important to […]

The One about the Withings Pulse Ox

As a proud owner of Withings WS-50 Smart Body Analyzer, I was looking forward to the Withing Pulse Ox Black. For my runs, I tend to use my Garmin Forerunner and most recently, my TomTom Spark Music + Cardio but always willing to test out affordable watches that deal with wearable health/sports technology. Out of the box, you get the Withings watch which comes with the strap/holder, a clip on […]

The One about Balega Running Socks

When it comes to running socks, a lot of the apparel companies that deal with fitness have their own type of running sock. But among that competitive crowd, Balega Hidden Comfort Socks have a great reputation among many runners. Created in South America , Balega uses Drynamix Air Conditioning Fabric System Moisture Manager which allows free movement of airflow ensuring cool and dry feet. Balega prides itself on Moh-Rino which […]

The One about the TomTom Spark

I have been wanting a new fitness watch and most importantly, wanting one that not everyone is wearing. Having read the awesome first run and impressions by Ray at DC Rainmaker, I decided to get the TomTom Spark Cardio + Music Fitness Watch. For those not familiar with Tom Tom, the company is headquartered in Amsterdam and TomTom is a Dutch company that specializes in GPS watches, location-based products and […]