And you like to add "stuff" to it, keep reading. (However, if, like my dad, you take it black, most of this post will be meaningless to you--except possibly the tip on Vietnamese cinnamon.)
In today?s modern and technology-crazed world, it?s easy to get caught up in the latest and greatest gadgets. Millions of digital watches, GPS trackers, electronic mile-pacers, heart rate monitors, I-pods, Walkmans, etc. are sold every year?each uniquely marketed to help you train better, run faster and/or make your workout time pass quicker.
Although these gadgets do offer training benefits, it is VERY easy to become addicted and completely reliant upon them. Sure, there are certainly worse addictions: ice cream?chocolate?crack.
Over a year ago as part of a post on sweating out impurities (It was just before New Year's!), we touched upon the potential benefits of selecting distilled water over spring, tap or purified.
Now that PepsiCo?s Aquafina and Coke's Dasani (as well as some other sellers) have been outed for using municipal sources for their supply?e.g, tap water?we are further incented to purchase the distilled variety or even do the "green" thing and switch to tap.
This week, we're finally headed back to New Orleans to get the athletic-minded scoop on the Big Easy's post-Katrina progress.
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As the largest triathlon in the world, the Accenture Chicago Triathlon is a popular race among beginners and veterans alike. Many of our members will be sweating along (and in) Lake Michigan in a few weeks, so we thought we would give some "insider" advice. Our staff has a collective 10+ years of Chicago tri experience. Here are some less obvious helpful hints to make it a great day:
CHICAGO TRIATHLON TIPS
Recently I read an interview of California-based Dr. Herman Falsetti--a board certified cardiologist and former Team Physician of the U.S. Postal Service Team, USCF Olympic Team, Ironman Hawaii and other impressive teams/events.
The subject matter focused on hydration during workouts...what to drink, when and how much. Like many experts, Dr.
Forbes.com writer, Allison Van Dusen, has just released a well written and researched column about working out on the road. Her sources are impeccable...including yours truly.
There are a TON of exercise products on the market that will help you stay in shape on the road.