Review – Charlene Johnson’s PiYo DVD series from Beachbody

Pilates and Yoga have been combined before, I believe Jonathan Urla may have coined the term Yogalates, meaning a mixture of the two practices. But more recently the term Piyo has come to be associated with Beachbody’s Charlene Johnson’s Piyo which, while it too is a combination of Pilates and Yoga, is a nearly continuous …

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Review – Google Chromecast

There’s plenty of media streaming devices out there but probably the most popular are the Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick, Roku, and in addition to those there are tons of others. I picked up a Google Chromecast after some thought and evaluation among all of these choices – two of the biggest reasons …

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Garmin Virb Aero-Bar Mount

I received my Garmin Virb Elite (for my full review of the Garmin Virb Elite click here) for Xmas and immediately ordered a bunch of different Go-Pro compatible mounts, for various purposes and which all fit the Virb just fine. In another blog entry I will fully review the Garmin Virb Elite itself, …

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Review – Schwinn 130 / Journey 1.0 Exercise Stationary Bike

  To replace an aging recumbent bike (that had malfunctioned, I had to jerry-rig the resistance magnet to make it work) we decided to go with a regular upright bike for bike training and exercise.  My preference is an upright bike, though we had gotten a good deal on the …

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Bored on the Treadmill, Indoor Bike Trainer, Exercise Bike, Elliptical, or Rowing Machine? Get a Chromecast!

  If you’re like me you might become bored to death of running on the treadmill, indoor bike trainer, exercise bike, rowing machine, and elliptical. I especially find myself not able to finish very many miles on the treadmill (a Sole F63 – review here) during the indoor months – …

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Initial Review – Windows 10 Technical Preview

This is going to be a fairly quick, initial and not very deep review of Windows 10 ‘Technical Preview’ build version 9926 (which can be found at the preceding link, at least for now).  And maybe a little disorganized. That’s because any and all things in this version may change at any …

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Review – FitBit Flex

Everyone’s heard of them – activity-trackers.  They are devices that you wear on your wrist or in your pocket or another place on your person and which monitor and track your physical activities – whether it is general movement, steps, stairs, sleep, etc.  If you want to keep a bit …

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Miscellaneous Unnamed Bike Post

I’ve been working on this blog post all Summer and the last Spring also.  I’ve got a lot of thoughts on biking but haven’t been able to gather them to my satisfaction in this post, and at this point (Fall of 2014) I just need to wrap up this entry …

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