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7 Gifts for Triathletes under $50

7 Gifts for Triathletes under $50

These few weeks before the holidays are some of the best days to shop for toys aka gear and stuff. If you are shopping for a very close family member (or yourself), then a big ticket item is great. But if the gift is for a friend and you are constricted by budget, then some of these suggestions for gifts for triathletes under $50 might give you great ideas.    The Swim Bundle How about some goggles, swim caps, and…

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Fusion Tri Shorts Review & GIVEAWAY: Fusion Sports USA Sweepstakes

Fusion Tri Shorts Review & GIVEAWAY: Fusion Sports USA Sweepstakes

FUSION Sweepstakes (we’re giving away FREE STUFF!): Experience the superior quality performance of Fusion. Enter to win one of 6 prize packages. Grand prize valued at more than $450. Follow the link to enter!  https://fusionsweepstakes.pgtb.me/cdsdmk Disclaimer: I’m not compensated in any way by the Fusion Sweepstakes. I’m writing this post to share the love for a brand whose Tri shorts I absolutely love. Winners are picked directly by Fusion Sports USA when you enter through the link above. As a…

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Ink n Burn Pullover with Thumbhole – Review

Ink n Burn Pullover with Thumbhole – Review

Runners – have you seen this meme? This is me when it comes to selecting long sleeve shirts! I I think Kate at Big Peach Running Co. might have turned me on to them a while ago and since then I’ve come to love them and prefer the thumbhole shirt over normal long sleeves.  Why all that fuss over thumbholes? When you start a run and it is slightly chilly, but not that chilly that you’ll need gloves for your run –…

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Gear Geek Box GIVEAWAY

Gear Geek Box GIVEAWAY

Most triathletes (and some runners too!) are type A++ personalities who have their eyes on the latest and greatest. And we want to buy more and even more stuff!  If you are one, Gear Geek Box might just be the one for you! Gear Geek Box is a subscription box aimed at triathletes who love trying new products and gadgets. You might find some big name staples in your box, or you might find a lesser known innovative brand.  How does GearGeekBox work? …

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Book Review – The Bicycling Big Book of Training

Book Review – The Bicycling Big Book of Training

In a triathlon, especially the longer distances, you spend more time on the bike than swim or run. And hence in training, a lot of time is spent on the saddle. For me in particular, this saddle time is very important. Even if it is to simply learn not to fall off the bike! And so, I jumped at the chance to review the Bicycling Big Book of Training from Rodale, Inc. (Runner’s World/Bicycling/Running Times). The book is organized into five parts…

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Night Runner 270° Shoe Lights – A KickStarter

Night Runner 270° Shoe Lights – A KickStarter

As someone who runs in the early hours of the morning (and with a husband who runs in the late hours at night), this product caught my fancy! I love the idea and you know that this “christmas tree” will be getting one when they come out. “Night Runner’s back-facing distinctive red taillights are attention-grabbing to instantly alert motorists of your location. Each unit fastens securely to shoelaces via a stable, multi-position adjustable bracket. The lights are housed in a…

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AMRAP Nutrition Bar: Review and Giveaway

AMRAP Nutrition Bar: Review and Giveaway

The following post is sponsored by Sweatpink on behalf of AMRAP.  All opinions are my own. I was not compensated monetarily for this blog post. Being a busy working athlete, I’m always on the lookout for easy to carry nutrition that I can eat on the go and that can stay at the bottom of my purse until the day I am hungrily digging through it frantically. And bars are an essential part of my repertoire. I stash a variety…

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