product review, running

Keeping Tabs on Hydration with Science in Sport

Disclaimer: I received four tubes of SiS Hydro Tablets to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews!" "It's so hot, milk was a bad choice." ~ Ron Burgundy Even though milk is sometimes recommended as… Continue reading Keeping Tabs on Hydration with Science in Sport

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Stay Motivated, Stay Challenged with FitnessBank!

Disclaimer: I received a $50 Amazon gift card to review FitnessBank as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! A few months ago, I decided to take a little break from running (and really fitness altogether).  I figured… Continue reading Stay Motivated, Stay Challenged with FitnessBank!

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What to Expect at the Enoshima Island Spa

Heading to Tokyo for a visit soon? Then make some time for this amazing onsen right outside central Tokyo! The Enoshima Island Spa is located right on Enoshima Island (which happens to be one of my fave spots) and offers sweet views of the beach and Mount Fuji on a clear day.  I had the opportunity… Continue reading What to Expect at the Enoshima Island Spa

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3 Ways Raley’s Gave Me Nutrition Inspiration

Disclaimer: I received a $25 gift card to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! In case you missed my last blog post, it was all about how much I despise grocery shopping.  But it's… Continue reading 3 Ways Raley’s Gave Me Nutrition Inspiration

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Grocery Shopping: Love it or Loathe it?

"Disclaimer: I will be receiving a $25 gift card to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews!" "There are two types of people in this world, those who divide the world into two types and… Continue reading Grocery Shopping: Love it or Loathe it?

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Why You Need to Visit Tokyo’s Starbucks Reserve Roastery

On October 4th, 2019 I visited the "World's Largest Starbucks in Tokyo, Japan! On November 15th, 2019, an even larger Starbucks Reserve Roastery opened up in Chicago making that one the "World's Largest Starbucks". But I will forever say that I visited the "World's Largest Starbucks" *at the time. 😉 So what's it like inside… Continue reading Why You Need to Visit Tokyo’s Starbucks Reserve Roastery

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5 Things I Did Wrong While Climbing Mount Fuji (and a few things I did right)

Last month, I had the opportunity to climb the majestic and challenging Fuji-San! I actually made the decision to climb it about 30 hours prior to climbing because sometimes I like to live life on the edge. 😉 However, because I had planned to climb Fuji sometime during our Japan stay AND because my husband had… Continue reading 5 Things I Did Wrong While Climbing Mount Fuji (and a few things I did right)

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3 Reasons to Stay Cool in Knockaround Shades!

Disclaimer: I received a pair of Knockaround Sport Premium Sunglasses to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! If I were stranded on a deserted island and could only choose three things to have with me, I… Continue reading 3 Reasons to Stay Cool in Knockaround Shades!

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Aftershokz: Aeropex/Trekz Air – What’s the Difference?

Disclaimer: I received a set of Aftershokz Aeropex headphones to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! If you follow me on social media, then you already know how much I love my Aftershokz headphones!  I literally… Continue reading Aftershokz: Aeropex/Trekz Air – What’s the Difference?

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Kirin Tea Factory Tour

If you've ever visited Japan, then chances are you have enjoyed a Kirin beverage.  Whether you ordered an ice cold beer or grabbed a bottle of tea out of a train station vending machine, it was mostly likely manufactured by the Kirin company.  Well I recently had the opportunity to take a tour of the… Continue reading Kirin Tea Factory Tour