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December 13, 2016  

E54: Visualization | Garmin Chronos | Smart Trainers

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Getting ready for the holidays and the guys are a bit all over the place this week, but still some good information on whether or not to buy a Garmin Chronos if you have the Fenix, the capabilities of a smart trainer like Kickr or TACX, and most importantly, how the Walking Dead turned out.

Music? Yeah we got some music! Solsbury Hill and The Middle ... just because John likes those songs.

December 2, 2016  

teamE4E 52: SPACE COAST HALF MARATHON | NO RACE WEIGHT LOSS | BOOKS AND FILMS

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Happy Anniversary!! The Fat Slow Triathlete Show is now 1 year old and we are still going strong. This week we talk about John making it through the Space Coast Half Marathon after visiting both a sports medicine doctor and a physical therapist. It wasn't pretty but he finished the race, and 2:00 faster than last year, so we call that in FST World a "win".

Some discussion about losing weight and why it is easier to do it if training less than you would for a race. 

John is also reading a book that may be of interest to you athletes trying to find the mental strength to get through these events (The Tao of Running by Gary Dudney) and he watched two great, and scary, documentaries on the Barkley Marathon and Patriots Day, about the Boston Marathon bombing.

This week's music is "Easy Street" by the Collapsable Hearts Band (TWD fans will know it well) and "Rock and Roll" by who else??

November 10, 2016  

E49: Debbie Potts | Fitness Forward | Life is Not a Race

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Debbie Potts from Fitness Forward joins John one on one tonight. Debbie is the Owner, trainer and coach of new unique personal training & small group training boutique private fitness studio in downtown Bellevue, WA. Debbie has been a competitive athlete for most of her life.  She has been a top age group triathlete and runner as well as a 15 Ironman finisher, 5 times Ironman Hawaii World Championship qualifier and multiple Boston Marathon qualifier.  She coaches client’s individually online for metabolic efficiency, running, trail running, cycling and triathlon events.

Debbie has a book coming out on November 29th called "Life is not a Race ... It's a Journey" and will be available at Amazon.

More from Zombie at the beginning and something lighter at the end :-)

August 15, 2016  

Gear Review - Bluetooth Earbuds

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Randy Messman reviews three popular Bluetooth sports earbuds and gives his opinions.  Check it out.


Model

Price

Link

Build

Sound

Value

Battery

Connection

Reliability

Fit

Complexity

Mic

Total

Powerbeats 2

99

http://amzn.to/2bgw00u

4

3

3

3

4

1

3

4

4

3.2

JLAB Epic

79

http://amzn.to/2bgw00u

2

4

4

4

2

4

4

4

1

3.2

Jaybird X2

98

http://amzn.to/2bgw00u

4

4

3

4

4

4

4

2

4

3.7