iOS Review: Reps & Sets – Workout companion software

Last year ended on a high note for me, health-wise.  I had finally reached a proper and healthy BMI .. and I started off 2014 feeling great!  Now that I had managed to reach my goal weight it was time to consider tone & muscle definition.  As we wrap up the first quarter of the new year I wanted to take a quick moment to review one of the apps that I will use most in my new endeavors to shape up!

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BATTLE! – Garmin Vivofit vs Fitbit Force vs Fitbit Flex

One thing is certain for 2014– activity monitor/tracking devices are huge!  Everyone and their cousin is releasing a new wearable piece of technology, even old players like Garmin.  Though Garmin is no newbie to the fitness segment, the release of their new Garmin Vivofit Fitness Band is their first contender in the quickly crowding activity tracking sub-segment.  As they stray from their GPS sport/watch devices into this new spectrum they come into competition with the Fitbit Flex and Fitbit Force, two of the industry leaders … so let’s see how they stack up against the best!

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Forget about movie night, let’s bring back the orchestra!

Early last week I received an unordinary email from my Mom.  Getting electronic mail from my mother is far from rare, but the content of this message was atypical.  In some fateful turn of events she had two members of her usual concert-going crowd cancel for the up-coming  orchestra concert.  Would the wife and I like to join?  My answer was a quick YES!

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Google HP Chromebook 11 : Education and my daughter’s delight!

In our home we have two laptops, a tablet, two smart phones, and many other connected web devices.  At first it may seem like adding another laptop type fixture would be wasteful, but I assure you that is not the case.  Keep reading to learn more about how the new Google HP Chromebook 11 may be the educational tool your child most desires.

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Detroit Auto Show – NAIAS 2014 – My Recap

Every year I make an effort to visit Detroit for the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).  This year my wife tagged along, we had amazing BBQ for lunch, and hit the show for nearly 5-hours of fun.  As usual the show had over-done concept cars and obnoxious paint choices.  Check out my thoughts here!

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