Back in May, I started an experiment that sought to ask a very niche question: do compression socks do anything for me? Get a refresher on the whys of compression socks and the scoop on my experiments here. Or don’t, because while this is the promised follow-up post detailing my findings, they are, in a word, disappointing. I have...Continue reading
My Amazon Prime Day Suggestions For Runners
Pretty self-explanatory per the title, no? In advance of Amazon Prime Day on July 12 and 13, I’m sharing some of my favorite products for runners that can be purchased through Amazon. Now, I don’t know what’s going to be discounted in advance, but as I understand it the odds are pretty good for most things. Prepare to be...Continue reading
So Do Compression Socks Do Anything Or What?
I’ve used compression socks before. A couple years ago I won a pair, and then got another as a Christmas present. I was pretty excited about it – after all, compression socks (and calf sleeves) are supposed to improve your running by – hold on, let me check the marketing copy… Ah, yes, there it is: increased vascular efficiency...Continue reading
Guest Post: Washing Your Lycra-Containing Garments With SLS3 + A Discount!
Thanks to SLS3 for putting together this post! You may remember this as the brand that made the running belt I reviewed toward the beginning of the year. They make a lot of other running accessories and garments, so naturally they know a lot about proper handling of synthetic fabrics. Read on for lots of cleaning and laundering tips,...Continue reading
In Which Jenn Wrangles A Bunch Of Discounts
Nothing so impressive as my wildly cheap running shoes, but I’ve collected some deals and steals for ya! First up, a couple from former giveaway sponsors: if you have Target’s Cartwheel app (if you don’t, you SHOULD; it’s awesome), Soapbox Soaps shampoo, conditioner, and bodywash are 35% off. Yowza. Find the deal under the Beauty category, add it to...Continue reading
The Fairest Week In Review: 2/24
MOON: So, what I thought was a cold turned out to be a respiratory infection and something else that Christian said (and you never want med students describing your illness with terms you’ve never heard before). :/ I did…. no running since the last time we spoke. XD JENN: Awww. That’s icky. 🙁 I ran 30 miles but there was...Continue reading
The Fairest Week In Review: 2/10
JENN: So how was your training this week? MOON: It was good! Lots of running and exercising. 😀 No big milestones, but it was steady. How was your week? JENN: Good! It’s been an interesting week because I just started using an actual, real gym as opposed to a basement apartment “gym.” More on that in a later post but let me...Continue reading
The Fairest Week In Review: 1/27
JENN: How’s your training lately? MOON: It’s been good! I actually have news. JENN: Oh? MOON: So, I’ve been alternating between running one day, doing something else the next day for a few weeks. This is because I have been having pain in my legs. For some reason, even though I am not tired, it was hard for me to run two days...Continue reading