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Wood Watches For Men

Beautiful and stunning… those are the words that popped into my head when I opened the box. Truly breathtaking, and honestly I usually don’t get this excited over something unless it’s some running or fitness gadget. But Jord took my breath away with their wooden watches. .

If you’ve never heard of Jord before, they are known for their 100% natural, hand-finished authentic wood watches. Jord watches come in various styles and colors. From battery to hand wound, there is truly something for everyone. And if you are looking for an awesome way to present and store your watch, Jord does that too. Can you imagine giving this to someone as a gift?

The presentation alone in my opinion is a gift. But the beautiful watch inside will definitely bring smiles.

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Who Knew Cross-training Could Be So Much Fun

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I'm not going to sugar coat it (no pun intended) being injured isn't fun. Truth be told it might be time for Dr. intervention - giving it a few more weeks to see what happens. But the unexpected happened, I am developing a fondness for spin class. I know right?!? Just Monday this was me. (Crabby Injured Runner Goes To Spin Class)

Wednesday, well I made it 10 minutes before I thought I was in hell :-)
The music was great, someone brought a cowbell, there was cheering and shouting - Yep - it was fun. Granted I was glad when the class as over. I once again got my rear whooped. And let's face it I have a short attention span. So for me to sit in one spot for an hour is not easy. 

But spin is definitely pointing out my weaknesses both physically and mentally. So I think it's going to be a great addition to my running routine once I return to running. In the mean time, it's my source of cardio.

But I came across this article Why Runners Need Spinning from Active.com. I thought it was an interesting read, and I find it to be true (well except for the last line.. as that isn't the case for me... yet).

This hamstring injury of mine is proving to be very educational.

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  1. I actually love spin--but I can't do it unless someone invites me to their health club! I've done computrainer (a cycling class) for cross training at the CrossFit box where I train. It isn't as much fun but it is a great workout. Plus the other people who do it are usually triathletes, and it's pretty motivating to push yourself when you're riding alongside them! If my legs don't loosen up, I may be back...

    1. I agree that it would be motivating to work out along triathletes! I hope your legs loosen up. Shoveling snow today wasn't very kind to my hamstring.


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