How to Keep Your Hair Out of Your Eyes During Exercise

Hair in the eyes, blowing your bangs out of the way or swiping at loose hairs. We’ve all been there, both guys and girls. We’re trying to focus on the workout at hand and our hair keeps getting in the way and distracting us! Well, we’re hear to help solve your issue and provide some solutions to this age old problem.

1. For the Woman who loves to Sparkle- Sparkly Soul Headbands

Source: Sparkly Soul Facebook Page
Source: Sparkly Soul Facebook Page

These (literally) no slip, no headache, sparkly bands stay put and add a touch of glamour to your workout. Available in thin and wide widths and a plethora of colors, Sparkly Soul headbands have become one of our go-to products whether dressing for a workout or drinks with friends.

Available in our retail store KickStart Endurance at 1269 Old Dixie Highway, Vero Beach, FL 32960

2. For Guys and Girls Who Are Stylish and Active- Hoo-Rag

Source: Pam at I'm a Celiac
Source: Pam at I’m a Celiac
Source: Hoorag.com
Source: Hoorag.com

Hoo-Rag is a seamless, stretchy band of fabric that has multiple ways to wear and use it. In patterns suited for even the toughest guys and girliest girls, Hoo-Rag is made for so many different activities. Fishing, hiking, running, cycling, shopping, cooking, gardening, riding, walking, and so much more.

We just started carrying Hoo-Rag both online at KickStartEndurance.com and in our retail store. What’s even cooler is they are based right here in Vero Beach!

Watch this super informative and quick video showing all of the different ways you can wear a Hoo-Rag.

3. Sideswept Bang Braid- How To Video

Source: Pinterest
Source: Pinterest

This braid is pretty simple and helps to keep bangs out of the way while looking really cute. We’ll leave the actual braiding explanation to the pros.

4. The tried and true-hat

Hats are easy, coordinate well with different outfits and sometimes even possess lucky qualities. We’re fans of Headsweats hats as their stretchy visor truly is a one size fits all hat.

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Rev3 Headsweats Visor

 

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Christmas Day Running Outfit

Christmas Running Outfit

 

If my achilles/calves are up to running Christmas morning, I’m hoping to sneak in a quick run before we get to tearing unwrapping Christmas gifts, eating way too much and drinking too much.

I put together this fun Christmas morning run outfit for us warm-er runners where we don’t have to worry about snow and ice but whether or not it will be chilly enough to turn off the air conditioning and maybe even have a log burning in our barely used fireplaces.

New Balance Boylston Top

 

1. New Balance Boylston Long Sleeve Running Shirt-$59.99

This lightweight running shirt with reflection on both the front and back by New Balance is great for when you need a little more warmth but certainly don’t need a jacket or turtle neck. With thumb holes and a semi-fitted fit, you’ll be comfortable on your holiday run.

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2. Christmas Holiday Lady Runner Hat on Zazzle.com-$15.95

Let’s face it, reindeer antlers and Santa hats are cute but are certainly not made for running in. You may think it’ll be worth it but after the first 1/10th of a mile, you’ll be ready to ditch your holiday accessory in the first bush that comes along. Zazzle has several cute trucker hats with fun holiday prints on them. These hats are super lightweight, adjustable and just fun!

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3. CW-X Stabilyx 3/4 Tight-$90.00

CW-X includes support with their Support Web exoskeleton (the piping up and down the legs). This design feature is supposed to help with knee, lower back and leg support. The green piping of course makes it great for the holidays.

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4. Swiftwick Aspire Zero Socks in Red-$12.99

Swiftwick is based and made here in the United States and provides varying degrees of cushion, compression and moisture wicking properties in all of their socks. The Aspire line is a personal favorite as I wear them both to the store and on runs because they provide just the right amount of compression and cushion. The red is the perfect shade for Christmas and will be great for wearing during present time as well.

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5. Nike Free 5.0-$100.00

Nike Frees are popular for their natural, barefoot like feel and support. They are super flexible and are low profile plus they come in lots of colors! These running shoes also don’t have sewn overlays and boast a sock-like interior for easy on and off. 6.7 ounces and 8 mm drop.

If hats aren’t your thing, check out Sparkly Soul’s Red and Green no-slip headband!

Sparkly Soul Xmas

The Importance of Rev3 Triathlon and Why I want to be a Rev3 Tri Team Member

Team Rev3

I found out this past Friday that I had made the cut to be interviewed to become a member of the exclusive and ultra-cool triathlon team of Rev3! This was the third time I’ve applied for the team and first time I’ve made it to the next round. I am super pumped and honored to have made it this far. The field was cut from over 600 applications to just 50. Now Rev3 has the tough decision to cut from 50 to only 8!

I’m pushing hard to be one of those elusive 8 team members!

While I am racing Ironman Lake Placid in July, I truly love and support the general principles Rev3 triathlon embodies. I want to share with you why they’re different and different in an excellent way! Read my Rev3 Maine Race Report-nothing positive comments!

1. Each athlete is treated as an athlete and not just a registration number. Rev3 employees call you before your race to see if you have any questions and if they can help with anything…seriously, talk about class!

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2. Its not just about the athlete at the races but the whole support crew. Traveling with family and friends to races can be fun but nerve wracking as well because we as athletes can be so focused on the rest and race prior to that the family is left to their own devices in the days leading up to the race. Rev3 hosts their races in places that have lots of activities, hotels and restaurants to partake in. Kids are well taken care of with free bounce houses and a special Glow Run that you can do as a family plus movie nights!

3. Every detail is accounted for and thought of. From your rack thats not just metal poles to the race schwag to free finish line photos and the awesome volunteers everything is taken care of.

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4. Running down the finish line chute with your kid, dog or family/friend! No other large race series allows this and what makes a Rev3 race special!

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5. Nice, accommodating staff members. Everyone is in a good mood and take the time to answer questions and trust me we as athletes have a lot of questions! The staff is truly happy to put on the event and welcome athletes. Its not a traveling money maker as some other races have become.

6. Best post-race food hands down! When I did Rev3 Maine in August, I enjoyed the best food ever! And not only did I enjoy the food afterwards but I did so while recovering in a free session of Compex recovery boots! Talk about Royalty!

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7. Charity. Rev3 Triathlon has done Run Across America to raise money for the Ulman Cancer Fund. They also support local charities wherever they host races.

8. Awesome sponsors. Rev3 has connected with SBR Sports, the makers of TriSlide, Foggle, and SBR Swim Shampoo, Pearl Izumi, Compex-NormaTec, Biotta Beet Juice, Headsweats, FuelBelt, PowerBar, Quinta Roo, Blueseventy and many more great brands. Several of these brands are now sold at KickStart Endurance and its mostly because of my experience with the products through Rev3 sponsorship.

Sporting Rev3 Headsweats Visor at Saturday's 10k

Sporting Rev3 Headsweats Visor at Saturday’s 10k

Rev3 Triathlon embodies the sport of triathlon by supporting community, friendship and sport all in one race. I fell in love with this sport for these reasons which is why I would be so honored to become a member of the Rev3 triathlon and spread the goodness that is a Rev3 race!

Please help support my bid by liking this blog post and sharing on Rev3’s facebook page how you support me becoming a team member! Team Rev3 Facebook Page Rev3 Triathlon Facebook Page