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Newsletter #2 - May 2015

Summer is coming and with it tons of exciting news! First of all, thanks to the nice weather, the early sunrises and late sunsets, this is the time of the year where people become more active. Every weekend there are hundreds of running events, from Fun Runs to Iron Man competitions. Among all the running events, one of the most popular is the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon that every weekend gathers tens of thousands of runners. [More]

Upcoming Events - May & June 2015

If you have been following Sensoria for any amount of time you now have realized we are everywhere. So far in 2015 we have been to CES in Las Vegas, SXSW in Austin, WT Conferences in Milan, and back to Vegas for Collision. Not only do we interact with consumers and businesses while at our booths but also participate in various panels and discussion groups. [More]

When s It Time to Retire Your Running Shoes?

Runners have a relationship to their shoes like a baseball player has to a glove or a golfer and his favorite putter. It’s not only the comfort, durability and fashion that draws this relationship but also having sentimental value. After having gone through so many miles of water, dirt and mud makes the bond even stronger. So when is it time to retire one pair for a new pair? [More]

Hydration & Dehydration: What You Might Don't Know

We all know the importance of staying well hydrated throughout the day as it can vastly improve how you look, feel and perform. If you remember well, we have shortly talked about hydration few weeks ago in the article "ABC For a Great Recovery Strategy". Hydration comes down to drinking according to thirst so you do not under consume or over consume throughout the day. The adage is you should drink half of a gallon of water per day (eight 8oz glasses) to stay properly hydrated. [More]

How To Beat the "Heartbreak" Hill

For the 119th time runners from across the globe will flock to the historic city of Boston, Massachusetts to participate in the famous Boston Marathon. This marathon is famous for a certain hill that goes by the nickname of “Heartbreak Hill.” Hills are common in marathons but this one stands above the rest due to the placement as it sits at around mile 20. While most of the race is pounding downhill’s, runners face Heartbreak Hill with tired legs and 91 feet of elevation to climb. [More]

Why Elite Athletes Train at High Altitude?

Many of the top United States Track and Field athletes travel to Denver to live and train for the chance at Olympic gold. There is a reason "The Mile High City" is the destination for the athletes to train at; due to the high altitude, the human body is exposed to hypoxia (oxygen reduced environments), it struggles to produce required amounts of energy with less available oxygen. [More]

Training: Treadmill vs. Outdoor

One of the great debates amongst the running community has to be whether using a treadmill is a great training tool or a waste of time. Many die-hard runners won’t step foot on one while the other segment&of runners believe it’s a convenient and useful piece of equipment to have. Like anything in life the treadmill vs. outside running theory has different pros and cons. Here I provide a few pros and a few cons for the treadmill. [More]

Carbohydrates: Not Complicated, it’s Simple

The holidays are here which means for the next month we will all be in a food-like coma of turkey and mashed potatoes smothered in heavy gravy. For some trying to watch what they eat, the holidays can be a nightmare to keep their willpower and avoid the 2nd helping of pumpkin pie. Luckily there are plenty of healthy alternatives to keep fit while you enjoy the food and time spent with family. In order to know what you are going to eat, you must know what you are eating; so for the next few weeks I will go in depth about fats, carbohydrates and protein. [More]

The Fat Truth – Healthy Holiday Survival Guide

The holidays are here which means for the next month we will all be in a food-like coma of turkey and mashed potatoes smothered in heavy gravy. For some trying to watch what they eat, the holidays can be a nightmare to keep their willpower and avoid the 2nd helping of pumpkin pie. Luckily there are plenty of healthy alternatives to keep fit while you enjoy the food and time spent with family. In order to know what you are going to eat, you must know what you are eating; so for the next few weeks I will go in depth about fats, carbohydrates and protein. [More]