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Smart watch wearable technology is the new fitness trend

Fitness Trends for 2016: Best and New, Tried and True

The annual Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends is out with its 2016 edition, and No. 1 on the list of trends for 2016 is wearable technology. Surprised? Yeah, me neither. As the survey notes, the wearable technology industry is exploding — expected to reach $6 billion next year with fitness trackers, smart glasses, smart watches, heart rate monitors, GPS tracking …

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Booker marathon gear

This is a picture of me after my first 10 mile run.

That’s right, I’ve wilted to basically nothing except the clothes you see laying on the ground!

Good gear gets sweat “under control”

It wasn’t until I embarked on this whole “marathon journey”, that I realized the importance of proper running gear.  I was baptized with my first “dry fit” lesson on my initial run of over 5 miles.  My standard cotton shirt and cotton shorts left me looking like I just stepped out of a swimming pool, and feeling just about as weighted down.  But I was one of the lucky ones.  If you are really unfortunate, your cotton shirt and shorts will teach you the painful lesson of how sweat + cotton = brutal chafing. Since switching to the dry fit style of shirt and running shorts, the whole sweat thing has been much more manageable.