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Sick of Shaving Your Legs? Here Are 7 Leg Shaving Alternatives to Consider!

How often do you question the decision to shave your legs? Because for me, other than the first 1-2 shaves each season, I question it every single time! I don’t hate it, but it sure takes up a lot of time. Think about it. Even if you’re

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Ask Levi: What’s the Best Cartridge Razor?

Today’s question is about finding the best cartridge razor out there, both for best shave and best value… Hi Levi. You seem to know razors and shaving cream. I don’t want a DE razor. So, out of all the cartridge razors you may have tried, in your

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How to Take Care of Your Joints (So They Can Handle Many More Years of Adventures!)

No matter your age, waking up with joint stiffness is no fun. Warming up twice as long just because your joints are stiff is boring. Cutting workouts short because your joints start aching is disappointing. Missing out on adventures due to too much pain, that’s just miserable.

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Back-To-School Shopping For Endurance Athletes: 8 Products Your Kids Will Love

You know how people hate having a birthday near Christmas, because then the two holidays get lumped together? Well, you know what’s just as bad? Having a birthday during “back to school” shopping season. Yep, my birthday presents were generally school clothes and a fresh pair of

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Tested: Wicks Sweat Protector Strips

Need a super lightweight alternative to skull caps and sweat bands? Try Wicks Sweat Protector Strips. Unlike a full skullcap, or even a headband or helmet liner, these are tiny. They are strips. Just a little bit bigger than butterfly bandages. But they claim they can keep

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Why You Need Backblaze Online Backup (Even If You Don’t Know What That Is!)

Today I want to take some time away from our normal talks about training and racing and look into something that could seriously derail your training if it happens to you. This danger has nothing to do with your bike. It’s not your diet or nutrition habits,

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The Endurance Athlete’s Guide to Sweet Spot Training (SST)

Sweet Spot Training, or “SST” for short, is one of the newer methodologies used for structuring training for endurance sports. It breaks away from the most traditional method – periodization. It might sound complicated when you first read about it, but in practice, it’s relatively simple and

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The Endurance Athlete’s Guide to Coconut Water

Dubbed “Mother Nature’s sports drink” by savvy marketers, coconut water is filling store shelves, and I’m seeing it in the gym and at yoga class. Some people swear by it, like it’s magical; even some pro athletes credit their success to this beverage. Coconut water is a

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The Endurance Athlete’s Guide to Garcinia Cambogia (Dr. Oz’s Revolutionary Fat Buster!)

Merely one of many fat loss miracles featured on the Dr. Oz show, I’m sort of surprised that garcinia cambogia is still so popular. The others, such as yacon syrup and green coffee bean, seemed to fade out of the public eye once they got their 15

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Top 10 Most Effective Ab Exercises (That You’ve Probably Never Seen)

It doesn’t matter what sport you’re in or what your athletic goals are – you can’t tell me you’re not interested in ab exercises! I get questions about the best ab exercises all the time, and that’s because most people only perform crunches and sit-ups (two very

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How to Choose a Hiking Backpack (for Day Hikes, Backpacking Trips, or Whatever Your Heart Desires)

Maybe you’re packing up for an extended camping trip known as a mountain bike stage race. Or maybe hiking and backpacking has become your cross-training method of choice. Either way, when you’re choosing a backpack, you want to get one that meets your needs and (most importantly)

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The Art of The Perfect Pre-Race Warm-Up

So much attention is paid to proper training strategies and racing tactics, while pre-race warm ups are often taken for granted. It’s like good nutrition – it might not be the #1 factor in your race performance, but it sure helps! Warm ups are confusing though. You

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How to Strengthen and Sharpen Your Abs With Simple Breathing Exercises

Wouldn’t it be spectacular if there was an easy exercise that actually produced results? There actually is! In this article I’ll present not one, not two, but three super simple exercises that you can do anytime, anywhere, and they’ll actually strengthen your abs! No, they won’t give

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Can Precision Nutrition and The Paleo Diet Work Together?

A while back, I did a comparison of two popular diet and nutrition plans – the Precision Nutrition system, popular with many athletes in various disciplines (cyclists, runners, cross-country ski racers, martial artists, football players, and more), and the Paleo Diet, extremely popular among CrossFitters, some ultra-endurance

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The Endurance Athlete’s Guide to the HCG Diet

If you thought the Paleo diet was restricting, the Dukan diet too complicated, Jenny Craig too expensive, and the Get Shredded Diet was insane, well, prepare to have your mind blown. We’re talking about the HCG diet, where you eat a scant 500 calories per day, only

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Hi, I'm Coach Levi. I'm a USA Cycling Certified Level 3 Coach as well as Level 1 Certified with Precision Nutrition. Want to feel better, ride faster, and look great? Let's work together!

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Coach Levi is my favorite child and favorite cycling coach. I'd choose him over Christoper McCarmikael even. Did I mention that Levi can coach you to a healthier lifestyle where you look and feel your best?
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