Hydration Belt Comparison - or - "How much liquid does this guy need to carry on a run?"

Hydration Belt Comparison – or – "How much liquid does this guy need to carry on a run?"

A few weeks ago I wrote a review of the Ultraspire Kinetic, a hydration vest that I thoroughly love.  I like the idea of a hydration vest, but for any run that has aid stations less than 10 miles apart, I think they are overkill.  I use a hydration belt during shorter runs or in races that have regular aid… Read more →

Thoughts On The Laughing Heart

Thoughts On The Laughing Heart

Written by Ann Brennan A friend shared Charles Bukowski‘s poem – The Laughing Heart with me. Having just come out of darkness because of a family crisis he heard the poem and thought of me. Immediately I thought of Beyond Limits Magazine and the light it has been in my life. Even as we went through our crisis, I was… Read more →

PRS Fit Pro - or - "There's strength in numbers"

PRS Fit Pro – or – "There’s strength in numbers"

There’s strength in numbers.  An old saying that everyone knows and I can immediately think of three specific circumstances it applies to: 1.  Assembling any piece of Ikea furniture 2.  Facing the zombie apocalypse 3.  Training for an endurance race of any distance To my detriment I have been too intimidated to hire a coach to help me improve as… Read more →

Ultraspire Kinetic Review – A Bladderless Hydration Vest

If you read my review of the Anker Astro E4 external battery pack, you will remember that I confessed to over-packing.  That extends to carrying supplies for a long training run.  The ultra-marathons I am running this year are in the summer and early fall so most of my long training runs are in the heat of the day and I make sure to… Read more →