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Downers grove, Illinois
I'm a father of 4, husband to an amazing woman, and an endurance enthusiast.  In 1995 I ran the Chicago Marathon and then basically stopped exercising and gained a lot of weight. In late 2007, I began a slow journey back to fitness. In fits and starts, I tried a variety of things,... Full Bio
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5.9c. V16. Say what?!

The boys and I have been climbing pretty regularly and we're starting to talk about what the signs on the walls mean. What is 5.9? V7? These are...

Portable Power Gear Review

For Hell Hike and Raft , I knew I needed portable power, as I was planning on using both my iPhone  6 as a camera and also my GoPro, and the...

Getting Kids Outdoors: Kid-O Bunks

One of the coolest things I saw at Summer OR Show were the Kid-O Bunks from Disc-O Bed. Since we live where nature is a bit more removed from...

Midwest Basecamp: Rebranding the Site

Paraphrasing Heraclitus, the French author François de la Rochefoucauld said: "The only thing constant in life is change". It's something I...

National Wilderness Month: Get Those Kids Outdoors!

Hey, National Wilderness Month is almost over! What did you do to get outdoors and, more importantly, what did you do to get a child outdoors?...

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Jan 09 2012 by KovasP

I recently tried out NeoCell Sport's Whey Isolate Protein powder drink mix. I can't believe how much protein is packed into each scoop! No artificial anything, no sugar, great option for getting protein. Want to win your own to try in Vanilla or chocolate? Head over to Women's Endurance Gear for your chance to win! (Ends Thursday January 12th, 2012.)