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Fitness Reviews

What started as a passion for running has morphed in to a desire to learn about all things fitness and health! I read anything new that comes out, try new foods, new products, new classes, new training methods all in the desire to know more and continually improve!

Due to my honest nature you will find reviews really fall in to the following categories:
-Loved it and now it's part of my daily life
-Liked it and really recommend it
-Didn't work for me, but I can see the value for others
-Didn't work, don't like it and don't recommend it
-Not my thing, not going to offer to review it

My goal is not to be a marketing brochure, but to provide details and real world feedback on products that I believe meet my personal criteria of making healthy living easier or more fun. If you have an event or product that you would like me to review please get in touch. I am an avid reader, which is why you’ll see a whole section dedicated to books…anything running or health is on my list…but so is a good poolside novel.

Following is a list of my reviews to help you find products that my work for you:

EVENTS/INTERVIEWS
Interview with Bart Yasso
Blend Retreat 
World Spinning and Sports Conditioning Conference
Running with Scott Jurek
Meeting Kara Gourcher and Shalane Flannagan
Shape Your Life
Interview with Jackie Warner
Evian Live Young Miami Event
Coach Andrew Kastor
Olympic Trials and Mammoth Track Club Event
Interview with Ryan Hall
Brenden Braizer/Thrive/Vega
Oakley Ambassador Trip Napa Valley 2012
Oakley Ambassador Product Testing Laguna Beach 2012
Muscle Milk Fitness Retreat Winery Bike Tour
Healthy Living Summit
Fitbloggin V Healthy Living Summit 

RUNNING SHOES
Saucony Mirage 3 
Low Profile Running Shoes
Cloud Runner Shoes
Kinvara 3's - my low profile running shoe
Asics Gel Lyte33

RUNNING and MOTIVATIONAL BOOKS
Eat and Run by Scott Jurek
Running on Air by Budd Coates
A Life Without Limits- Chrissie Wellington
Train Like a Mother
Run Barefoot Run Healthy
Idiot’s Guide to Barefoot Running
Relentless Forward Progress and Unbroken
Long May You Run
Running on Empty
Run Like a Mother and Jackie Warner This Is Why You’re Fat
Racing Weight and Blue Zones
Thrive Diet
The End of Overeating and In a Single Bound
Once a Runner
The Ultimate Beginners Guide to Running
The Extra Mile and Run For Life
Running with the Buffaloes and In Defense of Food
Fit Soul, Fit Body
Healing Back Pain and Sexy in 6
Ultra Marathon Man and A Race Like No Other
Sugar Shock  
ALL book reviews
 
FITNESS TOOLS/ACCESSORIES

Polar RC3 GPS Watch
FitBit vs Body Media armband
Trigger point foam roller
Lock Laces  
Krill Oil - for happy joints
H2O Audio headphones
Giro Cycling Shoes
My Yoga Online
Glam Headbands
Adidas miCoach
Running Socks 1
Running Socks 2
SaltStick Caps
Columbia Titanium Waterproof Jacket
ViziPro Gloves
Oakley Transitions sunglasses
Oakley Women's sunglasses

FITNESS CLASSES
Kickboxing with bag
ChiRunning Class
ZWOW
Stand-up Paddle Boarding Core Workout
Shape Bikinni Body Beach Event
Miami Critical Mass

RUNNING GEAR
Lucy running capri with belt loops
Run Pretty Far
INKnBurn Top, Sports bra and shorts
Relax Reflect top, pants and shrug
Bra*Kette 
Handful Sports Bra

COMPRESSION
CEP Compression Shorts
Aspaeris Pivot Compression Shorts
CW-X compression pants
110% Recovery Shorts
Zensah Sports Bra
2XU 

FOOD
eMeals 
Vegan Cuts snack box
Vega One Bar 
Diet To Go Meal Delivery Service
Deliver Lean Meal Delivery Service
Manna Sprouted Organic Bread (Clean Eating)
Vega Sport System (Vegan)
NOW Energy Bar
Obessive Confectioners Delight (Vegan)
Coconut Oil
Amy's Kitchen Light and Lean Meals
Milk Alternatives
Vegan Snacks - Primal Strips, Simply 7, Vega One

YOGA
Be Present Tank

Disclosure Policy:
If it were up to me, I would be fabulously rich and never need to ask for a penny from companies or put an ad on the site. As life would have it that is not the case so I aim to balance presenting you with curate, useful, interesting content and keeping myself afloat financially. These are my current policies:
  • My banner ads are either direct arrangements with companies, or ad networks where I earn a small amount of money based upon total pageviews.
  • I'm not selling anything, but I do earn a referral on any purchases made through links I provide to Amazon.com. I really appreciate you shopping using my links, since it's no added cost for you, and helps me keep RTTF going.
  • I turn down free items 95% of the time, because I want to ensure I'm truly sharing with you only products that I believe in and would use or recommend. The opinions and reviews I include with these products (such as "I love the taste") are honest, and are never done at the request of a company.  That is an advertorial and RTTF is my place to have an opinion.
  • Giveaways are generally paid sponsorships. All paid posts are clearly disclosed as paid within the post.

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Disclaimer:
I am certified personal trainer, however you should check with a doctor before starting any workout or following any dietary information from RTTF. All information provided here is based upon what has worked for me and is not personalized as a recommendation to any reader.

The opinions expressed on RTTF reflect my own personal experiences & beliefs. It is my hope they will help others to enjoy the healthy living journey. For more information on the FTC’s disclosure policy please see the policy in full here.

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