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#39 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Home At Last!

It took us 2 weeks, but we finally got Jamie set up to broadcast from her home via Skype!  Success!  In the new spirit of things, we have some updates for the podcast as well as some great fitness tips from Jamie. Listen to the Financial Tech Podcast:   You can follow Jim on Twitter at #!/jcollison. If you want to contact us here at the show, email us at Visit the new Facebook page for the The Average Guy Network Intro and Exit Music from “Motion” by Adelaide.  Hear more great tunes at Listen: Audio Only Play / pause 1x 2x 0:00 0:00 0:00 volume #39 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Home At Last! iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSAudioboomSpreakerOther Options Subscribe to the TAG Weekly Update (Be in the know!) Come On! You know you want to! Or Download episode (Right click, save target as)
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#38 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Jamie is Moving and David Seevers Interview before Ironman Canada!

Jim and Jamie are back again with Show #38 of the Fitness Tech Podcast.  This week is Jamie’s last at Gallup as she is moving on to new opportunities at home with her kids.  The podcast will still continue, Jim will just have to make some adjustments and lunch time podcast will no long be possible.  Good luck Jamie! Jamie has a new blog: David Seevers joins us again after meeting with us on Show #25 to talk about his training and preparation for Ironman Canada! Jim is raising money for the American Lung Association by running the Omaha Corporate Cup in September 2011.  Visit his page at   Visit the race page at ;fr_id=3570 Podcast with Tim O’Donnell : David’s Blog: Spartan Radio can be found at: You can follow Jim on Twitter at #!/jcollison. If you want to contact us here at the show, email us Visit the new Facebook page for the The Average Guy Network Intro and Exit Music from “Motion” by Adelaide.  Hear more great tunes at Listen to the Podcast at: Audio Only Play / pause 1x 2x 0:00 0:00 0:00 volume #38 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Jamie is Moving and David Seevers Interview before Ironman Canada! iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSAudioboomSpreakerOther Options Subscribe to the TAG Weekly Update (Be in the know!) Come On! You know you want to! Or Download episode (Right click, save target as) Podcast RSS Feed
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Exercising in the Heat

By: Mindy Herzog Exercising in the heat can be dangerous. When Mother Nature turns up the heat, as many of us are experiencing now, it is important to take the proper precautions. Continuing your exercise program as you normally would can and will be dangerous. Keep in mind the following when exercising in the heat: Temperature The best time to avoid exercising outdoors is between 10 and 4 when the exposure is the strongest. If the mercury level rises above 85 degrees F, you may want to consider exercising later in the day or beating the heat by exercising earlier in the day. Explanation: As you exercise your body produces large amounts of heat that must be dissipated. If it isn’t, then the body’s temperature will continue to rise to dangerous levels. High temperature and humidity impede the body’s natural ability to dissipate heat. Temperature Tips ·Choose clothing that will allow heat to escape from the body. Fabrics like coolmax work well to wick away excessive sweat and keep the body cooler. You should choose lightweight, loose fitting, and light colored clothing. Avoid wearing excessive clothing, such as sweat pants and choose shorts instead. ·Reschedule exercise for a cooler time of day ·Exercise in an area that is mostly shady, maybe a trail or wooded area. Exercise indoors where there is air condition. ·Since your heart rate will increase in heat, slow your workout down and add rest breaks to keep close to your target heart rate. Hydration Do not deny your body liquid! Especially in the heat, it is very important to stay hydrated. Fluid replenishment before, during, and after exercise is very important to help keep the bodies system cooled. Always drink more than you think you need. Strive for 6 to 8 ounces of fluid every 15 to 20 minutes of exercise. Hydration Tips ·Consider purchasing a hydration pack, such as a Camelback (product name), which holds a certain reservoir of water. You can then exercise with the pack on and stay hydrated as you go. ·Consider hip packs that hold water bottles. There are also hand mechanisms that loop on the hand or wrist so that you can run with a water bottle. ·If staying out for longer than 60 minutes, consider a mix of a sport drink to replace electrolytes. ·Consider planning your workout or run through an area that you know has several water station stops. ·Don’t wait until you are thirsty to rehydrate ·Use the color of your urine as a gauge of your hydration level, the color should be a very light or pale yellow Heat Acclimatization If you are traveling to an area that will have extreme heat conditions that you are not used to, acclimatize yourself to the environment. Gradually go out each day with short exercise bouts. The acclimatization process can be completed in 7 to 14 days of repeated heat exposure. Remember to adhere to other regulations of exercising in the heat. Sunscreen Wear it. Protect yourself with an SPF of 15 or higher and choose a sport screen or one that is waterproof. Nothing is more disturbing than going out for a run only to have sunscreen sweat into your eyes. Put sunscreen on about 20 minutes before you head outdoors. Don’t forget your ears, lips, and head if it’s exposed. Rest Know when to say no to exercise. Common sense is your best bet however there are many times when hard core exercisers can answer to that. If you are not hydrating during your run in excessive temperatures you will fall to heat illness or have a set back in your program. If you feel faint or extremely overheated, find an area of shade and rest. Safety is best and you can go out another day.
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#37 Fitness Tech Podcast: Dodge Daze Q125 5K with Results

Jim and Jamie made the trek to Dodge Nebraska for the 4th Annual Dodge Q125 5k.  There were some 250+ participants in an out and back 5K course. We took some time to podcast after the race was completed and interviewed some runners as well as the race director.  The audio podcast can be found at the bottom of this post! Congratulations to Jamie!  She was the first over all female at .  Jim took 2nd in his age group with a ! You can follow Jim on Twitter at #!/jcollison. If you want to contact us here at the show, email us at Visit the new Facebook page for the The Average Guy Network Intro and Exit Music from “Motion” by Adelaide.  Hear more great tunes at  Podcast RSS Feed Download Podcast   Listen to the Podcast Audio Only Play / pause 1x 2x 0:00 0:00 0:00 volume #37 Fitness Tech Podcast: Dodge Daze Q125 5K with Results iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSAudioboomSpreakerOther Options Subscribe to the TAG Weekly Update (Be in the know!) Come On! You know you want to! Or Download episode (Right click, save target as)     Neil was kind enough to let me post the official results.  Here they are: PLACE Time First Name Last Name 1 MATT SEILER 2 JACOB MANDEL 3 GARRY CLARK 4 BEN JANECEK 5 BRIAN THROENER  6 MARTIN SCHLAUTMAN 7 TIM PIEPER 8 DON MANDEL 9 BILL NEWTON 10 ANDREW McCLURE 11 BRAD WINKELBAUER 12 WILLY ANDERSON 13 RILEY RUSKAMP 14 JAMIE EIKMEIER 15 KRIS VODVARKA 16 JASON RINGENA 17 MARK WEBER 18 CHRISTINA  TOMKA 19 CALLAN  ROLF 20 SCOTT HANNERS 21 JUSTIN ZOUHA 22 BRIANA BRABEC 23 BRIDGETTE BRUNE 24 DANELLE SMITH 25 ADAM PIEPER 26 JIM COLLISON 27 CHRIS BROMLEY 28 ANNA MANDEL 29 ERIC STIEB 30 CHUCK THROENER  31 LISA KRUEGER 32 BRAD HOCHSTEIN 33 GAIL  HOCHSTEIN 34 ANNA GROVIJOHN 35 ANDY HARMS 36 RUSS MANDEL 37 SARA KAMPSCHNEIDER 38 TERRY RICHARDS 39 EDISON FLOTTENMESCH 40 RON FALTIN 41 ERIN RIDDER 42 KAYLENE HARMS 43 RHONDA HANNERS 44 ANNE HEIMAN 45 RICK BENNETT 46 EMILY DOSTAL 47 ELAINE ZOUHA 48 CHASE PRUSS 49 JOELLE BRUMMOND 50 JESSICA RINGENA 51 SUE  LATHAM 52 KIM ANDERSON 53 KELLI SLAGLE 54 ANGIE ROEBER 55 ABBY KNOBBE 56 GENA URWILLER 57 JILL RATHKE 58 EMMA  LENHART 59 MICHELLE BRABEC 60 CADEN JACKSON 61 JESS  KROENKE 62 MALLORY ROLF 63 CARTER  THROENER  64 ANDREW BELSKY 65 NOVICKI MADISON 66 LEAH GROVIJOHN 67 AMY REINER 68 SAMANTHA PAROLEK 69 KATHY KRIENERT 70 AMANDA  MUNDERLOH 71 MATT TOMKA 72 HALEY MENDLIK 73 RHONDA BROMLEY 74 KELLY THROENER  75 MIKE MANDEL 76 KYLIE  EBERLING 77 COLBY RUSKAMP 78 KEEGAN RUSKAMP 79 MAX MANDEL 80 ERICA COLSON 81 STEVE NEIWHONER 82 RICHIE BENNETT 83 BROC BRUNE 84 DANA KLUTHE 85 EMILY KUMM 86 ALEX MEYER 87 DAX VANLENGEN 88 BRENDA MARTIN 89 GERI EIKMEIER 90 GARY VODVARKA 91 KAYLEE BOYLE 92 BETH BOYLE 93 CHELSEA BAYER 94 KAYLA BOOKER 95 RICHARD REESE 96 CINDY REICHMUTH 97 SAM VODVARKA 98 CHELSEA KREIKEMEIER 99 BRANDY McROBERTS-VOGLTANCE 100 BRENDA VANLENGEN 101 SHAWN HEGEMANN 102 MOLLY KROENKE 103 DOUG DUNNING 104 TODD WILMARTH 105 MEGAN MANDEL 106 KAYLA FRANZLUEBBERS 107 LAURA MCQUISTAN 108 CARSON LATHAM 109 JENN NEIWHONER 110 BROOKE LODL 111 TAYA VANLENGEN 112 LORRI HOLLMAN-RUSKAMP 113 TIM HAMEL 114 NANCY MANDEL 115 LAURA FLOTTENMESCH 116 EMMA  FLOTTENMESCH 117 CHRIS MENDLIK 118 KIM LENHART 119 MELISSA GROVIJOHN 120 BEAU RUSKAMP 121 SPENCER RANDELL 122 DANELLE EHRISMAN 123 VALERIE ADAMS 124 ABIGAIL ADAMS 125 DEANN GROVIJOHN 126 KYSER GROVIJOHN 127 CHRIS RUSKAMP 128 JADA GROVIJOHN 129 CARLY BAYER 130 COURTNEY BAYER 131 RENEE BAYER 132 LISA GABEL 133 CHRISTY FAST 134 KIM COUFAL 135 BRENDA HUNKE 136 JAKE HUNKE 137 JEAN  TOMKA 138 JOSEPH MELLO 139 TRICIA MLNARIK 140 LORI RUSKAMP 141 NICOLE BUSE 142 KAREN PIEPER 143 LAUREN  ORTMEIER 144 ALLISON ROLF 145 KELLY SINDELAR 146 MEGAN EIKMEIER 147 CAITLIN KLOSEN 148 GRACE HUNKE 149 CASEY DOERNEMANN 150 KIM KNOBBE 151 AIDEN MEYER 152 JASON MEYER 153 KAMMY MEYER 154 CHRISTINA  LIEKHUS 155 CASSANDRA LIEKHUS 156 JENNIFER TOMKA 157 SEAN OELKERS 158 ANGIE BRENNAN 159 CAROLYN HUNKE 160 ANDREA LIEKHUS 161 CHRIS GROSS-RHODE 162 CAROL WIDHALM 163 JERI JANECEK 164 CAROL KAMPSCHNIEDER 165 DEBI VODVARKA 166 MICHAEL SMITH 167 KAREN LEISE 168 EILEEN KARMAZIN 169 SUE  MANDEL 170 LINDA BELSKY 171 LORI MEIERGERD 172 MARLYCE FRANZLUEBBERS 173 BETTY STEFFENSMEIER 174 KATE RICHARDS 175 JENNI SCHMIDT 176 ALEX RECKER 177 JEFF RUSKAMP 178 KIM RUSKAMP 179 JAYDA OLIGMUELLER 180 TESSA RUSKAMP 181 CONNIE SMITH 182 CAROL OLIGMUELLER 183 LINDA SEMERAD-NEUJAHR 184 DEE EIKMEIER 185 DUANE KARMAZIN 186 CYMAN JACOBSEN 187 TANA JACOBSEN 188 DAVID OELKERS 189 CHRISTIAN RANDELL 190 PEYTON BECKER 191 CURT BECKER 192 SAWYER BECKER 193 TIFF BECKER 194 ANDY KAUFOLD 195 DORIS  TOMASEK 196 VICKIE KAUFOLD 197 CHATRICE  WHITE 198 BOB WHITE 199 DAX DOERNEMANN 200 CALLIE JACKSON 201 JEANETTE JACKSON 202 MORGAN WISNIESKI 203 JEANETTE KLITZ 204 BRANDI DOERNEMANN 205 LYNDA DOERNEMANN 206 CHELE RANDELL 207 EMELIE RANDELL 208 AUSTIN GAISS 209 BONNIE RUSKAMP 210 JEANETTE LUESHEN 211 JENNIE GAISS 212 NITHA WHITE 213 SHERI PRAEST 214 DAN MANDEL 215 ELIZABETH MANDEL 216 SAMANTHA MANDEL 217 JENNIFER CLAUSSEN 218 PAIGE RECKER 219 EUGENE KRUPKA 220 DIANA WISNIESKI 221 MALEAHA SEMERAD 222 MARISSA  SEMERAD 223 KAREN KRUPKA 224 RYAN OELKERS 225 RUTH BLOEDORN 226 CINDY FRANZLUEBBERS 227 TRACY KREIKEMEIER 228 CASEY CLAMPITT 229 JULIE PIEPER 230 LYNN MANDEL 231 BRANDON BAYER 232 TONJA BLAHA 233 DON KLUTHE 234 ROXANNE KLUTHE 235 JANELLE BAYER 236 ANITA KLITZ 237 DEANNE STIEB 238 LYNDA VODVARKA 239 TONY FRANZLUEBBERS 240 KATHY HEARD 241 EMILY KROENKE 242 JACQUE KROENKE 243 JIM KROENKE 244 SARAH KROENKE 245 RALPH KROENKE 246 JEFF KARAUS 247 PEGGE GROSS-RHODE 248 SUSAN MLNARIK 249 DARWIN FRANZEN 250 THOMAS HUISMAN 251 DIANE MLNARIK 252 MARY MANDEL 253 PEGGY OELKERS 254 PAQUETT LORI 255 PAQUETT PAUL   WOMEN MEN   10 & UNDER     10 & UNDER   1 TAYA VANLENGEN 1 CADEN JACKSON 2 VALERIE ADAMS 2 CARTER  THROENER  3 JADA GROVIJOHN 3 COLBY RUSKAMP   11 – 15     11 – 15   1 MALLORY ROLF 1 JACOB MANDEL 2 LEAH GROVIJOHN 2 BEN JANECEK 3 KAYLEE BOYLE 3 RILEY RUSKAMP   16 – 20     16 – 20   1 CHRISTINA  TOMKA 1 BRAD WINKELBAUER 2 CALLAN  ROLF 2 ADAM PIEPER 3 BRIDGETTE BRUNE 3 BRANDON BAYER   21 – 29     21 – 29   1 BRIANA BRABEC 1 MATT SEILER 2 SARA KAMPSCHNEIDER 2 TIM PIEPER 3 ERIN RIDDER 3 ANDREW McCLURE   30 – 39     30 – 39   1 JAMIE EIKMEIER 1 GARRY CLARK 2 DANELLE SMITH 2 BRIAN THROENER  3 RHONDA HANNERS 3 WILLY ANDERSON   40 – 49     40 – 49   1 LISA KRUEGER 1 SCOTT HANNERS 2 ELAINE ZOUHA 2 JIM COLLISON 3 SUE  LATHAM 3 CHRIS BROMLEY   50 & OVER     50 & OVER   1 GERI EIKMEIER 1 MARTIN SCHLAUTMAN 2 KIM LENHART 2 DON MANDEL 3 KIM KNOBBE 3 BILL NEWTON
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#36 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Pre Q125 5K in Dodge Nebraska

Jim and Jamie are back at it again with this week’s Fitness Tech Podcast.  We spend a bit of time talking about the upcoming Q125 5k in Dodge Nebraska. We also spend a bit of time talking about how to find ways to exercise when you cannot go outside.  Jamie has some great tips travel workouts as well. We wrap it up with some technology tips and Jim attempting to get Jamie on RunKeeper. You can follow Jim on Twitter at #!/jcollison. If you want to contact us here at the show, email us at Visit the new Facebook page for the The Average Guy Network Intro and Exit Music from “Motion” by Adelaide.  Hear more great tunes at  Audio Only Play / pause 1x 2x 0:00 0:00 0:00 volume #36 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Pre Q125 5K in Dodge Nebraska iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSAudioboomSpreakerOther Options Subscribe to the TAG Weekly Update (Be in the know!) Come On! You know you want to! Or Download episode (Right click, save target as)
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#35 Fitness Tech Podcast: I Think I’m Going to Lose a Couple Nails After this One!

Jim and Jamie are back after a couple week break to update everyone.  The water is rising on the Missouri and flooding some parts of Omaha but nothing can stop the podcast!  Things must continue. Jamie recently finished a half Marathon in Norfolk NE.   She did do well but had some issues with her shoes.  It was warm and Jamie gives some good advice on surviving a long run when the weather is hot.  She also give some feedback on the race as well as reading some comments of the race from You can follow Jim on Twitter at #!/jcollison. If you want to contact us here at the show, email us at Visit the new Facebook page for the The Average Guy Network Intro and Exit Music from “Motion” by Adelaide.  Hear more great tunes at    Audio Only Play / pause 1x 2x 0:00 0:00 0:00 volume #35 Fitness Tech Podcast: I Think I’m Going to Lose a Couple Nails After this One! iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSAudioboomSpreakerOther Options Subscribe to the TAG Weekly Update (Be in the know!) Come On! You know you want to! Or Download episode (Right click, save target as)
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#34 The Fitness Tech Podcast: It’s all About Nutrition!

Jim and Jamie are together again in the next edition of the fitness tech podcast.  We talk a some about post race nutrition, what is the deal with fruits, how to shop for the best results and some technology that will give you rewards for working out. Jim and Jamie finish up with some additional nutrition tips to make your summer eating a huge success.  Enjoy! You can follow Jim on Twitter at #!/jcollison. If you want to contact us here at the show, email us at Visit the new Facebook page for the The Average Guy Network Intro and Exit Music from “Motion” by Adelaide.  Hear more great tunes at      Audio Only Play / pause 1x 2x 0:00 0:00 0:00 volume #34 The Fitness Tech Podcast: It’s all About Nutrition! iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSAudioboomSpreakerOther Options Subscribe to the TAG Weekly Update (Be in the know!) Come On! You know you want to! Or Download episode (Right click, save target as)
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