Fitness Tech

#31 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Marathon Nutrition, A Reader Email, Running Shoe Tips and Phone Apps for Calories

Jamie and Jim are back for some traditional and old school fitness tech podcasting!  We cover some nutrition ideas for long fitness events, read a listener email, give some tips on buying the right shoes, building up your running distance to reduce injuries, some discussion around stress fractures as well as new technology in shirts.  We also spend a few minutes at the end talking about nutrition Apps for your iPhone or Android device.  Its and action packed 40 minutes. 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 #31 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Marathon Nutrition, A Reader Email, Running Shoe Tips and Phone Apps for Calories 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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Google “Likes”+1, World Backup Day, Data Recovery, Android, and Facebook users get E-Mail and Movie Streaming? – HT019

Jim, Christian and Andrew get together for this edition of the Home Tech Podcast. After some listener feedback, and an update on the Stuxnet Virus from Mark Russinovich’s blog, the guys talk about Google’s upcoming “+1” service – when signed into your Google account, you will be able to “Use +1 to give something your public stamp of approval, so friends, contacts, and others can find the best stuff when they search.”  Results will show in your personal Google Profile. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at Listen Mobile: With the 31st of March being World Backup Day, the guys quickly run through Business Insiders’ 10 Best Backup Solutions In line with World Backup Day, the guys discuss Andrew’s recent successful data recovery, using Photorec to recover photos from a corrupted hard disk. From Christian’s Corner, this weeks Deal of the Week is the HP S2231 22” Widescreen HD LCD Monitor from and Christian’s Speed Tip of the Week has us turning off the write-cache buffer flushing on our hard disks to eek that little extra performance from our systems. Talking about Facebook from two angles, the guys discuss the email addresses that everyone can now have attached to their Facebook account, and the new deal that Facebook and Warner Bros have, to allow US Facebook users to watch movies in HD via their Facebook account, paying with Facebook Credits. Jim talks about OtherInbox, a free online service to help to Organize, Prioritize and Summarize your web-based e-mail from GMail, Yahoo!Mail and AOL. To close, Andrew shares his experiences in trying to move away from Windows 7 to Ubuntu Netbook Edition on an aging laptop and the guys talk about Google’s taking back control of the Android Operating System. Facebook Page: Facebook Group: If you’d like to subscribe to the show, click on  to update your iTunes library, or for other Podcast downloading applications, please click on the RSS Feed and pick your Pod Catcher of choice! Or, you can now stream the show online at at The Show Announcements and Schedule: Jim’s Twitter: Andrew’s Twitter: Contact Christian: Contact the show at Find us on Facebook: Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at Some links may contain affiliate codes that benefit the Average Guy Podcast Network.
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Paper.li, Event Management with Eventbrite, Web Browsers, RunKeeper and the Stuxnet Virus – HT018

Jim, Christian, Andrew and special guest, Rich O’Neil get together for this edition of the Home Tech Podcast. The guys start off talking about the Twitter aggregation service , which “organizes links shared on Twitter into an easy to read newspaper-style format. Newspapers can be created for any Twitter user, list or #tag”, and go on to discuss Eventbrite, which is an online service to help you plan, promote and co-ordinate and even sell tickets for your meetings, conferences and events. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at Listen Mobile: After a quick update on the RunKeeper application, which now allows 2-way sync with your Android and Apple devices, the guys discuss the latest releases of Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer. From Christian’s Corner, we get the Deal of the Week, being the 2TB Samsung F4 Hard Drive, a bargain at $ from , and the Speed Tip of the Week, where Christian talks us through turning off Indexing to make Windows more usable more quickly. Our Special Guest, Rich brings to us talk about the Stuxnet Virus, which although written to target industrial equipment, is quite a scary virus, given the impact it could have it were used to target Internet users. Facebook Page: Facebook Group: If you’d like to subscribe to the show, click on  to update your iTunes library, or for other Podcast downloading applications, please click on the RSS Feed and pick your Pod Catcher of choice! Or, you can now stream the show online at at The Show Announcements and Schedule: Jim’s Twitter: Andrew’s Twitter: Contact Christian: Contact the show at Find us on Facebook: Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at Some links may contain affiliate codes that benefit the Average Guy Podcast Network.
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HP Pavillion dm1z, Xbox and Media Center, Skype Crashes, Antivirus Tips, Windows 7 SP1, Speech Macros and SyncToy! – HT013

With both the Home Server Show and The Home Tech Podcast back on their regular schedule, Jim, Brian, Christian and a new regular Andrew Morris, welcome Gordon Schmidt to the #160; Gordon is a long time listener and fellow family tech support #160; With a full compliment of tech guys, it’s time to get down to business. This this weeks show, we cover the new, redefined purpose for the #160; “From Tech Guys, For Tech Guys!”  Jim does a quick review of the new HP Pavillion dm1 Netbook, covers the much needed fix for his Xbox and media center and covers Windows 7 SP1 with the #160; Christian covers some speech recognition macros in Windows 7 and get the team all fired up about #160; Gordon looks at SyncToy right before a major Skype #160; You would have heard all the mayhem if you had listened live! Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at Listen Mobile: We close the show with some talk of tablets and cell #160; Christian’s Dad chimes in and later joins the podcast for a special extra show to be aired later next week. Find the other Podcasts on the Average Guy Network at Anti-Malware Software · SuperAntiSpyware Portable · Malwarebytes · Microsoft Security Essentials · Avira Antivirus File Transferring Software · SyncToy · Teracopy Christian’s Corner · Windows Speech Recognition Macros · Setup Windows 7 Speech Recognition · Asus Tablets Extras · Special Guest Gordon Schmidt Knee Jerk Reaction blog · USBTypewriter · Jim’s HP Pavilion DM1Z · Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Facebook Page: Facebook Group: If you’d like to subscribe to the show, click on  to update your iTunes library, or for other Podcast downloading applications, please click on the RSS Feed and pick your Pod Catcher of choice! Or, you can now stream the show online at at The Show Announcements and Schedule: Jim’s Twitter: Andrew’s Twitter: Contact Christian: Contact the show at Find us on Facebook: Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at Some links may contain affiliate codes that benefit the Average Guy Podcast Network.
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Facebook Messaging, Netflix Subscription, the iPad, Decloaking and Christian’s Corner – HT008

Brian is back this week and he joins Jim and Christian for the latest edition of the The Home Tech #160; We talk Facebook messaging, the new Netflix subscription model, how to configure Windows 7 Update and very small #160; Brain breaks out his new iPad for a quick review to top it #160; All that and much more with week! You can contact the show at Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at   · Claim Your Own Facebook Email Address · Netflix: A Misunderstanding or a hint · iPhone 4 on Version · How to Configure Windows 7 Updates · AMD Announces Fusion-Based Embedded G-Series Platform · Compulab Fit-PC3 Offers Dual-Core AMD Power in a Case Less than an Inch Thick · CompuLab’s Fit-PC2i is Extra Tiny, Ready for Windows 7 · iPad Refurbs · Barnes & Noble Nook Android-Powered E-book Reader Facebook Page: Facebook Group: If you’d like to subscribe to the show, click on to update your iTunes library, or for other Podcast downloading applications, please click on the RSS Feed and pick your Pod Catcher of choice! Or, you can now stream the show online at at The Show Announcements and Schedule: Jim’s Twitter: Andrew’s Twitter: Contact Christian: Contact the show at Find us on Facebook: Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at Some links may contain affiliate codes that benefit the Average Guy Podcast Network.  
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Fitness Tech

RunKeeper Pro for Android and iPhone is FREE in January

If you have an Android or iPhone, your are getting a late Christmas present from the makers of the RunKeeper #160; It’s FREE to download in the month of #160; Up until now there as been a scaled down free version and a fee based Pro #160; Both are now free for the #160; You can find both in the app store for each phone. I use RunKeeper and have really liked #160; The free version can be a little inaccurate on the mileage at times, but the rest of the application works #160; It will also auto tweet right to Twitter for ya! The Pro Version comes with audio cues, customized interval workouts, integrated RunKeeper FitnessClasses and best of all…NO ADS!  There is more info on RunKeeper at
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How to Get Started Blogging, Using Lastpass and RoboForm for Managing Passwords and New iPhone or Android Apps – HT003

Brian, Christian and Jim are together again to talk “how-to” tech for the average home #160; In show #3, we added some new music for the intro and at the end of the show!  Make sure you listen all the way to the end. For our third Home Tech Show we talked about Blogging and micro-blogging. How To Get Started Blogging with Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at Listen: Other good sites for beginners – & & Microblogging sites – or News we covered: Gwaker Gets Hacked! Link to Lifehacker’s FAQ regarding the attack… Secure solutions for managing Passwords: RoboForm or LastPass EA Sports cuts prices on iPhone Apps iPhone apps – Kindle Reader & Pandora Android – LinkedIn for Android & Google Maps Windows Mobile – MortPlayer & Subsonic Facebook Page: Facebook Group: If you’d like to subscribe to the show, click on to update your iTunes library, or for other Podcast downloading applications, please click on the RSS Feed and pick your Pod Catcher of choice! Or, you can now stream the show online at at The Show Announcements and Schedule: Jim’s Twitter: Andrew’s Twitter: Contact Christian: Contact the show at Find us on Facebook: Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at Some links may contain affiliate codes that benefit the Average Guy Podcast Network.
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