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Importance of Hydration As You Train by Leo Manzano

The Importance of Hydration As You Train by Leo Manzano This blog brought to you by Ember by Cercacor - Things to know.. How is your hydration? How and when do you hydrate? Are there differences in hydration depending on time of day vs weather or seasonal changes? So you are training to run your first race or perhaps your 100th race, and although nutrition is highly important something that is easily passed up is hydration. Whether you’re racing a mile or 100miles you have to make sure that you are properly hydrated so that your body keeps working efficiently. When you start taking into account the many variables, including mileage in running, altitude,  potentially types of food or vitamins...

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Altitude Training with Ember

Altitude training or training at different levels of altitude has significant effects on the body.  Some of those changes are good others are things to be cautious or be alert about so that your training does not suffer. Learning to maneuver through those changes beforehand was not easy, but currently with Ember by Cercacor, a device which helps measure many body level changes or parameters it is now easier to keep track of those changes. When I am at altitude there are certain  parameters I always want to keep in mind. These parameters for me include Hemoglobin, PVI (Hydration), Pulse Rate and a few others which can also vary from person to person. Usually people have their favorite indicators/parameters they like...

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Training & Race talk with exciting announcements!

 Training has gone well and happy to say on top of my shoe sponsor HokaOneOne I have been using another training tool Ember by Cercacor to help me achieve those perfect training and racing results. Pictured Ember and the Hoka Tracer Just like everyone has to fine tune their car and know how its running. I cannot start my day if there are a few things I don’t know. First, what is my heart rate, second what are my hemoglobin levels, and third what is my hydration level. Of course there are other factors that I look at in my training but these are my main three. Although the top two bio markers are very important there is one that...

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The Real People of McFarland USA

The Real people of McFarland USA-You may remember the Disney Movie McFarland USA, the story about a high school cross country team who defied the odds. They had to work in the fields in the early morning and still had to find time to train in a rural community in California. The McFarland team went on to win various State Titles. PC: Erik Aguilar Last weekend, I had the pleasure to visit McFarland, California. It had been a trip that I had been meaning to take and we were finally able to make it happen!! As we showed up to the venue, there were already about 150 people ready to hear us speak and it was exciting to meet people...

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Training insights with Ember By Cercacor

When I first began testing Ember by Cercacor, I wasn’t sure what I was getting myself into. Ember is a training tool used to measure blood levels and blood data non-invasively. In full-on training mode, I have always checked my blood levels by heading to a clinic and paying around $300 and waiting anywhere from 5-7 days to get my full results back. So having this new tool Ember by Cercacor was totally new. It took a measure of my blood levels instantly without needles and at a reading cost of less than $3 dollars per reading. Above all I hate needles so how cool is it that it draws no blood!?!!As I began using the product I only used...

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