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Healthy Eating – The Ultimate Guide

Everything you need to know about Healthy Eating in one comprehensive article with links to additional information and scientific research.

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WHOOP Strap Review & Comparison to Apple Watch

The Apple Watch has been my primary workout companion for the past few years until a friend recommended me to try out the WHOOP Strap 2.0 – a new fitness tracker that is different than anything I have seen before. WHOOP gives you insight into exercise performance, recovery, rest, and sleep in a way that […]

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Mujjo Touchscreen Gloves

Touchscreen Gloves for Men & Women – Why Mujjo Makes The Best (Review)

In my opinion, Mujjo makes the best touchscreen gloves for men and women because they look incredibly slick, work with all 5 fingers and keep my hands warm.

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CavemanChefs Gourmet Paleo Meal Delivery

CavemanChefs Review – Gourmet Paleo Meal Plan Delivery Service

CavemanChefs is a flexible gourmet Paleo meal plan delivery service, featuring premium ingredients and higher than normal shipping costs.

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CBD Oil

CBD Oil: Is It Safe, Effective And Legal?

Review of CBD Oil based on scientific evidences (studies) to learn if this popular hemp product is safe and effective and how it compares to THC.

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How To Develop Grit And Perseverance

Calm Within Chaos – How To Develop Grit And Perseverance

Six ways to develop grit, tenacity, and perseverance – An in-depth article from entrepreneur, musician and CrossFit coach Jeremy Gilbertson.

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Top 10 Gift Ideas for Tech and Fitness Lovers

Top 10 Gift Ideas for Tech and Fitness Lovers – 2018

Here is a list of my top 10 gift ideas for tech and fitness lovers. I own and have reviewed some of the gadgets on this list already. Some others are still on my todo list. So if you need more information on a specific item, follow the link to the review, or check back […]

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Is Dairy Bad For You or Is Dairy Good For You?

Is Dairy Bad For You? What You Need To Know!

Milk and dairy products have become one of the most widely consumed foods worldwide. Breastmilk is often the first food we consume as infants, and many mothers start feeding their children with cow’s milk after the first year of age. But is dairy bad for you or do you need to drink milk and eat […]

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eatology review - paleo cheat meals delivered

Eatology Review: Paleo Cheat Meals Delivered

I recently wrote about Eatology as part of my Paleo meal delivery services roundup. After having had a chance to try their meals, I decided to write a more in-depth review because of their unique approach to the Paleo diet. Eatology tries to make every dish taste like a Paleo cheat meal, even though it […]

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what to drink before during and after a workout

What to drink before, during and after a workout?

In the early days of professional sports, trainers and athletes didn’t know many things that modern science has recently uncovered. But scientific breakthroughs have taken bodybuilding, CrossFit and other sports to the next level. Even casual athletes can easily attain more energy, strength, and muscle mass. All you need is discipline and an understanding of […]

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Chiropractic - Does Spinal Manipulation Work?

Chiropractic – Does Spinal Manipulation Work?

Spinal manipulation is a popular treatment in chiropractic care. Proponents of spinal manipulation claim that it can heal not only lower back pain, but also improve your overall well-being. Since I do CrossFit and continuously suffer from minor injuries and pain, I wanted to find scientific evidence and answers to the question: “Does spinal manipulation […]

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iPhone Xs vs. iPhone X

iPhone Xs vs. iPhone X – Full Comparison of All Models

On 9/12 Apple announced its 2018 iPhone lineup, including the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone Xr. If you are planning on buying a new iPhone or upgrading an existing one, this article will help you to make an informed purchase decision by comparing the iPhone Xs vs. iPhone X and other models. For […]

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benefits of intermittent fasting

Intermittent Fasting – Benefits And How To Make It A Lifestyle

Intermittent fasting is easy to implement, yet it’s an incredibly powerful method to improve your overall well-being and to lose weight. Specifically, an intermittent fasting diet has the following scientifically proven benefits: Improves body composition in athletes, Normalizes your blood sugar/lipid levels, Reduces blood pressure, Improves insulin resistance, Prevents neuronal death, Enhances your immune function. My […]

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pre-workout ingredients

What’s in your pre-workout supplement?

Do pre-workout supplements work and what benefits do they add to your exercise routine? To answer these questions, we need to analyze the pre-workout ingredients found in popular supplements and look for scientific evidence that backs up the claims some manufacturers make. In general, pre-workout supplements have the potential to improve your exercise performance and endurance. […]

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Top Paleo Meal Delivery Services

Top 18 Paleo Meal Delivery Services

Review and comparison of the top 9 Paleo Meal Delivery Services in the United States, featuring Factor 75, Pete’s Paleo, Freshly and more.

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Keto Meal Replacements Shakes

Top 10 Keto Meal Replacements Shakes

Review of the top 10 Keto Meal Replacement Shakes and Drinks, featuring Ample K, Bear Power Foods, Ketond, Super Body Fuel, Ketologie and more.

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Paleo vs. Keto Diet: Which one is the best?

Paleo vs. Keto Diet: Which one is the best?

Over the past few weeks, several of my CrossFit friends have asked me if I was on the Keto diet. I usually respond with explaining that I’m on a Keto-influenced Paleo diet. That gave me the idea of writing an article comparing the Paleo vs. Keto diet and busting some of the myths surrounding both […]

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review of best protein powders

Best Protein Powder Review: Whey, Vegan & More

To find the best protein powder, I have reviewed a variety of natural supplements including Whey protein as well as vegan protein powder. The animal-based protein in this review covers Whey, Casein, Egg, and Beef. The plant-based products include Pea Protein Powder and Rice Protein Powder. Best Protein Powder Overview Given the size of the two […]

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Meal Replacement Drinks Review

Health vs. Unhealthy Meal Replacement Drinks

Review of 12 healthy and unhealthy meal replacement drinks, including my favorite products Ample Meal and Super Body Fuel.

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the best wireless sports headphones for working out

Best Workout Headphones for Exercise and Running

Here is a review of the best workout headphones for exercise and running focusing on wireless (Bluetooth) earphones because I don’t like to mess with wires while working out. I haven’t included over-the-ear headphones because when I’m hot and sweaty, I don’t want anything to cover my ears and make the situation even worse. In […]

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Barehand Gloves vs Bear KompleX CrossFit gloves new

Barehand Gloves vs. Bear KompleX – Workout Gloves Comparison

I do CrossFit and continuously build up hand calluses when lifting weights. During high-rep bodyweight exercises, such as pull-ups or toes-to-bar those calluses increase the risk of blisters and skin tears and I end up with ripped hands that take days to heal and make showers an unpleasant experience. To reduce the chance of callus formation and […]

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Best Natural Pre-workout Supplements Review

Best Natural Pre-workout Supplements Review

Pre-workout supplements can boost your performance and endurance during intensive workouts. Unfortunately, the supplement market is flooded by cheap, unhealthy and ineffective products and many consumers lack the expertise to identify supplements that actually work. For this review, I have analyzed and tested the best natural pre-workout supplements that contain only ingredients that have been scientifically proven […]

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Discount codes for my favorite products and services

Discount Codes

Below is a list of discount codes and rebate links to some of my favorite products and services that I have reviewed on this blog. Technology Product Discount Backblaze Cloud backup 1 month off Discount Link BlvckbyDesign iPhone and MacBook Cases 20% off Kummer2018 BlitzWolf BW-P6 Power Bank 15% off 15BWP6 JORD Wood Watches and […]

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Top 8 Tips - How to Eat Healthy While Traveling

How to Eat Healthy While Traveling – Top 8 Tips

Eating healthy while being on the road is challenging, especially if you travel frequently or with kids. In this article, I will share my top 8 tips and explain how to eat healthy while traveling. Mentioned Brands & Products Product Ample Meal Replacement Drinks Get 15% off KIND Snack Bars Amazon pressed® by KIND Fruit […]

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The three pillars of an active and healthy lifestyle

The Pillars of a Healthy Lifestyle

What does it take to live a healthy life? While there are many factors that influence your life, in this article, I explore the three main ingredients of a healthy lifestyle: Diet, Exercise, and Sleep.  to learn how to live a healthy lifestyle, why you should be working out every day and the […]

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Review of the best Apple Watch Bands for Working Out

Apple Watch Sport Bands Review and third-party alternatives

The Apple Watch is an excellent fitness tracker and workout companion, and for this article, I have reviewed some of the best Apple Watch Sport bands for working out, including my favorite watch bands from Apple, Meridio, Monowear, Nomad, and Twelve South. I have been a satisfied Apple Watch owner since I bought one in […]

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About Michael Kummer’s Blog

I started this blog in 2012 with the goal of sharing Mac and Photography tips & tricks. Over the past few years, I re-focused on two areas that my readers and I are most passionate about – Technology and Healthy Living. My goal with every article is to share information and solutions to complex problems in plain and […]

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How healthy are sports drinks and how do they work?

How healthy are sports drinks and how do they work?

I am on a Paleo diet and thus not a fan of sugar-loaded beverages, such as sports drinks. But I also exercise regularly, and during intense exercise, the body needs more than just water. That leads to the following questions: How healthy are sports drinks and how do they work? In this article, I will […]

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what to wear on an airplane to travel comfortably

Comfortable Clothes & Travel Outfits for Long-Haul Flights

Air travel is not always comfortable, and you may ask yourself the question: What to wear on a plane to make the trip as comfortable as possible? Wearing comfortable clothes is especially important to me when I fly overnight. In this article, I recommend travel outfits and comfortable clothes to wear on long-haul flights. The golden […]

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