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Product Review: Yoga Toes – sport  

 

YogaToes® Toe Stretchers — Yoga For Your Feet 

YogaToes® have revolutionized the way we care for our feet. YogaToes® provide simple and natural therapy for painful toes and achy feet. Fighting foot pain and toe deformities now could save you from health complications (and expensive surgeries) down the road.
Doctor Recommended  

Being in shoes or high heels all day can really take a toll on your feet. Luckily, by placing toes in a separated position, weakened muscles become more flexible and resilient. After using YogaToes® regularly, the joints in your toes should begin to realign as tissues become supple and strong again. Realignment and greater mobility are the main components in fending off pain as well as a variety of other conditions, including claw toes and hammer toes.
How YogaToes Work

YogaToes® toe stretchers work by spreading and exercising toes. The patented design of YogaToes® fits between, above and beneath toes to gently spread them apart and away from the balls of your feet – providing the same exercise you get when barefoot. All you do is put them on. YogaToes do the work while you relax. A vacation for your feet! 
We recommend starting slowly, only wearing YogaToes® for 10-15 minutes a day. Once that begins to feel comfortable, gradually work up to wearing YogaToes® at least 1 hour per day.

Bunion, Claw and Hammer Toes Treatment

Foot and toe problems can’t be looked at in isolation, and that’s why we invented YogaToes®. We introduced an important new concept to the world: preventative foot care. But many people wonder about specific foot problems; Bunions (and bunionettes), claw toes, hammer toe and Plantar Fasciitis always come up. And the answer is ‘yes’, Yoga Toes help prevent and treat this short list as well as a much longer one that wouldn’t fit on this page. Our toe stretchers get at the root cause of these conditions.
Tried, Tested, and Loved!

YogaToes® are meant to benefit most anyone — and indeed we’ve gotten positive feedback from diverse groups of people over the years: busy mothers, professionals who are on their feet all day, physical therapists, construction workers… you name it.
YogaToes® toe stretchers were featured on the The New Ricki Lake Show as a natural pain relief gadget and on The Today Show as a “fan favorite”.
Recently, we found out that the pop singer Sia is a big fan of our toe straighteners as well as many ballerinas in The Washington Ballet. Can you think of anyone who depends on their toes and feet more than a ballerina? We can’t. So, what are you waiting for? Don’t live with swollen and achy feet one more day. Instead, start having stronger and more beautiful feet with YogaToes®! 

-yogapro.com 

They hurt bad this morning! But I have to tell you, after running 2 hrs today they feel really good right now! 

I’m going to try for an hour if I feel discomfort, I will abort the test! 

 


Product Review: Nike Zoom Pegasus 

 
These shoes are pretty comfortable and have a nice spongy soul! Not as much as the Hoka one one’s but more so then normal sneakers and the white ones are even spongier than the black ones! The soles are flat which I need for my size to distribute my weight properly. After an hour of wearing them my feet feel better already! 

 


Restaurant Review: Sabrosura – Castle Hill road Bronx, NY

   
    
    
    
    
 
  
All of the food here is absolutely amazing!! A mix of Spanish (Dominican/Puerto Rican) and Chinese. 

The menu is just as huge as the portion size!  Pictured above is the Dominican Lo Mein! With huge chunks of chicken! It was absolutely delicious! And the price is right at this place! Go go go! 


Restaurant Review: Crazy Crepe Cafe – Manorville, NY

  

  
Last time I came out here at the beginning of last month. I forgot to post my review of Crazy Crepe Cafe! 

That was a savory buffalo chicken wrap with ranch! It was totally delicious. It could have been filled a little more for the price, but it was good! 

  
That is my custom Elvis wrap! Honey, Peanut Butter, Sliced Banana and I substituted the granola for Nutella! 

It was Amazing! You have to stop and get one! 

  
To top it all off a big Pina Colada Smoothie! They even have a whey protein add on for $1.00! 

With 5 locations in Long Island NY they must be doing great! 

Selden

Manorville

Ronkonkoma 

Mount Sinai 

Smithtown 

This place rocks! Bring your family here for a great treat! 


Supplement Review: God of War Preworkout

 
 God Of War Black is our Pre training supplement consisting of multiple powerhouse ingredients synergistically working together to provide maximum pump, focus, and endurance during any type of training. We provided clinically studied doses of our main ingredients as well as essential vitamins and minerals for maximum absorption! Only the strongest ingredients for our Centurion Legion

-centurianlabz.com

 

Let’s look at less known ingredients: 

Mucuna Pruriens:

  The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (excluding animal/petri-dish studies) to tell you what effect Mucuna pruriens has in your body, and how strong these effects are.
GRADE LEVEL OF EVIDENCE

A Robust research conducted with repeated double blind clinical trials

B Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled

C Single double blind study or multiple cohort studies

D Uncontrolled or observational studies only

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE

EFFECT CHANGE

MAGNITUDE OF EFFECT SIZE 

SCIENTIFIC CONSENSUS COMMENTS

B Sperm Quality 

Up

Minor

100% 

See all 3 studies

There appears to be an increase in seminal quality and oxidative parameters following 3-month ingestion of Mucuna pruriens, which is thought to be secondary to correcting

the hypothalamic-pituitary-testes axis

C Symptoms of Parkinsons Disease 

Down 

Notable

100% 

See all 3 studies

Possible symptoms reduction in Parkinson’s Disease related to the L-DOPA content and theorized (but not proven) peripheral dopamine decarboxylase inhibitor; this is notable … show

C Adrenaline 
Up

Minor

100% 

See study

The decrease in adrenaline seen in infertility is normalized with mucuna

C Cortisol 

Down

Minor

100% 

See study

In chronically stressed men, prolonged ingestion of mucuna pruriens appears to be able to reduce cortisol concentrations

C Dopamine 
Up

Minor

100% 

See study

The reduction in dopamine seen in infertility seems to be reversed with L-DOPA ingestion; theoretically L-DOPA ingestion should unilaterally increase dopamine

C Noradrenaline 

Up

Minor

100% 

See study

The reduction in noradrenaline levels seen in infertility is normalized following mucuna ingestion
C Prolactin 

Down 

Minor

100% 

See 2 studies

A decrease in prolactin appears to occur following Mucuna or L-DOPA ingestion
C Seminal Motility 

Up

Minor

100% 

See 2 studies

An increase in seminal motility is observed following mucuna ingestion

C Subjective Well-Being 
Up

Minor

100% 

See study

An increase in well being has been noted to be secondary to a reduction in cortisol

C Testosterone 
Up

Minor

100% 

See 2 studies

An increase in testosterone is seen in infertile men. It is unsure if this increase in testosterone occurs in fertile and otherwise healthy men

Theobromine:

In modern medicine, theobromine is used as a vasodilator (a blood vessel widener), a diuretic (urination aid), and heart stimulant.

Theobromine increases urine production. Because of this diuretic effect, and its ability to dilate blood vessels, theobromine has been used to treat high blood pressure. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition notes that historic use of theobromine as a treatment for other circulatory problems including arteriosclerosis, certain vascular diseases, angina pectoris, and hypertension should be considered in future studies.
Following its discovery in the late 19th century, theobromine was put to use by 1916, when it was recommended by the publication Principles of Medical Treatment as a treatment for edema (excessive liquid in parts of the body), syphilitic angina attacks, and degenerative angina.
In the human body, theobromine levels are halved between 6–10 hours after consumption.
Possible future uses of theobromine in such fields as cancer prevention have been patented.[25]

Theobromine also shows promise in tooth decay prevention and has been shown in some studies to surpass the more traditional fluoride. Advantages include the ability to safely ingest it, obviating the “do not swallow” warnings on fluoride mouthwash.

**Note** That would explain why I have peed at least 25 times today and counting! I thought it was because I have drank a lot of water and I have been working out, but it is definitely this! 

AMP Citrate: 

Benefits of AMP Citrate

As mentioned earlier, AMP has the same basic structure to DMAA which is why its effects are parallel to DMAA. These include:
An increase in energy (especially when combined with caffeine)

Heightened mental focus

Improved metabolism

Increase in athletic performance

– examine.com

Try this stuff it made me feel amazing all morning! For the last two days I have felt bulletproof! 


Restaurant Review: Sweet and Savory – a crepe and rice pudding bar – Port Jefferson Long Island NY

   
 
This place is awesome! I am only reviewing the rice pudding bar. 

   
    
   
As you can see they have many different flavors! I got the Holy Cannoli and it was just as good as Miami Rice’s Cannoli rice pudding. However; Miami Rice in Denville, NJ closed a couple years ago and I have been missing flavored rice pudding ever since. 

It tastes great! If you are in the area it is definitely worth going! 


Restaurant Review: Food Truck – Cool Haus (ice cream cookie sandwich) 

  
Just when I sad that Nestle killed Chipwich; and a reader said try Trader Joe’s knockoff and was disappointed; along comes Cool Haus! The custom  ice cream cookie truck where you first pick your cookie and then pick your ice cream!  


  Bam! Look at the size of that! 
I do have one grip however! I ordered the peanut butter ice cream and chocolate chocolate chip cookie. It was delicious! However; the peanut butter ice cream in no way shape or form tasted like peanut butter! It was good thought! But; expecting peanut butter it left me disappointed! 

However; the spirit of Chipwich has returned and you can customize it! 

 


Product Review: Gym Gear – Hoka One One running shoes

  
TECHNOLOGY

Since 2010, HOKA ONE ONE® has been on a quest to bring ground breaking and elevated benefits to all runners. HOKA ONE ONE engineers unique performance midsole geometries that feature higher volume, softer density, and greater rebounding foam than standard running shoes.

50% MORE CUSHIONING
oversized midsole

Engineered midsole volume which is up to 2.5X the volume than standard running shoes, made with performance-specific cushioning material.
Benefit:

Excellent shock absorption and an inherently stable ride.
META-ROCKER
meta rocker

Meta-Rocker midsole geometry, specifically engineered with a low heel-toe differential and a sculpted outsole radius in the heel and toe, creates a unique fulcrum effect and encourages a guided foot gait cycle.
Benefit:

Supports a runners form, and encourages a continuous Positive Gait Speed roll from heel-strike to toe-off.
ACTIVE FOOT FRAME
meta rocker

Uniquely engineered Active Foot Frame midsole geometry allows the foot to sink deeply into the shoe’s midsole.
Benefit:

Designed to provide integrated stability which is adaptable to a wide range of feet and running styles.
TECHNOLOGY GLOSSARY
Ultra Size

Up to 35mm in the heel and 31mm in the forefoot.
Over Size

Up to 30mm in the heel and 24mm in the forefoot.
Early-Stage Meta-Rocker

Meta-Rocker midsole geometry-sculpting with the transition zone placed behind the metatarsal heads. Designed to encourage a smoother ride, and a faster transition to the forefoot.
Balanced Meta-Rocker

Meta-Rocker midsole geometry is designed to help increase the economy of running performance and an accurate foot roll through gate cycle. Late-Stage Meta-Rocker midsole geometry-sculpting with the transition zone placed in front of the metatarsal heads. Designed to create a more stable base of forefoot support.
Lite Ride

Proprietary EVA formulation that is 30% lighter than standard EVA–Lite Ride is the foundation for the signature HOKA cushioning experience.
RMAT®

A new material compound with rebound and durability. It offers phenomenal grip and exceptional rebound when used as an outsole.
Speed-Frame

Lightweight, 3-Layer welded support frame is designed to provide security between the foot and the upper on any terrain.
Water Drainage System

Unique midsole grooves shed water quickly to maintain a light and fast ride.
Race Lace System

Designed for fast, on-the-fly adjustment, the Race-Lace system provides a secure and lightweight alternative to regular laces, with the added benefit of decreased water retention.

-hokaoneone.com

These shoes are cool it’s really spongy like walking on air. They are helping to relieve my Plantar Faciitis along with the use of my orthotics. 

Ok so I have been wearing these for almost a month and I wish the news was good! My feet hurt so bad! The plantar is not better and my left foot is now hurting down the outer edge. I went to get a foot massage and the therapist told me that I had knots on the midsole portion of my foot on the top of my foot. He recommended for my size that I should get a flat shoe with a soft sole. So I purchased a pair of Nike! These are my first Nikes in quite a few years! My feet are feeling a little better already and I have only been wearing them for an hour. Stay tuned for the Nike Review! These Hoka’s are going in the garbage! 


Product Review: Qalo silicone wedding bands for an active lifestyle

  

The ring is pretty cool! It’s for an active lifestyle. For example: lifting weights will scratch a metal band and do you really want to wear your gold/silver/platinum/titanium ring to a mudrun? 

Furthermore; metal rings are hazardous to work with they can snag on things and potentially rip your finger off, or can cause serious burns if working with electricity. 

The silicone ring is made to break away and if you get hit with wires on the rings which is a small change since it is so tiny, but if you did silicone is an insulator not a conductor. 

I am not used to rings, so it is a little annoying to me, but I can wear it for a few hours before I have to take it off. 

The cool part is it comes with a tiny, zippered mesh bag with a plastic clip that you can clip on a backpack or if you are a women you can clip it to your purse. If your name is Julian (hehe) you can also clip it to your murse! 


Product Review: not all Pooper Scoopers are created equal! Get the facts! 

How many of you have a dog or new puppy? 

  
Having dogs you know eventually you have to pick up the poop or you will eventually step in it and curse and swear the rest of the day away! Are you tired of putting a bag over your hand and feeling the heat of the poop on your hand? What if there’s a hole in the bag! Yuk! What about bending down and getting a whiff in the face? Gag city!!! You don’t have to do that anymore! 

Enter the pooper scooper! 

  
If any of you know this dust pan like pooper scooper you know it’s ineffective! You can’t get deep into the grass and get all the poop! And if the poop is stuck to the grass you will never get it off! 

Enter the grabber like poop scooper! 

  
They sell this at most pet stores for $15-20, but don’t be fooled! This cheap  imposter is not worth your hard earned money! This cheap knockoff is missing the most important part of picking up poop in the grass! What is that? Teeth! 

Enter the best pooper scooper on the market! 

 
For around $27 (here it’s listed for $19.22, but they probably charge shipping) you can get the best pooper scooper that scrapes and rips the poop from the lawn without bending over and without getting your hands dirty! Just carry a garbage bag and wait a few days and do a full sweep of the yard and clean it all up in a snap! 
 


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