Welcome Summer and Sunglasses!

WCCO stopped by to get the scoop on what to look for in sunglasses now that summer is approaching. Check out their segment here: http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2012/05/22/what-matters-when-buying-sunglasses/

Blue blocking yellow or lemon lens tints?

Blue blocking lenses, which one to choose? Blue blocking has become an important part of our everyday life. Cocoons fitover sunglasses, clip-ons, and flip-ups in polarized yellow and non-polarized lemon lens tints are designed to block blue light; enhance contrast and reduce glare in low light conditions. The blue blocking  abilities of the yellow lenses varies….

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What Should I Eat Before a Triathlon?

The food you eat before a triathlon has a big impact on your performance. Ideally, your body should have between 90 minutes and two hours’ worth of stored energy before you start any race. This energy is stored in the body in the form of glycogen and it is what powers your muscles during the…

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Swimming in Open Water

There’s something primal concerning open water swimming. For most of us, swimming pool makes up the bulk of our swimming practice. For triathletes, it is vital to get in open water swimming practice whenever you have a chance. However, when doing your open swimming, you should note the following points. Sighting Even if you are…

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Want to Finish a Sprint Triathlon?

Just how long does it take to finish a sprint triathlon? When first joining the triathlon world, many people choose to do “Sprint” races. These shorter distance races are composed of a 0.5 mile swim, a 12-mile bike ride, and 3-mile run. A big question a new triathletes have is, “How long will it take to finish…

Top 5 Tips For Saving On Prescription Eyewear

When it comes to buying prescription eyewear, there are plenty of ways you can save on cost. While it might seem like a contradiction, you can be practical while still maintaining an amazing look. These are the top 9 most helpful tips to keep your piggy bank from breaking. 1. Consider “Recycling” Your Lenses One of…

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Training Plan for Triathlon Beginners

Is it your first triathlon? Set all your worries aside with this beginner triathlon training plan! We have rounded up everything you need to swim, ride and stride to reach the finish line in one easy training plan. Swimming, biking and running- a triathlon is quite overwhelming. But a proper strategy will undoubtedly prepare you…

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Best Driving Eyewear Tips

Extreme brightness and reflections can be dangerous when driving. These things can cause impaired visibility during your drive. This is why it is important to use a driving eyewear to help protect and support your vision. Sunglasses are great for protecting your eyes against bright glare while driving. Visibility is improved and will help keep…

The 5 Most Common Workplace Eye Injuries

Eye Injuries: The Most Common in the Workplace and Their Causes It might come as a surprise to many, but eye injuries that occur in the workplace are very common. In fact, more than 20,000 eye injuries happen each year in American businesses. These injuries range from minor eye strain to serious trauma. Experts estimate…

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What is a Triathlon’s Length?

Just what is a triathlon’s length? This is a lingering question for people hearing/ looking into triathlons for the first time. A triathlon is an amazing event that involves three activities all aimed at keeping fit. These activities are swimming, cycling and running. It is not only a great way to keep fit but also…