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Chris Abraham seviews products, books, movies, films, gear, tech, etc Over the years, I have done a lot of reviews of things on Amazon and Goodreads, etc, and I thought I would collect all these reviews in one place that I own and control. Enjoy!
My review of the TB12 Plant-Based Protein chocolate powder supplement
The plant-based protein powder that I am using after I come home from spin class every night is from TB12 (10% off with discount code PBP10). I like it.
CYCLEBAR Columbia Pike
CYCLEBAR Columbia Pike is affordable, clean, welcoming, and even friendly; however, if you put the work in and leave it all in their cycling theater, you'll be rewarded with the best health, fitness, and body of your life.
Seven Days in May Film
Seven Days in May could very well have been made in 2019.
The 4 Year Olympian: From First Stroke to Olympic Medalist by Jeremiah F. Brown
Wow! This is the most humanizing Olympic superhero story ever
Slow Jogging: Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, and Have Fun with Science-Based, Natural Running review
The simplest and easiest road to health and longevity
Get Fit, Get Fierce with Kettlebell Swings: Just 12 Minutes a Day to Lose Weight, Prevent Sitting Disease, Hone Your Body and Tone Your Booty! by Don Fitch
As someone who works alone, swinging a kettlebell for 90 seconds every hour is exactly what I need to break up a techie, sedentary, life. Starting with just 12-minutes every day. Really, easier said than done.
Kettlebell Simple & Sinister by Pavel Tsatsouline
Pavel turned me on to kettlebells so hard.
Sex and Rage by Eve Babitz
Pretentious and beautiful
The Long Run by Mishka Shubaly
A very personal universal tale
Running & Being: The Total Experience by George Sheehan
So inspiring... To get me back onto the road
Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness by Scott Jurek
His level is so stratospheric that it was a vicarious experience.
Outside-In Marketing: Using Big Data to Guide Your Content Marketing by James Mathewson and Mike Moran
James Mathewson and Mike Moran are giving away $100,000 of consulting for only $12.
Great River Flour Milling Yellow Corn Grits
Great River Flour Milling yellow corn grits are my favorite everyday stone ground yellow corn grits, bar none. I order it in packages of four from Amazon. Delicious for breakfast and for shrimp and grits dinner.
Catch and Kill by J.D. Lasica Review
Catch and Kill: A Shadow Operatives Thriller by J.D. Lasica is an exciting portal into the tech and threats in the near future; it's both wild adventure fantasy novel but also too plausible as a near future we will need to address that will surely make the nuclear or climate threat seem quaint by comparison. It's a fun ride with heroines and villains and existential crises and the amazing technology of the very near future.
Intermittent Fasting: Aggressive Fat Loss, Heal Your Body, And Enjoy Your Life by Gabriel Jackson Review
Intermittent Fasting demystified by this concise IF primer
Idido Coffee and Social House is my new local coffee shop off Columbia Pike in South Arlington
I never cottoned to Rappahannock Coffee and one never wants to make a Starbucks your local. Idido's Coffee is perfect. Lots of room, great Wi-Fi, friendly people, delicious coffee as well as lots of other beverages. There's also breakfast croissants and pastries, both sweet and savory, and I think they serve lunch and salads and whatnot. All within 4 min (0.8 mi) of my front door.
Undone on Amazon Prime Video is a masterpiece, both visually and as literature
[SPOILER ALERT] I believe I discovered the new series on Amazon Video Prime on the day it launched. I finished it on the first day.
My Keiser M3 Water Bottle Hack
The Keiser M3 stationary exercise spin bike is form over function and its water bottle function is terrible so I made some changes.
Some great books for slow jogging, slow running, and heart rate aerobic training
While it all started with my discovery of Slow Jogging by Hiroaki Tanaka, it's expanded to Slow Running by Chris Bore and The Maffetone Method by Dr. Philip Maffetone. And, of course, there is also the incredibly-useful book, Row Daily, Breathe Deeper, Live Better, by Dustin Ordway, which also suggests consistent, persistent, daily exercise with a twist: there's no such thing as too slow as long as you do it every day.
Eight quick reviews of Netflix shows and movies I decided to review for you
I am so sorry for the delay since the last time I sent a short review of movies and shows I've caught. Here are eight more for you to check out—and they're all from Netflix this time since it's the first history of viewing list I downloaded. Enjoy!
Adidas Ultraboost 21 running shoes review
I hated my Adidas Ultraboost 21 running shoes at first, second, and third. It's taken a while for them to soften up. Now I love them.

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