First glimpse of the Nike+ FuelBand

I was invited to an event to ge the first glimpse of the new Nike+ FuelBand last night. I wrote about Nike's cryptic video hyping their revolutionary new product a few weeks ago. The following day the announced the Nike+ FuelBand with this video: Here's where honest Phil comes out... My initial thought it was a … Continue reading First glimpse of the Nike+ FuelBand

Nike+ turns 5 and they want to give YOU a present!

Almost 2 years ago I went on a "long run"(or so I thought) with my buddy Beefy. I credit that run for getting me started on this journey from non-runner to marathoner and now on my way to a Half Ironman (12 days away). I had no idea what I was really doing when I … Continue reading Nike+ turns 5 and they want to give YOU a present!

What a good day.

I slept in this morning for he first time in months! I woke up and felt like a whole new person! I was going to get up at 5am and get in my scheduled 50 minute run, but I accidentally left my phone/alarm clock downstairs, so I didn't hear it buzzing this morning.The downside is … Continue reading What a good day.

Another great tool from Nike+ & a chance to win it!

Incase you couldn't tell I'm a big supporter of the Nike+ system. It's what kept me motivated to keep running and provided the training program I used to get ready for the Chicago Marathon. The day before the race I got a chance to meet with some Nike staff and talk about the new Nike+ … Continue reading Another great tool from Nike+ & a chance to win it!

Diets are stupid… So there.

I hate diets and dieting. The main problem is that I LOVE food, specifically dinner. When I wake up one of the first things I think about if what I should make for dinner (Thanks Mom, I'm blaming you for that). I was texting my wife at 9:30am about going for wings and beer tonight!The … Continue reading Diets are stupid… So there.

iPhone OS 4.0.1 hates Nike+

If you read my blog the other day I felt like I completely wasted a workout cause my Nike+ decided to log time and no distance.Well I have an update. Apparently the new iPhone 4.0 software is not yet compatible with Nike+ (good one Apple!). To make matters even worse I updated to the newest … Continue reading iPhone OS 4.0.1 hates Nike+

Can you waste a work out?

I love competition, and being that I lost the last Nike+ challenge to Adam, I'd LOVE to win the next one. Adam set up a challenge to see who could log the most distance in the next 2 weeks. The lead has changed twice already. I set out this morning and did a "speed walk" warm … Continue reading Can you waste a work out?

Mild Disappointment

If you follow me on Twitter (@PhilCastello), you might have noticed that I posted a tweet yesterday that says I had a new PR for my mile.... I was wrong... let me explain.I recently transitioned from using my Nike+ Sportband to Nike+ on the iPhone 3Gs and I'm a big fan. One of my biggest … Continue reading Mild Disappointment