New tandem headset system

New tandem headset system

Recently my very ancient review on the Tandem Club of America website brought me in touch with a blind tandemist from the Amsterdam area. Richard was hell-bent on finding a great solution as he has many “pilots” who don’t hear well. After exploring... Read more...
Tandem Headset Review

Tandem Headset Review

This article originally appeared in the printed Doubletalk Magazine in 2012 and then migrated to the Tandem Club’s website. We’ve been riding tandem since 1999. My Captain has a hereditary hearing loss so having some assisted listening device has been essential... Read more...
Digital Pedometer Overview

Digital Pedometer Overview

Editor’s note: please read latest updates at the bottom. To encourage more walking (10,000 steps a day to strengthen my bones) I decided to get one of those digital pedometers. I wanted one worn on the wrist. I thought I’d share my research. FitBit is the... Read more...
Focal Standing work station

Focal Standing work station

If you haven’t already read my first post from last December about standing workstations you might want to start there. It includes the background and lots of links to resources. I found the saddle stool to be a bit too wide for my pelvis and didn’t use it... Read more...
Standing work station for better health

Standing work station for better health

I sit at my desk, often without getting up, for way too many hours a day. Over the years I’ve tried setting alarms to get me up imagining I’d do a little yoga or climb some stairs in the building. It never lasts long. I’ve been aware of the standing... Read more...
Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

If you have been diagnosed with Osteopenia or Osteoporosis, as Sheila has, and don’t want to take Fosamax, there is a new weight vest that can add to your bone density. By adding weight high on the body your bone gets stronger while you walk, exercise or do... Read more...