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Aerobic Decoupling in Running and Cycling: What You Need to Know

You’re out for a long run and you notice your heart rate starts to drift up – or your pace starts to dip down beyond your control. What’s going on? This could be a sign of aerobic decoupling – a helpful metric to pay attention to and assess your durability for long endurance workouts. What is aerobic decoupling? Aerobic decoupling occurs when you are running at a constant speed or riding at a constant power, but your heart rate is drifting up (sometimes called “cardiac drift”). It can also occur when you are maintaining the same heart rate range, but your speed or power start to drift down. In other words, it’s comparing your internal measures of intensity to your...

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Easy Step-By-Step Rectangle Cape Tutorial

Do you love fashion and want to try making your own clothing pieces at home? A lot of crafty and creative people today prefer to sew their clothes as they can show their creativity more by doing so. It allows them to choose different patterns, types of fabric, and designs they want for the pieces. They can also make them with the right measurements for their body which is very important. We all know how bad it looks when an item of clothing doesn’t fit us properly. If you are new to sewing, there are a lot of beginner-friendly tutorials you can look at or find online to hone your skills. Start with this easy step-by-step rectangle cape tutorial by...

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Momtrends MVP’s: Best Diaper Bags

In the market for a diaper bag? We're sharing ten of the best bags on the market to carry all your mom gear.As moms, we need to be prepared. Gone are the days of leaving the house with our cell phone, favorite lip balm, and a credit card. No, now we need veritable suitcases to cart around all the essentials our little people may (or may not) require throughout the days. Diapers and wipes: check. Snacks and sippy cups: check. Toys and board books: check. Change of clothes for Baby, yourself, and anyone else who might be in the danger zone of a nappy blow out or projectile vomit: check, check, check. Suffice to say, mamas have it covered with...

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How to Store Gift Bags

Gift bags are simple, fun alternatives to wrapping paper that can be used for any special occasion. But after using them enough you'll probably end up stuck with a pile of leftovers stuffed in a closet somewhere. And when the next occasion comes around, you have to rifle through your mess in search of the right one. Luckily, you can store your gift bags in baskets, hang them up, and repurpose other storage items to hold them. [Edit]Steps [Edit]Storing Gift Bags in Baskets Purchase simple magazine racks to hold your bags for easy access. After organizing your inventory, purchase simple magazine racks to store your gift bags in. You don't need anything too fancy—basic magazine racks will do.[1] Designate each...

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Easy DIY Sock Doll Tutorial

Are you looking for a beginner-friendly doll-making tutorial? Then this DIY sock doll tutorial from Colorful Crafts on Youtube might interest you. It’s very easy to follow, and not only that, you can finally repurpose those extra pair of socks that has no matching pairs. Make this your next project by following the video tutorial below. Materials: a sock nude stocking cotton fiber needle and thread 2 buttons (for the eyes) Directions: Step 1 Grab some cotton fiber and stuff it inside the stocking. Tie the stocking to secure the cotton fiber inside. Divide the stuffed stocking by wrapping a thread in the middle. Get a needle with thread and run it through the middle section, then carry it across...

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