Have you improved in 2014?

If you train 3 times a week, each week, and sweat then I’m pretty sure that…

WAHOO TICKR-X to get better

I make no secret of loving the WAHOO TICKR-X. I did what I thought was a…

Garmin 920XT 620 Interpreting Running Dynamics Data

You can see the above info on the Garmin website and in some versions of the…

Garmin 920XT : That pesky GPS control

One of the things I love about the 920XT are the INDOOR Activity Profiles. If you choose…

Garmin 920XT – What is SWOLF

SWOLF is a measurement of how efficient your swimming is. Normally in a pool it is…

What is GLONASS? GPS vs GLONASS – which is best. Used by Garmin, Apple, Suunto, Samsung and others

*A SIMPLE ENGLISH EXPLANATION*

Garmin ® Announces Gear Tracking and Group Posts for Garmin Connect ™

GEAR TRACKING: This is a nice new feature in Garmin Connect for some. Useful to let…

5k: Straightforward Improvement Plan

For a more detailed look at running relatively fast 5km races then have a look at…

vVO2

Reblogged from an original By Coach Mike Arenberg In the last issue, I wrote about three…

Fakes and the5krunner

I had a call from Garmin today saying that some Irish chap had been pretending to…

2014: || Garmin 920XT Forerunner || – Early thoughts for a review & upgrade from the 910XT

The 920XT is now more generally available in the UK as the pre-Xmas orders are fulfilled.…

Garmin 920XT FENIX3 – Turn on HRV – Same for Forerunner 620, 735XT, 630, 930XT, 935, Fenix 5, 5x, 5s Fenix 3 – even Edge 820! 1030, 1010 1000

Configuring the 920XT and a Garmin Forerunner 920XT Review.

Android support is on its way for Polar Flow App

I’m just surprised that companies devote so much of their resources initially to iOS. In the…

What is the best HRM – Sports Heart Rate Monitor Comparison

I’ve tested a few sports heart rate monitors (HRM) recently and used many over the years.…

Mizuno Waverider 18 – Review for Xmas 2014

A quick post to highlight a new review page on my site. The review of the…

My best races

I do duathlons, triathlons and 5k – they are what are important for me. I was…

GB Age Group Triathlon / Duathlon Kit

I recently got a replacement of the new style kit in the BTF/Blade sale (note to…

Running and triathlon gadget recommendations for 2014

These recommendations are based on products that I have used, reviewed or had access to use…

Polar Swimming metrics available with Pool swimming profile

SWOLF, stroke detect, auto pool length detect are in the beefed up new firmware for the…

Christmas 2014 Running / Tri Gifts

It’s definitely better to be a cyclist than a runner at Christmas…so many more goodies to…

Interesting New Product : Muscle Oxygen Sensor

MOXY have some interesting products and also an interesting blog about the various merits of setting…

Updates to Polar Flow web service

iOS updated as well as the Flow service. Swim metrics supported in advance of V800 improved…

Garmin 910XT – not a lot of people know this either

Following on from my earlier, massively successful post ‘910XT – not a lot of people know…

Suunto Movescount For Android March 2015 (April?) (May?)

Edit: watch firmware v1.5.25 is here 25 Mar 2015. Edit: Android BETA is here for MOVESCOUNT…

Technology Rant: Are Suunto, Polar and Garmin about to fall?

Sitting in a car park with sleet and snow all around and only an ipad to…

Chef Ramsay Set To Enjoy Taste Of IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire

Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay is turning up the heat by challenging 100 people to join him in…

Running Toe Protectors, Ultimate Performance, Silicon

Ultimate Performance Running Toe Protectors These running toe protectors are made from SILICON by the company “Ultimate…

LAST CHANCE TO ENTER IRONMAN 70.3 UK – 75 PLACES LEFT!

If you’re looking to race IRONMAN 70.3 UK, Exmoor, you better be quick as there are…

Week 2 : Marathon Training

40 miles…that’ll do nicely.

Insane in the Portslade

parkrun-related blog from a lady with a lot of shoes…

Dublin Marathon 2014 – finished!

parkrunner and marathoner

What does a parkrun Run Director actually do?

Interesting blog and a different view on parkrun…if you do them

Polar V800 Swimming Metrics :: Are Here (Almost)

Great timing from Polar with the imminent arrival of the V800’s swimming metrics for Christmas. A…

Oakley Partners with Garmin

I was recently laughed at by several sources on my predictions for where some of the…

Creating and Merging Swim HR Data Into a regular Sports activity.

Back in April this year (2014) I wrote about how it was possible to get HR…

Wahoo TICKR-X HRM HR Strap Review

There is a full review of the rather awesome Wahoo TICKR-X at https://the5krunner.com/2020/08/12/wahoo-tickr-review-x-v2-2020/ or you can access…

Wahoo Fitness Tickr-X UK Press Information

I’ll be having a look at the latest TICKR heart rate product soon. A very interesting…

PulseOn nominated in the 2015 Running Awards!

Press Release From PulseOn We are excited to announce that PulseOn has been nominated for the…

Funny (ish) Nutrition Infographic for triathlon and running

I suspect we all see some truth I this one 🙂 http://www.runnersworld.com/sites/default/files/runnersworld.foodpyramid.500×1005.6.jpg Source: runnersworld.com

Discount Iron distance triathlon challenge for 2015

The 2015 Bastion, full iron distance at Hever Castle is on Sunday 12th July 2015. Read…