new STRYD Workout App
STRYD is a great tool as simply another sensor for running with. However many of you have gone into running with STRYD in a much bigger way and want to follow structured power training plans. STRYD introduced this feature a while back on Garmin and Apple Watch platforms bringing you the ability to execute free (for now) STRYD-plans or those from 3rd parties that support them.
Today’s update sees a new app for those of you using high-end Garmins and CIQ3. The new app (not data field) is geared towards making the workouts experience easier to follow and execute. Within only limited time to see it so far, I think they’ve done a good job. Here are the highlights.
As well as the obvious ”countdown timer’, the countdown screen gives you the effort range expected in the next step as well as the effort you’ve just achieved.
During the current interval, you get a countdown of time remaining as well as an indication of where the current interval fits into the overall workout structure. You also see the SPLIT POWER that you have achieved so far.
However, your split power is not enough to be actionable. For that, you also need to know your current power level before you can decide if you need to speed up or slow down and if so by what magnitude. Which brings us onto…
Workout Screen – Visuals
The centre row of data on the workout screen is colour-coded. So, very quickly, you see if your current effort is in-zone…or not. Even better than that you are shown the upper and lower boundaries of the current interval target as well as the real-time power you are putting out.
This is how a workout screen should be.
In my opinion of course…
Read More: STRYD Review – in detail.
Download here at the CIQ store on garmin.com.