Moxy: Bit of a play with a new toy – finally got it into sporttracks desktop

Having not cycled for a couple of weeks I was getting withdrawal symptoms and I also had a new toy to play with. Well I’ve had it for a few weeks. Some form of exercise was probably also de rigeur (what’s the English for that?) for getting rid of my marathon legs. It’s the MOXY…

New Sports Watches For May June 2016 – The Contenders Polar, Garmin, TomTom, Fitbit

OK Fellow Sports Gadget Nerds it’s now or never. The next 4-6 weeks are the window of opportunity for the likes of Polar, Garmin, et al to come up with the goods before we all go on holiday – aka ‘training somewhere else’. July and August will probably have nothing exciting released. September and October…

Review: BSX Insight – Setting up, initial thoughts and first uses

The BSX Insight device measures muscle oxygenation through Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy and, amongst other things, has a crack at estimating your Lactate Threshold Heart Rates. This post is initially heavy on unboxing, contents, setting up and a few thoughts on some of my first uses of it. Essentially it will provide a reference link for…

Wahoo ELEMNT Bike Head Unit – What's to be excited about?

The WAHOO ELEMNT is shipping around about now as this image from @TeamHincapie shows. But what is special about the ELEMNT and why should we cyclists be excited? Is it more than just another cycling computer? http://pbs.twimg.com/media/CcjeYT-UsAEnrFR.jpg First off we should be excited that a company of WAHOO’s great reputation should be trying to further (RFLKT)…

IN DEPTH: The Quest For Wet HRV – Swimming HRV Underwater – Finally

I started off a couple of years ago with the intention to record ‘every heartbeat’ that I do in exercise. Not because I like collecting things but rather to get a more holistic view of the Training Load (TL) of my triathlon efforts. With a better view of my training load I could, for example,…

What are WKO4, Golden Cheetah, Garmin Connect, SportTracks, Training Peaks?

I’ve re-blogged, below, a description from trainingpeaks.com of the differences between their products (WKO4 and TRAINING PEAKS). I’ve used similar power-related features to those in WKO4 in the free Golden Cheetah. The features are awesome and I’m sure will be awesome in WKO4 as well. The best, for a sometimes-slacker like me, is the mFTP…modelled FTP…a CP30 without having to…