Firstbeat Athlete – Software mini-review

This product is now discontinued. It still works though. See comments at the end. This is an overview of some of the more interesting functionality you can find in FIRSTBEAT ATHLETE software.┬áPolar and Suunto users can get some additional insights into their training over an above their watch-vendor’s standard software offerings. Garmin users too will…

Should I train today? How to decide? using Firstbeat + Sporttracks + BIOFORCEHRV Garmin 920XT

This morning, when faced with the decision of “Should I train? or not” I have several bits of kit that tell me different things. Being a grown-up I don’t listen to them slavishly but I DO take into account the information I am being presented with. Here are some thoughts: 1. After yesterday’s session my…

Useful Triathlon Apps & Tools

I’d like help to compile a useful list of triathlon apps, other than the ‘main’ ones like Garmin’s or Strava. So, for example, I’d be interested in a tyre circumference calculator based on tyre size. Here is one to work out Heart Rate Training Zones based on LTHR: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.app2droid.hrzc.base&hl=en Here’s James Driscoll’s pace calculator: http://www.dialsolutions.com/run/…