BSX Insight Review

BSX Insight – Trade In – Muscle Oxygen Not Dead

BSX Insight Trade-In & Switch to MOXY The options moving forwards with BSX Insight look fairly stark. DCRAINMAKER seems to have been in contact with numerous people connected to BSX Insight and has declared that “BSX Insight Is Dead“. Source: link to dcrainmaker.com Some (all?WAHOO…no?) of the BSX Insight functionality requires the online service to…

BSX Insight Review

BSX Insight XM2

The 2nd Generation BSX Insight device measures muscle oxygenation through Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy and also estimates your Lactate Threshold Heart Rates (LTHR, LT2). Benefits The benefits are two-fold. Firstly it provides a convenient, personal means of assessing the progress of your training through trends in LTHR. Secondly it gives you data as you exercise to…

Garmin joins with LIFEQ – what about TomTom?

The clever little optical sensor in TomTom’s highly successful Runner2/SPARK was developed by South African company LIFEQ – seen here on the right. Whilst we have all figured out by now that optical HR on the wrist has its limitations, TomTom’s implementation was good. Indeed, LIFEQ’s measurement solution is validated (here). All well and good. Presumably…

Moxy Monitor Review - Garmin 920XT

MOXY Monitor: Setting Up and a Review of my 515 Test

The MOXY Monitor device measures muscle oxygenation through Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy (NIRS). MOXY uses the nature of the reflected light to determine the amount of oxygenated blood. Oxygen in the muscle of an endurance athlete is obviously important. Although as we shall start to see, muscle oxygenation is more complex than a layman’s understanding of HR. Unboxing +…

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…

MOXY Infographic

Rather than read someone like me wittering on about SmO2, here’s a nice infographic from MOXY. Of particular interest half way down is the uses of this kind of product. It really is NOT JUST for working out something equivalent to your lactate threshold. We’ve all got a bit bored with HR, pace, speed, cadence,…