Suunto Fitness 3 Review

On my wrist this month…

April is getting very exciting. Being British that will normally manifest itself with a comment like ‘yeah, it’s alright at the moment I suppose. I hadn’t really thought about it‘. But I’ve already used the word ‘EXCITING’; and ‘AWESOME’ wouldn’t go amiss either. Perhaps I really do have American roots? Anyway. I’ve run out of…

Garmin Running Power – Improve with STRYD Live/Light

For those of you looking to improve the stability of the watts in your Garmin Running Power numbers then the new STRYD Light (STRYD Live) could be a sensible way forwards for a half the cost of the full STRYD solution. This particular approach might be useful if you have already built up some history…

Garmin Running Power Jan 2018

Garmin Running Power – Updated

Garmin’s Running Power app today just crossed over the 8000 downloads. That’s a lot of people running with power. Downloads have more than doubled from 3445 on 18th December. But that’s still behind STRYD (>10,000) despite Christmas and despite Garmin Running Power being free. I’m not so sure of the quality of the power data…

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My Perfect *RUNNING* Watch – Discuss

This is what I would want for my ‘perfect’ RUNNING watch. It would be for general run training and, when needed, for racing too. Let’s say for any distance. It would be for track or for XC or for urban pavements or fells. Let’s forget the multisport stuff for a while. This is certainly NOT my definition…

HRV-guided running training for recreational 5k runners

(Here) is a link to more details on a recent post from ithlete which they asked me to publicise. I’ve also included the summary below in case you are pressed for time. Relatively untrained runners had their HRV monitored and the type of recommended session varied according to each individual’s HRV at the time. ithlete…

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Garmin Running Dynamics POD (RD POD)

The new clip on running dynamics pod is available in Q2.2017 and will come in at around £60/$70. Features: small, light, auto on/off, 360 hour battery life, transmits 6x running dynamics metrics ie Cadence; Ground contact time balance; Stride length (Source: Garmin.com 29March2017. Me: How?); Vertical oscillation; Vertical ratio; and Ground contact time. The old…

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SHFT IQ – v2 now taking orders on Kickstarter

I had a close look at SHFT v1.0 in a recent review (here). An updated version is now listed on Kickstarter at US$59 and, if you can wait, you can get a discounted model when they first come out of production. The SHFT IQ (v2) comes with re-vamped and more powerful innards with the incorporation…