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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…

How to Activate Your Glutes Before Running

For many of us who sit behind a desk all day at work, or find ourselves in similar sedentary positions for hours on end, glute weakness and inhibition is a real problem. For many reasons, such as helping to control the position of our knees as we run, and providing stability for the low back, we need to learn to switch these butt muscles on more effectively.

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Stance Fusion running socks – Men / Women

One of my LEAST favourite things is slipping on my ‘special’ TKMAX running socks. They are 100% sock but also 100% man-made fibre. Sweaty and horrible after about 12 minutes. I have a really nice popped blister on the end of one of my toes. I digress from the subject of the photo. I went…

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2017: The year of the Garmin – Sports Watch MARKET predictions for an exciting year – not just for Garmin

We can already see that sports technology is exploding in many directions: the market is global and is growing globally; technology is broadening its capabilities & competencies; online services and apps are getting cleverer; corporate health consciousness is growing; basic activity trackers’ usefulness is being questioned; smartphone apps offer ever-richer experiences; wearability/fashion is important; and the big boys…