RunKeeper has just added a new feature called Goal Coach to the RunKeeper iOS app. The goal of Goal Coach is to get you motivated, and help pick goals that are realistic and specific to you. RunKeeper claims that users who complete their goals log 50% more miles and 30% more workouts per month than if [Read More…]
I hope everyone had a great Easter. We took some time off, and enjoyed time with the family. All of us have been recuperating this week. Katie and James have foot and leg injuries and are trying to get healthy for the Flying Pig marathon. I’ve been sick this week and spent the weekend walking the [Read More…]
Well, this is a shocker. It looks like Nike is getting out of the Fuelband business (from TheVerge.com): One of the first mainstream brands to make wearable fitness electronics is getting out of the game. Nike confirmed to CNET this afternoon that the company is laying off people in its hardware division, which makes the FuelBand line of fitness [Read More…]
The beginning of the race season is upon us, so I thought I would republish a post that has become a standard post for us at the beginning of each season. Those of you who have been following us have probably already read this, since it has made the rounds on the web many times. Even so, wit’s still a fun read as the season begins. Enjoy your season.
AudioFlood recently contacted me and asked if I would be interested in reviewing their product, the AudioFlood Waterproof iPod Shuffle bundle. I have used some other products to listen to music during my swim workout, so I was curious to test a music system that used a waterproof Apple iPod as the core of the [Read More…]
There seem to be two different lines of thought when it comes to the hardware used to measure your run. The first is to use a GPS heart rate monitor watch; the second is to use a heart rate monitor strap with an app on your phone. So which one is better? What are the pro’s and con’s of each? Well, that’s a good question.
I just saw this on an email that Map My Ride sent to me. For a limited time, you can get their Bluetooth heart rate monitor strap, and their 1 year MVP membership, for $49.95. Not a bad deal. The heart rate monitor works with the following phones: If you’re interested, you can [Read More…]