Apr 292014
 
RunKeeper Adds A New Feature: Goal Coach

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…]

Apr 212014
 
It looks Like Nike Is Getting Out Of The FuelBand Business

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…]

Apr 172014
 
You Know You're A Triathlete

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.

Apr 142014
 
AudioFlood Waterproof iPod Shuffle -  In Depth Review

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…]

Apr 102014
 
GPS Watch Versus the Phone - How To Choose?

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.

Apr 092014
 
Map My Ride Heart Rate Monitor Deal

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…]