Tech

Bit the Bullet and Cut the Cord

Yeah, it’s not about fitness. In fact, it’s probably about as close to anti-fitness as you can get–but it is geeky so what the heck. I finally decided to see if I could save a few bucks by dropping my Verizon television account and become a Cord Cutter. I started by subscribing to Youtube TV

Biking Tech Training

World Marathon Majors…

by bicycle… in my house… That’s right, in my house. It’s unlikely that I’ll ever run a single marathon, much less the six Abbott World Marathon Majors spread across 4 countries. And although I could certainly cycle those 6 iconic routes, that’s not likely to happen, either. That’s where Rouvy comes in. As I near

Tech

Garmin Sleep Tracking

Over on the Garmin sub-reddit (/r/Garmin), whenever someone asks about the sleep monitoring of their new device, invariably someone will respond with something like “Garmin’s sleep tracking is crap” or “it’s not nearly as good as my Fitbit was”. All I can say is, it works pretty well for me. The two images shown below

Running Tech

Breaking News!

Devices designed to simply count steps can be very inaccurate at estimating distance. This has to be one of the most ridiculous “studies” on fitness tech that I’ve ever seen. And did somebody really have to run 37 miles to determine that a Garmin vivosmart 4 is not a particular good choice for marathon training?