Using Your Garmin GPS as a Skiing or Snowboarding Speedometer
Feb29

Using Your Garmin GPS as a Skiing or Snowboarding Speedometer

If you are a statistic junky like me and you ski or snowboard a Garmin forerunner might be your next new gadget. If you look around the net there are several Ski and Snowboard speedometers and they all have one thing in common, they are bloody expensive. Pick up a Garmin watch for $100 strap it on your wrist and head out to the mountains. Now we can get to the good part for all you stat junkies out there. Ever wonder how fast you are...

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Bling or not to bling – Should you get a finishers medal?
Jan13

Bling or not to bling – Should you get a finishers medal?

A hot topic in the running world today is whether or not people who complete short distance races of 5K, 10K or half marathon races should receive a finisher medal. In my opinion a finishers medal is equivalent to a getting a participation ribbon. It’s all relative to the person if they find value in that or not. If you are new to running and just completed your first race, a finishers medal offers a small token and reminder of...

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How to improve running cadence – Why is cadence important?
Jan06

How to improve running cadence – Why is cadence important?

I’ve been running for just over a year. So now, instead of being that guy who occasionally goes for a jog after work, you could probably call me an actual runner. I’ve read several running books and countless articles online and one particular subject that caught my eye is running cadence. What is running cadence? Good question… I’m glad that you asked. The simplest way to explain cadence is “how many...

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