Heart Rate Monitors

By |2016-12-15T23:21:23+00:00December 13th, 2015|gps, running, Running Gear, training plans|

I read a lot of different books about training to run further, faster, and if possible easier. One of the types of training you can do is called heart rate training. If you run on a treadmill at the gym ever, you have probably seen that heart rate thing on the screen. Basically the idea is you train at a percentage of what your maximum heart rate should be. I'm [...]

Map My Run

By |2016-12-15T23:21:23+00:00August 25th, 2014|gps, training plans|

So I started using this new to me app called mapmyrun.  I wanted to find a place to run 3 miles outside around my house.  I just did my 10k and my half is coming up.  Pretty cool plan your route on the computer and send to your phone.  You can drag and drop a route, or there is a feature where it will plan one for you.  Beware though, [...]

Thanks Nike

By |2015-05-02T04:00:18+00:00July 4th, 2014|gps, training plans|

So I've been getting ready for the half marathon coming up in November.  You can't really start the Nike training program until you are 12 weeks out. I don't really feel like that is enough time.  I think if you have been running for a while, that might work.  I'm trying to run 4 times a week.  3 miles or so on the treadmill.  I've looked over the training schedule for the [...]