WATCH REVIEW: Polar Vantage V

January 8th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

After five years without a major upgrade to Polar’s GPS watch product line, the new Vantage V and M bring some notable features


10,000 steps based on bad science, says Guardian

November 21st, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Is the 10,000 steps goal realistic or even meaningful as a measure of fitness?


Training tips: Ignore the GPS and run by feel

May 18th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | 1 Comment »

Whenever possible but especially during easy/recovery runs, forgo the GPS and HR monitor and instead simply ‘run by feel’


Ditching the data: can you really train for a marathon goal without a watch?

April 19th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Few serious runners head out the door without a GPS, but is it really necessary?


See the world’s most popular running spots on Strava’s heat map

November 12th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Training | 2 Comments »

More than 27 billion kilometres of data goes in to making Strava’s heat map showing worldwide activity


What’s new for runners in the Apple Watch Series 3

September 12th, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in Electronics | No Comments »

The latest Apple Watch was revealed on Tuesday. It will feature better battery life and a much more powerful processor. Oh, and it’s basically a cellphone on its own


Garmin engineer shot and killed in “senseless tragedy”

February 28th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

“We’re devastated by the senseless tragedy that took the life of one of our associates and friends, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, and injured another, Alok Madasani,” writes Garmin.


Strava’s year in stats

December 30th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Training | No Comments »

There were some memorable moments and activities uploaded to Strava in 2016. See the social media platform’s breakdown of the year in stats.


Five great gift ideas for every runner on your list

December 23rd, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Gear, Running Gear Video, The Scene | No Comments »

And no, a pair of socks isn’t one of them!


Apple unveils Apple Watch with GPS, targeting serious runners

September 7th, 2016 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Did the tech giant just release a Garmin killer?


Polar unveils a new, interactive way to relive your runs with GoPro footage

April 23rd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

Polar recently announced that it is integrating training session data with GoPro footage, a feature that is expected to be available on the V800 this year.


Training tips: Track your past, map your future

March 1st, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

The past few years have seen the increasing popularity of fitness trackers, apps and technology in running. Here’s how to use them to enhance your training. You can now keep track of what you eat, […]