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Garmin’s Running Dynamics: Ground Contact and Vertical Oscillation

Garmin’s Running Dynamics: Ground Contact and Vertical Oscillation

GARMIN'S RUNNING DYNAMICS EXPLAINED Back in 2014 with the release of the Forerunner 620, Garmin introduced the running community to new metrics not available on any other GPS ...

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Smartphone vs. GPS Watch

Smartphone vs. GPS Watch

3 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD (AND 5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD NOT) USE YOUR SMARTPHONE INSTEAD OF A GPS WATCH Chances are you have a smartphone in your pocket or bag at this very ...

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Training Without a GPS Watch

Training Without a GPS Watch

TIPS, TRICKS, AND WORKAROUNDS: 6 WAYS TO TRAIN LIKE YOU OWN A GPS WATCH (WITHOUT BUYING ONE) On May 6th, 1954, Roger Bannister toed the starting line at the Iffley Road Track in ...

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Garmin’s Virtual Training Aids

Garmin’s Virtual Training Aids

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN VIRTUAL PACER, PARTNER, RACER, AND COURSES Have you ever considered ways to motivate yourself run faster? The solution might actually exist on your wrist. ...

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About

About

The Wired Runner was born out of our desire to help demystify what GPS watches do - and don't do - well. Originally, this website was called Athlete's GPS; however, we changed ...

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Magellan Echo

Magellan Echo

The Magellan Echo is a new category of watch designed specifically for runners who train with their smartphone. While there are a variety of pros and cons to using a smartphone ...

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Magellan Switch Up

Magellan Switch Up

The Magellan Switch’s big brother, the Switch Up is a multi-purpose GPS watch that perfectly complements runners, cyclists, and triathletes. Like the Switch, the Switch Up has ...

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Magellan Switch

Magellan Switch

With numerous features and training aids, the Switch is ideal for runners, cyclists, and triathletes looking for a powerful and highly customizable GPS watch. The Switch tracks ...

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New Balance NX990 GPS Cardio Trainer

New Balance NX990 GPS Cardio Trainer

The NX990 is a nice option for budget-conscious runners looking for a GPS watch with a heart rate monitor. See what others are saying about the New Balance NX990 GPS Cardio ...

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New Balance NX980 GPS Trainer

New Balance NX980 GPS Trainer

Like its younger sibling, the New Balance GPS Runner, the NX980 GPS Trainer has raised the bar for budget GPS watches. The NX980 is for runners who want basic GPS tracking with a ...

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