Whether you’re looking for a coach to help plan your training, a tool to track your athletic activity or a way to share your progress with friends, there’s an app that can make it happen. These 5 apps will help you train smarter and keep track of just about any performance metric you can think of.
Strava is both a website and mobile app used to track athletic activity via GPS. Its slogan is “The Social Network for Athletes”. It tracks your swimming, cycling and running and turns every iOS and Android devices into a sophisticated running and cycling computer and it works with your GPS watches and head units, too). Start Strava before an activity and you can track your favorite performance stats, and afterwards, dive deep into your data. Strava is a free app but with a premium subscription you unlock more advanced features such as setting custom goals, training videos and more.
App available on www.strava.com/mobile
MYZONE is a physical activity belt which helps to keep you motivated by offering accurate tracking of your effort levels through live heart rate monitoring, goal setting, social accountability, fun challenges and points to reward effort. MYONE app links to other training tools such as: WATT Bike, Strava, Garmin, Mapmyrun, Myfitnesspal and Apple watch.
To find out more or to get a MYZONE belt contact one of our clubs today.
For Android download goo.gl/brk9Cg
For iPhone download goo.gl/FJeKPN
TrainingPeaks is a great tool for you and/or your coach to make informed training decisions and measure your progress over time using scientific tools and metrics. with this tool you can set goals, find expert instruction, perform structured training and receive immediate feedback throughout the process.
Access www.trainingpeaks.com/TrainingPeaks on iPhone/Android/web, and choose between a free Basic or paid Premium version of this great platform.
When paired with a compatible Garmin device, you can track your steps, sleep, calories, floors climbed, analyze your running, cycling, swimming, cardio activities and more. You can also create and compete in challenges with friends, document personal records and sync with other apps like Strava, TrainingPeaks and MyFitnessPal.
If you are ready to join a massive community of users who walk, run, bike, swim, hike and strive to beat yesterday? Learn more about Garmin devices and how they work with the Garmin Connect Mobile app at Garmin.com.
The Wattbike Hub is the perfect partner for your Wattbike training and it has personalized coaching capabilities, real time performance insight, provides you with unrivalled technique feedback through it’s and performance analysis.
App available on hub.wattbike.com/hello
By Talal Almoallem
Certified Ironman Coac
ASCA Level 3 Swim Coach