Polar Favorites on FLOW – Notably Changed Functionality

Polar has today notably changed the organisation of Favorites in FLOW. Favorites include STRAVA LIVE SEGMENTS, ROUTES and TRAINING TARGETS. Training Targets includes goal-oriented workouts eg specific distance targets, as well as STRUCTURED WORKOUTS and the RACE PACE pacing tool. Not all these functions/favorites work on every Polar device. Years ago I never realised this…

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Ride with GPS | New RwGPS Android Features

Ride with GPS (RwGPS) is a long-established and well-respected cycling app that majors on all-things-NAVIGATION. The web-based part of their platform has always been the most-featured part of their offering, yet there were significant updates to their iOS app earlier this year and today marks the day when the Android flavour is officially announced, even…

Athletes – What to eat before you sleep -Then SLEEP BETTER

In a recent article at Polar.com I was intrigued to hear a different perspective on what we should eat or drink before we go to sleep One of these changes was consuming some higher glycemic index carbohydrate meals a couple of hours before bed. These have been shown to help people fall asleep more quickly,…

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20% Off – CompetitiveCyclist USA Only

Coupon: 12DAYSOFDEALS at checkout will give you 20% off one full-priced item at this link – competitivecyclist.com. The links below might update automatically with new deals and for people outside the USA/Canada these won’t work…so I can’t see them either ! (GDPR) Free 2-Day Shipping on Orders Over $50 at CompetitiveCyclist.com  

$10,000 Garmin Marq – VERY Limited Edition

It’s Christmas, go on. Treat yourself. Well treat yourself AND 4 other friends with this limited edition box set of MARQ watches from Garmin. These will sell fast so grab yours today. A snip at $10,000. Alternatively, just comment below on how ridiculously expensive this is. The “limited-edition” means only 100 sets will be made…

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Stages DASH adds VARIA Support…and more

And then there were 4. Stages have now added support for the GARMIN VARIA Radar to the Stages Dash L50/M50 matching recent efforts with the Hammerhead Karoo and earlier moves from Wahoo and Garmin. I need to do a few rides with JUST the Dash on the handlebars. I’ve tried all 4 and the multiple…

STRYD app Update – *BIG* Android Changes

There’s a whopping app update from STRYD today on the Android platform. I’ve not used the iOS version for a long while and I believe that Android is just playing catch up here – rather than there being new-new stuff. Still, it’s worth letting you know what’s new in the app. I’ll keep this relatively…

STRAVA Relative Effort on Suunto

As the great philosopher Noddy Holder once said, “Iiiiiiiiit’s Chriiiiiiiistmas for Suuuuuunto owwwwwwwners”. OK, I changed the last part of the quote a bit but the fact remains that today Suunto 9 (+5) owners have a surprising and welcome addition (firmware v2.10.18) that includes STRAVA Relative Effort as well as a Christmas Stocking that will…