Garmin Forerunner

The Down Side To Optical HR Monitors

Back in 2016 I wrote a very opinionated piece about Why I DON’T like Optical HR Monitors. Four years ago is a lifetime in the sports tech world. This is an updated feature about them.

When it comes to recording reliable Heart Rate (HR) data, the best way to do so is with a strap around the chest. That is after all where the heart is in the body. But I realise that not everyone particularly females, like wearing a HR strap. The strap gets in the way and can be uncomfortable with a bra, or just annoying being around the chest.

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7 Tips On How To Avoid Jetlag When Travelling Long Haul (You Will Find the Bonus Tip Surprising)

In a few weeks time I’m going to be travelling to Toronto as part of the coaching staff for the NZ Invictus Games team.  I…

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Recovery

What Can Your Resting Heart Rate Tell You About Your Recovery?

Your Resting Heart Rate (HR) is a qwik insight into how well you are recovering from your training. It needs to be kept in perspective…

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Tri Training NZ

What Mick Learned By Not Sticking To The Programme

I’m going to tell you a story about Mick* (not their real name). He is a hard working athlete preparing for an Ironman race. He…

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Tri Training NZ

9 Benefits of Yoga for Athletes and Non-Athletes Alike

Yoga is a great activity that provides a range of benefits to athletes and non-athletes alike. 1. Enhances Your Flexibility Improved flexibility equals improved range…

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It’s a Fine Line Between Listening to Your Body and Training Through an Injury

If you have a question you would like me to answer, click on this link here. This is a response to a question from a…

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