gps for fitness

December 15, 2014

All About GPS, Cycling and You


GPS and cycling are inseparable. Currently, the two most popular suppliers of GPS devices for cyclists are Garmin and Magellan. A lot of people perceive GPS as really complicated, but the truth is, it’s really easy to understand.Using GPS can produce a lot of benefits, below are just a few of them:Being able to know your exact location. Being able to know exactly where you want to go … [Read more...]

Choosing the Best Bicycle GPS Device


If you’re a cyclist or a biker and have done some research on the best bicycle GPS device, you’ve probably stumbled on some really cool Garmin Edge models. The top question, therefore is, which is the best unit for you?Common features of these gadgets include:virtual partner training features various navigation features the ability to compete with your previous cycling stats all … [Read more...]

Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Receiver Review: Must Have For Runners!


 Last year I purchased a Garmin Forerunner 305 and I must say I am highly impressed with this product. The Garmin Forerunner 305 is much more than a standard GPS. It is a personal training device that has allowed me to greatly improve my workouts and tailor my running to meet my fitness goals. When I first read the reviews I was skeptical about purchasing the unit thinking that they were … [Read more...]

Advantages of GPS Systems in Sports


Global Positioning Systems, more popularly known as GPS, has been around in the military for a while now and is now starting to be utilized by consumers as well. When we here the term GPS, the first thing that usually comes to our minds is car navigation systems that assist us in driving and navigating highways, roads and streets. We don’t usually associate them with sports. GPS technology, as a … [Read more...]

Choosing the Best GPS Device for Mountain Biking and Climbing


If you’re still looking for the best GPS device for climbers, mountain bikers and hikers, look no more. Behold the amazing Garmin Oregon 400T GPS device!This device earned the Editor’s Choice award from the Backpacking Magazine for its ease of usability, its useful features and its cool, water-resistant protective case. One other thing you might be interested to know: it works off of two AA … [Read more...]

Finding the Best Sports GPS Watch with Speed and Distance Capabilities


Investing in a watch that can track both speed and distance accurately is always a priority of those who would like to engage in serious sports such as cycling, rowing, running or any outdoor sport that involves rapid velocity and lots of movement. Some features to take note of for sports watch models for these kinds of sports include the ability to track both speed and distance over a session or … [Read more...]