GPX Files Distance Modifier: Don’t lose your progress

πŸ‘‰ Has it ever happened that your watch stopped or had ant malfunction during your workout, thus losing part of your activity? Or has it happened that due to bad GPS signal your watch recorded a shorter distance than your actual one? πŸ€” πŸ‘‰ Imagine that, after a maximal effort, you have just broken your 10km PB but your watch only recorded 9.8km, thus failing … Continue reading GPX Files Distance Modifier: Don’t lose your progress

The manual of the Elite runner: a review of the state-of-the-art training characteristics

In this post, we are going to review and analyze the training habits and training principles of some Elite World-class long-distance runners. Our goal is to understand what makes those athletes reach such high-performance levels by combining scientific literature and practice-based proven results. Most of the content comes from the paper: The Training Characteristics of World-Class Distance Runners: An Integration of Scientific Literature and Results-Proven … Continue reading The manual of the Elite runner: a review of the state-of-the-art training characteristics

GPX Files Cleaner: Dropping Unnecessary Pauses

πŸ‘‰ How frequently does it happens that your running or cycling activities are interrupted by a red traffic light, the need to drink some water, or simply to wait for your partner to reach you? πŸ€” πŸ‘‰ Even if you pause your watch during your activity, thus not recording any distance, it will still continue to record your total time which will be then shown … Continue reading GPX Files Cleaner: Dropping Unnecessary Pauses

Running Performance Calculator: Altitude, Elevation Gain, and Temperature

πŸ‘‰ Have you ever wondered if you ran 10km at 2000m altitude, how fast would you run the same distance at lower altitudes? How would elevation gain and temperature affect your performance? πŸ€” πŸ‘‰ The goal of this application is to calculate how your running pace and time would change given different elevation gain, altitude, and temperature. Features Support for default or custom distances Compute pace and time … Continue reading Running Performance Calculator: Altitude, Elevation Gain, and Temperature

Benefits of Contrast Hydrotherapy

Contrast showers, sometimes also known as contrast hydrotherapy, are showers in which our body temperature changes from hot to cold and back again by alternating between hot then cold water. A contrast shower usually consists of three to five complete cycles of hot and cold water. The hot water causes blood vessels to dilate, thereby pushing the blood to the skin’s surface, and cold water … Continue reading Benefits of Contrast Hydrotherapy