Fitness Data Freak

Michal Ozogán
What is a running cadence and how to track it

What is a running cadence and how to track it

Running cadence is a number of steps that you will do in one minute. It is common to recommend to keep it about 180. Even that this value can be applied in a vacuum only, it is good to keep your cadence in higher levels. More steps in a minute mean that you are running more effectively.

Published 11.02.2018 Published Tips & Tricks Comments 0

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How to protect your privacy on Endomondo and Strava

How to protect your privacy on Endomondo and Strava

We give up our privacy for higher goals. We share our endless runs on Endomondo and we let the world check our rides on Strava. Everyone likes sharing. But beware. The world doesn’t have to know everything.

Published 31.01.2018 Published Tips & Tricks Comments 0

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How is altitude measured?

How is altitude measured?

If you run or bike, the ascendant is very important metrics. It is much easier to achieve 20 kilometres in flat terrain than climb high hills. Elevation can be measured by GPS or by the altimeter. Both options have disadvantages.

Published 21.01.2018 Published Tips & Tricks Comments 0

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How to export Endomondo workouts to Excel?

How to export Endomondo workouts to Excel?

Endomondo is a good fitness application but is have some downsides. It is not easy to export your data. I prepared simple guide how to get your basic workout data to excel file.

Published 14.01.2018 Published Tips & Tricks Comments 0

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What does it Moving Time metric?

What does it Moving Time metric?

Fitness apps generate a lot of data but we need to understand them to make them useful. The worst is that some metrics can have different definitions in different apps. The moving time is a very good example of it.

Published 07.01.2018 Published Personal Comments 0

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Do only one step on New Year’s Day

Do only one step on New Year’s Day

I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions. I don’t want to lose weight or run a certain amount of kilometres. Despite this, I have a method how to do something I’m afraid of or it is hard for me.

Published 01.01.2018 Published Tips & Tricks Comments 0

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MilestonePod – track efficienty of your runs

MilestonePod – track efficienty of your runs

Milestone pod is a small, cheap device that can track the efficiency of your runs. It does not a need charger and basically, you don’t have to care about it at all. The pod will detect your movements and track your activity.

Published 05.11.2017 Published Devices Comments 0

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How I started to run slowly

How I started to run slowly

It is really hard to slow down in running. It is competition after all and even during the training no one wants to be defeated. But this year I was forced to throw away my pride and learn myself how to run at a slow pace.

Published 28.10.2017 Published Personal Comments 0

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Race 1000 Miles Adventure, day #9 – How I made it to the half

Race 1000 Miles Adventure, day #9 – How I made it to the half

The ninth day was the last and one of the toughest. I nearly froze in Jeseníky mountains and flew over my handlebars. My landing was for zero points.

Published 19.02.2017 Published Personal Comments 0

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Race 1000 Miles Adventure, day #8 – How I coudn’t trust my GPS

Race 1000 Miles Adventure, day #8 – How I coudn’t trust my GPS

The eighth day was one of the best in the race. It was nice to have some rest before the second checkpoint. I was told that the Czech part is harder than the Slovak one, but I have to say that the roads there were much easier.

Published 25.01.2017 Published Personal Comments 0

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