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Discussion in 'Training Methods and Diet Suggestions' started by Reggiez, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. Reggiez

    Reggiez New Member

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    Alright lads,

    Can anyone suggest a good and reliable running app on android ?
    I'm currently using an app called ' runkeeper' but get conflicting results between that and the built in Samsung health app.
     
  2. MORP

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    Strava, best one ive found
     
  3. RyannMo

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    Mapmyrun or Strava seem to be the best mate!
     
  4. RCTJ0012

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    I used Endomondo for a long time and had solid results, recently switched to Strava and had nothing but application errors :( The only good thing I've found about Strava is the route planning so I use that for the route and Endomondo for my tracking.
     
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  5. BillyTheKid

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    Garmin watches have amazing GPS and training settings if you can afford it
     
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  6. Reggiez

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    Nice, thanks guys. Will give those a go and see how I get on. -vomit--doctor-
     
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    I picked one up recently and found it very useful. Even if the path I'm on is slightly wrong (I was running in the river yesterday) it's still very accurate to where I've been.
    I like having the pace setting on to get a feel of the pace needed for BFT
     
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  8. BillyTheKid

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    I've got a fenix 5 and the training options regarding setting distance, pace alerts and stuff is amazing. Really improved my bft
     
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  9. Johnwayne

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    Found this super helpful. I do however have another question.

    I’m in the process of keeping a digital training log for CAPITA as ‘n have a potential medical issue and would rather send my completed medical questionnaire with a training diary to avoid future delays.

    Does anyone have a recommendation for a workout log app. I use a Run Tracker that I’m very happy with, but struggling to find something that I can log my workouts with.
     
  10. BillyTheKid

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    Rep count is alright but I tend to just write everything down in a notebook
     
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  11. RCTJ0012

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    If you're on Android I can highly recommend "Fitnotes" (it is on iOS but I've never used it), I've been using this for almost a year now and even bought the app despite it being free and completely usable.
     
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  12. Johnwayne

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    Just downloaded this for iOS now and it seems a lot better than what I’m currently using. Essentially I just want to use something that will make it easy for Capita to see that I’m putting in work at a high rate.

    Would hate being made TMU/PMU for something that doesn’t even affect me other than visually.

    Thanks for the information!
     
  13. westy

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    Has anyone worked out how to print all this info off to send?
     
  14. Johnwayne

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    @westy some apps allow you to export the data into a printable document.

    Other alternative is to screenshot and paste all the logs into a word document and print it that way.
     
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  15. RCTJ0012

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    On Android (iOS too I'm sure) you can export the data to a CSV file then open and save it as an Excel workbook, It's absolutely horrendous to read but if you take about 20 minutes sorting out the data and making it look nice, it's very readable. I've been doing it to my workout logs from the past 6 months getting ready for part 2 of my interview where they will definitely want to see my fitness progression.

    Glad I could help man!
     
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