how do you know the distance you run?

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13/07/2011 at 14:48
No, you don't have to have Nike trainers (Nike+, specifically) to use the bands. You just need to be able to attach the sensor to your shoe, which can be done with a little pouch that sits on the lace, or stuff it in the tongue label if you can.
13/07/2011 at 16:31

I am just looking into getting one, the sportsband are £30 on Amazon and the pouch for the sensor is about £2.50.  Its either that or I spend abit more and get the Garmin Forerunner 205 for around £80

14/07/2011 at 09:15
@Booey - Garmin 205.
14/07/2011 at 09:39
@Intermanaut - The Garmin is defo looking more favourable, I keep thinking if I spend £30 on the Nike its £30 towards the Garmin
14/07/2011 at 15:30
If you're looking at upping the spend to the Garmin for the extra £12 or so you may as well go for the 305 and get the HRM as well.

Being able to train in specific heart rate zones (or in my case see how far off cardiac failure I am) is very useful and is definitely worth the extra spend.

Cheers

Danny B
14/07/2011 at 16:01
But not helping my bank balance Danny
14/07/2011 at 16:55
Have you tried ebay at all for deals on Garmins?
14/07/2011 at 17:15
Still don't get the point of training to a heart rate. I train to pace because I know whether I'm on target for the time I want. If the HR programme tells me to lower my heart rate, that means slowing down. Screw that. If I want to finish in a given time, and that means that the engine has to work harder, so be it.

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