Katrina 150+ Miles????
It works by basically counting your steps I guess and tracks your pace by how quickly your foot is landing, I dont wear Nike trainers so have my sensor in a little pouch on my laces. Fairly accurate for what it is. If you're a purist then they are relaunching the Nike+ spotsband later this year, I have the old one and no problems so far with the replacement after my 1st one packed up. The Garmin Forerunner 50 + footpod works basically the same as the sportsband for about the same price... £50ish.
Really like mine, although the accuracy can be a bit erratic, especially at higher paces. Mine just WILL NOT track any of my runs where I hit close to a six-minute mile, which is a pain.
If you already have a nano, then it's a no-brainer. If you dont listen to music then the sportband would probably be your better option.
The website and challenges are great too
just need to lift up the insole on the left foot (i think) and pop it in there!
mine's fab found it really useful to track my progress!
You can just pause the work out with the play button then end the work out when you get in.
I've been using the Nike+ with a nano for about a year and a half. I really like it. I was about 10% out, even after I calibrated it on a treadmill. So I recalibrated it by 10% and now it's fine.
I had the sportsband and loved it (I used it with a pouch on my trainers) however it stopped working during my first half marathon which was highly annoying, my boyfriends and my training partner's also stopped working (I say stopped working - the LCD display cracked up) It was a dry day so presumably if I could master the art of not sweating whilst running that might help. Nike wouldnt do anything about it as we didnt have receipts (the bands were about 2 months old) and now I am a bit reluctant to splash out on them again (the sensor is still in my trainer though!) Although I may see what the re-launch has to offer....
I don't understand technology as much as I used to...can someone explain what you mean by the nano please?
By nano, I presume people mean an iPod Nano, which is what I use.
I've got 745 miles logged via Nike+ now. I don't expect it be totally accurate but it's nice way to track runs and I find the challenges against friends provide extra encouragement to get out.
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