Kilter Board Review – Track Your Climbing Progress

Kilter board app screen for climbing

When training for climbing one of the ever present discussion is around what grade you climb. The difficulty is two fold, first that grades are subjective, and second that routes are so dissimilar. Each route can vary across gyms and setters, and even outdoor rock has day to day weather and conditions that influence how … Read more

Activity Tracking For Spartan Race and Obstacle Course Races

Spartan race finish at angels stadium

Since the late 90s Obstacle Course races have been growing in popularity. The pandemic put a halt to them, as it did for most other live events, but they are back on now. Participants have enjoyed them for the unique challenge they provide, the group aspect of many races, as well as the marketing budgets … Read more

The Best Fitness Trackers with Amazon Alexa Integrations

alexa for fitness logos and skills

We have covered dozens of different types of fitness trackers. Standard step trackers, workout GPS trackers, scales, urine test, and loads of things in between. Each of these devices and services seems to have a slightly different way to collect and display the data. But what about if there is NOT a display. That is … Read more

Apple Watch Heart Rate Variability Accuracy and How To Improve

Apple heart rate variability chart

If you have an Apple Watch and look at your health app ever, you have probably noticed the Heart Rate Variability. Compared to resting heart rate and a current heart rate, the heart rate variability (HRV) measure is much less common of a marker about health. Recently though it has been used by a variety … Read more