Measuring Weekly Hours Trained with Strava

Strava weekly training hours total chart

For multi sport training, especially triathlon training, logging time in a discipline is important. Even for just a single sport, like running, having time spent at a low level of intensity can greatly improve too end performance. For some training plans workouts are dictated in time, not distance or pace, as a way to ensure … Read more

Evidation App review – How much can you get paid?

Evidation app points per week

The Evidation app specializes in paying you for submitting information and helping add days to health testing surveys. It used to be call The Achievement app. After setting everything up, and sharing data you are already monitoring with your favorite fitness tracker the app pays $30-$50 per year.  The Evidation app is easy to use, … Read more

Health Mate Fitness Level – Health Mate App vs Apple Watch

Health mate fitness level improvement tips

These days every type of fitness or wellness tracker has its own measurement to tell you how fit you are. Usually this is some variation of a cardio, weight, or nutrition rating bundled into one number and compared across groups. The Health Mate Fitness score is no different. It appears in the popular Health Mate … Read more

Avoid duplication of stats when using multiple health trackers

Having a central place, a health dashboard, helps to understand information from fitness and health trackers. For most users there are a number of apps or resources they use to monitor health. Often each is for a specific primary stat, say steps taken, but might also monitor other data. Duplication of stats can make dashboards … Read more

How much can you make? Achievement App Review

Setting up Strava, Apple Watch, and health mates with achievement app

Make passive money from your step tracker! Update: The Achievement app has changed names to Evidation. It’s still mostly the same but with a slightly different focus. If you want to see how much you can make from Evidation check out the review.  My last payment from achievement was November 29th. Today, on January 30, … Read more

Measuring More Than What The Scale Says – Apps and Tools for Tracking Health

Chart showing two months of weight loss

  Tracking for Personal Wellness While I have always been active and generally healthy, I can honestly say that as a guy in my mid-30s my health was never a top priority. Over the years I have run half marathons, competed in triathlons, completed obstacle course races, and even taken part in some adult football, … Read more