Fitbit & Lose It! [UPDATE]

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For all you Fitbit and Lose It! fans out there, I’m happy to report that two-way syncing is now available between your Fitbit and Lose It! accounts. This is a feature that Fitbit had been hinting at for quite some time on their App Gallery, and, last night, the TR Crew was very excited to discover that it has now … Read More

The Vibram Transition: Chapter 2

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In this post, I present the second chapter in our ongoing series detailing our transition into running in Vibram FiveFingers. Here, I will address the more painful (and, sad to say, self-inflicted) parts of transitioning into minimalist running that Steve and I dealt with while we worked to re-train our feet (and really every other part of our lower body) … Read More

Nike + iPod vs. Nike+ GPS

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[UPDATE]: To view the most recent Nike+ GPS (now Nike+ Running) app features, check out our post that includes our thoughts on the update and in-app photos! Note that many of the differences between the sensor system and the GPS-based app remain the same as those described in this post. Now there’s just even more features included with the GPS … Read More

Photo Finish

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Just received an email the other day reminding me that “Time is running out to order race photos!” from the organizers of a 10k race that we did at the end of October. It prompted me to jot down a few quick thoughts about my first experience with race photos and share them with you. Initially, when we signed up for … Read More

I’ve Run Everywhere, Man.

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OK, so maybe Johnny Cash wasn’t doing too much running in all of those cities he sings about, but sometimes I feel like I might be able to give him a run for his money in terms of the amount of traveling I do! As a graduate student, I often find myself spending significant stretches of time on the road. … Read More

Fitbit[s] & Pieces

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Get ready for a lot of Fitbit Ultra love, readers! After our less-than-satisfying experience with the Jawbone UP, I was eager to try another activity tracker, as, at the very least, the UP managed to peak my interest in tracking my daily activities. Enter the Fitbit Ultra Wireless Activity Tracker. Since purchasing my Fitbit Ultra about two weeks ago, I have fallen … Read More

Cold-weather Running

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Happy Thanksgiving, fellow runners! This winter is our first foray into cold-weather running, so I wanted to share some quick thoughts on our experience and the gear we’ve been using before I slip into a tryptophan-induced coma. We all know how difficult it can be to motivate yourself to run sometimes, even on those days with perfect weather. This was … Read More

“Every day is a good day when you run.”

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Hello, Internet, and welcome to Technically Running! Right about now, you’re probably wondering who we are and why we’re here, so let’s hit the ground running (yes, we like puns here). The Who: Your two hosts are soon-to-be-married running partners, Meagan and Steve. Meagan is a graduate student and avid volcano and pie enthusiast. Steve, a senior recruiter at a … Read More