The app also helps you figure out conditions that affect your workout, and the scoring system can be motivating. (Pumatrac) By Roy Wallack Gear March 14, 2014, 3:30 p.m. A tidal wave of apps and digital fitness products loaded with practical data and often inexpensive (or even free) is making tech-free running a thing of the past. A survey from Freescale Semiconductor , the chip supplier behind Fitbit and other wearable devices, found that 88% of runners training for marathons used wearable technology. Here’s a sample of some data-tracking apps and gear we found useful.
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Best of Augusta Beauty & Fitness
What is your favorite place in Washington D.C. to exercise outdoors? I lead a lunchtime bootcamp for a group of lawyers downtown, and we meet on the ellipse down behind the White House–it’s an awesome spot to work out. It never gets old to start the stopwatch and say “go tag the Washington Monument.” Also, Glover Park is becoming a new personal favorite of mine–trail running in the city, how great is that. What is your favorite exercise and why?
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Featured Trainer: Johanna Kracke of Vigor Fitness
Best-Kept Recreational Secret Number one honors go to Augusta Canal boat rides (1450 http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/p90x3-reviews/sbwire-455028.htm Greene St.), providing a nice reminder that recreation can sometimes involve zero physical activity. Phinizy Swamp Nature Park (1858 Lock and Dam Rd.) keeps the communing with nature theme going in second place; the lovely and talented North Augusta Greeneway reappears in third. Place To Exercise on a Rainy Day Family Y wins, but well assume that doesnt include the pool. After p90X3 workouts all, youd get completely soaked swimming there on a rainy day. Omni Club is another place to burn those extra pounds you havent used lately.
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