Run with us

Run with us

Last week there was a great story on NPR about apps and devices to help joggers.  Tamara Keith took to the streets to explore using different applications to help track her success.
I recommend you listen to the story.

Keith describes addidas miCoach personal trainer software. We have a keen interest in this story, because we collaborated with addidas to design the miCoach Armband!

With miCoach, you set up a training plan online, and then the app guides you through your runs with voice cues. I take it out for a run around the National Mall and as I go, the app’s friendly female voice tells me I need to speed up.

“Speed up to yellow zone. Five minutes,” the voice says.

I’m breathing heavy, and running fast — or at least, I think I am — when the app says again, “Speed up to yellow zone.”

And so I do speed up. When the run is complete, the app offers a little encouragement.

“Great job,” the voice says mechanically. “Time: 35 minutes. Calories: 365.”

We’re very proud of our ultra-lightweight, sweat-proof, armband, which is available for iPhone, iPod touch and various other smartphone devices. Check out the adidas miCoach Armband now and don’t forget to download the free app.

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    • Dave Delaney

      Great tip! I love it too.