As I pointed out in the review of the Polar V800 and M400 which you can read here and here, I am always looking for something that will improve my paddling experience. I was lucky enough to receive not only a Suunto Ambit3 Sport but also the premium Ambit3 Peak from Amer Sports Australia to have a play around with. Once I finished with both of the watches I sent them back, so don’t think I am getting around like some sort of watch peddler just for doing a review, enjoy.Read More
I am always looking for something that will improve my paddling experience, especially while training. As I see training for SUP being taken more seriously, there are more training programs, most noticeably the Riding Bumps weekly intervals that are posted on their site, requiring more than just going for a long slow paddle or just “redlining” for as long as can be maintained over a session. Athletes, in order to improve, train to a certain heart rate, speed or a specific period of time which requires a bit of work if you want to be accurate. Constantly looking at your watch is an option but it is distracting and you are going to be doing it a lot, which hinders not only your rhythm but the final outcome of the activity, which is to improve. Now we are a seeing dedicated GPS/HRM’s for use in water and even specific SUP applications like the recently reviewed Speedcoach GPS SUP.Read More
Everyone is putting out their own Christmas Gift Guide around this time of year so why not me. This is going to be a very eclectic mix of gifts, mainly because I like so many different things.