Apple watch vs Garmin: Which Watch is Better for Runners

apple watch vs garmin
Running watches are notoriously difficult to decide on. Also, when weighing your options you might - despite best intentions - go for a flashy watch that doesn’t suit your specific needs as a runner. And that bulky watch with a thousand features that you have been eyeballing might actually be the least comfortable device you have ever strapped on your wrist. Apple watch vs Garmin, [...]
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Running in Central Park

Running in Central Park
Are you traveling to New York City and you want to head out for a run in Central Park? This guide is for you. As a local runner, I will share all my insight on running in Central Park with you. From the Central Park loop distance to the Bridle path in Central Park and a full Central Park running map. Offering both hilly and [...]
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How to Start Running: A Beginner’s Guide

How to start running
Regardless of how fast, how far, or even how long you’ve been running, if you run you are a runner! Some of you may have been running for a long time and others are just about to start running. You are probably here because you want to get a bit more serious about running. So let’s jump right into why running is good for you [...]
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What You Need To Know About Treadmill Running

Treadmill running tips
Treadmill running is often considered with mixed feelings by runners. For many, it's a second choice after running outdoors. For others, it’s the preferred way to get in the miles. Running on a treadmill can be just as effective and even offers a few perks that outdoor running cannot provide. Let me tell you about the benefits of treadmill running, how it compares to outdoor [...]
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Running on the beach

RUNNING ON THE BEACH BAREFOOT?
If you’re leaving for vacation, and you are planning on taking your love for running to the shoreline, you should read these tips for running on the beach before you do so. It is one of the most beautiful places a runner can get a workout done, but it is important to know some pointers before you get ready. While doing research for this article [...]
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What is the best Garmin Running Watch?

Garmin running watch
When it comes to the right running watches, a Garmin running watch definitely deserves the spotlight. Although they didn’t invent GPS, the company certainly made the technology more accessible to the public. And now they are producing quality watches that are giving Apple and Fitbit a run for their money. I left my Apple watch for a Garmin watch and ever since I'm a huge [...]
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How to breathe while running

breathe while running
Breathing while running - what are the best running breathing techniques for beginners? Pace, cadence, and form are all important factors in running, but without the right breathing strategy, your run may be much shorter than you want it to be. If you're new to endurance training, you may find that the way you breathe while running is one of the most difficult things to [...]
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How often should you run?

running frequency
How often do you run? Let’s discuss the running frequency! “Oh, you’re a runner. So you’re running every day?” – I’ve heard this question so many times that I have lost count, but it’s actually a common idea when non-runners picture a runner. They think we run every day and that's the only way to become faster.  We are heading outside every single day. There [...]
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Running with a mask

mask running
In my area (NYC) it is only safe and respectful to others to cover your mouth and nose while you’re running near others. Running with a mask is hard. You may feel some resistance to breathing, depending on the thickness of the mask material. When your nose and mouth are fully covered there may be some limitation to the intake of air. This can cause discomfort and [...]
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Is an Apple watch good for running?

Apple watch running
I used an apple watch for running for years before I switched to my Garmin watch. The apple watch series 5, for instance, is a smartwatch, that wasn't only designed for running. So is the Apple Watch any good for running? The answer is not quite easy. Are you an avid runner or are you looking for a tracking device of your daily workouts? Let me [...]
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