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Getting through your race with a running gadget

By Edited Jun 24, 2014 0 0

Most people have friends and colleagues who enjoy some luxury sports like scuba diving, horse riding or skiing. Most people who love these sports wonder how someone can actually derive pleasure from running. Their misconception is that if you have expensive gadgetry, you are going to enjoy yourself thoroughly. But guess what? That isn’t always the case. What they do not know is that they could make use of a running gadget effectively without having to worry how much it is going to cost you. There are ways that one can have fun with any very affordable running gadget that turns the whole running experience more comfortable and definitely enjoyable.

The most basic running gadget you are going to need is a decent pair of running trainers. Go for the best trainers available basing your choice on the purpose for which you are undertaking. You should also look for some light weight running shorts and vests and t-shirts. Make sure to go for materials that are absorbent as well as comfortable. For runners, one should not underestimate the importance of reflectors on your kits, they can be a lifesaver.

A fun running gadget to have is a GPS. Most runners will start out with a stop watch for timing their runs, and then use running website to determine the distance that they have ran. This will become ineffective once you become more fit and most people usually prefer a GPS as an indispensable running gadget.  It will allow you to keep good track of your best runs as well as display your tracks for your competitors.

Another running gadget you must have is the MP3 player. For those who love running to music, you should invest in a player that is water resistant as well as shock resistant. With this running gadget you will not realize the tiredness you feel from running and you will be surprised what great distance you can run while listening to your favorite tunes. Therefore, the MP3 Player is a running gadget used to divert your attention while running for miles and hours.

Another must have running gadget is a running rucksack. For those who are planning to use running as a means of getting to work, this gadget provides an efficient method of moving your stuff around. All said, running rucksack are a necessity for runs that extend for over 20 kilometres.

There must be hydration in your kit an essential running gadget. This again is indispensable for runs longer than 20 kilometres or half marathons. For this you can use either bottles in a hydration belt or a hydration bladder in your rucksack.

Lastly, sun glasses offer good running gadget.  There are very effective especially in hot and clear days. They offer much needed protection from the direct beams of the sun. Sports sunglasses are also effective running gadget in windy conditions.




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