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RunKeeper, it’s what keeps my runs   Leave a comment

Just to be clear before I get going, running is not one of my favourite exercises and exercising is not one of my favourite things to do.  However running burns calories and keeps my heart pumping.   So, that said, I have been looking for an app that would record my efforts and store them somewhere easy to access and give me meaningful feedback.  I have been using HandyRunner for a few months now and it has performed well but I needed/wanted something more.

So after a search through the market for running apps and apps associated with running apps I found RunKeeper.  It does the same job as HandyRunner but it does the thing I really wanted, that was to tell my how far I have gone and how long I have been going while on the move.  The reason I needed/wanted this feature was because I don’t usually plan out my routes I just tend to just pull on my running shoes and head out.  I always found it a pain, while on the move, to pull out my phone, unlock it and check my progress.  With RunKeeper I no longer need to do this as it will keep me updated at intervals of my choosing, this could be either time, distance or both.  So enough background, lets take a  look at the actual app before you grow tired of the waffle and move onto a different review. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted April 11, 2011 by myandroidadventure in Android, Reviews, Uncategorized