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Running Resources

Welcome to the Running Resources page, where you can find our recommended running resources that can help you train, improve or get you started in running. Some of the running resources include some of the best running watches, running shoes and running books. We will continue to update the running resources page so check back often.

Running Resources

Best Running Watches

1. Garmin Forerunner 620
The Garmin FR620 is the latest and most-advanced GPS running watch, which features a responsive color touchscreen, recovery advisor and VO2 max estimator. You can read the full review here.

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Garmin Forerunner 620

2. Garmin Forerunner 920XT
The Garmin Forerunner 920XT is a sleek looking watch that features an array of high-end training features such as running dynamics, V02 max estimate, live tracking and smart notifications. Check out the full review here.

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Garmin Forerunner 920XT

3. TomTom Cardio
The TomTom Cardio watch features a built-in optical heart rate monitor that can measure your heart directly from your wrist. You can read the full review here.

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TomTom Cardio Runner

4. Timex Ironman Run Trainer T5K575
The Timex Ironman Run Trainer T5K575 is designed especially for runners who wish to bid farewell to repetitive loops, complex mapping and over-planning. You can read the full here.

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Timex Ironman Run Trainer T5K575

5. Polar FT7 Heart Rate Monitor Watch
The Polar FT7 packs quite a high efficiency workout computer into a compact package that fits on your wrist. The highly accurate heart rate tracking with the Polar WearLink+ transmitter, the FT7 helps you analyze the data as you train so that you can optimize your results.

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Polar FT7 Heart Rate Monitor

Best Running Digital Metronomes

1. Seiko DM50S Clip Digital Metronome
One of the most popular running metronomes that is used by beginners and professional runners, the Seiko DM50S metronome is portable enough to fit anywhere and is easy to use.

Seiko DM50S Clip Digital Metronome

Seiko DM50S Digital Metronome

2. Seiko DM51B Clip-On Digital Metronome
Similar to the Seiko DM50S metronome except with a more clean style.

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Seiko DM51 Digital Metronome

3. Meideal M50 Digital Metronome
The M50 is a professional mini digital metronome that can help runners monitor and improve their running stride rates. The M50 digital metronome has a similar size to the Seiko DM50S but features a 3.5mm input for earphones and headphones.

Meideal M50 Digital Metronome

Meideal M50 Digital Metronome

4. Pure Tone Digital Metronome
The Pure Tone is another great digital metronome available for runners that allow runners to monitor and improve their running form and technique. Features include a beat range of between 30-250 BPM to suit your own optimal running stride rate.

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Pure Tone Digital Metronome

5. Yamaha ME-120BK Digital Metronome Watch
The Yamaha ME-120BK is a digital metronome watch that features a stopwatch, timer and calorie counter. The watch provides a tempo range of between 30-250BPM and a vibrate function that allows runners to feel the tempo beats on the wrist.

Yamaha ME 120BK Digital Metronome Watch

Yamaha ME 120BK Digital Metronome Watch

Best Running Shoes for Men

1. ASICS Men’s GEL-Nimbus 12 Running Shoe
This trainer running shoe offers one of the best line cushioning and a stable ride, Features include Guidance Line for gait efficiency, Discrete Eye-stay construction and ASICS Impact Guidance System (I.G.S), which is ideal for novice and professional runners.

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ASICS Men’s GEL Nimbus 12-Running Shoe

2. New Balance Men’s MR993 Running Shoe
A popular high performance running shoe has contains a single-density PU material that keeps you running stable with plenty of cushioning to absorb the impacts from running.

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New Balance Men MR993 Running Shoe

3. KSO Shoe – Men’s by Vibram
Simulate the feeling of barefoot running with the KSO Shoe, which frees your feet from the constriction of traditional running shoes and improve the strength of your feet muscles and joints.

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KSO Shoe – Men’s by Vibram

Best Running Shoes for Women

1. ASICS Women’s GEL-Nimbus 12 Running Shoe
Popular running shoe for women, this venerable trainer offers top-of-the line cushioning and a stable ride.

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ASICS Women’s GEL Nimbus 12 Running-Shoe

2. New Balance Women’s WR1123 Running Shoe
Considered to be one of the most comfortable and best shock absorbing running shoes on the market today, the WR1123 running shoe is lightweight, breathable that also offers style and good looks.

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New Balance Women’s WR1123 Running Shoe

3. New Balance Women’s WT20v1 Trail Minimus Shoe
Great for barefoot runners, these shoes are not only great for running but also walking too. Very lightweight and comfortable that makes you think you are running or walking without shoes.

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New Balance Women’s WT20v1 Trail Minimus Shoe

Best Running Books

1. ChiRunning: A Revolutionary Approach to Effortless, Injury-Free Running
A book by Danny and Katherine Dreyer that provides a ground-breaking program that teaches you how to run faster and farther with less effort, perverting less injuries and increasing the healing process. This book is suitable for runners of any age or fitness level.

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ChiRunning

2. Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
An epic book that provides an insight in the Tarahumara Indian tribe that has honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without injury. Christopher McDougall sets out to learn the secrets of this ability that most professional runners would love to know.

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Born to Run By Christopher McDougall

3. Runner’s World Run Less, Run Faster: Become a Faster, Stronger Runner with the Revolutionary FIRST Training Program
Provides runners at all levels with a program that helps runners improve their race times while training less with the purpose of making running easier, limiting overtraining and injury.

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Runner’s World Run Less, Run Faster