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Top 4 Digital Metronomes For Runners

Not many people know that using a digital metronome for running can be an extremely useful training tool for new or long-time runners that want to improve their running form, technique and most importantly, reduce the risk of running related injuries. If you’re a runner and want to improve your running, read more for the top digital metronomes for runners.

The main benefit of using a digital metronome for running is that it allows runners to monitor and improve their stride/cadence rate. That is, the shorter the stride lengths, the less likely you’ll experience a running related injury. Read our running metronome category page for more information if you want to use a digital metronome for running.

There are many digital metronomes on the market today that are primarily aimed at musicians. But surprisingly, there are not many designed specifically for runners. Luckily for our readers, we’ve managed to find the best metronomes for runners that are portable enough to be used for running. The following are the top 4 digital metronomes for runners:

Top Digital Metronomes For Runners

1. Seiko DM50S Clip Digital Metronome
The Seiko DM50S is in our opinion one of the best and most popular digital metronome available for runners. The clip-on metronome is compact, features four different volume controls, provides a tempo range of 30-250 BPM (Beats Per Minute) and provides a battery life of up to 200 hours.

Seiko DM50S Clip Digital Metronome

Seiko DM50S Digital Metronome

What we particularly loved about the Seiko DM50S digital metronome is how easy it was to use straight out of the box. With a clear display and easy to press buttons, runners can easily adjust and use while out on a run. The Seiko DM50S is very affordable for most runners. Please read our in-depth review to see what we think of the Seiko DM50S.

2. Meideal M50 Digital Tempo Metronome
The M50 is a another professional mini digital metronome that can help any runner monitor and improve their running stride rates. Like the Seiko DM50S, it’s very easy to adjust and set the rate of the beats while running and can provide range of between 30-280 BPM.

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Meideal M50 Digital Metronome

Meideal M50 Digital Metronome

The M50 digital metronome has a similar size to the Seiko DM50S and what we love about the M50 is the availability of stereo earphone jack, which the Seiko lacks. So runners can listen to the tempo of the beats with either headphones or earphones without looking like a beeping robot in public. Also available in white, the M50 is a real bargain and is recommended for any new runner.

3. Pure Tone Digital Metronome
The Pure Tone is another digital metronome available for runners that allow runners to monitor and improve their running form and technique. The Pure Tone allows you to set a beat range of between 30-250 BPM and allows runners to select different beats and rhythms to suit their running stride rate.

Pure Tone Digital Metronome

Pure Tone Digital Metronome

The volume can easily be adjusted and the clip-on design makes it easy to attach to your clothing during your runs. The Pure Tone is another inexpensive digital metronome available for runners.

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

Yamaha ME 120BK Digital Metronome Watch

Yamaha ME 120BK Digital Metronome Watch

The Yamaha ME-120BK provides a battery life of up to 200 hours and is a great alternative to the other clip-on digital metronomes currently available for runners.

What digital metronome do you use for running? Please let us know in the comments below.