Running is a great way to work out and to ensure that you remain fit and healthy. If you’re a running enthusiast and take your running seriously, following are four brilliant running gadgets that can help enhance your running experience and make your run all the more convenient.
Cool Gadgets for the Running Enthusiast
If you’re looking to take your running experience a notch higher, you should definite look out for these amazing monkey shoes by Vibram. Like other parts of the body, the human foot is also a complex masterpiece, complete with muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments, and joints. In order to keep our feet healthy, regular exercise and stimulation is imperative. With the regular training shoes that we wear, maximum pressure falls on the heel, thereby releasing unnatural pressure to the legs and knees. The Vibrams on the other hand, give you a barefoot running experience, whereby the pressure falls on the forefoot. This in turn improves balance, increases stability, and has minimum impact on the knees – perfect to stimulate the muscles in your feet and lower legs. With slots for each of your toes and a tough rubber sole for protection, these incredible shoes from Vibram are the ultimate barefoot performance shoes.
Sennheiser Adidas PMX 685i Sports
These brilliant running-specific earphones from Sennheiser are not only waterproof and washable, but are extremely stylish too! These comfy earphones are designed in such a manner that they can be worn across the back of the head, making them exceptionally convenient and suitable for running. Moreover, the tips of the earphones are designed in such a way that they avoid blocking out all background noise, making it safe to be worn even on a crowded path or on the road, though it still manages to deliver a good sound and bass quality. The headphones have a cable clip that can conveniently be clipped onto your clothes while you run. The cable also features an in-line remote control that operates volume and navigation, and allows you to answer calls while you’re on the run – perfect!
Adidas miCoach Armband
With all those fantastic running apps doing the rounds in the market, you probably want to make sure you have your phone with you while you’re out and about on a run. Made by Griffin Technology, the Adidas miCoach Armband is made of nylon, making it extremely light-weight and sweat-proof. The band also features a touch-through screen cover and a nifty pocket for keys or other small valuables. The Velcro closure and the ultra-lightweight nylon help keep the armband in place, so that you can easily access your stats on miCoach while you workout. Overall, the Adidas miCoach Armband is an ideal device if you’re looking to keep your phone safe and dry while on the run.
The North Face E-Tip Gloves
Do you like sweating it out with run on a cold winter morning? Do you dread exposing your fingers to the freezing cold every time you need to use your phone? These ultra-handy E-tip Gloves by North Face are equipped with a gripper palm and silver tips on the index fingers, which allows you to use a touch-screen seamlessly. So whether you need to change the music track, or tweet about your jog to your friends, or you need to make a quick call to a loved one, you can do it all without having to remove your gloves – how cool is that! Besides, the silicone grip on the palm will prevent you from dropping your phone. So if you’re a winter bird, get rid of frozen fingers and invest in this masterpiece right away!
Author, Jenny Wadlow, is a freelance blogger. She often writes for Infiniti, a leading dealer of treadmill desks in Australia. She is a tech enthusiast and enjoys reading about new innovations and gadgets.