Inspired by this new running fanatic, I just bought myself one of these(thanks, girl! Until now, I thought I had to have a Nano in order to use Nike+). I didnâ€™t want to splurge on a Garmin, so this seemed like a healthy (read: cheaper) compromise.
Iâ€™m sick of relying on running buddies to tell me how far weâ€™ve gone and at what pace. Plus, this will be an easy way to track my progress.
For about $80 (including S+H and a shoe pouch for the sensor I bought separately), this system is less than half the price of similar devices Iâ€™ve seen. Even on sale, the cheapest Garmin will still run you $170, plus they seem like sort of a pain to use.
Anyone used the Nike+ SportBand? What do you think?
OMG YES. YES. YES! Mine is sitting on my desk and I canâ€™t wait to get home and try it!Â Apparently you can also â€œrace people around the world,â€Â which naturally means I think the entire blog world should get it and then we can run together and race; you know you wannaâ€¦ [warning: you will LOSE, and by â€˜LOSEâ€™ I mean â€˜WINâ€™ because I am a very slow runner]
As soon as I use it Iâ€™ll update asap and let you know my thoughts on the product along with my stats (pace, distance, time, cal ect)Â
As I bought the purple iPod nano on the weekend, I just bought the chip part (C$40) and shoe part (C$10) as the Nike watch didnâ€™t suit me well because I like running with a watch with a timer (as I run 10 minutes, walk 1 minute).
Oh, it’s on, sista! We may tie, I’m not so fast either 🙂