How To Train More Efficiently Using GPS

Published on December 9th 2015

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You don't necessarily need heart rate monitors or power meters to train smarter. Click here to subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN If you own a Garmin Edge or another GPS-enabled cycling computer, you have a wide variety of tools at your disposal if you're serious about improving your fitness. While measurements like time and speed are affected by a number of variables, you can make them much more reliable by repeating a certain climb or a particular circuit. You can measure your progress simply by recording the time it takes to repeat each section. Whether it's a pre-programmed lap you create yourself or a segment like you find on Strava, there are a lot of options. The advantage of GPS is the ability to upload your files to online training diary software like Garmin Connect or TrainingPeaks. Over time you can build up a substantial amount of data from which you can measure your progress, and adapt future training accordingly. Music: Internationally Trained Bunnies - Bunnies En Route: http://gcn.eu/1RadrcP Buy GCN winter kit, casual wear and accessories in the GCN Shop: http://gcn.eu/TheGCNShop Buy GCN Santini kit - USA: http://gcn.eu/GCNkitUSA Rest of World: http://gcn.eu/gcncyclingkit Photos: © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ & ©Tim De Waele / http://www.tdwsport.com