Personal Metrics Will Increase Your Performance

Some of you might know that some guys and I are building a watch to count laps for swimmers (www.lapview.com). Our small team at Lapview spends lots of time thinking about ways to measure information so athletes can improve performance. Personal metrics makes me think of the android character “Data” from Star Trek (pictured above). Data could sense a person’s blood flow and brea... Read More

[Update] Book: Born to Run

In my previous blog post I mentioned that runners are more likely to get injured in expensive shoes than in less expensive shoes, and even less likely to get injured running barefoot. Customers are spending money to hurt themselves. This is based on Christopher McDougall’s research in the book Born To Run. A few of my friends have suggested that people that buy expensive running shoes are more... Read More