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Everyday Recipes for Athletes

Dean Karnazes shares his tips on how to use heart rate tracking while training.

There’s a lot of talk about what to eat before and after your workouts. But what about the rest of the time? If you’re an athlete or working out rigorously on an ongoing basis, eating well is important for each meal. For some nutritious ideas, we turned to Ultramarathon Man Dean Karnazes for some of his favorite everyday recipes:

How Dean Karnazes Uses Heart Rate Data While Training

Ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes shares some of his favorite recipes

PurePulse Heart Rate is a new technology at Fitbit that we’re really proud of. Included in both the ChargeHR and Surge, it offers continuous, automatic, wrist-based heart rate and simplified heart rate zones. Tracking your heart rate allows you to accurately track your calorie burn, maintain workout intensity, maximize training, and optimize...

5 Inspirational Running Movies

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Summer is winding down and as we slide into fall, race season is kicking into gear. The weather’s getting mild and running events are aplenty. There’s no better time to get out, enjoy a nice run in the beautiful autumn weather and get those Fitbit steps in. Perhaps you need a little inspiration? We’ve got you covered. If you’re looking for...

Free Run with Dean Karnazes at The North Face on Sept 8


Join Fitbit ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes as he leads a free training run from The North Face Store in Corte Madera, CA on Monday September 8 at 6pm just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. The North Face will host a demo and shoe clinic where you can test out North Face shoes for your run, like the Ultra Protection Series. You can try on some new...

30 Days to Summer Fit, Day 14: Go for a run

30 Days to Summer Fit, Day 14: Fuel your run

We’ll be posting a new challenge every day leading up to summer! Follow along here on the blog, or using this calendar. The half-way mark is right around the corner, and we hope everyone is feeling pumped for summer! Today also happens to be National Running Day, so what better way to celebrate than completing today’s challenge: go...

30 Days to Summer Fit, Day 2: Take Five

Pro tips for new runners

We’ll be posting a new challenge every day leading up to summer! Follow along here on the blog, or using this calendar. People seem to fall into one of two categories: those who enjoy running, and those who don’t. But I’ll let you in on a little secret: you don’t have to love running to become a runner. Crazy, right? So...