Running Calculators - Training Pace, Race Times, Calorie, BMI and Heart Rate Calculators
Running calculators can be incredibly helpful in putting a little bit of science in your running.
Take for example, the Running Pace Calculator. It calculates your running training paces (easy, tempo, interval etc.) based on a recent race performance. A useful tool to determine whether your intervals are too fast (an often seen problem) or your easy runs too fast (even a bigger problem).
Running with a heart rate monitor? Then there are two calculators available to you to calculate your heart rate zones, using a slightly different methodology.
So yes, use some of these calculators from time to time to check in with your training and make sure you are on the right course.
So yes, even for all your relevant running calculators Best-Running-Tips.com is your best choice!
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The Calculators On Offer
Calculate your heart rate zones based on the Zoladz method and learn a little more about this approach, which relies on your maximum heart rate alone.
The Karvonen method is a bit more complicated than the Zoladz method, but more well-known. In addition to your maximum heart rate, it relies on rest heart rate as well. Learn more about how Karvonen calculates heart rate monitor training zones and work out your own zones with the calculator.
Use the marathon calculator page for a collection of calculators having to do with the marathon. Includes different ways to work out your likely marathon time and a marathon pace chart, making use of negative splits.
Based on your time in one race, predict your time in another race. When using this calculator you do need to take some care. you'll want to make sure you use a recent, relevant race experience and that you have done the right training for your event. Check out the page to learn more.
Based on your time in one race, work out what suitable running training paces are for you. This is a great running calculator. But again, you need to handle with care. So make sure that when you use this calculator you do read the full explanations on the page.
Calculates the calories burned during a run, based on your weight
the distance you ran. A good reality check and a useful calculator if you are interested in running and weight loss.
You can also work out how much you'll need to run in case you have been naughty
and got yourself a Mars bar, slice of pizza or a Big Mac!
Calculates the well known Body Mass Index (BMI). Also known as Quetelet-Index. This used to be a very important measure of health. It is still important, but do read the rest of the page to understand the limitations of the calculator.
Are you a beginning runner? Then this is your best starting point. Many tips and running programs on offer, dedicated to you.
Aiming to lose a few pounds? Get into the Running for Weight Loss section for tips and advice.
The Running Training section of the site has got the most articles. It is constantly getting updated with new tips and information. A must-visit if you are serious about improving your running performance.
The 5k is a great distance to run and train for. The great thing is that you can do it quite often and see big improvements.
The 10k is a real challenge. You need to run fast for an uncomfortably long time! Check out this section if you are strong of mind and legs!
The marathon is a massive challenge. Proper training is so important! Make sure to check out this section if you have got your mind set on the marathon!