Run Better With These 11 Features

What is the difference between a good race and a great race? It’s in the details. And that’s why we are constantly editing the details of our adidas Running app. In this blog post, we share the most exciting features of the app, including what’s new.

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1. Cardiovascular activities

Don’t be fooled by the name: adidas Running is more than just your daily jog! Our list of trackable physical activities includes:

  • Run
  • Hiking
  • Mountain bike
  • road cycling
  • Yarn

We recognize that you are passionate about fitness and we want to support you every step (or pedal) along your fitness journey.

2. Virtual challenges and races

We created the adidas Running app because we love running. Still, sometimes we need an extra push to lace up and hit the road.

That’s why we host running challenges regularly in the adidas Running app. Challenges are competitions with a specific mission over a set period of time. Race topics and descriptions vary. Each running challenge is suitable for runners of all levels..

How to find a challenge

See which challenges are currently open for registration by finding the Progress tab in your adidas Running app and then selecting Community.

Once you have joined, activities that meet the challenge rules will be automatically linked and will count towards the cchallenge. Track your performance and compare it to other users on the leaderboard!

Friends running

Enthusiasm is contagious: invite your friends to participate in challenges with you! It’s not about competition; It’s about healthy camaraderie.

3. Badges for completed races and challenges

Show your achievements! You can earn badges for virtual races and select challenges. Your badge will appear on your profile. Races are completed using the app or a compatible device to track a single run that meets the distance goal. Complete a challenge by meeting a distance or duration goal.

4. Shoe tatrocious

The way shoes fit changes with time and use. Ill-fitting shoes can cause leg cramps and other sports injuries. Therefore, it is a good idea to keep track of how far you have run with them., so you know when It’s time to retire them.

You can upload your running shoes to your adidas Running profile and note which shoes you run in. The app keeps track how many kilometers or miles they have traveled in total. So, the application allows You know when it’s time to start thinking about getting a new pair. You will get statistics about the number of runs, average pace, and elevation changes you’ve achieved in your shoes. You can even use this feature to determine which pair of shoes makes you run the fastest! #life hack

How to add your first shoe

Start your first race. When complete, press Finish. A window appears asking you to take a photo of your run, choose an emoji to describe your feelings after the run, and an icon asking you to add your first shoe.

5. Animating live

Go! Go! Go! ohOne of the coolest features of adidas Running is the Live Cheering feature. Cheering allows your friends within the application to follow your route and encourage you to continue in real time. Pair your app with your headphones to hear “whoa whoa!” when they happen.

Sharing is caring: restoring motivation encouraging others when you see them logging miles too!

How to enable live animations

You can enable or disable live cheering for each race. Tap the activity lightning rod. Next to the Start Running bar, choose the Settings gear icon. Deactivate (to the left) or activate (to the right) the Live Tracking function. The bar is green when LIVE Tracking is activated; It is gray when turned off.

Note: live animations feature will only broadcast your location if enabled. For added security, there is a slight delay in transmission.

6. Vocal Career Coach

Gone are the days when you stopped mid-race to check your miles and pace. The adidas Running Live Coach app gives you verbal updates on distance, speed and calories burned. The Live Coach not only helps you stay on track, but also encourages you to remember how far you’ve come.

Like Live Cheering, the Running Vocal Coach only speaks if you enable the feature.

How to enable live trainer

Start a new career. When the stopwatch appears, you will see a line showing your statistics below. Below that line is another line of light gray icons. The far right icon has four squares. Choose it. The Live Coach voice image will appear. Tap to turn Coach on or off. The image will turn green when enabled; It is gray when disabled.

7. Goal setting

The big picture makes your daily runs so much more rewarding! Setting smart goals and measuring your progress toward them is much easier with adidas Running. While you use it, the adidas Running app will track the critical elements of your run: pace, speed, calories burned and distance. All logged activities will count towards your goals and you will receive an alert when you have reached one. You can get even more run statistics by upgrading to Premium (For more information on Premium Membership, scroll down to #11.)

How to set goals

Tap the Progress tab in the bottom right corner of your home screen. My Goals will be displayed, showing your current running and exercise goals and your progress towards them. Choose Add goal to edit existing ones or set new ones.

8. Integrations

The adidas Running app integrates with many systems and trackers, from iOS to Android, Polar to Garmin and Coros to Suunto. And while we love the simplicity of running, we understand that building muscle, core strength, flexibility and yoga They are essential for a truly mobile and healthy being. That’s why we make it easy to link the adidas Running app and adidas Training app. You can easily view your stats, workouts, and training and running plans. Plan workouts, track your progress and become your best self easily.

How to connect a partner device

Connecting your Smart Watch to your adidas Running profile when you sign in is easy. Once you create a username and password, you will receive a series of setup prompts. These include entering your physical statistics, allowing permissions, setting a goal, and connecting a smartwatch (optional).

9. Be part of a global and local community

Whether you’re looking for a new running partner or trying to inspire your friends to run with you, the adidas Running app can help. Here are three ways to become part of our community on the app:

  1. Find your current friends using the app with Facebook integration.
  2. Join other app users in your area! They organize meetings and events in cities around the world. Check out upcoming events in the Events tab of your app.
  3. Build your community by following other runners. You can share your activities and support each other. For information on how to track and accept requests, see these frequently asked questions.

How to find communities in the app

Choose the Community icon in the bottom left corner. Scroll down to Discover People to link to your Facebook friends and contacts. Choose Connections to see your followers in the app. Choose Groups and Communities to find adidas Runners around the world.

10. Try Premium at no additional cost

The nine features above are included in the basic membership of the adidas Running app. But if you really want to up your running game (or just get into a new running program), you should try the adidas Running Premium membership. With Premium, you get more of everything:

  • Detailed statistics
  • The story runs
  • Home workouts
  • Formation plans
  • All the benefits of the adidas Training app too!

Plus, we’re constantly adding new features to both adidas Running Basic and Premium.

How to update

Upgrade from Basic membership to Premium membership by finding your profile in the app, scrolling to the bottom of the screen, and then choosing Premium.

Try a seven-day Premium trial at no additional cost. After seven days, the trial ends automatically without any additional charge. To start paying for Premium membership, you can upgrade here.

eleven. Interval Run

Interval training: go all out for a short period, rest, and repeat – it’s a save time and highly beneficial type of training. It helps you improve your running performance and become faster.

If you’re new to interval running, you can choose from workouts that are already loaded into your app. The voice coach will guide you through the intervals and tell you when to rest or speed up.

How to choose interval training

Note: Only Premium members can access the interval training feature. Tap the Activity lightning rod at the bottom of the screen. Then, tap the Settings wheel icon at the bottom right. Choose Select your workout. Then choose Interval Training.

Create your own HIIT race

Instead of choosing one of the app’s preset intervals, you can create your own session by tapping the gear icon in the Activity tab, then touching Select your training. Then choose Interval training and then the plus sign. Here you can cCustomize your warm-up and cool-down time and Select the number of intervals, intensity and duration. This blog post offers more complete information. explanation on how to create your interval training.

12. Google Assistant

Recording your activities with the adidas Running app just got easier. Google Assistant works hands-free with adidas Running on Android™ and Wear OS by Google. Simply say, “Hey Google, start running with adidas Running” and the app will take note of your speed, distance and heart rate through the sensor built into your smartwatch without missing a beat.

When you’ve completed your activity, simply say, “Hey Google, stop my run with adidas Running” so I can finish tracking your activity.

Important note:

Google, Android™ and Google Wear OS are trademarks of Google LLC. Google Assistant and Wear OS by Google are not available in certain languages ​​and countries. Compatible device required.

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We promote the adidas Running app not because we work for the company but because we use it ourselves. We know it’s not perfect (no app is). But based on community feedback and experience, also I think it is the best running app on the market.

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