One way to keep yourself motivated and on track to a healthy new you is by signing up for a local sportive. These events can range from short to long distance bike rides (not a race), swimming, a short 3-mile run, or all three of them together.
Author: Julio Barajas
Monitoring your heart rate in real time can help to know your current effort, and know when to push a little harder or ease up. Although it may not be as concrete of a number as a power meter it can still be useful for those who are looking into upping their training to gain strength, endurance, or doing watch their effort while on a recovery ride.