Posted on April 26, 2012
As the temps start to rise, more people are returning to those outside training sessions. Luckily, there’s a new piece of gear that will turn the volume up on those nature-filled workouts … and it could be all yours. In partnership with Suunto, TacticalGear.com is giving away THE watch of the season—the Ambit. All you have to do is share your advice for training in the outdoors.
Arguably the hottest watch on the market, the Suunto Ambit ($550) is the outdoor athlete’s best friend. It’s packed with tons of features that will definitely take any fitness routine to the next level. Its top functions include a GPS navigation system, altimeter, track logging, barometric sensor and 3D compass. Touted as a true GPS watch, you can plot out your course through Movescount and Google Maps. It sounds complicated, but it’s very user-friendly. In addition, technologies like the Suunto FuseSpeed, Peak Training Effect and the Recovery Time will help step up your workout.
This timepiece can pretty much do it all. For a chance to win it, share your best advice for training in the great outdoors in the comments section below. “Best” can be a tricky word, but really the sky is the limit. Topics can range from your choice pre-run or recovery meal or beverage, athletic clothes, training equipment or locations, proven stretches … if you have found something particularly helpful in your workout tell us about it.
Don’t forget to tell us why this tip works so well for you. It should be easy to understand, accurate and specific. We encourage you to include any links to videos, expert advice or photos if you think it will support your piece of wisdom.
The contest is only open to U.S. residents. TacticalGear.com’s staff will select the winning entry. The deadline to enter is May 31, 2012. The winner will be announced via Facebook and Twitter on
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