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Strava (Swedish for “strive”) is a popular app used by runners and cyclists. I’ve had an account for a while but never really took advantage of the functions or interacted with the other users (I literally had zero connections or recent activity). Well I just started using the app again and have learned a few things over the last month!
- You can name your runs! Once your run or activity is uploaded, you can customize the description as well as the actual title of your run for quick reference.
- You can see more and change extra settings on the website (not the app). You can do a lot with the app, but you can do even more with the desktop version. I feel kinda “meh” about this. I prefer to be able to access everything through an app so I don’t have to switch platforms, but it’s not a huge deal. One cool thing you can do through the desktop settings is change your “Vanity URL” from a generic number to a preferred name!
Looking for an upcoming challenge? Join the Bibrave crew for a streak in May! Streaking is a fun way to challenge yourself and find your stride. Run or walk one mile each day in May and track it on Strava! It’s a great time to streak because you will have lots of support! Post your streak on the socials with the hashtag #StravaRun so we can all cheer you on!
I’m excited to learn more about Strava so check back next month for another update!
Until then I’ll be adding stats overlay to aaaallllllll the running photos. 😉