By Jonathan Kaufman
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**If you like this app, you will love QuickPace Pro. It adjusts for incline, saves your run history, and that's where future updates will happen!**
Are you the kind of person who crunches the numbers on everything? Are you the kind of person that wants that visible proof of improvement? Then this is the app for you.
Quickpace calculates your pace, speed and calories when you enter time and distance.
There are many good GPS trackers and jog logs out there, but when you are running on a treadmill many of these do not give you pace and speed information. And while calories do briefly appear on the display, they typically disappear within 20 seconds of you finishing your run because the treadmill powers down!
This app fills that gap and does so with a clear, single-screen interface. Fields auto advance as you enter your time so your post-run shaky fingers don't have to click through them manually. Crisp, clean, and functional.
I hope this fills a small gap in your workout tools.
For the Calorie Geeks...
The human body is complicated and calories estimation is always a rough business outside the lab. To ensure the closest possible match with reality for QuickPace, I used the METs values and calorie calculations from the Compendium of Physical Activities (sponsored by the National Cancer Institute and Arizona State University) because they offered greater accuracy through the use of age, weight, height, and gender. There may be slight differences from treadmills because they use the much more generalized calculation that only considers weight (or no personal factors at all). In other words, this calorie calculation is about as close as you can get without strapping a mask to your face and getting crazy in the lab. If you are looking for adjustments for treadmill incline, buy the Pro version -- incline is in beta and due to be released in January 2013.
What's New in Version 1.3.2
* Minor backend changes to prepare for next major OS version