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Running Index

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This Datafield calculates your </p><p>-Running Index </p><p>-Running Power in W</p><p>-Cardio Drift in %</p><p> </p><p>based on your heart rate, elevation and speed data collected with your Garmin device. The Running Index shows you how efficient you are running and is close to the Running Index of Polar TM (see here https://support.polar.com/en/support/tips/Running_Index_feature). The higher the value, the better is your running performance. </p>

Novedades

Version 1.12: fixed minor bug </p><p>Version 1.11: update to SDK 3.2.4. fixed minor bug likely causing IQ failures.</p><p>Version 1.10: minor improvements, background permission removed.</p><p>Version 1.9: minor improvements</p><p>Version 1.8: new devices added (SDK 3.2.3), Wind speed and direction can be accessed now from mobile phone (if supported by device, see here: https://developer.garmin.com/connect-iq/api-docs/Toybox/Weather.html). Customized drift basis (in the settings). Running pace calculated from enhanced speed in case running cadence is available (more precise than just GPS speed only)</p>

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Calificación media: (24 calificaciones)

Proximus Daviticus
2 de marzo de 2021 | Versión 1.11

So i have a question about the Cardiac Drift in %. How do i read this? I see that it goes up 10, and down -10 and im reading my graph now and it shows my peak to be at -9 then steadily rises to around -5... what does a negative in % mean in cardiac drift?

Respuesta del desarrollador
4 de marzo de 2021, Rider68

Generally the drift is shown in % change relative to a pre-defined basis or reference at the beginning which can be selected in the settings. I can sometimes happen that the HR sensor shows faulty, unnormally high readings at the beginning of your activity (e.g. if the strap is too dry). Once you get more sweaty the HR returns to normal. At the end can lead to negative drift values because the rreference basis was too high.

George_Kitsos
12 de febrero de 2021 | Versión 1.11

Great app. Specialy for polar users. Is there any way to enable the power metrics from android app ? I see this future in ios app

Matt Hanbury
7 de febrero de 2021 | Versión 1.11

Excellent data field, also use HRSS [Heart Rate Stress Score] from Rider68

Mohd Anis
5 de febrero de 2021 | Versión 1.11

Excellent data field. Can see detailed graphs in Garmin Connect. 10/10.

Alex L.
9 de enero de 2021 | Versión 1.10

Thanks for providing this field. I want to try the wind-adjusted speed. I'm using Forerunner 645 Music with SDK 3.2.3 (System/Info). Receive weather data from mobile phone is activated in settings. But wind-equivalent distance is zero after my first two runs. Is there something else to do to receive weather data from my phone?

Respuesta del desarrollador
10 de enero de 2021, Rider68

Did you activate also "Wind-adjusted Running Index?" If yes, I think that the FR 645 is not supported yet. It is currently not listed in 'Supported devices' : Captain Marvel D2™ Air Darth Vader™ Descent™ Mk2 / Descent™ Mk2i First Avenger Forerunner® 245 Forerunner® 245 Music Forerunner® 745 Forerunner® 945 fēnix® 6 / 6 Solar / 6 Dual Power fēnix® 6 Pro / 6 Sapphire / 6 Pro Solar / 6 Pro Dual Power / quatix® 6 fēnix® 6S / 6S Solar / 6S Dual Power fēnix® 6S Pro / 6S Sapphire / 6S Pro Solar / 6S Pro Dual Power fēnix® 6X Pro / 6X Sapphire / 6X Pro Solar / tactix® Delta Sapphire / Delta Solar / Delta Solar - Ballistics Edition / quatix® 6X / 6X Solar / 6X Dual Power MARQ™ Adventurer MARQ™ Athlete MARQ™ Aviator MARQ® Captain / MARQ® Captain: American Magic Edition MARQ™ Commander MARQ™ Driver MARQ™ Expedition MARQ™ Golfer Rey™ Venu™ Venu™ Mercedes-Benz® Collection Venu® Sq Venu® Sq. Music Edition vívoactive® 3 Music vívoactive® 3 Music LTE vívoactive® 4 vívoactive® 4S (from: https://developer.garmin.com/connect-iq/api-docs/Toybox/Weather.html)

Ruben
14 de diciembre de 2020 | Versión 1.9

It’s a very interesting info but why does require to run in background ?

Respuesta del desarrollador
15 de diciembre de 2020, Rider68

Thanks for your comment. Indeed there is no more need for a background permission. I will remove it in the next update.

Robin KH
25 de noviembre de 2020 | Versión 1.7

Thank you Rider88. I really like this feature as a former Polar user. A suggestion: Can we customize what to base cardiac drift from, or maybe get some alternatives for changing the base, like e.g.: 0-10min avg HR/pace relationship (current default), 10-20min, 20-30min, etc. I think the first 10min avg HR/speed relationship isn't so interesting. Generally my HR is low the first 10min, so drift will always occur. Personally I would like to see maybe the 10-20min avg hr-pace ratio and thereafter calculate the drift from that.

Respuesta del desarrollador
26 de noviembre de 2020, Rider68

Thanks for you comment. Actually I am currently testing this feature. Once it works I will update the DF.

Lau Flemming Pedersen 🇩🇰
24 de noviembre de 2020 | Versión 1.7

Great data field, also use HRSS [Heart Rate Stress Score] of the same developer

Giedrius
16 de octubre de 2020 | Versión 1.1.3 beta

As a former Polar user, I find this data field great. Running index is an excellent measure of running efficiency but unfortunately Garmin does not have anything of their own. But you can have it by using this brilliant data field!

Martin
23 de septiembre de 2020 | Versión 1.0.5 beta

Great datafield, i like it very much, and it very quickly became one of my favorites to use! I additionally use the datafield "Heart Rate Stress Score" from the same developer. Because i find both datafields extremely useful in training, and due to Garmin limiting the number of CIQ fields to 2 on many devices, I'd love to have a combo datafield of these two. Maybe this can be a suggestion for a future development :)

David Roberts
16 de agosto de 2020 | Versión 1.0.5 beta

This is great. As a an original Polar user years ago, Running Index was key to monitoring my improvement in running efficiency. This datafield does exactly that. Perfect. As this index is sport specific, it would be great to see another for swimming or rowing etc.

Bob
26 de mayo de 2020 | Versión 1.0.5 beta

Cool field. Never used polar before, but this seems similar to a vo2max calculation? Garmin Connect does graph the running index per run but not over time. If you use GoldenCheetah you can create a user metric and average the index for each day then graph from there.

Respuesta del desarrollador
27 de mayo de 2020, Rider68

I was looking for that but apparently Garmin does not support such figures from customised values like the running index; sorry...

marmotta♌
22 de abril de 2020 | Versión 1.0.5 beta

Is it possible to get it on cycle works?

Respuesta del desarrollador
7 de mayo de 2020, Rider68

Unfortunately the algorithm is not suitable for cycling, only for running.

Alexey Brodkin
14 de abril de 2020 | Versión 1.0.5 beta

As already mentioned that's a killer addition to a Garmin watches for people coming from Polar ecosystem. And for me even absolute value being calculated here matches what Polar used to calculate for me - that's really awesome. So thanks so much for doing it, really appreciate! And now I have 1 suggestion for improvement and 1 question. 1. I guess it might be helpful to add a note in the app's description that Running Index is being only calculated if corresponding "data field" was added to one of the activity's data pages. I.e. it's not enough to just install this app from here. 2. Is there a way to graph Running Index in Garmin Connect? In the app and even more importantly in Garmin's web-service. In the same way as in Polar Flow I may see how Running Index changes with time.

Respuesta del desarrollador
18 de abril de 2020, Rider68

Many thanks for your feedback. I have updated the description accordingly. To my knowledge there is no way to graph Running Index in the same way as in Polar Flow for trending. I am also missing this but unfortunately this seems not to be supported by Garmin Connect!

Robin KH
15 de febrero de 2020 | Versión 1.0.4

Thank you! What is the formula/expression for calculting RI? Just trying to understand how it can be improved.

Respuesta del desarrollador
20 de febrero de 2020, Rider68

Here are some useful explanations for understanding the algorithm: https://github.com/thomaschampagne/elevate/issues/704

KaRol
29 de enero de 2020 | Versión 1.0.4

I just installed it on vivoactive 4s, where it's gonna appear?

Konstantinos Dratzidis
17 de enero de 2020 | Versión 1.0.4

I get no result with Treadmill profile. I currently use Stryd and Polar H10 with Garmin Fenix 6. Does this work only with GPS?

Respuesta del desarrollador
17 de enero de 2020, Rider68

Yes, it works only with GPS

Robert Persson
27 de septiembre de 2019 | Versión 1.0.4

Interesting, calculation seems to be quite correct

Marijn Tulp
17 de mayo de 2019 | Versión 1.0.2

Will this be available on the Forerunner 945 soon?

Respuesta del desarrollador
19 de mayo de 2019, Rider68

Yes, an update is available, see Version 1.03.

Guillaume
29 de marzo de 2019 | Versión 1.0.1

I come from Polar and I missed Running index ! Thanks a lot, it works perfectly on my F5X !

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