Badge Addiction – (noun): an irrational fixation on the pursuit of intangible awards or the mental illness and compulsive behavior resulting from the dependency. The phrase “gamification” was coined in the not-too-distant past, to describe the introduction of game-like elements… Read More »On badge addiction
Among the metrics displayed on your Peloton screen is “speed”, presented in MPH with no explanation. I have been a daily Peloton rider for years, and I have always wondered how that speed is calculated. Recently, I though it would… Read More »How Your Peloton Bike Calculates Speed
The Peloton leaderboard contains a great deal of information on how you’re performing, both against others who are taking / have taken your class as well as how you’ve performed in the past. It’s a fairly data-packed screen, so let’s… Read More »Peloton Leaderboard – Numbers and Position
Following up on my post about the Peloton display numbers (and a little arithmetic regarding Output), a visitor to the site asked about METs, so I thought I’d post a follow-up…. Calculating METs is unfortunately considerably more difficult than calculating… Read More »Peloton and METs
Understanding the various numbers on your Peloton bike display is key to understanding how well you’re doing.