In rowing and paddling sports, our goal is to move through the water as quickly as possible with as little effort as we can manage. The bio-mechanics of rowing and paddling are incredibly complex, but one of the principles that … Read More
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Eliminating problems caused by water splashes
Most newer smartphones are safe to use around water due to industry-wide improvements in water resistance in recent years. However, even if the phone is in a waterproof case, the problem remains that water drops from rain or splashing can … Read More
Concept2 Logbook now supported!
CrewNerd now allows you to directly upload workout data to your Concept2 Logbook account. This is in addition to the existing support for Strava, TrainingPeaks, and Sportlyzer. We also worked with Concept2 to enable on-the-water workouts to show interval details … Read More
CrewNerd now supports the Vaaka paddle cadence sensor
For rowers and paddlers, there’s probably no performance metric that’s more important than the current stroke rate. CrewNerd uses your phone’s accelerometer to measure stroke rate, provided your phone is mounted securely to your water craft so that it can … Read More
New Customer Support Site
We were recently forced to move to a new provider for our customer support site due to the shutdown of our former site. You can find our new site at https://support.performancephones.com. The CrewNerd app will be updated to refer to … Read More
CrewNerd turns 10!
Ten years ago, in April 2009, CrewNerd was first published in the iPhone app store, under the name “SpeedCoach Mobile”. Since then, we’ve added many new features (mostly based on your feedback) and developed a version for Android. To celebrate, … Read More
New phone mounting options from LifeProof
Fast GPS with CrewNerd
We recently added support for fast GPS (up to 10 readings per second) on the iPhone using the Dual Corporation XGPS150/160 external GPS receivers. The faster sample rate makes it possible to shrink your speed smoothing window down to the … Read More
CrewNerd supports Sportlyzer.com
We’re pleased to announce that CrewNerd now supports direct workout uploads to Sportlyzer.com from both our iOS and Android versions. With Sportlyzer, you can easily save and share all of your workout data. Track your workout load and heart rate zones … Read More
CrewNerd supports TrainingPeaks.com
We’re excited to announce that CrewNerd now supports the premier web site for athletes and coaches – TrainingPeaks.com. One of the top requests we’ve received from customers is to be able to upload workout data directly to the web for … Read More