Strava Insider Journal
Get inspired or learn something new by reading blogs on a range of topics written by our expert team members, including product tips, how-to’s, news and personal stories.
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Blog Articles

Recording indoor activities

 Weightlifting +   HIIT + Strength Training + Stationary Bike +  Pilates + Yoga +  Rebound +  Rowing + VR Fitness +  CrossFit + Circuit Training +   Rock Climbing + Stair Climber + Jump Rope +  Kickbo...


Shouts Out to the TL (Training Log)

Do you enjoy analyzing your Strava data?  If so, check out the Training Log!   Strava subscribers can access the Training Log to view all of your training in one place, it's visualized to show your pr...


Explore and Compete with Segment Leaderboards

Segment Leaderboards Got a competitive itch? You don’t need to be a pro to compete on Strava! Segment Leaderboards are a great place to go head to head (virtually) with others or measure your own prog...


Running Workout Analysis Guide

Running Workout Analysis Guide The Workout Analysis screen provides you with a thorough breakdown of your activity’s lap data. You can view each individual lap’s stats including pace zone, average pac...


The Ultimate Guide to Strava Beacon

Want to let your loved one know where you are when you go out for a solo activity? Exploring a new route and don’t want friends or family to worry? If so, check out Strava Beacon...our live location s...


Recording All The Things

I’m one of those people. One of those guys that records everything, as in everything. Partially because of my role on our Community Management Team, where testing is invaluable.  One time I even recor...


Using Relative Effort to Analyze your Efforts on Strava

Did you know, you can use Strava's Relative Effort feature to analyze your efforts and intensity trends over time?  If you are a Strava Subscriber and collect heart rate data for your activities, you ...


Why We Love E-bikes on Strava

Hello Everyone. I’m Jane, I work at Strava, and I love e-bikes!  Today we’re going to talk about why e-bikes are so great, the best way to use Strava with an e-bike, and lastly, chat with Mona and Er...


10 Ways to Get More Kudos

Let's be real for a minute, does anyone really need kudos? Probably not. If you clicked on this article, you probably want your efforts to be seen. Some of us like to keep our workouts private, but e...


Down Strava Challenges Memory Lane

Strava challenges, perhaps one of the most popular and long-standing features of the Strava product! When I first started working at Strava, challenges mainly consisted of cumulative challenges refer...


My Favorite Pro Cyclists on Strava

It's January, which brings three things to my mind in the world of professional road cycling: The obligatory new team kit photo on January 1, escaping to the warmth of Spain for team training camps, a...


To mute or not to mute

Today I'm highlighting one of our lesser known features, called "Mute Activity". Let's start with the basics... How it works Mute Activity: Don’t publish to Home or Club feeds. You can use this opt...


Football is more than “just” a game

If you are a football/soccer player or enthusiast, you may find this article interesting. Do not worry if you are not an expert in football, I still miss a few offsides when the referee blows his whis...


Strava map types you’ll want to try! (Part 1)

Map Types are a clever way to enhance your activity’s map appearance in feeds. We’ve enjoyed seeing how our employees have been using them so we’ve captured examples of the different styles below. ...