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Moto 360 Sport Watch Review and Giveaway (Running Coaches’ Corner)

I am so excited to kick off the Running Coaches’ Corner Link Up with my Moto 360 Sport Review as well as a giveaway where you can win one of your own!

I and the other bloggers and fellow running coaches are so excited to bring you the best running information and posts so that you can get more out of your running and training. Today, I am talking about one of the most important tools that a runner and health conscious person can have: a GPS watch. But the Moto 360 Sport is much more than that! 
Check out my Moto 360 Sport Watch Review and enter to win your own in the giveaway! This watch is more than just GPS: it is perfect for marathon training to just living a fit and healthy life. Get the details at

Getting MOTOvated: Walking for Fitness

As I mentioned on Monday, I am working to get back to running, and that starts with walking. Just as with easy running, so often people discount the so-called “easier” aspects of fitness: easy running, cross training, and walking. But I can tell you right now that walking, and hill walking in particular, is no joke. In fact, it is one of my favorite ways to help my clients coming back from injury (or those who just need a day off!) keep their cardiovascular endurance up as well as to start redeveloping running muscles before they move to the impact of running. 

As I work back into running, I have to redevelop my gluteal strength, engagement, and activation, and one of the best ways to do that is by walking hills. An easy hill walking workout for the treadmill? Warm up for 5-10 minutes of easy walking on a very low incline (around 1%) and then increase the incline by 2% every 2 minutes, or 1% every 1 minute up to 10% and then back down to 5% and back up. Repeat for as much time as you have! 

Get #MOTOvated with this Hill Walking Workout that is perfect for coming back from injury or taking a day off of running during marathon training #CoachSuz @suzlyfe |

So #MOTOvated to try this simple hill walking treadmill workout! #runchat #fitfluential #ad Click To Tweet

Remember to practice great form–just because you are walking doesn’t mean that this will be easy. And speaking of running by effort–base this workout off of effort (aim for moderate-hard).

I love the Moto 360 Sport because it works indoors and outdoors, which is perfect while we are having the crazy weather here. The Moto 360 Sport is truly more than just a GPS device–it is a lifestyle device. And my lifestyle? Is heavy on the fitness, activity, music, and social media. Luckily for me, the Moto 360 Sport can do all of this via Wifi and Bluetooth.

Moto 360 Sport : The GPS Device that Is So Much More

If you are a new reader to the blog (hello!), I had a terrible injury this past fall that majorly sidelined me. As in, I am still not back to running at full weight! Get the full update here, and see my post on what I have learned during my injury. But now that I am getting back on my feet, I am bringing out the pedometer for the first time in months, and as I start running again, pacing will be more important than ever so that I don’t over stress the bone.

MotoBody on the Moto 360 Sport keeps you up to date with everything you need for an active lifestyle! Check out the full review at

Luckily for me, the Moto 360 Sport has a pedometer, GPS, and so much more! Seriously, there are too many features for me to describe here so I am going to touch on just a few today!

Perfect for Marathon Training and Workouts

As a running coach, I use several different cues for my clients–from heart rate to pace, mileage to timed runs, and the Moto 360 Sport handles everything that I need of it without the nuisance of a heart rate monitor. Furthermore, it even continuously monitors your heartrate during your workout via the super helpful MotoBody app! Do you use Fitbit, Strava, Map My Run, or Under Armor Record? The Moto 360 Sport links seamless with those apps so that you never have to worry about updating your information. (and send it to your coach). 

The Moto 360 Sport Links up with your favorite Fitness apps so that you can seamlessly track your activity and running! Find out more at

Have a hard workout on the docket? Keep notes on the watch to reference during your run. Or dictate notes on the run for later!

The Moto 360 Sport Goes Beyond GPS – A Smartphone on your Wrist!

Got a long run? Store your music, run with it, and control it on your wrist. Especially useful if you have your phone in a belt, or just want to leave your phone at home! Or download and listen to my podcast episode!

Social Media obsessed? Get instant updates from your wrist. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and More! Or put the world to the side with Theater Mode.

The Moto 360 Sport reminds you of appointments (PT appointments for me), lets you check the weather (we all know that it changes regularly this time of year!), and can even translate foreign languages for you. But just ask your coach what fartlek means. Trust me. 

You can even find a cab using it! Or find your phone… because we all know that we need that from time to time.

Send a text to your friends that you are going to be a little bit longer (I texted Alex at work yesterday while I was in bed to tell him goodnight. My phone was in the other room, but I just said “OK Google” and sent him a text!). This is perfect for rainy days so that you don’t get your phone wet–runners, you know what I mean.

Check out my Moto 360 Sport Watch Review and enter to win your own in the giveaway! This watch is more than just GPS: it is perfect for marathon training to just living a fit and healthy life. Get the details at (Screenshot from my watch!)

Check out this short video that shows the Moto 360 Sport in action!

How cool is that?

I am so #MOTOvated by @suzlyfe and the new @motorola #Moto360sport giveaway! #ad #fifluential Click To Tweet

Win a Moto 360 Sport!

You can get your Moto 360 Sport at, Best Buy, Nordstrom, Amazon, Google Play,, and at the Moto Shop in downtown Chicago (but if you are close enough for that, you better visit me, too!) or you can win one!

Motorola and Fitfluential are giving away 4 Moto 360 Sport watches and you could win one! The Moto 360 Sport works with both iPhones and Androids, but those with Androids will get even more from the functionality (like Google Fitness). All you have to do is enter via the Rafflecopter below and comment with an answer to the following questions:

What gets you #MOTOvated?

How would a watch that covers all of these bases benefit your life?

Running Coaches Corner

‘Running Coaches’ Corner is a new link up that will take place every Thursday during March, and then Wednesday from April on, and that will feature the best running tips and articles from running coaches around the web. All you have to do is to link back to one of the hosts (who I will introduce in a moment) and spread the link up love! Feel Free to grab the image for your blog as well!
Your hosts:
Rachel of Running on Happy
Debbie of Coach Debbie Runs
Lora of Crazy Running Girl
Susie of Suzlyfe 
March’s Theme will be March Madness! Plan on linking up with posts dispelling running myths, telling crazy running stories that we can learn from, and talking about the madness that it is to be a runner!
Running Coaches' Corner is the source for the best running tips and advice from your favorite running coaches around the web! Learn more at


This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Motorola. The opinions and text are all mine. Comments submitted may be displayed on other websites owned by the sponsoring brand. Giveaway ends March 19.



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  • Reply Sam @ See Sam Run

    Many smart watches don’t really appeal to me (too much technology, I’m kinda old fashioned) but that one is really cool!

    February 25, 2016 at 6:22 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I love that this one is so user friendly. It definitely helps.

      February 27, 2016 at 7:00 am
  • Reply Debbie @ Coach Debbie Runs

    No challenge here to run all winter! My challenge is in the summer (but I do it anyway).

    February 25, 2016 at 6:38 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      That’s because you are crazy πŸ˜€

      February 27, 2016 at 6:59 am
  • Reply Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy

    Honestly, I am motivated by food. I love to eat, so sometimes that is the only thing that gets me out of a run, as I need to run off all the food I am eating haha.

    February 25, 2016 at 6:39 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Fork cheers to that.

      February 27, 2016 at 6:59 am
  • Reply Annmarie

    This watch looks really cool and I am a tech junkie so obvi I have to enter! Also, I am motivated to workout because it makes me a happy mama! πŸ˜‰

    February 25, 2016 at 7:01 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Lord knows we need you to stay that way!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:59 am
  • Reply Deborah @Confessions of a Mother Runner

    I’ve never heard of that watch but wow it has a ton of features! Walking workouts are a great way to come back from injury. Love your new link up!

    February 25, 2016 at 7:08 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Thank you! Walking is helping me so much!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:58 am
  • Reply Julie @ Running in a Skirt

    What a fun watch! I’m in the market to replace mine so this is perfect. And hill walking is NO joke πŸ™‚ Just try my neighborhood- haha!

    February 25, 2016 at 7:09 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I miss real southern hills!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:58 am
  • Reply Tim C

    I generally don’t get up with my running regimen during the winter, roads around here tend to be too icy so no I don’t stay #MOTOvated

    February 25, 2016 at 7:16 am
  • Reply suzie

    I would love to use this to see how hard I am actually working!

    February 25, 2016 at 7:24 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      It is so nice to get that auto feedback, that is for sure!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:57 am
  • Reply Julie

    I’m motivated by the feeling I get after my run. I am happier and less anxious. Cool watch. I thought about a Garmin but they are SO expensive.

    February 25, 2016 at 7:30 am
  • Reply Emily @ My Healthyish Life

    Sometimes the weather motivates me (or de-motivates, I guess) but I’m ALWAYS inspired and energized by the feeling I get post-run. That is often enough to get me out the door.

    February 25, 2016 at 7:34 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Looooove that feeling!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:55 am
  • Reply Dongkyu Oh

    I’m very forgetful person so the reminders and alarms alone with motivate and remind me.

    February 25, 2016 at 7:36 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Sounds like you need this!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:54 am
      • Reply Dongkyu Oh

        Haha yeah. Sometimes I put my phone down somewhere, only to forget where I put it. So, something that is attached to me all the time would be nice!

        February 27, 2016 at 7:06 am
  • Reply Cassi

    I’m not a runner so I don’t have to worry about winter LOL

    February 25, 2016 at 7:43 am
  • Reply Lisa @ Running out of wine

    It sounds like this watch does just about everything! I love that you can use it instead of a phone while out running. I always bring my phone but today it got kind of wet, even in my flip belt, because it was raining so much.

    February 25, 2016 at 7:45 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Ugh what a pain.

      February 27, 2016 at 6:54 am
  • Reply run colby run

    I’ve never heard of this MOTO of which you speak! I am intrigued…. So happy you’re getting back in the saddle, Lady. πŸ™‚

    February 25, 2016 at 7:48 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Trying to πŸ˜€

      February 27, 2016 at 6:53 am
  • Reply Emma

    What an AMAZING giveaway. I hadn’t heard of this watch but it’s like the answer to my dreams! Thanks for this opportunity!

    February 25, 2016 at 7:48 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      My pleasure! Good luck!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:53 am
  • Reply Wendy@Taking the Long Way Home

    So much information on your wrist!

    I’m #MOTOvated by old age. As in, running away from it.

    February 25, 2016 at 7:53 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Run run run, as fast as you can?

      February 27, 2016 at 6:53 am
  • Reply Ellie

    Great review Suz. I’m not too familiar with this brand (my store carries Garmin) so it’s always nice to know what else is out there.

    February 25, 2016 at 8:10 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I like that this one bridges the gap and goes beyond Garmin, you know?

      February 27, 2016 at 6:52 am
  • Reply Janelle @ Run With No Regrets

    This watch sounds amazing! You weren’t kidding about all of the features! I’m #MOTOvated by surrounding myself with positive, intelligent people and always be people who are hardworking and committed to reaching their goals!

    February 25, 2016 at 8:11 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Preach to that!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:52 am
  • Reply Heather @Fit n Cookies

    The treadmill is where it’s at in the winter. Let’s be real, with my unpredictable child, the treadmill is winning most days!

    February 25, 2016 at 8:11 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Mommy probs πŸ˜€

      February 27, 2016 at 6:51 am
  • Reply Nikki Fahey

    Its so hard in the winter on a treadmill… great watch. I have been looking for one!

    February 25, 2016 at 8:13 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I hear you there!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:51 am
  • Reply Crystal

    It’s definitely hard for me to stay with my workouts during the winter. It’s not safe to run outside much if the time due to snow and ice and local gyms cost a fortune!

    February 25, 2016 at 8:15 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Ugh, I am sorry to hear that! Well, this watch has a push up challenge that you could do!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:51 am
  • Reply meredith @ Cookie ChRUNicles

    SOunds so cool! I don’t normally use a running watch and don’t love modern technology but this definitely sounds great

    February 25, 2016 at 8:21 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I love that this one is so easy to use. It definitely takes the guesswork out

      February 27, 2016 at 6:50 am
  • Reply Brittney

    For me, I love the endorphin rush after a good run. Getting out the door is hard sometimes, but searching for that feel good feeling at the end keeps me motivated.

    February 25, 2016 at 8:28 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I love knowing that it is coming as well.

      February 27, 2016 at 6:49 am
  • Reply Rachel

    I stay MOTOvated by knowing that if I don’t do the work in the winter, spring and summer will be that much harder. Plus signing up for spring races is always a great motivator.


    February 25, 2016 at 8:34 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      SO PUMPED ABOUT THE LINK UP. I dunno why it isn’t auto showing up on my blog though. That is so annoying.

      February 27, 2016 at 6:49 am
  • Reply steph

    I am actually just getting used to cold weather running in a new climate. I am not looking forward to summer running….

    February 25, 2016 at 8:41 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Luckily, you have plenty of time!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:48 am
  • Reply Eric

    I’m actually in the market for a new gps watch. So many options you never know which one is going to let you down, but this looks legit.

    February 25, 2016 at 8:46 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      2 legit 2 quit! Had to go there πŸ˜€

      February 27, 2016 at 6:48 am
      • Reply Eric

        Ohhh you wanna break out the hammer lyrics? I’ve got to pray just to win the moto today. Haha

        February 27, 2016 at 5:23 pm
  • Reply Cassandra

    Very challenging to stay motivated to run through winter here in NH. It’s cold, dark and often snowy. But my boredom on the treadmill is usually enough to move my butt outside lol

    February 25, 2016 at 8:51 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Oh Goodness. You are my hero just for even trying!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:47 am
      • Reply Cassandra

        Thanks!! My kids and my hubby are keeping me motivated – I’ve set some serious goals for this year and I’ve already lost 20 lbs since Christmas so I’m working hard to keep my eyes on the prize πŸ™‚

        March 4, 2016 at 6:04 am
        • Reply suzlyfe

          That is AWESOME! Good for you!

          March 4, 2016 at 1:08 pm
  • Reply Teshia L.

    The feeling that I’m doing something to improve my health is what motivates me to be active. This sounds like a great watch! There are so many useful features right on your wrist!

    February 25, 2016 at 8:59 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I love that feeling as well. That is what has kept me going during this injury.

      February 27, 2016 at 6:47 am
  • Reply Megan @ Skinny Fitalicious

    Oh man, social updates on my wrist could be risky! I might never finish my workout. That should be banned for bloggers. Haha!

    February 25, 2016 at 9:09 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      You can turn the notifications off–theater mode baby.

      February 27, 2016 at 6:46 am
  • Reply Shawna

    haven’t heard of this but love the screen display look & feel. also been doing some incline walking now and then when my legs are too sore to run, not a bad thing.

    February 25, 2016 at 9:11 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Gotta flush those legs out any way that you can!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:55 am
  • Reply Laura @ This Runner's Recipes

    Will the watch make my post run coffee? It does everything! I like how it can text, since that’s the only reason I carry my phone while I’m running.

    February 25, 2016 at 9:17 am
  • Reply Elle

    Great looking watch and what a lot of features! I haven’t seen this one before.

    February 25, 2016 at 9:20 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      It is so much fun! I love all the features!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:46 am
  • Reply Ashley @ A Lady Goes West

    I’m glad you’re recovering, taking it slowly and building your strength back the smart way, Susie! Great giveaway! πŸ™‚ My workouts are pretty much the same all year long, but I do love to walk outside in the spring!

    February 25, 2016 at 9:31 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I keep it pretty consistent (or at least I try to) as well. Being outside is just so refreshing!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:45 am
  • Reply Rae

    Huh, I’ve never heard of this watch. It looks pretty comprehensive. I almost worry that it does too much. I feel like I’d get overwhelmed quickly. Is it fairly simple to set up and use?

    February 25, 2016 at 9:56 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Very simple to set up and use, and you can just utilize what you like. I got a little overwhelmed, but when I sat down with it, it was super easy to use.

      February 27, 2016 at 6:44 am
  • Reply Erin @ Erin's Inside Job

    Girl, that watch is LEGIT. Also, I remember seeing Jeana in that video and was like WTF?! Maybe one day I’ll be famous like her haha.

    February 25, 2016 at 10:07 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I texted here and was like WAS THAT YOU

      February 27, 2016 at 6:44 am
  • Reply Carmy

    I love how PRETTY it is.

    February 25, 2016 at 10:18 am
  • Reply Ivanna

    What a cool watch! I am so excited about this coaches link up you all are doing. You guys are starting right in time for my training. I can’t wait to get some great advice!

    February 25, 2016 at 10:19 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      We are here to help! I just FB’d you about training–I think I put your email in incorrectly!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:43 am
  • Reply

    What a cool watch and just look at all the features! I’m checking into this now! Does it only come in white, I wonder how much dirt it shows? Thanks lady for the giveaway!!

    February 25, 2016 at 11:00 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I have a black one!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:40 am
  • Reply Christine @ Two Runners Travel

    What an awesome giveaway! πŸ™‚ In the winter, my training plans and spring race goals keep me motivated. Cliche, but it’s true and it works for me. Plus the cold weather and shorter days are always kind of a downer and exercise helps keep my brain happy πŸ™‚

    February 25, 2016 at 11:01 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      There is something that is so nice about having a plan for the future to work towards. My goal is running, and I remember that on the days when I feel like doing too much or too little!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:39 am
  • Reply Eric Nette

    My motivation is my family and friends, my blog, and my fellow charity runners. It keeps you real honest when you have everyone watching your progress. I also have my coach (Hi Suz!) keeping up with me, and just the fact that I don’t want to fail on Race day in front of everyone!
    The watch is interesting, I use a Charge HR currently to keep up on my HR training. I just wish the display let me text, or view texts. Most of my interactions are text based and being able to respond to people, or read them as I go would be great. This is especially because I run for 3+ hours, that’s tough to be out of contact for, and switching music would be great! Thanks for the review!

    February 25, 2016 at 11:02 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      You would love this. It brings everything together πŸ˜€
      ANd hi right back!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:38 am
  • Reply Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table

    I want this so bad I can taste it!

    I stay motivated just knowing that I want to be able to feel good and do the things I want to well into my 70s, 80s… however long I live.

    February 25, 2016 at 11:12 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Strange but good? lol. I hear you. I’m not “that old,” but with each year, it becomes more apparent how great of service you can do yourself by being active and fit NOW

      February 27, 2016 at 6:37 am
  • Reply Heathers Looking Glass

    I just got my watch in the mail today. Can’t wait to try it out!

    February 25, 2016 at 11:35 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      You will have SO MUCH FUN

      February 27, 2016 at 6:36 am
  • Reply Lauren @ i had a big lunch

    This watch looks AWESOME! I love that social media is on there too that’s truly a one-stop shop haha. I’ve been meaning to invest in a watch of that sort but there are so many options — this seems like it has it all, though! I’m #motovated by food, people watching me (haha I’ll admit it!), and the weather. Give me a sunny, breezy day and just try and stop me from going on a run.

    February 25, 2016 at 11:52 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Goodness, I know. I am just itching to get out there on nice days. Luckily we are still in no-man’s land in Chicago, but I really hope that I am running by that time!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:36 am
  • Reply Michael Anderson

    I’m always a geek for new gear … trying to keep my self-promise to not buy a new watch this year – but that doesn’t mean I can’t WIN one, right? πŸ˜€

    February 25, 2016 at 12:23 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      TOTALLY agree with you.

      February 27, 2016 at 6:35 am
  • Reply Cailee

    This is awesome!! What a great motivating tool!! I love it!

    February 25, 2016 at 12:51 pm
  • Reply Sarah

    This sounds awesome! Surrounding my self with running chatter (ie your blog) keeps me motivated. That, and the race on my calendar in April! This would benefit me because I’ve never used a GPS when running, and I’d love to try it out.

    February 25, 2016 at 12:54 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I love that you read my blog. It makes me so happy. Get motivated because I am COMING TO VISIT YOU IN APRIL

      February 27, 2016 at 6:34 am
  • Reply Julie

    I love running and how I feel after a long run. I stay motivated through little goals

    February 25, 2016 at 1:03 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I definitely miss that feeling! Hopefully I will get it back soon (ish)

      February 27, 2016 at 6:34 am
  • Reply Nicole @ Fitful Focus

    This watch looks really cool! I love the texting and social component!

    February 25, 2016 at 1:11 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      It is like our dream πŸ˜€

      February 27, 2016 at 6:33 am
  • Reply Edye

    I honestly don’t keep up with my running in the winter. To stay motivated I always find new songs to add to my playlists and treat myself to cute workout clothes every once and a while πŸ™‚ Thanks for the giveaway <3

    Edye // Gracefulcoffee

    February 25, 2016 at 1:20 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Sometimes, it is great to take a break. But this watch would be perfect because you could add new songs to it!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:33 am
  • Reply Michelle

    OOOOOOOOOOOO I love this watch. Signed up for the giveaway. My mental health is my constant motivator!

    February 25, 2016 at 1:30 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Well, you know that I am here to help with that whenever I can.

      February 27, 2016 at 6:31 am
  • Reply Natalie

    What an awesome watch!! Will it cook dinner for me too? ;0
    I am so glad you are on the road to recovery (yay for walking!!) and love the new link up!!

    February 25, 2016 at 2:37 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I know that you know how lovely it feels to be moving again after time off! And you are killing it!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:30 am
  • Reply Morgan S

    This watch looks awesome! I try to keep running through the winter but the snow/ice make it particularly tough. Signing up for a Spring race is one way I keep myself going!

    February 25, 2016 at 2:54 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      That is great motivation! And be careful out there!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:30 am
  • Reply Erin Ellis

    We live in a warm climate, so the winter is no problem here. Thank you for the wonderful giveaway.

    February 25, 2016 at 2:59 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      You are so welcome!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:29 am
  • Reply Beth Minyard

    I try to keep my same routine but if it’s too rainy (I live in Seattle) I tend to put it off!

    February 25, 2016 at 3:01 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Ugh, the struggle is so real!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:29 am
  • Reply Matt R.

    It doesn’t get very here in SoCal, so it’s easy to run in the winter.

    February 25, 2016 at 3:01 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I think that I need to move there, lol.

      February 27, 2016 at 6:29 am
  • Reply Starla B

    This is awesome. I agree with the people that say the real challenge is in Summer! I stay #MOTOvated by finding new gear to wear and as always new shoes help me stay motivated!

    February 25, 2016 at 3:03 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Well, this is some new gear just waiting to be tested out!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:29 am
  • Reply Smitha @ Running with SD Mom

    Why is this the first time I have heard of this watch? I want to be able to not get my watch wet. Although I think we are the land that winter forgot! πŸ™

    February 25, 2016 at 3:22 pm
  • Reply Beth R

    I am also walking and just earned my 2500 mile badge on fitbit. This is my third fitbit and I would love an upgrade to the Motorola 360. Running is in my future and who wouldn’t like to start this journey with a Motorola 360.

    February 25, 2016 at 3:49 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      That is fantastic! Congratulations! This could be just the thing to take you to the next level!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:28 am
  • Reply Amanda Remlinger

    This watch looks really cool. Great review and thanks for the giveaway. Luckily we have pretty mild winters here so I still have some MOTOvation!

    February 25, 2016 at 3:52 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Lucky duck πŸ˜€

      February 27, 2016 at 6:27 am
  • Reply Dave P.

    Looks like a really cool watch. I run between 50-60 miles per week and am currently training for Boston. I would love to give one of these a good workout and see what it can do. Does it sync to which is the site that I use to track my running miles? Good luck with working your way back to running, too. I broke my foot in August and was in a boot for 12 weeks and then had to work my way back. Walking (especially briskly and on hills) is no joke!

    February 25, 2016 at 3:52 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I hear you there. I think that they are working toward syncing with Daily Mile. But I agree with you that it is definitely something that they should look into! Good luck at Boston! I am sad to miss it.

      February 27, 2016 at 6:27 am
  • Reply Pam

    That watch has a done of great features. I have always used a Garmin, but this Motorola model looks great.

    February 25, 2016 at 4:04 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I’ve always used a Garmin as well, but I love that this can do everything that I need it to, and more!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:26 am
  • Reply Shannon

    I definitely up the cross training in the winter. The treadmill is the worst and outside is just not always an option

    February 25, 2016 at 4:14 pm
  • Reply Julie @ Girl on the Move

    Love this watch! And love how it can track my workouts when I’m not at the gym…which is a lot!!

    February 25, 2016 at 4:15 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      This thing seriously does it all!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:25 am
  • Reply reb

    Love cold (not polar vortex cold) compared to high temp/high humidity summer. Summer is when I need motivated. A cool new gadget would help! Thanks!

    February 25, 2016 at 4:19 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Well, nobody likes polar vortex cold. Except for maybe a polar bear.

      February 27, 2016 at 6:24 am
  • Reply Emily

    Checking the weather, finding your phone, and running/walking? This watch is awesome!!

    February 25, 2016 at 4:21 pm
  • Reply Debbie F

    Oooh such a pretty watch!

    Yes! I keep up with running in the winter – I like it much better since I live in Texas and it gets unbearably hot here – in the wintertime I just need an extra layer or two and I’m good. πŸ™‚

    February 25, 2016 at 5:12 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      That sounds lovely. (Not the unbearably hot part, though)

      February 27, 2016 at 6:22 am
  • Reply Farrah

    This watch sounds like all sorts of awesome! I’m all about the powerwalking (and hill climbing and hiking)! πŸ˜› I’m motivated by my dreams of badassery! ;P

    February 25, 2016 at 5:26 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Hahah but you already ARE badass:D

      February 27, 2016 at 6:21 am
      • Reply Farrah


        *Even more badass? ;P

        March 1, 2016 at 9:06 pm
  • Reply V2KMGS

    I would probably keep up more with my running regimen if I had a Moto 360 to track everything on. That would definitely keep me #MOTOvated! πŸ™‚

    February 25, 2016 at 5:29 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      It is great seeing the larger picture version of everything, that is for sure!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:21 am
  • Reply Kristy @ Southern In Law

    I feel like I need this watch! I have tried so many that are stupidly inaccurate and frustrating!

    February 25, 2016 at 5:50 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      So frustrating. So far I am loving this one!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:20 am
  • Reply Ling Cheung

    I reduced the amount of time I run, but it depends on the temperature.

    February 25, 2016 at 6:54 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      That is smart! Best to be cautious in extreme temps,

      February 27, 2016 at 6:19 am
  • Reply liz l

    Yep, only time I really like to run, lol

    February 25, 2016 at 7:13 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      As long as you find what works for you!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:18 am
  • Reply Jeffrey

    I do keep up my running in the winter and actually probably run more miles than in the summer. I like running in the cold temperatures but they also make it near impossible to cross train, thus more running! I always make sure to have a spring race (or few) on the calendar to stay #MOTOvated. This year its Boston, the Glass City Marathon 6 days later (I’m the 1st leg of a relay team with my family but run the entire event with everyone else, my kids are young plus its fun) and the Cleveland Marathon in the middle of May…On my BIRTHDAY!

    February 25, 2016 at 7:25 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      That is quite a schedule! Best of luck!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:18 am
  • Reply Sandra Laflamme

    Wow! This watch has some amazing features. I love the fact that you can jot down notes for a workout! Plus it looks pretty cool too!

    February 25, 2016 at 8:28 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I know, right? It makes me feel so slick πŸ˜€

      February 27, 2016 at 6:16 am
  • Reply Alli O

    As you are more than familiar with, living with IBD, i am always grateful when I feel well enough to workout. And when I can run (outside?!) even better. It makes me appreciate the workout so much more!

    February 25, 2016 at 9:08 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Alli, I hope you are doing well! I definitely know how you feel, and how much you appreciate feeling well enough to take your workout outside.

      February 27, 2016 at 6:17 am
  • Reply Karrie

    Yes I try to keep track. I motivate myself by seeing all the progress i make

    February 26, 2016 at 5:23 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Then you will love this watch–it makes that easy!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:16 am
  • Reply Hilary

    I like to try and stay with running, but lately in the winter time I tend to take a break and gives my body the rest it needs, and try out other workouts.

    February 26, 2016 at 6:05 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      It seems like you have found the right balance for yourself!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:16 am
  • Reply Ben T

    Wow this watch does it ALL, I like that you can store music on it too.

    February 26, 2016 at 7:07 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Seriously? It is so cool!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:15 am
  • Reply Sarah @ BucketListTummy

    Oh man, I am so excited for this running link up. The moto watch looks amazing, truly a gadget from the future!

    February 26, 2016 at 7:53 am
  • Reply Amy Lauren

    I’m more motivated in the winter because the weather is good for running here in SC, not so much in the summer. I stay motivated by working out with friends.

    February 26, 2016 at 7:57 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Friends are the ultimate motivating tool on days you don’t want to go!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:15 am
  • Reply paige c

    I make sure to take advantage of sunny and warmer days by running outside and stick to the treadmill when the weather is bad. I also stay motivated by signing up for spring races!

    February 26, 2016 at 8:41 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Gotta love spring races!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:14 am
  • Reply Julie M

    My motivation wanes in the winter. Lately I’ve been running with my boyfriend. He challenges me to quick intervals to push my pace. Running buddies always help motivate.

    February 26, 2016 at 9:15 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      So true! I love finding buddies to run with!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:14 am
  • Reply Jess @hellotofit

    WOW, that watch has so many cool features!! Phone on my wrist? Okay.

    February 26, 2016 at 10:59 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Jess, this thing is so cool!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:13 am
  • Reply Adarsh D

    I look for long term benefits and thus gets motivated..

    February 26, 2016 at 12:55 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      That is s great way to stay motivated!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:13 am
  • Reply Elle

    I prefer the cold to the heat to run. I don’t mind it at all.

    February 26, 2016 at 1:24 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I don’t like the extremes in either case!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:12 am
  • Reply Christina

    I signed up for a half marathon in May, which has been my winter running motivation. Also found that practicing yoga in my living room is quite wonderful (and free!)

    February 26, 2016 at 3:54 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      And great for your running as well!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:12 am
  • Reply Cecil @ Dreadmill Drummer

    My primary means of keeping up with my running in the winter is to utilize the elliptical at home or the treadmills at work. I do get a few runs in outside, but I don’t own that much cold weather gear so it makes it a little hard.

    February 26, 2016 at 4:08 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Definitely. Luckily, the moto 360 sport works great indoors!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:11 am
  • Reply Will C

    It is just great to get out and run to clear my head even in winter.

    February 26, 2016 at 5:19 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I have truly missed being able to do that with this injury of mine.

      February 27, 2016 at 6:11 am
  • Reply Sarah ahmed

    Sense of achievement , endorphins and the knowledge I’m bettering myself keep me me MOTOvated! Moto 360 would help me with my half marathon dreams .

    February 26, 2016 at 10:33 pm
  • Reply Sarah Ahmed

    Sense of achievement , endorphins and the knowledge I’m bettering myself keeps me MOTOvated ! The Moto 360 would help me Pursue my half marathon dreams .

    February 26, 2016 at 10:36 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      That is fantastic! Good luck with training!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:10 am
  • Reply Caitlin M

    Well, I live in Australia, so winter’s not so bad. And I love my morning runs, so motivations not really a problem.

    February 27, 2016 at 5:53 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      It’s a touch life, but someone’s gotta live it, right? ;D

      February 27, 2016 at 6:10 am
  • Reply Cheryl

    I don’t keep up with a running regimen in the winter.

    February 27, 2016 at 6:24 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Maybe this would help!

      February 27, 2016 at 6:31 am
  • Reply Toni

    Winter running is the same as any other time of the year in Florida, so the motivation down here actually wanes in the summer during the hot and humid weather. When I loved north I would join planet fitness for a few months to get through to cold and snowy weather, thanks for a great give away

    February 27, 2016 at 6:49 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Do you do gyms in the summer down in Florida?

      February 27, 2016 at 6:56 am
      • Reply Toni

        Sometimes, mostly I just run really early or really late

        February 27, 2016 at 8:33 am
  • Reply Amy

    I’m coming back from a femoral head stress fracture, so I would love to have this watch to motivate me!

    February 27, 2016 at 7:23 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Best of luck with your recovery! I feel you there.

      March 1, 2016 at 8:20 pm
  • Reply Michelle N

    It would be awesome to have a watch that does it all in one place! No need to switch between devices! I am motivated by wine and cupcakes πŸ™‚

    February 27, 2016 at 7:31 am
  • Reply Hoai-Quoc

    Absolute tech junkie here. This watch would be perfect for my everyday for running needs, especially in the cold to free my hands from my phone.

    February 27, 2016 at 7:35 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Tech junkie! You would love it!

      March 1, 2016 at 8:19 pm
  • Reply jennifer

    I a motivated by the weather! If it is beautiful, I’m chomping at the bits. But if it is under 70 degrees I am NOT happy, unless a race and then I will suck it up (with a lot of complaining). And by the way, I totally need this watch — I’m using two brands right now and having an issue with each

    February 27, 2016 at 7:39 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I would love to see you with 3-4 watches on… Also, never travel to Chicago. At least not when it isn’t summer.

      March 1, 2016 at 8:18 pm
  • Reply Toni

    My kids MOTOvate me! As a busy working mom, thus watch would be perfect with all of its functionality! Looks awesome!!

    February 27, 2016 at 7:41 am
  • Reply Kristin

    I’m so awful about keeping up with running in the winter! The snow, slush, and especially ice definitely deter me. I tried to get out last spring before the ice/snow melted and I totally slipped and pulled something – never mind that I was trying to post to IG at the time! πŸ˜‰

    February 27, 2016 at 9:29 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      #blogger/socialmediaproblems. The hazards we face!

      March 1, 2016 at 8:18 pm
  • Reply KV

    Music gives me motivation & this watch has music storage so I wouldn’t have to carry my phone.

    February 27, 2016 at 5:03 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      It is such an awesome feature!

      March 1, 2016 at 8:17 pm
  • Reply kristen

    i try to brave the cold when i can

    February 27, 2016 at 5:48 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Brave being the right word to use!

      March 1, 2016 at 8:16 pm
  • Reply Kat

    I’m a huge slacker in the winter months, but all it takes is a sunny day to get me back out there; the spring weather motivates me to get my butt in gear.

    February 27, 2016 at 8:19 pm
  • Reply Noreen

    The treadmill on really bad weather days

    February 27, 2016 at 11:34 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Thank goodness for them!

      March 1, 2016 at 8:15 pm
  • Reply masala girl

    this is so cool! i definitely love the weather feature. i’m updating it eveery time i check my phone haha. my biggest motivator is knowing that the only person i can blame when i dont like my results- is me.

    February 28, 2016 at 2:53 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      oooo that is a great way to look at it. That’ll definitely kick you in the rear!

      March 1, 2016 at 8:14 pm
  • Reply EB @ Running on E

    Dang, that thing is fancy (potentially too fancy for me, but it’s still awesome). I stay motivated by setting new goals and challenges for myself. Getting comfortable with the status quo doesn’t work well for me. πŸ™‚

    February 29, 2016 at 7:16 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      You could totally figure it out:D Plus, you could finangle it to do fun things like suggest beer for you

      March 1, 2016 at 8:04 pm
  • Reply Kaella On The Run

    Awesome giveaway!! I’ve been looking at trackers for awhile as another training tool πŸ™‚

    February 29, 2016 at 1:49 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      This one is a lot of fun!

      March 1, 2016 at 7:48 pm
  • Reply Wendy Aldridge

    I motivate myself to get out there and give it everything I have. This watch would be a wonderful help in setting and meeting daily goals.

    February 29, 2016 at 2:37 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      That is a great reason!

      March 1, 2016 at 7:47 pm
  • Reply Ellen @ My Uncommon Everyday

    I motivate myself to work out in the winter because the cold weather acts to “freeze” my joints and muscles and working out keeps everything nice and loose and a little less painful!

    February 29, 2016 at 7:56 pm
  • Reply Gale

    How fun. I am trying to run when I can and with the weather getting nicer hopefully I can run some more. I’m not very consistant.

    March 2, 2016 at 7:19 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      As long as you get out there!

      March 3, 2016 at 8:15 am
  • Reply Monica

    I maintain my motivation during winter because that is actually peak race season in Florida!

    March 2, 2016 at 8:40 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      And you have so many fantastic races to choose from!

      March 3, 2016 at 8:15 am
  • Reply DJ

    I do workout during the winter months and stay motivated with lots of coffee and green tea.

    March 2, 2016 at 10:05 am
  • Reply Lex

    That is so awesome you can sync it your phone… i have a polar and it has been a challenge for me to use.
    What gets me motivated? For running those shiny medals at the end and for it mean i get better playing softball. (more speed work means i can run the bases quicker lol)

    March 2, 2016 at 12:52 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I have no fast twitch muscles. At all.

      March 3, 2016 at 8:16 am
      • Reply Lex

        lol I am not fast at all and definitely not a sprinter.. my nickname on one team is the ‘gazelle’ because i apparently run like a shot gazelle πŸ˜‰

        March 3, 2016 at 11:55 am
  • Reply Tamieka

    Wow!! what a fancy watch!!!

    I love how it syncs with the different apps. I have never heard of the Under Armour app actually-thanks for that!

    What an exciting Link-up….I will have to start thinking about what to contribute πŸ˜‰

    March 2, 2016 at 2:00 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      So excited! Remember, it is Thursday during March but then Wednesdays starting April!

      March 3, 2016 at 8:13 am
  • Reply Jenny S

    The treadmill is not my favorite thing so I try to maintain with cardio workouts at home. Spring is almost here!

    March 2, 2016 at 2:01 pm
  • Reply Austin Baroudi

    I don’t. I just hibernate and pick right back up when the weather is warm.

    March 2, 2016 at 8:41 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Haha Awesome answer.

      March 3, 2016 at 8:14 am
  • Reply Sue @ This Mama Runs for Cupcakes

    I love the look of the watch and the features look pretty awesome too!! Would love to try this out. I hate running in the cold, so I resort to my treadmill.

    March 3, 2016 at 7:50 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I hear you there (as it is currently snowing outside)

      March 3, 2016 at 8:17 am
  • Reply Beth

    My motivation sucks in the winter. This winter instead of being overly aggressive and giving up (like the past few years). I stuck with a run twice (even if it’s only 5 minutes) and yoga once per week goal. It worked a lot better and I usually did more than that.

    March 3, 2016 at 8:52 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      That is great! sounds like you came up with something that really worked for you!

      March 3, 2016 at 8:56 am
  • Reply John @ run. geek. run(disney)

    This is a great giveaway. I love my vivoactive, but this looks really sweet. I’ve done pretty good keeping up this winter. Doing a run streak with the new year really helped keep me going. Goals with some spring races is helping as well.

    March 3, 2016 at 2:36 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      This watch is super fun, and it does so much more than just track activity, which I love! Good luck with your run streak and races!

      March 3, 2016 at 5:01 pm
  • Reply Shannon

    I run my treadmill in the winter.

    March 5, 2016 at 5:45 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Good job keeping up with it!

      March 6, 2016 at 6:34 am
  • Reply Aaron

    I try to stay #MOTOvated by accepting and appreciating the results of the effort.

    March 5, 2016 at 6:31 pm
  • Reply Audrey Dawkins

    I live in South GA….so we have very very mild winters. My best running time

    March 5, 2016 at 6:36 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I was about to say! I bet it gets pretty warm during the summer!

      March 6, 2016 at 6:33 am
  • Reply Jenny Sanders

    Lately, I’ve been motivated most by setting some goals and letting my workout buddy know about them. I’ve got to go through with it, I don’t want to be a quitter. πŸ™‚ I’d totally use this watch. My runs are getting longer and I’m trying to mix them up a bit.

    March 7, 2016 at 9:54 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I can tell without question that you are not a quitter! Not even a chance.

      March 9, 2016 at 9:51 am
  • Reply lacey@fairytalesandfitness

    Wow that watch does alot! I would love to upgrade from my old Garmin 10. Looks very simple too, which is always a bonus. Can’t stand complicated gadgets.

    March 8, 2016 at 8:09 pm
  • Reply Suzanne

    Looks like such an awesome watch!!

    March 13, 2016 at 3:59 pm
  • Reply Angela Saver

    I stick with my regimen in the winter unless it’s icy or a lot of snow. I stay motivated by working out with a partner so we keep each other motivated & accountable.

    March 13, 2016 at 8:16 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Boom! I love your dedication!

      March 15, 2016 at 9:26 am
  • Reply Erin from Long Island

    This watch sounds amazing! You weren’t kidding about all of the features! I’m #MOTOvated by reminding myself I get to do this, not that I have to.

    March 13, 2016 at 10:17 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Health is something that you fight for, but you get to make that decision πŸ˜€

      March 15, 2016 at 9:28 am
  • Reply Kimberly Hatting

    I am #MOTOvated to stay young!! I stay with my usual routine in winter, but definitely scale back the mileage. This winter I didn’t do any runs longer than 6 miles (except for that little 15K in California on NYE, and I’m feeling good πŸ˜‰ Bring on the spring races!!

    March 14, 2016 at 6:44 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      Girl, you look amazing. And YES to spring!

      March 15, 2016 at 9:28 am
  • Reply Pragati // Simple Medicine

    I love the color scheme on this watch. I think that would motivate me more than anything lol

    March 14, 2016 at 7:49 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      And there are so many more options, even!

      March 15, 2016 at 9:24 am
  • Reply Helly on the Run

    Totally pinned that incline workout. LOVE.
    My hubs got me a sweet new watch and I’d love to win this one for him πŸ™‚ <3

    March 14, 2016 at 7:49 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      I like it. Trading watches is so runner romantic lol

      March 15, 2016 at 9:25 am
  • Reply justaguy7144714

    I stick to using a treadmill indoors… My lungs are absolutely incompatible with running in cold air. Thought I was going to freaking die after a very short period of time

    March 15, 2016 at 4:19 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      oh my. That would be rather tragic and violent!

      March 15, 2016 at 9:25 am
  • Reply Kelly

    Living in Florida means running isn’t too much of an issue in winter. I always try to keep a race or two on my calendar to keep myself motivated!

    March 16, 2016 at 10:41 am
    • Reply suzlyfe

      You Floridians and your easy winters. But then again, you do have FL summers!

      March 16, 2016 at 10:53 am
      • Reply Kelly

        I’m trying not to think about it! Summer will be here all too soon.

        March 16, 2016 at 11:00 am
  • Reply Caroline

    The hardest part for me is simply finding safe places to run amidst crazy high snow banks!

    March 16, 2016 at 6:49 pm
    • Reply suzlyfe

      That is legit. Please don’t hurt yourself!

      March 17, 2016 at 2:16 pm

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