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The $25 Milestone Pod isn't an activity track. Its a Bluetooth-equipped foot pod with long battery life.

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Setup is a breeze. You attach a small dock to the laces of your sneakers.

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You then twist and snap the pod into place.

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And then you are ready to go. The pod will automatically start recording your run once you start moving.

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The pod is lightweight and you likely won't even notice it.

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It can run all the running basics like duration, pace, distance and cadence.

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There's also more advanced features like foot strike, ground contact, rate of impact, stride length and leg swing.

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You may not initially understand why these are useful, but that the app provides helpful tips to bring you up to speed.

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You can also view detailed charts.

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You can even sign up to receive insights to help you improve your running form.

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