Many runners and coaches find stopwatches one of the best methods of tracking time in a workout. Unlike a wristwatch, a stopwatch's only purpose is to record time and its construction makes it easy for a runner to start and stop without breaking stride. Stopwatches are most beneficial during interval workouts, or for runs requiring multiple times to be taken.
Article Written By Jonathan Croswell
Jonathan Croswell has spent more than five years writing and editing for a number of newspapers and online publications, including the "Omaha World-Herald" and "New York Newsday." Croswell received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Nebraska and is currently pursuing a Master's of Health and Exercise Science at Portland State University.