Magellan Echo Running Watch: GPS + Bluetooth Join Forces

Magellan are GPS experts so it’s nice to see that they have finally joined the smart running watch race. But rather than show up late to the party with your arms swinging (a lovely Nigerian expression for when you don’t bring any food or drink to a party), Magellan have a neat, and potentially game … Continue reading Magellan Echo Running Watch: GPS + Bluetooth Join Forces

Fitbit Flex Wireless Wristband Activity Tracker

It’s widely accepted that our sedentary lifestyles are killing us, which has helped the explosion in activity tracking devices. It’s very easy to let a whole day go by doing very little. Lots of people are apparently caught in the trap of equating exercise solely with going to the gym, which they don’t have time … Continue reading Fitbit Flex Wireless Wristband Activity Tracker

TomTom GPS Sports Watches: Exercise and Technology – the Perfect Fit?

I’m more active that you might expect for someone who edits a gadget website and spends all day and I love any chance I get to combine exercise and technology. I’ve tried many a pedometer the FitBit One being a current favourite) and I love my Withings wireless scales. But one of the coolest fitness … Continue reading TomTom GPS Sports Watches: Exercise and Technology – the Perfect Fit?

Zone Dome: Get Off the Beaten Track

If you’re one of the UK’s 5 million recreational runners and are looking for something to add a bit of sparkle to a mundane slog on the treadmill, perhaps a trip through to rolling grasslands of Mongolia’s Himalayan foothills will give you that extra motivation to push on. Thanks to the Zone Dome, the latest … Continue reading Zone Dome: Get Off the Beaten Track

Top Fitness Gadgets for 2013

I live alongside a canal, which is a prime running route and these past few days I’ve seen an exponential increase in people giving jogging a go, determined to “finally fit into those jeans”, or some other long-held dream. The numbers gradually dwindle over the month and by early March I can once again walk … Continue reading Top Fitness Gadgets for 2013

Withings Internet-Connected Scales: WiFi weight loss

Innovative company Withings have announced the release of the Wireless Scale WS-30, the first in their new line of internet-connected bathroom scales. Combining Bluetooth and wifi connectivity to offer a seamless, PC-free experience from the very first use, the latest Withings technology provides users with an ultra-intuitive experience. The scales provide day-to-day feedback, while the … Continue reading Withings Internet-Connected Scales: WiFi weight loss

Mio Cyclo 105C cycle computer review

Despite the daily threat of physical harm and death I do like cycling to and fro on London roads. In part this is because traffic makes buses agitating and the tube is a hot mess of sweat and agravataion in the summer. But also I like to think that I’m somehow magically getting fitter with … Continue reading Mio Cyclo 105C cycle computer review

FitBit One and FitBit Zip: Taking the slog out of logging

Keeping in shape is hard work and technology has always been around to ease the transition from amorphous blob into chiseled Greek statue. Unfortunately people are lazy and when you’ve already put so much effort into actually heading to the gym/jogging/pumping iron the last thing you want to do is be carefully noting what you’ve … Continue reading FitBit One and FitBit Zip: Taking the slog out of logging