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Plessey's heart rate monitor wristwatch device

Plessey's heart rate monitor wristwatch device

By 26 April 2012

Plessey Semiconductors has introduced a heart rate monitor that can be worn on your wrist as you would a watch. The device is built in such a way that a sensor electrode remains in contact with the skin on your wrist. Users can then touch a second electrode... >>

Scosche myTrek pictures and hands-on

Scosche myTrek pictures and hands-on

By 28 December 2011

Looking to shed a few pounds following the Christmas binge? If you have an iPhone then you are literally spoilt for choice. We've looked at a number of iPhone apps in the past that offer to track your performance using the on-board GPS, but the offering... >>

Adidas miCoach - the secret of your marathon success?

Adidas miCoach - the secret of your marathon success?

By 25 April 2010

We saw the adidas miCoach system when it launched at CES earlier this year, and in its previous incarnation as part of Samsung miCoach. Adidas put aside quite a bit of space at this year's Virgin London Marathon expo for it, so we thought we'd take a... >>

Garmin Forerunner 110 promises to be simple

Garmin Forerunner 110 promises to be simple

By 29 March 2010

The Garmin Forerunner 110 is a new entry-level device joining the ranks of Garmin's sports watches. The Forerunner 110 features a SiRFstar IV GPS receiver, which Garmin claim will acquire and hold signal under a woodland canopy and in built-up areas.... >>

Garmin Edge 500

Garmin Edge 500

By 8 October 2009

Garmin's new Edge 500 brings sleek GPS functionality to a set of handlebars near you. If you don't want the mapping that the Edge 705 offers, the 500 will give you a much more compact unit. It is still packed with technology however, offering GPS functions,... >>

Suunto t3c Black Arrow heart rate monitor
3.5 out of 5

Suunto t3c Black Arrow heart rate monitor

By 2 October 2009

The Suunto t3c Black Arrow edition is a special edition release of its t3c model or heart rate monitor, partnered with the International Triathlon Union. Featuring a standard heart rate monitor when used with the provided chest strap, it takes the fight... >>

Polar FT80 heart rate monitor
4 out of 5

Polar FT80 heart rate monitor

By 9 September 2009

The Polar FT80 heart rate monitor "training computer" comes in at the top of the range of generalist fitness devices offered by Polar. Here we test the standard FT80, although it also is available with the G1 GPS module for speed and distance tracking,... >>

Suunto Triathlon Collection t6c and t3c models launch

Suunto Triathlon Collection t6c and t3c models launch

By 15 May 2009

With the triathlon season in full flow, you might have realised your training just isn't working for you. Suunto, to celebrate a partnership with the ITU, has launched two limited edition Triathlon Collection heart rate monitors. Based on the t6c and... >>

FINIS launches AquaPulse for swimmers

FINIS launches AquaPulse for swimmers

By 22 April 2009

Conventional heart rate monitors fall down in two areas when swimming: firstly the chest strap isn't always compatible with those long reaching pulls; secondly, looking at the display while swimming can really put you off your stroke. FINIS think they... >>

Polar FT60
4 out of 5

Polar FT60

By 6 February 2009

Polar are synonymous with heart rate monitors and it is difficult to go anywhere in the world of sports and fitness without encountering Polar products. With heart rate training forming a core aspect of many professional training programmes, it is not... >>


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