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Adidas miCoach - the secret of your marathon success?

Adidas miCoach - the secret of your marathon success?

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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

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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

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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
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Suunto t3c Black Arrow heart rate monitor

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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
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Polar FT80 heart rate monitor

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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

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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

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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
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Polar FT60

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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... >>

Polar FT range aims to optimise exercise efforts

Polar FT range aims to optimise exercise efforts

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Polar have a wealth of experience behind their heart rate monitors having been in the business for over 30 years. Their new FT range aims to put a personal trainer on your wrist with the introduction of three new models of heart rate monitor. The new... >>

Garmin Forerunner 405
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Garmin Forerunner 405

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The Garmin Forerunner series has long been a firm favourite with athletes, with a strong fan base in runners and triathletes. The combination of heart rate monitor with GPS functions providing all the information you need to accurately monitor and manage... >>