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We train with the Brownlee brothers at the Human Performance Lab using the gadgets of the future

We train with the Brownlee brothers at the Human Performance Lab using the gadgets of the future

By 12 June 2015

Science in sport is now becoming more important than ever as athletes reach peak performance. But the tech developed for the pros can even help us normal folk to get fitter. We visited the GSK Human Performance Lab, while Olympic medal-winning triathletes... >>

Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit: Stimulating, lightweight, but tough on your calves

Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit: Stimulating, lightweight, but tough on your calves

By 22 April 2015

Barefoot running has seemingly come and gone. But if you look closely, brands are still supporting the idea of running as close to barefoot as possible, but without all the hype. Nike's approach is to offer three different running shoes as part of its... >>

2015 Under Armour compression gear put to the test

2015 Under Armour compression gear put to the test

By 27 March 2015

We’re only 6 minutes in to our training session and already we want to stop. We can’t take it any more, but we plough on for another 3 minutes, before resting for a further three. And then the pain starts again. Why? We’ve agreed to test Under Armour’s... >>

Couch to 5K run: Best apps and wearables to get you fit

Couch to 5K run: Best apps and wearables to get you fit

By 25 March 2015

The sun has got his hat on in the UK so it's time to get out and join him, getting fit at the same time. Apps and wearables can help make the process a whole lot easier by helping with motivation. Getting fit is not easy. The thought of sitting with a... >>

World’s first power meter for running is here to make you faster, meet Stryd

World’s first power meter for running is here to make you faster, meet Stryd

By 5 March 2015

Professional athletes improve performance by measuring their efforts, analysing data and targeting how to train. Thanks to wearables we can start to do this but not as effectively as possible, until now. Stryd is a new wearable that offers runners the... >>

Epson Runsense SF-810 review: Serious features, shabby software
3 out of 5

Epson Runsense SF-810 review: Serious features, shabby software

By 3 February 2015

Epson, most famous for its printers, is making the move into sports wearables with its Runsense range of GPS-enabled watches. No ink carts or A4 paper to be seen anywhere. Running watches aren't a new concept, of course, with big names like Garmin and... >>

First Run: Adidas Ultra Boost: So comfortable you'll forget they're on

First Run: Adidas Ultra Boost: So comfortable you'll forget they're on

By 23 January 2015

Adidas has taken the wraps of its latest technological running innovation, the Adidas Ultra Boost. Claimed to offer more bounce than the first generation of Boost, more flexibility and overall to be the best runner yet, Adidas has a lot to live up to.... >>

Adidas Ultra Boost claimed to be best running shoe ever: Here's why

Adidas Ultra Boost claimed to be best running shoe ever: Here's why

By 22 January 2015

Adidas is putting a lot of its time and effort into research and advancing its running trainers, the result is the latest Adidas Ultra Boost. The First Adidas Boost trainer launched to much fanfare with the big sell being a sole that harvests impact energy... >>

Adidas Ultra Boost trainers want to use technology to make you faster

Adidas Ultra Boost trainers want to use technology to make you faster

By 22 January 2015

Adidas has unveiled the second generation of its Boost trainer with an upgraded model called the Adidas Ultra Boost. Adidas says this isn't only the best shoe it has ever made but is "the best show ever". The technology in the Boost range is focused in... >>

First run: Hoka One One Huaka running shoes review: More cushioning than your sofa

First run: Hoka One One Huaka running shoes review: More cushioning than your sofa

By 19 January 2015

Hoka who? Yep, we know what you are thinking, you've never heard of Hoka One One, but the bonkers colour scheme and the huge cushioned heel of the Huaka running shoes has drawn you in. That's exactly why we said yes to going out running in them too. But... >>