Running archive

  • Runsafer smart shoes will learn how you run and guide you to a better style
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    Runsafer smart shoes will learn how you run and guide you to a better style

    By 6 December 2013

    Wearable kit is going to be the norm soon with all our daily movements recorded and fed back to us. While this is good for fitness, the more you move the more you increase your chance of injury. That’s why the Runfaster project aims to develop smart...

  • Be Inspired: How to use tech to improve your fitness
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    Be Inspired: How to use tech to improve your fitness

    By 4 September 2013

    Technology can help us in a number of ways, but with more and more of us trying to get fit, we turned to Rebecca Cox, a personal trainer and running coach, to find out whether you can use technology to help improve your fitness. A marathon veteran, Cox...

  • Nike Free Flyknit vs Nike Free Hyperfeel: First run using Nike's new running shoes
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    Nike Free Flyknit vs Nike Free Hyperfeel: First run using Nike's new running shoes

    By 17 July 2013

    Nike Free Flyknit and Nike Free Hyperfeel are the latest running shoes announced on July 16 by Nike. Pocket-lint got to handle both pairs of shoes to see how they felt on the foot and underfoot, at the company's headquarters and development centre in...

  • Nike Free Flyknit pictures and hands-on
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    Nike Free Flyknit pictures and hands-on

    By 16 July 2013

    The Nike Free Flyknits have just been unveiled, and Pocket-lint has had a preview look at the "second skin" running shoes. The luminescent green/yellow trainers sampled- there are plenty of other colours available, see our gallery below - are bright and...

  • Nike Free Hyperfeel pictures and hands-on
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    Nike Free Hyperfeel pictures and hands-on

    By 16 July 2013

    Ahead of the official unveil of Nike's latest running kit, Pocket-lint got our hands on the forthcoming Nike Free Hyperfeel running shoes. The Hyperfeel - which are available in hyper-bright men's and women's colour schemes, as you can see from our hands-on...

  • Nike Free Hyperfeel: Super-light running shoe with Lunar technology unveiled
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    Nike Free Hyperfeel: Super-light running shoe with Lunar technology unveiled

    By 16 July 2013

    Nike has lifted the lid on Hyperfeel, its latest running shoe that focuses on light weight while delivering a cushioned, smooth ride, thanks to the brand's Lunar mid-sole. Hyperfeel combines a Flyknit upper section with a soft, cushioned Lunar sole. The...

  • Nike Free Flyknit official: New running shoe merges two key technologies for optimum performance
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    Nike Free Flyknit official: New running shoe merges two key technologies for optimum performance

    By 16 July 2013

    Nike has officially unveiled its latest running shoe: the Nike Free Flyknit. The combination of the company's current key top running technologies - Free and Flyknit - the Free Flyknits are said to provide a balance of Free's natural motion, with a second-skin-like...

  • Under Armour Speedform pictures and eyes-on: The running shoe designed like a bra
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    Under Armour Speedform pictures and eyes-on: The running shoe designed like a bra

    By 8 July 2013

    Under Armour is a sportswear brand commonly associated with clothing that fits snugly around your contours, for performance sake. Tight, elasticated, long sleeve roll-necks, sports vests, running apparel, that sort of thing. So when the American company...

  • Tevasphere Trail eVent review: The first run
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    Tevasphere Trail eVent review: The first run

    By 5 March 2013

    Teva, famous for adventure gear, is upping its efforts with a new running/trail shoe with the Tevasphere Trail eVent that brings a new twist to trail running while retaining some of the company's heritage in doing what it knows best: keeping your feet...

  • Nike Steaming Lounge: Shoes that fit like a glove
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    Nike Steaming Lounge: Shoes that fit like a glove

    By 7 February 2013

    Nike's super hi-tech FlyKnit shoe gadgetry has been doing the rounds for a while now. Even British athlete Mo Farah has been showing off his FlyKnits, winning gold medals in them at the Olympics. The concept of FlyKnit is fairly simple: strip away as...

  • Customisable Christmas: Sports accessories
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    Customisable Christmas: Sports accessories

    By 26 November 2012

    Fitness fans might have a shiny new set of trainers waiting for them under the Christmas tree. Who knows, swimming trunks, socks or even a bike could be order of the day, it all depends what they have asked Santa for. Customisable Christmas at Pocket-lint...

  • Hands-on: Nike Shield wet weather running kit review
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    Hands-on: Nike Shield wet weather running kit review

    By 26 November 2012

    In the summer, running is easy. You come home from work, chuck on a pair of shoes and a vest, and head out the door. If you are lucky it is light, it's warm, it's a breeze. In the winter it is anything but. That's where Nike's new winter kit promises...

  • Best wet weather running gear
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    Best wet weather running gear

    By 7 November 2012

    The days are getting shorter and the rains getting heavier. As winter sets in, motivating yourself to go out and get fit becomes increasingly difficult. No one enjoys a soaking wet run through a muddy marsh, unless you are a dog, in which case, how are...

  • British 10K: Facebook and Nike lets friends cheer you on live as you race
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    British 10K: Facebook and Nike lets friends cheer you on live as you race

    By 6 July 2012

    Nike has created a Facebook app that allows runners of the British 10K on Sunday 8 July to get messages on huge billboards as they run around the track in London.  Available to all those who are running (Pocket-lint included) users will be able to sign...

  • Runnr.me app will help joggers avoid injury with live radio feedback
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    Runnr.me app will help joggers avoid injury with live radio feedback

    By 19 June 2012

    A team of developers is working on an app that aims to prevent injury among runners by monitoring their running style. The Runnr.me app works in tandem with a sensor embedded into a runner’s trainer. The app can then monitor how a person’s foot works...

  • Nike adds four new colours to its fitness-savvy sportwatch range
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    Nike adds four new colours to its fitness-savvy sportwatch range

    By 7 June 2012

    Running enthusiasts can now choose from four additional Nike+ Sportwatches that will monitor your fitness levels, tracks distances covered and even measure your performance against other athletes.  Nike and TomTom have unveiled four new colours - black...

  • Getting fitted for a pair of shoes at Nike Town ready for the British Nike 10K
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    Getting fitted for a pair of shoes at Nike Town ready for the British Nike 10K

    By 31 May 2012

    Pocket-lint is running the British Nike 10K and keen to make sure we have the right running shoes for our style of running, Nike invited us down to Nike Town at Oxford Circus, London, to get fitted. Running in the right pair of shoes is important: over...

  • Sportiiiis glasses give visual feedback for fitness fanatics
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    Sportiiiis glasses give visual feedback for fitness fanatics

    By 28 May 2012

    Clip the Sportiiiis heads up display to your glasses and you’ll be able to monitor your fitness levels as you work out. Fitness fanatics will be able to monitor their heart rate, speed (when running or cycling), power, cadence and pace with a visual...

  • Vibram Five Fingers KSO Barefoot pictures and hands-on
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    Vibram Five Fingers KSO Barefoot pictures and hands-on

    By 16 April 2012

    Forget over-pronating, or under pronating, the rage at the moment is all about running barefoot. That might work on the beach or the more sandy climbs of Africa, but running your usual route barefoot in the UK is more than likely not possible or advisable....

  • Nike+ SportWatch GPS to measure Fuel points from June
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    Nike+ SportWatch GPS to measure Fuel points from June

    By 7 March 2012

    Nike Fuel, the new exercise currency that the company has created to help sports fans get fit, will be coming to the company's Nike+ SportWatch GPS training watch and other devices already released.   "From June, you will be able to earn Fuel points...

  • Columbia Omni-Freeze Ice promises a cool run
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    Columbia Omni-Freeze Ice promises a cool run

    By 12 October 2011

    Columbia, the outdoor clothing company, is about to launch a new range of T-shirts that will actively cool runners when they sweat. The new technology, called Omni-Freeze Ice, works by detecting the moment moisture hits the fabric’s surface. That process...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Run the Map (WP7)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Run the Map (WP7)

    By 7 September 2011

    The iPhone has Nike+, Android has plenty of decent running apps to help you get the most out of your favourite sport, but what about Windows Phone 7? Hidden in the Marketplace is a free app called Run the Map, but does do what it says on the tin? We’ve...

  • Skins ICE compression apparel   review
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    Skins ICE compression apparel review

    By 18 September 2009

    Research into sports and exercise performance has suggested that compression garments bring a number of benefits to the athlete, with high adoption among professional athletes in many sports. The sight of Paula Radcliffe wearing compression stockings,...

  • Sky captures fastest man on earth in 3D
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    Sky captures fastest man on earth in 3D

    By 19 May 2009

    Sky is pushing forward with its 3D filming, announcing that it's captured Usain Bolt, the fastest man on the earth, in 3D sprinting 150 metres down a specially designed track in Manchester on 18 May, 2009. The sprint was filmed using five 3D camera rigs,...

  • Virgin London Marathon ballot closes in record time
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    Virgin London Marathon ballot closes in record time

    By 30 April 2009

    The Virgin London Marathon 2010 entry ballot has been completed after 2 days and 16 hours - beating the previous record by over 15 days, despite access problems reported by many as the site went live. Virgin Money says there was "unprecedented demand"...