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Top tips for the Three Peaks Challenge, from 11-time Everest mountain master Kenton Cool

Top tips for the Three Peaks Challenge, from 11-time Everest mountain master Kenton Cool

By 11 hours ago

Climbing a mountain is never easy, that's why they call it a mountain. But it can be made more comfortable and more enjoyable with the right kit and preparation. So if you're planning on taking on the Three Peaks Challenge or just the one peak for fun,... >>

Fitbit Surge review: Bridging the gap between activity tracker and sportswatch
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Fitbit Surge review: Bridging the gap between activity tracker and sportswatch

By 25 June 2015

Described as the ultimate fitness superwatch, the Fitbit Surge places the company in the sportswatch category for the first time, competing against the likes of Polar and Garmin. Fitbit claims to now have a fitness tracking device for everyone. We've... >>

Jabra Sport Coach: Nearly a personal trainer in your ears (hands-on)

Jabra Sport Coach: Nearly a personal trainer in your ears (hands-on)

By 23 June 2015

Jabra has unveiled its latest sports wireless earbuds, the Sport Coach. This is the follow-up to the Sport Pulse which impressed the tech world last year. The new in-ears don't feature the heart rate monitor of the Pulse which drops the price considerably.... >>

Jabra Sport Coach wireless earbuds want to be your cross training coach

Jabra Sport Coach wireless earbuds want to be your cross training coach

By 19 June 2015

Following on from Jabra's multi-award winning Pulse earbuds come the latest Jabra Sport Coach wireless earbuds. These have built-in motion sensing to offer real-time cross training coaching. The great thing about the first Pulse was its ability to measure... >>

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... >>

Best fitness trackers: The best activity bands to buy today

Best fitness trackers: The best activity bands to buy today

By 29 May 2015

The wearables market has really taken off over the past couple of years leaving behind a plethora of devices from smartwatches and heart rate measuring headphones to sports watches and activity trackers. There is such a breadth of choice out there, it's... >>

Hands-on: Garmin Forerunner 225 review: Heart-rate from your wrist (finally!)

Hands-on: Garmin Forerunner 225 review: Heart-rate from your wrist (finally!)

By 26 May 2015

Finally Garmin has taken the plunge and released its first running watch with a built-in heart-rate sensor, the Forerunner 225. We got to handle one at CES Asia to see whether it's the one everyone's been waiting for. The Forerunner 225 isn't the device... >>

Next generation Spotify will use your phone's sensors to match songs to your running pace

Next generation Spotify will use your phone's sensors to match songs to your running pace

By 20 May 2015

Spotify has revealed that it is to use the accelerometer in your phone to choose the pace of your music streaming to match your running. The new version of the Spotify app, which is being rolled out for iPhone now, will find tracks that have the same... >>

Stand-up gadgets: Tech to get you fit by doing very little at all

Stand-up gadgets: Tech to get you fit by doing very little at all

By 19 May 2015

If we told you there was a way to get fitter, lose weight and even strengthen muscle by doing pretty much nothing, would you believe it? Well, yes, you probably would as the headline clearly gives away standing as the secret. Time for some science. According... >>

Garmin Forerunner 225, its first optical heart rate watch: Is this the end of the chest strap?

Garmin Forerunner 225, its first optical heart rate watch: Is this the end of the chest strap?

By 12 May 2015

Garmin has finally joined the competition in offering a sports GPS watch that tracks heart rate using optics built-into the watch rather than a connected chest strap. The Garmin Forerunner 225 will be the company's first optical HR watch. Pocket-lint... >>