Sports Fitness equipment archive

  • 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,...

  • Garmin launches FR60 fitness watch
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    Garmin launches FR60 fitness watch

    By 24 July 2009

    Garmin has announced the launch of the FR60, describing it as a "sleek fitness watch plus workout tool that tracks your time, heart rate and calories burned". Unlike other Garmin wristwear, the FR60 offers no GPS capabilities, but can be used in conjunction...

  • Garmin Oregon 550t
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    Garmin Oregon 550t

    By 21 July 2009

    If you think you've seen the Garmin Oregon 550t somewhere before that's because you have. The new GPS from Garmin for geocachers and outward types comes in virtually the same casing as the previous Garmin Oregon 400t, but adds a 3.2-megapixel digital...

  • New Nike+ SportBand launches
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    New Nike+ SportBand launches

    By 14 July 2009

    Nike has introduced the new and improved Nike+ SportBand watch that gives runners real-time performance feedback on their distance, pace, time and calories. The two main changes are a new screen with a white background that is said to enhance visibility...

  • Suunto offers limited-edition red and yellow Foot PODs
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    Suunto offers limited-edition red and yellow Foot PODs

    By 11 May 2009

    Suunto, the company that makes sports watches which monitor your heart rate and speed while jogging, has announced the limited availability of its Foot POD units in red and yellow. The devices, which clamp on to your shoes and measure how far you've run,...

  • Garmin announces Oregon 550 and 550t
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    Garmin announces Oregon 550 and 550t

    By 7 May 2009

    As Pocket-lint revealed would soon be the case from a retailer leak, Garmin has now announced the Oregon 550 and Oregon 550t sunlight-readable touchscreen handheld GPS devices that integrate a 3.2-megapixel camera, as well as a 3-axis compass. The waterproof...

  • Garmin launches Forerunner 405CX and 310XT
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    Garmin launches Forerunner 405CX and 310XT

    By 23 April 2009

    Garmin has added two fitness watches to its range - the Forerunner 310XT and the Forerunner 405CX. The Forerunner 310XT is a waterproof multi-sport GPS-enabled fitness watch. For running, jogging, walking, biking and other outdoor sports, the Forerunner...

  • Liquid Image improves video scuba mask
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    Liquid Image improves video scuba mask

    By 16 January 2009

    Liquid Image has released a new scuba mask at this year's CES in Las Vegas that promised to record what you see thanks to a built in camcorder. The new SCUBA SERIES HD320 will allow you record video at 720p and records video at 30 frames per second with...

  • Nokia N79 Active launches
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    Nokia N79 Active launches

    By 14 January 2009

    Nokia has announced the launch of the Nokia N79 Active, which will ship with the wireless Polar Bluetooth WearLink heart rate belt. This "healthy addition" to the Nseries range is angled as the perfect running companion and gets aGPS tracking and a new...

  • Tanita Ironman like Wii Fit's big brother
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    Tanita Ironman like Wii Fit's big brother

    By 13 June 2008

    The Tanita Ironman Segmental and Full Body Composition Monitor uses retractable handgrip electrodes, along with standard feet electrodes in order to give you an at-a-glance view of your complete body composition profile. This device will offer the cold,...

  • Suunto launches new collection training watches
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    Suunto launches new collection training watches

    By 1 May 2008

    Suunto has launched its new range of heart rate monitor training watches. The new range consists of 11 models in total, starting at £50, and includes the four women's watches and one cycling accessory. The 2008 collection includes new designs and features...

  • Giant crazy golf to launch from IWOOT
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    Giant crazy golf to launch from IWOOT

    By 11 April 2008

    What's cooler than urban golf? Urban crazy golf and you just know it makes sense... Thanks to MyMinigolf you can now enjoy some quality crazy golf anywhere with this giant kit that can be used indoors and outdoors - anywhere you can set it up. The kit...

  • Power Surfboard available for the lazy
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    Power Surfboard available for the lazy

    By 8 April 2008

    Although most "proper" surfers will no doubt think this is like, totally bogus, the lazier among us can now enjoy the surfing experience without braving the ocean waves. Equipped with a 9.5 horsepower, 4-stroke gasoline propeller engine, the Power Surfboard...

  • Nike+ SportBand launches
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    Nike+ SportBand launches

    By 4 April 2008

    We've brought you news of the existence of this new addition to the Nike+ system, but we can now reveal launch info. Available from 10 April, the Nike+ SportBand will allow runners to get real-time performance feedback during a run, while linking them...

  • Nokia launches N82 in jet black
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    Nokia launches N82 in jet black

    By 18 March 2008

    Nokia has unveiled the Nokia N82 in stylish black. The Finnish phone giant says the jet black edition brings "a blend of state-of-the-art imaging, integrated navigation and high-speed internet connectivity to the Nseries range". This "multimedia computer"...

  • Nike+ fitness range to get SportsBand
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    Nike+ fitness range to get SportsBand

    By 17 March 2008

    Nike has revealed the design of its latest gadget for the fitness freak. The Nike+ SportsBand will be available to buy from April for approximately $95 or £45. It allows runners to record their pace, distance run and calories burned in exactly the same...

  • MoonSaddle eases those ridin’ blues
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    MoonSaddle eases those ridin’ blues

    By 25 February 2008

    Every now and again someone takes a fairly conventional item – like the humble bicycle saddle – and does something truly bizarre. The MoonSaddle, as its name implies, is shaped like a crescent moon. This ergonomic “noseless” design eliminates...

  • Puma match ball boasts d3o tech
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    Puma match ball boasts d3o tech

    By 6 February 2008

    Puma has launched the next generation of its v1.08 ball, complete with a d3o cushioning layer that makes the ball the world's first "intelligent" football. The d3o layer (from UK-based material developers, d3o) affects the material's sensitivity to impact...

  • Macworld2008: H2O Audio launches iN3 case for iPod nano
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    Macworld2008: H2O Audio launches iN3 case for iPod nano

    By 16 January 2008

    H2O Audio has announced at Macworld2008 that it is now shipping its new iN3 waterproof case. Designed for surf and swim, the iN3 is a new case that follows the form of the new iPod nano. Although it's compatible with 3.5mm headphones, it's only when it's...

  • Rearview bike cam coming soon
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    Rearview bike cam coming soon

    By 21 December 2007

    This is a prototype for Cerevellum's bicycle rearview monitor that will give cyclists a look-see what's behind them. The unit features a 3.5-inch screen and 4-hour battery life, along with 32MB of storage for workout data and four USB ports for expansion...

  • Nu Global underwater MP3 player
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    Nu Global underwater MP3 player

    By 3 December 2007

    The Nu Dolphin is an MP3 player tailored specifically to swimmers, surfers and other water babies. It is ultra lightweight at just 25g and only 60 x 20 x 20mm and is ergonomically designed to cause as little water resistance as possible with all of the...

  • See clearly with the Bollé RX Adaptor
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    See clearly with the Bollé RX Adaptor

    By 23 November 2007

    One of the biggest complaints from bespectacled skiers and snowboarders is what to do with glasses when you don the essential goggles. Of course, you could wear contacts, but if you drop one in the snow, well, you’d have a miserable time finding it...

  • Gamercize GZ PC-Sport "electronic motivator" for desk-bound
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    Gamercize GZ PC-Sport "electronic motivator" for desk-bound

    By 9 November 2007

    If you want to keep up your fitness regime whilst planted firmly at your desk, Gamercize thinks it has the answer. The GZ PC-Sport & Power Stepper is a "discreet" exercise machine linked, for the first time, to a computer keyboard or a mouse. Possibly...

  • BevyTech bottle combines bevvies with ... tech
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    BevyTech bottle combines bevvies with ... tech

    By 5 November 2007

    BevyTech's Gadget Bottle gives you the option to carry your chosen gadget neatly strapped to your water container. $8.25 in the States, you've just gotta hope that's a non-drip lid...

  • Feetz: bike, shopping trolley and child carriage launches in UK
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    Feetz: bike, shopping trolley and child carriage launches in UK

    By 26 October 2007

    The "quirky" Feetz TriBike has been created by Dutch designer Lennart Vissers with the aim of letting parents shop on a bike, with a child in tow. Described as it is a multi-functional and practical bicycle that adapts to its surroundings, with one "smooth"...