Sports Fitness equipment archive

  • Tesco to offer Trim Trolleys
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    Tesco to offer Trim Trolleys

    By 22 October 2007

    Well, we haven't yet spied these in the Pocket-lint neck of the woods, but it's being reported that Tesco are planning to offer "Trim Trolleys". As if doing the weekly shop wasn't enough of a chore, multi-taskers will be happy to note you can now apparently...

  • Smart sunglasses give athletes a heads-up display
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    Smart sunglasses give athletes a heads-up display

    By 22 October 2007

    New sunglasses, dubbed "Informance", developed in Germany, can show athletes their performance stats and heart rate data in their peripheral vision. The sunglasses display a stopwatch and heart rate at one edge, and, as the extra components required add...

  • Gymkids' Cyberbike offers kids real exercise in a virtual world
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    Gymkids' Cyberbike offers kids real exercise in a virtual world

    By 17 October 2007

    If, like most parents, you are worried that your kids are playing video games too much and no getting any exercise a new device might just help solve the problem. A UK company called Gymkids has launched Cyberbike, a self-contained games console come...

  • Nike Amp+ Sport Remote Control finally launches
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    Nike Amp+ Sport Remote Control finally launches

    By 5 October 2007

    We've been waiting for this for so long we're almost over it already. We say almost, because you really can't help but admire that oh-so-smooth design, not to mention the tech capabilities. So the 101 catch-up for anyone who hasn't been longing for this...

  • iJoy Board - snowboard training machine
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    iJoy Board - snowboard training machine

    By 3 October 2007

    If you're planning to take the slopes this year, you might want to think about investing in one of these. The iJoy Board Trainer will apparently let you train the same muscles you would snowboarding, so aches and pains shouldn't be so bad after some real...

  • Casio launches WVQ-570DBE-1AVER speed-measuring watch
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    Casio launches WVQ-570DBE-1AVER speed-measuring watch

    By 3 October 2007

    Casio has launched the nattily titled WVQ-570DBE-1AVER watch. Claiming to take complex calculations out of measuring speed, it joins Casio's high performance collection. The WVQ-570DBE-1AVER comes complete with a 1/100-second stopwatch and built-in velocity...

  • nekFIT - gives you iPods on the back on your head
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    nekFIT - gives you iPods on the back on your head

    By 2 October 2007

    The nekFIT range is a new innovation in iPod holders designed to give you hands-free freedom for sporty-type activities. Around $35, and in different colours, we can't help thinking that existing arm-band solutions have got this area covered. Not to mention...

  • Carl Lewis Vibro Exerciser launches
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    Carl Lewis Vibro Exerciser launches

    By 28 September 2007

    The Vibro Exerciser is a new product in the Carl Lewis range of Home Fitness equipment that can claims to give you up to 70% more benefit than regular exercise. The blurb goes that vibration training has been established as being effective and efficient...

  • LIKEaBIKE Jumper available in pearl white
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    LIKEaBIKE Jumper available in pearl white

    By 24 September 2007

    LIKEaBIKE has unveiled the aluminium "Jumper" bike for kids in a "cool" pearl white version. The Jumper model was launched a year ago, and the white model has been designed to commemorate LIKEaBIKE's 10 year anniversary in learner bikes. The Jumper is...

  • Suunto Lumi - first outdoor performance watch range for women
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    Suunto Lumi - first outdoor performance watch range for women

    By 12 September 2007

    Suunto has announced the launch of the new Lumi range, the world's first outdoor performance watch designed exclusively for women. The Suunto Lumi combines an altimeter, barometer, and compass functions with sunrise and sunset times, personal day counter,...

  • Ergo Bike Premium 8i, a web-enabled exercise bike
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    Ergo Bike Premium 8i, a web-enabled exercise bike

    By 11 September 2007

    This is the Ergo Bike Premium 8i from German manufacturer Daum Electronics. Its big USP is internet connectivity that means you can go online to select courses to "ride". And - thanks again to the interwizzle - you can go head to head with other indoor...

  • Garmin launches Edge 705 and 605 for cyclists
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    Garmin launches Edge 705 and 605 for cyclists

    By 29 August 2007

    Garmin has launched the Edge 705 and Edge 605 – the latest in the line of integrated personal training systems for recreational and advanced cyclists. The Edge 705 and Edge 605 provide mapping capabilities, street navigation and a 2.2-inch colour display...

  • Transparent kayak canoe - it is suddenly all clear
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    Transparent kayak canoe - it is suddenly all clear

    By 20 August 2007

    Since summer is hopefully not over just yet - one of these could make for an interesting family outward-bound bonding experience. Going out on a still lake is definitely relaxing, and the Transparent Canoe-Kayak would do a great job in instilling a sense...

  • Waboba Ball bounces on water
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    Waboba Ball bounces on water

    By 18 August 2007

    The Waboba Ball is perfect for playing around in the pool, or the sea, as it bounces on water. Described as "a skipping stone that you can catch" the Waboba Ball is made of polyurethane and has a Lycra coating. It's the mix of different Polyurethanes...

  • New Nike+ watch for iPod partnership pics leaked
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    New Nike+ watch for iPod partnership pics leaked

    By 14 August 2007

    Fans have long been hankering after more official products in the Nike+iPod sports partnership. A new range of Nike watches have been promised for a while now and leaked pictures of one of these models hopefully suggest the models are coming soon. Nike's...

  • Garmin launches entry-level Forerunner 50 fitness range
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    Garmin launches entry-level Forerunner 50 fitness range

    By 8 August 2007

    Garmin has launched the Forerunner 50 range of five fitness products in the States. At the centre of the range is an advanced fitness watch which interfaces wirelessly with three other devices - suitable for either runners, walkers or cyclists. The system...

  • "Thunder Horn" for your push bike toots at 115 decibels
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    "Thunder Horn" for your push bike toots at 115 decibels

    By 1 August 2007

    We think the safety warning for this product says more than we could ever articulate: "Do not use within 50cm (18 inches) of anyone ears to avoid damage". $12, link below.

  • Samsung to team up with adidas for sports phone
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    Samsung to team up with adidas for sports phone

    By 30 July 2007

    German website, Area Mobile, is reporting that Samsung is preparing to launch the SGH-F110. Following in the footsteps of the Nokia 5500 and the Sony Ericsson W580i, the phone is apparently aimed at sports lovers. Rather than just having sporty apps though,...

  • Firebox intros slate bed  American pool table
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    Firebox intros slate bed American pool table

    By 27 July 2007

    Think about it, what would you rather have in your home, a dining room table or a seven foot pool table? There you go. Made to order, the Winner Slate Bed Pool Table is skilfully crafted in veneered MDF with metal corners, quality cushions and smooth-as-silk...

  • Craghoppers to launch iPod-enabled "Future" jacket
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    Craghoppers to launch iPod-enabled "Future" jacket

    By 24 July 2007

    Manchester-based Craghoppers are the latest company to get involved in some iPod-loving wearable tech clothing. Unlike, M&S's recent iPod-happy suit for city slickers, this most recent offering is a must-have for outdoor enthusiasts - the UK’s first...

  • The Gentle Return Inversion Machine
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    The Gentle Return Inversion Machine

    By 20 July 2007

    Perfect for anyone who spends all day hunched over a keyboard, the "Gentle Return Inversion Machine" apparently stretches your back in less than two minutes using only gravity to help relieve strain on the spine and vertebrae after a long day of sitting...

  • Uvex Uvision high-tech LCD goggles for snow sports
    Sports Fitness

    Uvex Uvision high-tech LCD goggles for snow sports

    By 18 July 2007

    Skiers and snowboarders can suffer from snow blindness as a result of bright sunlight reflecting off white snow. A techie solution is about to be launched - Uvex's new Uvision line of goggles. The goggles use LCD technology and a double lens that means...

  • Early Rider Evo Lite launches - the coolest learner bike ever
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    Early Rider Evo Lite launches - the coolest learner bike ever

    By 17 July 2007

    This kool kid's bike weighs only 3.25kg making it as child-friendly as it is good looking. Suitable for chillun as young as 20 months this has an ergonomic frame designed specially for little ones so they will be riding around the garden in no time. Available...

  • Nintendo demos Wii fit, moves Wii further away from trad gaming
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    Nintendo demos Wii fit, moves Wii further away from trad gaming

    By 12 July 2007

    Showing that Nintendo fully intends to exploit the fitness features the motion sensitive Wii offers, they have demoed the Wii fit game and Balance Board peripheral at the E3 event. A concept that we suspect will prove madly popular with the Wii's audience...

  • Suunto launches "hard core" wristwatch computer
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    Suunto launches "hard core" wristwatch computer

    By 10 July 2007

    Suunto has launched the Suunto Core - a new outdoor wristwatch computer. The Core is a altimeter, barometer and compass as well as offering new features like a depth meter, sunrise and sunset times, a revamped user interface and a menu in four languages....