Sports Fitness equipment archive

  • Yee-ha! Bonkers bucking bronco exercise machine
    Gadgets

    Yee-ha! Bonkers bucking bronco exercise machine

    By 9 July 2007

    Essentially a mechanical horse, this gives you a similar workout to horseback riding but minus the pony-and-trap, both literally and figuratively.

  • Polar AW200 launch innovative technology to make monitoring exercise easy
    Sports Fitness

    Polar AW200 launch innovative technology to make monitoring exercise easy

    By 23 June 2007

    Polar, the leading innovator of sports instruments and heart rate monitors, has launched a new watch that offers a brand new way of accurately measuring your activity levels.   Unlike specialist pedometers and heart rate monitors, the new Polar AW200...

  • Hangtimer: a snowboarder's best friend
    Sports Fitness

    Hangtimer: a snowboarder's best friend

    By 18 May 2007

    No mate, more like 6 seconds. There you have it: the cause of many bust-ups on the slopes – disagreeing about the time or distance spent airborne off a lip, kicker or drop. In steps HangTimer to put the issue to bed. As the name suggests, it will record...

  • Urban Tool's iShirt lets you wear your iPod
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    Urban Tool's iShirt lets you wear your iPod

    By 15 May 2007

    Hot on the sporty heels of the Nike+ Apparel we reported on last week, iSkins are going to be selling a similar version of the shirt from Urban Tools that maybe more suited to your, er, budget. At only £29.99 (as opposed the Nike's £57.99 and £59.99)...

  • Osprey's NEW Resource Series
    Sports Fitness

    Osprey's NEW Resource Series

    By 2 May 2007

    Going green is building momentum amongst the suppliers of outdoor equipment. Osprey’s new Resource Series made from 70% recycled materials by content will launch this ISPO. The six products in the Resource Series (four day packs and two courier packs)...

  • adidas Official Match Ball for UEFA Champions League Final
    Sports Fitness

    adidas Official Match Ball for UEFA Champions League Final

    By 17 April 2007

    adidas presents the Official Match Ball for the UEFA Champions League Final in Athens on May 23rd: the adidas "Finale Athens". The Greek capital is hosting its 4th UEFA Champions League Final in the newly built 2004 Olympic Stadium, where Europe's best...

  • New condom protection for mobile phones: Skins Mobile Protection
    Sports Fitness

    New condom protection for mobile phones: Skins Mobile Protection

    By 28 March 2007

    Dutch brand Skins Mobile has launched a condom for mobile phones. The Skins Mobile allows continued use of your mobile phone whilst at the same time delivering waterproof protection. The concept was the brain-child of Rogier van Camp who had the idea...

  • Lifeventure launches funky range of Trek Towels
    Sports Fitness

    Lifeventure launches funky range of Trek Towels

    By 27 March 2007

    Lifeventure’s funky range of soft fibre Trek Towels looks cool and are practical to boot. They come in three colours and designs: pink, blue and grey/green. All towels feature Lifeventure’s odour-preventative antibacterial formula. Trek Towels have...

  • Loughborough University to open Sports Technology Institute
    Sports Fitness

    Loughborough University to open Sports Technology Institute

    By 23 March 2007

    The new Institute will develop cutting-edge technology to assist the country’s elite athletes in their preparation for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as significantly enhance research, innovation and enterprise in the sport and...

  • Blacks Technicals range made with eVent fabrics
    Sports Fitness

    Blacks Technicals range made with eVent fabrics

    By 21 March 2007

    Blacks is breaking new ground in outdoor clothing by bringing eVent fabrics technology to stores across the UK, with their exclusive Technicals range. This new range has been tested and developed in conjunction with teams from Mountain Rescue England...

  • Specialized Armadillo tyres review
    Sports Fitness 5 out of 5

    Specialized Armadillo tyres review

    By 16 March 2007

    We don’t like to do things by halves at Pocket-lint. So when the challenge to test a set of tyres came along, we had to “think outside the box”. Well, not that far outside the box. We fitted the Armadillos to a London commuter and asked him to ride...

  • Blacks Constellation tent range with LED lights
    Gadgets

    Blacks Constellation tent range with LED lights

    By 12 March 2007

    Blacks have teamed up with HealthGuard on an exciting new range of Constellation tents. The diverse range of seven tents are great whether you’re on a two man trek, or part of a bigger group looking for a base camp. All tents within the range have been...

  • adidas launch an updated version of the adidas_1 DLX Runner
    Sports Fitness

    adidas launch an updated version of the adidas_1 DLX Runner

    By 7 March 2007

    Adidas have launched the adidas_1 DLX Runner – the next generation of intelligent footwear. The shoe with a computer for a brain understands your individual needs; coming to life when you put it on and adapting itself instantly to create a different...

  • Zoggs Predator Wiro-Frame goggles review
    Sports Fitness 4.5 out of 5

    Zoggs Predator Wiro-Frame goggles review

    By 2 March 2007

    You might wonder how you can review a set of goggles, afterall, if they keep the water out of your eyes and are comfortable, then surely that is all there is to say? Well yes and no. Of course, we wouldn’t write a review about a set of goggles that...

  • Spencer Smith launches own sportswear range
    Sports Fitness

    Spencer Smith launches own sportswear range

    By 28 February 2007

    Spencer Smith, one of the greatest names in British and World triathlon has lined up his own range of clothing for the coming season. The website, s2clothing.com, currently features a holding page, promising that the range will be availble online from...

  • Merrell launches apparel collection
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    Merrell launches apparel collection

    By 21 February 2007

    Merrell, the outdoor footwear innovator, has announced the launch of its clothing collections for men and women. Building on the heritage of Merrell Footwear, Merrell Apparel begins at the heart of technical functionality, focusing on the company’s...

  • Life Fitness exercise equipment to integrate iPod connectivity
    Audio

    Life Fitness exercise equipment to integrate iPod connectivity

    By 21 February 2007

    It seems that the iPod's use as gym bunnies' favourite workout aid has not escaped the notice of exercise equipment manufacturers. Life Fitness has announced that it will start to integrate iPod sockets into its latest products. The connectivity will...

  • SteriPEN: portable ultra violet light water treatment for worldwide travellers
    Sports Fitness

    SteriPEN: portable ultra violet light water treatment for worldwide travellers

    By 15 February 2007

    When travelling overseas it’s worth knowing that only 20% of the world’s fresh water is safe to drink and because of this it is important to take a means of purification. If Iodine turns your stomach and filter and pump systems pose a headache the...

  • Sinclair A-bike comes to the commuter rescue
    Sports Fitness

    Sinclair A-bike comes to the commuter rescue

    By 13 February 2007

    Sir Clive Sinclair is probably best known for the Sinclair C5. It's a hard world, as this was also the invention that practially sent him spiralling down the toilet. But, his latest invention, the folding A-bike, holds a little more promise. So named...

  • England fans complain about new Umbro kit
    Sports Fitness

    England fans complain about new Umbro kit

    By 9 February 2007

    Everyone likes to support their national team, but the ever changing England kit and allegations of price fixing have angered fans. The latest incarnation was officially released on 5 February in time for a showcase at the pitiful 1-0 loss in a friendly...

  • X-Clip Sports Armband review
    Sports Fitness 5 out of 5

    X-Clip Sports Armband review

    By 8 February 2007

    I’ve always been sceptical of people running with their nano - afterall, running is a wonderful symbiosis of man and nature, the chance to explore your freedom in the open environment. But no, this is Pocket-lint, and our aim is to gadgetify the (un)modern...

  • Berghaus Infinity Light now available for women
    Sports Fitness

    Berghaus Infinity Light now available for women

    By 7 February 2007

    A great addition to the highly popular Infinity range, the Infinity Light Jacket for women is filled with PrimaLoft synthetic insulation. The jacket is a windproof, shower resistant, insulated pull-on and is available from spring/summer 2007. Thanks to...

  • New Aura range is the Pinnacle of women’s cycles
    Phones

    New Aura range is the Pinnacle of women’s cycles

    By 30 January 2007

    Every woman worries about the perfect fit, whether it is those snappy heels, a pair of jeans or the season’s hottest jacket. The same applies to the fit of their bike – but they need worry no more! Pinnacle, the all-new UK cycle brand, has created...

  • Nike rumoured to be releasing Nike+ watches
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    Nike rumoured to be releasing Nike+ watches

    By 22 January 2007

    Nike's partnership with Apple seems to have been a success, as the companies are bringing out new products for the Nike+iPod sports range. They'll be releasing three hybrid watches and a remote control to be worn around the wrist, says iLounge.com. First...

  • Belkin Sport Command for iPod
    Sports Fitness

    Belkin Sport Command for iPod

    By 17 January 2007

    Snowboarding, Skiing, dirt-biking, cycling or running, whatever your sport is, its better with your favourite tunes. So take your iPod with you! The SportCommand for iPod is a fabric armband that controls your iPod by touch whilst keeping the iPod secured,...