Sports Fitness equipment archive

  • JML Fitness Watch review
    Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

    JML Fitness Watch review

    By 14 January 2007

    Some say that fit is the new rich and JML think that their Fitness Watch is just the job for helping you on your way and beating that post-Christmas bulge. But does it have what it takes? We take it out for a run to find out. The Fitness Watch from JML...

  • New adidas TechFit apparel to improve sporting performance
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    New adidas TechFit apparel to improve sporting performance

    By 3 January 2007

    Chelsea and Liverpool Football Clubs have both been boosted by the arrival of TechFit, a new range of apparel from adidas which is set to give the players the competitive edge. Come the launch - due for mid-January 2007 - both teams are set to get the...

  • Ktrax lets you ski your bike
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    Ktrax lets you ski your bike

    By 3 January 2007

    How's this for an all-terrain workout device? A bike that can be converted into skis. The Ktrax Rear-DriveKit is a universal attachment that replaces your rear wheel with a track drive system, so that you drive on previously “undriveable” surfaces,...

  • Arva transceivers now in UK
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    Arva transceivers now in UK

    By 1 January 2007

    Arva is to transceivers what Hoover is to vacuum cleaners and what Thermos is to flasks … well, in France at least. In the UK, Arva has just touched down yet its easy-to-use format and advanced technology – making it quick and informative – have...

  • Osprey presents the pack that clings to your back like a frightened monkey!
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    Osprey presents the pack that clings to your back like a frightened monkey!

    By 31 December 2006

    New for spring 2007, the Osprey Talon series is perfectly designed for the fast moving mountain enthusiast – super-light mountain aerobic activity packs offering incredible melding torso adjustability, lightweight ventilation and excellent pack stability....

  • Nike+ system challenges to be broadcast on Nike website
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    Nike+ system challenges to be broadcast on Nike website

    By 27 December 2006

    Nike has launched added features to its Nike+ website to help runners and athletes achieve their goals in the new year. At the company's dedicated website, users of the Nike+ system can set up an account and challenge themselves as well as friends to...

  • RunAway frees your Nike+iPod from Nike trainers
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    RunAway frees your Nike+iPod from Nike trainers

    By 8 December 2006

    The RunAway from SwitchEasy is a natty accessory that allows all runners to use the wonderful Nike+. All you need is an iPod nano and shoes with laces. There’s no longer any need to buy Nike trainers to benefit from the innovative system that we have...

  • Nike and Apple to release Nike Amp+ Bluetooth wristband
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    Nike and Apple to release Nike Amp+ Bluetooth wristband

    By 27 November 2006

    Nike and Apple are about to release a new add-on to its Nike + iPod running system. Called the Nike Amp+ the bracelet, which is worn by runners will allow them to change tracks and check times without having to fumble for their iPod in their jacket or...

  • Anquet Maps review
    Sports Fitness 2.5 out of 5

    Anquet Maps review

    By 13 November 2006

    The key to a good romp through the countryside is planning. Planning your route can be almost as big a part of a country ramble as the walking itself. Anquet believe they have the software for the job; we pull on our walking boots to find out. Anquet...

  • Timex Bodylink tracks 1310 miles in Endurance 50 challenge
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    Timex Bodylink tracks 1310 miles in Endurance 50 challenge

    By 6 November 2006

    Ultramarathon runner Dean Karnazes' challenge to run 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 days was completed yesterday when he crossed the finish line of the ING New York City Marathon. Wearing the Timex Ironman Triathlon Bodylink System in all 50 races, Timex...

  • Portable sports ice baths from Sportesse
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    Portable sports ice baths from Sportesse

    By 3 November 2006

    Post-exercise ice baths have been receiving something of a renaissance recently, with the likes of Marathon World Record holder Paula Radcliffe and Olympic silver medallist boxer Amir Khan both expressing their use of ice baths in training. The theory...

  • Burton Snowboards world movie tour
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    Burton Snowboards world movie tour

    By 2 November 2006

    Burton's global movie tour is now well underway, which debuts its snowboard film “For Right or Wrong” in 22 cities around the world. The tour, which kicked off in Tokyo on 14 October, includes film premieres, rider autograph sessions and after-parties....

  • Spencer Smith tackles Ironman Hawaii on pink Planet-X Stealth
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    Spencer Smith tackles Ironman Hawaii on pink Planet-X Stealth

    By 20 October 2006

    This weekend sees the biggest race in the Ironman triathlon calendar - the Ford Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. We reported earlier in the year on the sponsorship between Spencer Smith and Planet-X. Continuing something of a strange fetish...

  • IntelliGolf and SportsDo keep track of your sports activities
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    IntelliGolf and SportsDo keep track of your sports activities

    By 18 October 2006

    Software companies are focusing more than ever on software for the ever-growing brigade of smartphone users. SportsDo and IntelliGolf are two examples of programmes designed to make keeping track of scores and stats easier using mobile devices. SportsDo...

  • Circulation Booster Mobile for travellers worrying about DVT
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    Circulation Booster Mobile for travellers worrying about DVT

    By 10 October 2006

    For every paranoid consumer, there is a high tech solution. High Tech Health claim to have the solution to all your DVT nightmares with the CB Mobile. We’re all aware of the risks of DVT (deep vein thrombosis) – or economy class syndrome – and some...

  • Powerisers Jumping Stilts review
    Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Powerisers Jumping Stilts review

    By 10 October 2006

    Keen to break your neck? Thought you were. Then you want the Powerisers Jumping Stilts. You've probably seen the YouTube videos of guys running around leaping in the air, doing triple somersaults and back flips. Well it’s the Powerisers that allow you...

  • Primus launches innovative state-of-the-art Primelite head torches
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    Primus launches innovative state-of-the-art Primelite head torches

    By 4 October 2006

    Primus – the camping stove innovator – has produced a four-strong range of head torches which hit the high street this season: all are supplied with a light bag for in-tent illumination. The top of the range, using Luxeon LEDs for more effective light...

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    Runners log over 1 million miles with Nike + iPod

    By 25 September 2006

    Over 1 million miles — equivalent to circling the world more than 40 times — have been logged by Nike+ runners in just 10 weeks since Nike and Apple changed running forever with the retail launch of the Nike + iPod experience. That number keeps climbing...

  • Dahon folding bikes for all
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    Dahon folding bikes for all

    By 13 September 2006

    Dahon pride themselves on the fact that they only do folding bikes and because that is the case, they do it well. There was once a time when your options for a folding bike was seriously limited, however folding bikes have become one of the commuter "must...

  • Cyclists who wear helmets more likely to be knocked off
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    Cyclists who wear helmets more likely to be knocked off

    By 12 September 2006

    New research claims to show that cyclists who wear helmets are more likely to be knocked off their bicycles than those who don't. The reason? Well motorists believe that helmeted cyclists are more proficient in their riding abilities and therefore more...

  • UrbanMover electric MTB offers urban and off-road power
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    UrbanMover electric MTB offers urban and off-road power

    By 5 September 2006

    Actually, it does have pedals, but we're not sure this should be in the Sports and Fitness section of Pocket-lint. UrbanMover have introduced the excitingly-named UM36 electric mountain bike for both recreational and road users who want the enjoyment...

  • Blacks Vertigo rucksack review
    Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

    Blacks Vertigo rucksack review

    By 4 September 2006

    If you're not ready to show the world that you're carrying a very expensive laptop, then a rucksack is the way to go. There are of course plenty of rucksacks out there from a number of different manufacturers to suit most needs. Blacks solution, the Blacks...

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    Osprey launches new range of ski packs for safety

    By 23 August 2006

    Osprey’s new range of Switch snowsports packs have been designed to accommodate safety equipment for the more adventurous skiier and boarder out there. The Ski Club of Great Britain advises everyone who goes off-piste to have an avalanche transceiver,...

  • TrailRunner route planning for iPod and phones
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    TrailRunner route planning for iPod and phones

    By 22 August 2006

    Everyone wants to "cash in" on iPod's domination of the personal audio market and TrailRunner aims to get to those who use their iPod whilst running. The basic premise of the software is to plan a route of where you want to run, stick that in your iPod,...

  • Treadmill bike allows you to run and cycle at the same time
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    Treadmill bike allows you to run and cycle at the same time

    By 18 August 2006

    If you've ever got to the gym and wondered whether to hit the treadmill or the exercise bike then this gadget might be just for you. In what has to be one of the craziest inventions we've ever seen at Pocket-lint the Treadmill Bike is both a bicycle and...