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VIDEO: Ski goggles get data HUD

VIDEO: Ski goggles get data HUD

By 12 February 2010

Planning a ski trip soon? You'll want to equip yourself with a pair of these Zeal Optics "Transcend" goggles, which have an inbuilt screen that can display all manner of useful information while you're tearing down the slopes. Controlled by three buttons... >>

Adidas launches miCoach training platform and two gadgets

Adidas launches miCoach training platform and two gadgets

By 8 January 2010

Adidas has announced the launch of the miCoach training platform which extends the concept first seen in the miCoach Samsung phone team-up. As well as an online service, like Philips' Activa launch, Adidas will offer a device that "verbally coaches an... >>

NHS gives Wii Fit stamp of approval

NHS gives Wii Fit stamp of approval

By 27 October 2009

It's official, video games are good for you. The NHS says so. Well, one videogame, anyway. Nintendo's hyper-successful Wii Fit has been granted the health service's "Change4Life" logo. The scheme aims to try and get families to be healthy, and stop eating... >>

Cyberbike brings exercise bike accessory to Nintendo Wii

Cyberbike brings exercise bike accessory to Nintendo Wii

By 14 October 2009

The Nintendo Wii is about to get two new fitness accessories, Cyberbike and Wii dumbbells. If Wii fit or EA Active wasn't enough to entice you into doing exercise with your games console, games developers, Bigben Interactive, are hoping its two very different... >>

Garmin Edge 500

Garmin Edge 500

By 8 October 2009

Garmin's new Edge 500 brings sleek GPS functionality to a set of handlebars near you. If you don't want the mapping that the Edge 705 offers, the 500 will give you a much more compact unit. It is still packed with technology however, offering GPS functions,... >>

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Skins ICE compression apparel

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

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

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

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

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,... >>