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Volvo wants cyclists to stand out more by painting their bikes and clothes

Volvo wants cyclists to stand out more by painting their bikes and clothes

By 2 April 2015

A spray-on reflective paint to help make cyclists more noticeable on the roads has been developed, and by a car company no less. That's right, cyclists worried about being seen at night by drivers will soon be able to turn their bike and themselves into... >>

Polar V800 review: Tempting for triathletes
3.5 out of 5

Polar V800 review: Tempting for triathletes

By 30 March 2015

Polar has been scaling down the physical size and improving the look of its GPS fitness watches throughout the last few product cycles. The latest V800 has competitor Garmin clearly fixed in its sights, with running, cycling, and swimming activities paired... >>

2015 Under Armour compression gear put to the test

2015 Under Armour compression gear put to the test

By 27 March 2015

We’re only 6 minutes in to our training session and already we want to stop. We can’t take it any more, but we plough on for another 3 minutes, before resting for a further three. And then the pain starts again. Why? We’ve agreed to test Under Armour’s... >>

Couch to 5K run: Best apps and wearables to get you fit

Couch to 5K run: Best apps and wearables to get you fit

By 25 March 2015

The sun has got his hat on in the UK so it's time to get out and join him, getting fit at the same time. Apps and wearables can help make the process a whole lot easier by helping with motivation. Getting fit is not easy. The thought of sitting with a... >>

Nike combines a treadmill with a Kinect 2 sensor to create a dramatic effect

Nike combines a treadmill with a Kinect 2 sensor to create a dramatic effect

By 24 March 2015

Nike has created a new installation for its Nike Town store in Oxford Street, London that uses a treadmill and a Microsoft Kinect 2 sensor to show how we can all "Be a force of nature". The project, created by London creative agency Field, has taken a... >>

kSafe is the smart connected safe that's going to get you fit and motivated

kSafe is the smart connected safe that's going to get you fit and motivated

By 24 March 2015

There's a reason dog handlers use treats to train hounds – they work. The same could be applied to people using the kSafe, which locks up what you want until you've reached your fitness goals. kSafe lets you place in lock-up something you want, like... >>

Cyclotte Tonino Lamborghini is the best looking exercise bike, ever

Cyclotte Tonino Lamborghini is the best looking exercise bike, ever

By 24 March 2015

If you thought owning an exercise bike meant making your house look messy the Cyclotte Tonio Lamborghini is here to prove you're wrong by actually enhancing your home. The Cyclotte Tonio was already available in black but this is the first time it's been... >>

Fitbit Surge goes multi-sport with update for cycling tracking

Fitbit Surge goes multi-sport with update for cycling tracking

By 24 March 2015

Fitbit has announced an update for its Surge activity tracker that will allow it to track cycling data, making it a multi-sport device. The Fitbit Surge already has a built-in heart rate monitor as well as GPS for true sports tracking. Now, by adding... >>

Microsoft Band coming to UK 15 April: We have a play with one of the first in the country

Microsoft Band coming to UK 15 April: We have a play with one of the first in the country

By 17 March 2015

Microsoft is finally ready to expand the reach of its fitness tracker and smartband to outside of North America, with the UK the next country to get the device. And because the Microsoft Band has been updated a few times since launch, adding new features... >>

Garmin Fenix 3: Adventure ready for any sport (hands-on)

Garmin Fenix 3: Adventure ready for any sport (hands-on)

By 13 March 2015

Garmin has released the third generation of its adventure GPS watch, the Fenix 3. The Garmin Fenix 3 is all about adventurous, off-the-beaten-path sports. But unlike its predecessors this generation is built even better for the day-to-day runner, cyclist... >>