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Sitting is reportedly the new smoking: This standing desk setup could save your life

Sitting is reportedly the new smoking: This standing desk setup could save your life

By 17 April 2015

Avoid heart disease, lose weight, feel more awake - all simply by standing. There are respected studies that point to sitting as the cause of poor health with some even calling it the new smoking. But fear not, a cure is already here. For those that... >>

Marathon day near? These tech tips will help you finish faster

Marathon day near? These tech tips will help you finish faster

By 15 April 2015

Running, cycling, swimming, triathlon or adventure racing – they can all be improved with gadgets. We don't just mean the usual list of kit for runners or bike bolt-ons for cyclists but tech that can make you faster. If you're running a marathon and... >>

5 top gadgets that are heavier than Adidas’ Adizero 99g football boots, you won’t believe number 5

5 top gadgets that are heavier than Adidas’ Adizero 99g football boots, you won’t believe number 5

By 13 April 2015

A couple years ago Pocket-lint got to check out Adidas' prototype football boot, its Adizero 99g which weighed, you guessed it, 99 grams. Now the company is ready to release a pair as part of its "Limited Edition" footwear range. They will only be... >>

Your wearable is already outdated: Sweat tracking changes everything

Your wearable is already outdated: Sweat tracking changes everything

By 10 April 2015

Activity trackers, heart rate monitors, smartwatches – they're all obsolete already because they don't analyse sweat. Until now heart rate tracking has been a pretty accurate way of measuring your body's training effort. It let you work on certain goals... >>

Jawbone UP3 with HR release date announced, US gets first dibs

Jawbone UP3 with HR release date announced, US gets first dibs

By 10 April 2015

Jawbone has been teasing its UP3 next generation activity tracker for sometime now. After delays in release its finally going to begin shipping. Jawbone has said shipping of the UP3 will begin from 20 April in the US and everyone who pre-ordered will... >>

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... >>