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Hands-on: Garmin Forerunner 225 review: Heart-rate from your wrist (finally!)
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Hands-on: Garmin Forerunner 225 review: Heart-rate from your wrist (finally!)

By 26 May 2015

Finally Garmin has taken the plunge and released its first running watch with a built-in heart-rate sensor, the Forerunner 225. We got to handle one at CES Asia to see whether it's the one everyone's been waiting for. The Forerunner 225 isn't the device... >>

Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit: Stimulating, lightweight, but tough on your calves
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Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit: Stimulating, lightweight, but tough on your calves

By 22 April 2015

Barefoot running has seemingly come and gone. But if you look closely, brands are still supporting the idea of running as close to barefoot as possible, but without all the hype. Nike's approach is to offer three different running shoes as part of its... >>

Microsoft Band review: Heaps of potential offset by design downfall
Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

Microsoft Band review: Heaps of potential offset by design downfall

By 17 April 2015

Like Apple, Microsoft arrived to the wearables party late – albeit in slightly different fashion. Instead of a smartwatch, the Windows maker has released the Microsoft Band, a fitness tracker with some smartwatch-like functions, but still a device... >>

2015 Under Armour compression gear put to the test
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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... >>

Withings Pulse Ox review: Cute and clever
Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

Withings Pulse Ox review: Cute and clever

By 2 February 2015

Withings introduced the Pulse activity tracker back in 2013, delivering a small device with the ability to track steps, count calories, measure elevation, monitor your heart rate and track your sleep quality. The company decided that wasn't enough and... >>

David Lloyd's Immersive Fitness studio is like a spin class through Tron
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David Lloyd's Immersive Fitness studio is like a spin class through Tron

By 30 January 2015

"Are you with me!?!" shouts the instructor. We give a rasping cheer, grabbing a breather before we hit the next run of hills, riding through a landscape peppered with psychedelic geometric mountains. The road is like glass, reflecting the alternate reality... >>

First Run: Adidas Ultra Boost: So comfortable you'll forget they're on
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First Run: Adidas Ultra Boost: So comfortable you'll forget they're on

By 23 January 2015

Adidas has taken the wraps of its latest technological running innovation, the Adidas Ultra Boost. Claimed to offer more bounce than the first generation of Boost, more flexibility and overall to be the best runner yet, Adidas has a lot to live up to.... >>

First run: Hoka One One Huaka running shoes review: More cushioning than your sofa
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First run: Hoka One One Huaka running shoes review: More cushioning than your sofa

By 19 January 2015

Hoka who? Yep, we know what you are thinking, you've never heard of Hoka One One, but the bonkers colour scheme and the huge cushioned heel of the Huaka running shoes has drawn you in. That's exactly why we said yes to going out running in them too. But... >>

Garmin Fenix 3, Epix, and Vivofit 2: Three different sportswatches, three totally different looks (hands-on)
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Garmin Fenix 3, Epix, and Vivofit 2: Three different sportswatches, three totally different looks (hands-on)

By 8 January 2015

Garmin has unveiled a bunch of new sportswatches at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. We got some hands-on time with the Fenix 3, Epix, and Vivofit 2, all of which look drastically different and suit different needs, but they're still ushering Garmin into the athletic... >>

TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio review: Six months in and we're sold
Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio review: Six months in and we're sold

By 21 November 2014

The first TomTom Multi-Sport sportswatch was released around a year ago, catering for running, cycling and swimming activities. It did a fair job, but there were some loose ends that its follow-up, the Multi-Sport Cardio, tackles head-on. We've been using... >>