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Best GPS running watch 2019: The top sports watches to buy today
Best GPS running watch 2019: The top sports watches to buy today By Chris Hall

Updated Let us help you choose the best running watch for you. Top heart rating tracking watches and devices for tracking every aspect of your run.... Read more

Best fitness tracker deals for Black Friday: Fitbit, Garmin, Samsung and more
Best fitness tracker deals for Black Friday: Fitbit, Garmin, Samsung and more By Chris Hall

Updated Black Friday always serves up a range of fitness and sports watch deals... Read more

Best fitness trackers 2019: Top activity bands to buy today
Best fitness trackers 2019: Top activity bands to buy today By Britta O'Boyle

Our guide to the top fitness trackers available, helping you count steps, track calories, monitor your heart rate, sleep patterns and more. Read more

Fitbit OS 4.1 software update will bring several new features to Versa and Ionic smartwatches
Fitbit OS 4.1 software update will bring several new features to Versa and Ionic smartwatches By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has announced its OS 4.1 software update that will bring a number of features to the company's smartwatches, comprising the Fitbit Versa 2, Fitbit... Read more

How to download your Fitbit data and delete your account
How to download your Fitbit data and delete your account By Maggie Tillman

If you own a Fitbit device, you may be concerned about how Google plans to use your health data after it buys the wearables company.... Read more

Here are the EE Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Fitness Tracker 2019 and how to vote
Here are the EE Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Fitness Tracker 2019 and how to vote By Britta O'Boyle

Here are the Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Fitness Tracker 2019 and details on how to vote for your favourite.... Read more

Best Fitbit fitness tracker 2019: Which Fitbit is right for you?
Best Fitbit fitness tracker 2019: Which Fitbit is right for you? By Britta O'Boyle

Updated See our guide to the best Fitbit fitness trackers, what they do, how they work and which Fitbit wearable is right for you... Read more

Polar updates Vantage fitness watches with enhanced sleep tracking, boosts GPS performance
Polar updates Vantage fitness watches with enhanced sleep tracking, boosts GPS performance By Chris Hall

The Polar Vantage V and slightly lower-tier Vantage M have received some hefty updates, bringing with them a range of new features and improvements.Much... Read more

What is Garmin Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?
What is Garmin Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it? By Maggie Tillman

First, there was Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay. Then, there was Fitbit Pay. Now, we have Garmin Pay.... Read more

Garmin Fenix 6 Pro review: Sublime sports watch, great smartwatch
5.0 stars Garmin Fenix 6 Pro review: Sublime sports watch, great smartwatch By Chris Hall

The Garmin Fenix is an outstanding sports device with the intelligence to compete with any smartwatch too... Read more

Fitbit tips and tricks: Get more from your Inspire, Charge, Versa and Ionic trackers
Fitbit tips and tricks: Get more from your Inspire, Charge, Versa and Ionic trackers By Britta O'Boyle

A comprehensive guide to all the tips and tricks of the Fitbit app to help you get the most out of your Fitbit fitness tracker.... Read more

Ant Middleton on tech: We need a "hybrid of technology and human capabilities"
Ant Middleton on tech: We need a "hybrid of technology and human capabilities" By Chris Hall

Ant Middleton, best known as the stern face of Channel 4's SAS: Who Dares Wins, describes himself as a technophobe - but is he?... Read more

Garmin (and others) should just make a sleep tracker to help me rest in peace
Garmin (and others) should just make a sleep tracker to help me rest in peace By Chris Hall

I've spent the last week sleeping while wearing the Garmin Fenix 6. It's a magnificent device and the sleep tracking that it offers feeds data into one... Read more

Garmin Vivoactive 4 offers animated workout guides and increased health tracking options
Garmin Vivoactive 4 offers animated workout guides and increased health tracking options By Chris Hall

Garmin has refreshed the Vivoactive - its lifestyle sports watch - bringing it into version 4 with new health tracking features and workout options. One... Read more

Garmin Venu has a luscious AMOLED display to help fend off the Apple Watch's advances
Garmin Venu has a luscious AMOLED display to help fend off the Apple Watch's advances By Chris Hall

Garmin has launched a new watch, equipped for the first time with an AMOLED display... Read more

Asus VivoWatch SP will not only track your exercise, but your vital statistics too
Asus VivoWatch SP will not only track your exercise, but your vital statistics too By Chris Hall

Asus has used its IFA 2019 press conference to announce the Asus VivoWatch SP, a new wearable that will track not only your exercise, but a range of vital... Read more

Huawei Band 3 Pro review: Fully-featured fitness tracker on a budget
4.0 stars Huawei Band 3 Pro review: Fully-featured fitness tracker on a budget By Cam Bunton

This fitness tracker doesn't cost much, but it does promise a lot, including advanced GPS and heart-rate data.... Read more

Polar Vantage M review: Keeping you on track
4.0 stars Polar Vantage M review: Keeping you on track By Chris Hall

The second-tier of Polar's flagship fitness tracker, the Vantage M slots in below the V, losing some features as a result. Is it still a good tracker?... Read more

Fitbit Versa vs Fitbit Ionic: Which Fitbit smartwatch is right for you?
Fitbit Versa vs Fitbit Ionic: Which Fitbit smartwatch is right for you? By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit's smartwatch collection includes two families - Versa and Ionic - and five models in total. Here is how all the models compare.... Read more

What is Fitbit Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?
What is Fitbit Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it? By Maggie Tillman

Here's everything you need to know about Fitbit Pay, including which banks are supported and how it works.... Read more

What is Fitbit Premium, what does it offer and how much does it cost?
What is Fitbit Premium, what does it offer and how much does it cost? By Britta O'Boyle

This feature explains what Fitbit Premium offers, how much it costs and what extra features you get compared to the standard Fitbit experience.... Read more

Garmin Fenix 6 series models leak, including at least seven variants
Garmin Fenix 6 series models leak, including at least seven variants By Cam Bunton

A leak with details has emerged suggesting that - for its Fenix 6 series - Garmin is launching seven models.... Read more

Sir Bradley Wiggins: Electric bicycles aren't cheating
Sir Bradley Wiggins: Electric bicycles aren't cheating By Stuart Miles

Sir Bradley doesn't think e-bikes are "cheating" when it comes to getting out on your bike and in fact they are a good thing.... Read more

Six new Garmin watches have leaked, showing an entire new lineup
Six new Garmin watches have leaked, showing an entire new lineup By Cam Bunton

Garmin has dominated the sport-tracking fitness watch market, and if leaks are accurate, that dominance won't end any time soon... Read more

Garmin Fenix 6X pops up briefly on Amazon prior to 29 Aug launch
Garmin Fenix 6X pops up briefly on Amazon prior to 29 Aug launch By Cam Bunton

A pre-order page appeared on Amazon prematurely, revealing the 6X Sapphire and Sapphire Solar.... Read more

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 Britta O'Boyle

There are numerous apps, fitness trackers and sports watches out there to help you on your running journey from the couch to 5K. We've rounded them up.... Read more

Fitbit Ace 2 review: A revamped fitness tracker for kids
4.0 stars Fitbit Ace 2 review: A revamped fitness tracker for kids By Chris Hall

A fitness tracker designed for children - but is it any good?... Read more

Polar Vantage V sports watch review: No pain, no gain
4.0 stars Polar Vantage V sports watch review: No pain, no gain By Chris Hall

The Vantage V is a flagship device, it can track and monitor your daily activity, your sleep, your sport-specific training and give you feedback... Read more

Swing: The Apple Watch tennis app that will track your shots around court
Swing: The Apple Watch tennis app that will track your shots around court By Stuart Miles

Swing is an Apple Watch app that uses machine learning to track how you hit a ball on the tennis court.... Read more

Polar Ignite will adjust your training programme based on your sleep recovery
Polar Ignite will adjust your training programme based on your sleep recovery By Chris Hall

Polar is looking to boost its mid-range with a new device... Read more

Xiaomi's new Mi Smart Band 4 activity tracker costs just £35 in the UK
Xiaomi's new Mi Smart Band 4 activity tracker costs just £35 in the UK By Maggie Tillman

Xiaomi is launching a new smart fitness tracker in the UK. It's called the Mi Smart Band 4.... Read more

Garmin Marq in pictures: Captain, Aviator, Driver, Expedition and Athlete watches explored
Garmin Marq in pictures: Captain, Aviator, Driver, Expedition and Athlete watches explored By Mike Lowe

Garmin's extra top-end series, Marq, comes in five forms. Here's what they look like in reality, how they differ and why you'd buy one...... Read more

Suunto 5 smartwatch offers training intelligence in a compact design
Suunto 5 smartwatch offers training intelligence in a compact design By Cam Bunton

Suunto has launched its latest smart sports watch, and it's seemingly designed to tackle Garmin head-on.... Read more

Fitbit Ace 2 swim-proof fitness tracker with screen protection now out for kids
Fitbit Ace 2 swim-proof fitness tracker with screen protection now out for kids By Britta O'Boyle

The kid-friendly activity tracker is now available and is listed at $69.95 in the US on Amazon.... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 945 adds music, payments and colour maps to flagship sports watch
Garmin Forerunner 945 adds music, payments and colour maps to flagship sports watch By Chris Hall

The Garmin Forerunner 945 adds a range of new features to the flagship sports watch from Garmin, with the addition of Spotify music, Garmin Pay and colour... Read more

Fitbit Inspire review: Is this pretty pedometer worth £70?
3.5 stars Fitbit Inspire review: Is this pretty pedometer worth £70? By Britta O'Boyle

The Fitbit Inspire offers basic activity and sleep tracking for a little less money than the Inspire HR. Is it a fitness tracker worth considering?... Read more

Fitbit Inspire HR review: The new fitness tracking king?
4.5 stars Fitbit Inspire HR review: The new fitness tracking king? By Britta O'Boyle

Is Fitbit's new Inspire HR the sub-£100 fitness tracker to beat? We review the waterproofed, heart-rate and sleep-tracking fitness device in full.... Read more

Fitbit launches Inspire and Inspire HR fitness trackers, retires Alta and Flex lines
Fitbit launches Inspire and Inspire HR fitness trackers, retires Alta and Flex lines By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has consolidated its fitness tracking range into two new devices: Inspire and Inspire HR. Going forward, the Inspire trackers will replace the popular... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Fit and Fit e are fitness trackers to rival Fitbit
Samsung Galaxy Fit and Fit e are fitness trackers to rival Fitbit By Chris Hall

Samsung has announced new wearables and fitness trackers... Read more

Fitbit aiming at even younger kids with leaked fitness tracker
Fitbit aiming at even younger kids with leaked fitness tracker By Rik Henderson

Fitbit seems to aiming at even younger kids to those served by the Ace, with an unnamed device that has leaked online.... Read more

Does it really matter if fitness trackers overestimate calories?
Does it really matter if fitness trackers overestimate calories? By Britta O'Boyle

Researchers have claimed some fitness trackers overestimate the number of calories burned while walking by more than 50 per cent but does it matter?... Read more

Nike Adapt BB proves that technology is worth it: Power lacing and smart app for total comfort control
Nike Adapt BB proves that technology is worth it: Power lacing and smart app for total comfort control By Chris Hall

Some people snort at technology, dismissing the advances made to progress simple things towards a better experience.The idea of power lacing on shoes isn't... Read more

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music adds LTE for phone-free connectivity
Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music adds LTE for phone-free connectivity By Chris Hall

Garmin has announced an LTE version of the Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music sports watch. Powered by Verizon, the new watch will compete with the likes of the... Read more

10 best fitness gifts 2019
10 best fitness gifts 2019 By Stuart Miles

What better way to say "get fit" to your gift expecting friends and family that a shiny new fitness focused gadget.... Read more

Fitbit's latest FCC filing suggests a Fitbit Alta 2 is on the way
Fitbit's latest FCC filing suggests a Fitbit Alta 2 is on the way By Maggie Tillman

The main piece of information we have on the new devices is that they're described as a “wireless activity tracker” in the filing.... Read more

Withings Pulse HR wants to challenge the Fitbit Charge 3
Withings Pulse HR wants to challenge the Fitbit Charge 3 By Chris Hall

Withings has a new fitness tracker offering automatic activity tracking, heart rate and sleep monitioring... Read more

Fitbit Charge 3 review: A stand-out smart fitness tracker
4.5 stars Fitbit Charge 3 review: A stand-out smart fitness tracker By Britta O'Boyle

The latest fitness tracker to join Fitbit's eight-strong line-up of devices is the Charge 3. Here is our full review.... Read more

Honor Band 4 fitness tracker with colour display to launch in UK for £60
Honor Band 4 fitness tracker with colour display to launch in UK for £60 By Maggie Tillman

Huawei's Honor brand is announcing a price for its newest fitness device, the Honor Band 4, and has said it'll launch soon.... Read more

It's about time! Garmin adds full Spotify integration to sports watches
It's about time! Garmin adds full Spotify integration to sports watches By Maggie Tillman

Garmin is finally adding support for one of the world's most popular music streaming services: Spotify.... Read more

Suunto 9 review: Big on battery life, brilliant for triathletes
4.0 stars Suunto 9 review: Big on battery life, brilliant for triathletes By Mike Lowe

This smart multi-sport watch - which caters running, cycling, swimming and more - has an ultra-long battery life, which is ideal for triathletes.... Read more

Withings is back on the pulse with Steel HR Sport
Withings is back on the pulse with Steel HR Sport By Britta O'Boyle

Withings has announced the Steel HR Sport as the first activity tracker following its reacquisition from Nokia.... Read more

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