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Polar FT4 and FT7 heart monitors launched
Polar FT4 and FT7 heart monitors launched By Duncan Geere

Polar, apparently the world's leading manufacturer of heart rate monitors, has released a games console. No, just kidding. The company has released a pair of heart rate monitors. The Polar FT4 and FT7, to be precise.The FT4 is the lower end of the duo.... Read more

Garmin Edge 500
Garmin Edge 500 By Chris Hall

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,... Read more

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Garmin launches FR60 fitness watch
Garmin launches FR60 fitness watch By Amy-Mae Elliott

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... Read more

Suunto launches Core Extreme watch
Suunto launches Core Extreme watch By Duncan Geere

Suunto, maker of many a wristwatch, has announced the limited availability of its new timepiece - the Core Extreme. There are only 3000 in existence, all of which are individually numbered. It includes a number of high end features - an altimeter, barometer... Read more

Garmin Foretrex 401 and 301 released
Garmin Foretrex 401 and 301 released By Stuart Miles

Garmin has announced an update to its Foretrex range introducing two new models; The Foretrek 401 and the Foretrek 301. Lightweight and waterproof, the wrist mounted GPS navigators aimed at runners who like to go "off-route" will feature a high-sensitivity,... Read more

Suunto Triathlon Collection t6c and t3c models launch
Suunto Triathlon Collection t6c and t3c models launch By Chris Hall

With the triathlon season in full flow, you might have realised your training just isn't working for you. Suunto, to celebrate a partnership with the ITU, has launched two limited edition Triathlon Collection heart rate monitors. Based on the t6c and... Read more

Suunto offers limited-edition red and yellow Foot PODs
Suunto offers limited-edition red and yellow Foot PODs By Duncan Geere

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,... Read more

Garmin launches Forerunner 405CX and 310XT
Garmin launches Forerunner 405CX and 310XT By Amy-Mae Elliott

Garmin has added two fitness watches to its range - the Forerunner 310XT and the Forerunner 405CX. The Forerunner 310XT is a waterproof multi-sport GPS-enabled fitness watch. For running, jogging, walking, biking and other outdoor sports, the Forerunner... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 310XT waterproof sports watch announced
Garmin Forerunner 310XT waterproof sports watch announced By Amy-Mae Elliott

Garmin has announced the Forerunner 310XT, a GPS-enabled waterproof multi-sport watch. Boasting up to 20 hours of battery life, the watch will work with a new waterproof, soft-strap heart rate monitor from Garmin due this summer as well as the company's... Read more

Polar FT range aims to optimise exercise efforts
Polar FT range aims to optimise exercise efforts By Chris Hall

Polar have a wealth of experience behind their heart rate monitors having been in the business for over 30 years. Their new FT range aims to put a personal trainer on your wrist with the introduction of three new models of heart rate monitor. The new... Read more

Walk yourself fit with the Polar FA20
Walk yourself fit with the Polar FA20 By Chris Hall

If you are looking to lose weight and get fit in 2009, then you might be interested in Polar’s new FA20, a watch-based "activity computer". Over the past few years, various campaigns have driven home the message of adopting a healthier lifestyle by... Read more

Suunto Core Alu and All Black launch
Suunto Core Alu and All Black launch By Amy-Mae Elliott

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Suunto outdoor sports instruments, Suunto has launched two new models of the Suunto Core: Suunto Core Alu Black and Suunto Core All Black. The Suunto Core offers advanced "ABC functions" made up of an altimeter, barometer,... Read more

Suunto X10 wrist-mounted GPS launches
Suunto X10 wrist-mounted GPS launches By Amy-Mae Elliott

Suunto has introduced the new Suunto X10, the enhanced version of its flagship outdoor instrument, the Suunto X9i. Suunto says the X10 boasts all the features of the X9i, that the company says is "one of the smallest and lightest wrist-mounted GPS devices,... Read more

Garmin nuvi 500 series launches
Garmin nuvi 500 series launches By Amy-Mae Elliott

Garmin has announced its first multi-use nüvi portable navigation device dedicated to walking, cycling, scootering, driving and boating in one rugged "easy-to-use" unit. The nüvi 500 series comes equipped with the latest tech from Garmin including Navteq... Read more

Suunto launches new collection training watches
Suunto launches new collection training watches By Amy-Mae Elliott

Suunto has launched its new range of heart rate monitor training watches. The new range consists of 11 models in total, starting at £50, and includes the four women's watches and one cycling accessory. The 2008 collection includes new designs and features... Read more

Nike+ SportBand launches
Nike+ SportBand launches By Amy-Mae Elliott

We've brought you news of the existence of this new addition to the Nike+ system, but we can now reveal launch info. Available from 10 April, the Nike+ SportBand will allow runners to get real-time performance feedback during a run, while linking them... Read more

Nike+ fitness range to get SportsBand
Nike+ fitness range to get SportsBand By Katie Scott

Nike has revealed the design of its latest gadget for the fitness freak. The Nike+ SportsBand will be available to buy from April for approximately $95 or £45. It allows runners to record their pace, distance run and calories burned in exactly the same... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 405 announced
Garmin Forerunner 405 announced By Stuart Miles

Garmin has announced a new version of its Forerunner GPS watch device, the Forerunner 405. The new wristwatch designed for adverture runners will offer a series of new training tools for "Recreational joggers and elite runners alike" according to the... Read more

Nike Amp+ Sport Remote Control finally launches
Nike Amp+ Sport Remote Control finally launches By Amy-Mae Elliott

We've been waiting for this for so long we're almost over it already. We say almost, because you really can't help but admire that oh-so-smooth design, not to mention the tech capabilities.So the 101 catch-up for anyone who hasn't been longing for this... Read more

Garmin Mobile XT brings Garmin software to mobile phones
Garmin Mobile XT brings Garmin software to mobile phones By Stuart Miles

Garmin has announced the launch of a new software solution called the Garmin Mobile XT that promises to give users the Garmin software experience on their GPS-enabled smartphone. Seeing more and more phone manufacturers including the GPS technology into... Read more

Suunto Lumi - first outdoor performance watch range for women
Suunto Lumi - first outdoor performance watch range for women By Amy-Mae Elliott

Suunto has announced the launch of the new Lumi range, the world's first outdoor performance watch designed exclusively for women. The Suunto Lumi combines an altimeter, barometer, and compass functions with sunrise and sunset times, personal day counter,... Read more

Garmin launches Edge 705 and 605 for cyclists
Garmin launches Edge 705 and 605 for cyclists By Amy-Mae Elliott

Garmin has launched the Edge 705 and Edge 605 – the latest in the line of integrated personal training systems for recreational and advanced cyclists. The Edge 705 and Edge 605 provide mapping capabilities, street navigation and a 2.2-inch colour display... Read more

New Nike+ watch for iPod partnership pics leaked
New Nike+ watch for iPod partnership pics leaked By Amy-Mae Elliott

Fans have long been hankering after more official products in the Nike+iPod sports partnership.A new range of Nike watches have been promised for a while now and leaked pictures of one of these models hopefully suggest the models are coming soon.Nike's... Read more

Garmin launches entry-level Forerunner 50 fitness range
Garmin launches entry-level Forerunner 50 fitness range By Amy-Mae Elliott

Garmin has launched the Forerunner 50 range of five fitness products in the States. At the centre of the range is an advanced fitness watch which interfaces wirelessly with three other devices - suitable for either runners, walkers or cyclists. The system... Read more

Nike+ runners have logged over 22 million miles
Nike+ runners have logged over 22 million miles By Amy-Mae Elliott

Nike has announced that Nike+ runners have logged over 22 million miles on nikeplus.com. This, they inform us, is the equivalent of completing more than 800,000 New York City marathons and burning off the calories of more than five million slices of pizza.... Read more

Polar give more power to cyclists
Polar give more power to cyclists By Chris Hall

Polar have announced the most intelligent cycling products in the company's 30-year history - the new CS400, the most accurate computer on the market today and the CS600 w/ Power, the most complete power measurement system at an affordable price. For... Read more

Suunto launches "hard core" wristwatch computer
Suunto launches "hard core" wristwatch computer By Amy-Mae Elliott

Suunto has launched the Suunto Core - a new outdoor wristwatch computer. The Core is a altimeter, barometer and compass as well as offering new features like a depth meter, sunrise and sunset times, a revamped user interface and a menu in four languages.... Read more

Polar AW200 launch innovative technology to make monitoring exercise easy
Polar AW200 launch innovative technology to make monitoring exercise easy By Chris Hall

Polar, the leading innovator of sports instruments and heart rate monitors, has launched a new watch that offers a brand new way of accurately measuring your activity levels. Unlike specialist pedometers and heart rate monitors, the new Polar AW200 is... Read more

Garmin Rinos launch in the US
Garmin Rinos launch in the US By Amy-Mae Elliott

Launched in the States by Garmin, the Rino 520HCx and Rino 530HCx are two-way radios with integrated GPS technology. The new Rinos are rugged, lightweight and waterproof (in 1 metre of water for up to 30 minutes). Building on a previous Garmin Rino product... Read more

Nike rumoured to be releasing Nike+ watches
Nike rumoured to be releasing Nike+ watches By Amber Maitland

Nike's partnership with Apple seems to have been a success, as the companies are bringing out new products for the Nike+iPod sports range. They'll be releasing three hybrid watches and a remote control to be worn around the wrist, says iLounge.com. First... Read more

Garmin Training Center software now available for Mac OS X
Garmin Training Center software now available for Mac OS X By Chris Hall

Garmin Training Center software is now compatible with Mac OS X version 10.4 "Tiger", making Garmin the first major GPS manufacturer to offer direct Mac support. Garmin Training Center software is used with Garmin's Forerunner and Edge series fitness... Read more

Nike+ system challenges to be broadcast on Nike website
Nike+ system challenges to be broadcast on Nike website By Amber Maitland

Nike has launched added features to its Nike+ website to help runners and athletes achieve their goals in the new year. At the company's dedicated website, users of the Nike+ system can set up an account and challenge themselves as well as friends to... Read more

Nike and Apple to release Nike Amp+ Bluetooth wristband
Nike and Apple to release Nike Amp+ Bluetooth wristband By Stuart Miles

Nike and Apple are about to release a new add-on to its Nike + iPod running system. Called the Nike Amp+ the bracelet, which is worn by runners will allow them to change tracks and check times without having to fumble for their iPod in their jacket or... Read more

Wanted: Would-be explorers for extraordinary Polar expedition
Wanted: Would-be explorers for extraordinary Polar expedition By Chris Hall

A call for volunteers to undergo intensive and comprehensive Arctic training using Sir Ernest Shackleton's advertisement of 1912 has been issued by seasoned explorer, Jim McNeill, for the Ice Warrior Expedition February/April 2008. Founder of the Ice... Read more

Garmin's Foot Pod monitors athletes speed and distance
Garmin's Foot Pod monitors athletes speed and distance By Amber Maitland

Garmin has added an accessory to the Forerunner 305 GPS training device, in the form of the Foot Pod. The Forerunner 305 Foot Pod lets athletes monitor their activity when out of range of a GPS. The shoe-mounted device wirelessly communicates with the... Read more

Suunto new heart rate monitors go POD crazy
Suunto new heart rate monitors go POD crazy By Chris Hall

Suunto are proundly announcing their new range of heart rate monitors from the t-series. The t-series offers a range of monitors to suit all users needs, from the recreational to the professional. The website even lets you answer a series of logical questions... Read more

adidas offer comprehensive mobile portal for the FIFA World Cup
adidas offer comprehensive mobile portal for the FIFA World Cup By Chris Hall

The adidas global mobile football portal has become the most comprehensive of its kind ahead of the eagerly anticipated World Cup in June 2006. The adidas mobile football portal serves the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and have now added... Read more

Suunto gear for hardcore sailors
Suunto gear for hardcore sailors By Chris Hall

Sailing fanatics will be itching to get their hands on the DS Series Dry Suit from Suunto. The DS Series is a complete foul-weather system that will stand up to the worst that the weather will throw at you, so you can get on with the serious business... Read more

CES 2006: Garmin launch Forerunner 205 and Forerunner 305 personal GPS watches
CES 2006: Garmin launch Forerunner 205 and Forerunner 305 personal GPS watches By Stuart Miles

Garmin has launched the Forerunner 205 and Forerunner 305, the next generation of its popular GPS-enabled fitness product line. "The new Forerunners are ideal for any outdoor activity - from a leisurely stroll to a competitive marathon", said Gary Kelley,... Read more