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Oscar Insurance rewards customers who are motivated to keep fit

Oscar Insurance rewards customers who are motivated to keep fit

Instead of constantly looking to save more on your insurance how about make money from them? That’s the idea this New York based company had, who have set up an initiative that rewards customers who take their health seriously in the form of monthly payments. Oscar Insurance is in the process of revolutionising the insurance market with a unique strategy that will boot the industry into the 21st century. The new initiative involves giving its customers … Read entire article »

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Fitness Apps helping the UK tackle weight gain this Christmas

Fitness Apps helping the UK tackle weight gain this Christmas

Usually around this time of year people start to turn their backs on the hard work they’ve put into dieting and working out over the year so that they turn their attention to mince pies, chocolate and a celebratory drinks for just a few weeks. Completely fair, what’s life without a little enjoyment when you can let your hair down? However it would seem this year people have had a change of heart and are … Read entire article »

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Runtastic release Sleep Better, allowing you to track your sleeping patterns

Runtastic release Sleep Better, allowing you to track your sleeping patterns

It’s usually hard work, sweat and some achy legs when you associate yourself with Runtastic, which originally made its name in activity-tracking hardware and apps. However now the Austrian fitness fanatics have turned their attention to the more relaxing times in our life, bed time. The latest app – Runtastic Sleep Better – is available for free on both iOS and Android. The app monitors your sleeping patterns by lying beside you in your bed and … Read entire article »

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Google fitness app a hit in China

Google fitness app a hit in China

It appears that any doubt there was surrounding Google’s seemingly delayed response to develop a fitness app have been proven wrong as the app nears its third week topping the charts in China. Google Fit, which works as a platform for all your health and fitness apps was released last month and took only a week for it to shoot straight to number 1 in China where it’s remained ever since, making it the apps most … Read entire article »

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Garmin unveils the Vivosmart activity tracker & smartwatch

Garmin unveils the Vivosmart activity tracker & smartwatch

With IFA 2014 churning out more smartwatches than we know what to do with, it goes to show that the competition in the market has really heated up. Almost all offer the same features, which in fairness is what the majority of people want to see, but none of them seem to separate themselves from the crowd. However Garmin have just announced the Vivosmart band, a new wrist wearable that balances nicely between a smartwatch and … Read entire article »

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Epson launches its new Pulsense fitness trackers

Epson launches its new Pulsense fitness trackers

After the sneak peak launch at CES in January of this year, Japanese electronics company Epson have announced that their two new smart device wearable’s will launch later in September. The Epson Pulsense PS-100 is a sleek tracking band, which has an appearance very close to the Nike Fuelband’s of this world offering a more discrete method of tracking your fitness, whereas the PS-500 features a full LCD screen which pushes the product more into the … Read entire article »

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New BioSport headphones allow you to listen to music and track your workouts simultaneously

New BioSport headphones allow you to listen to music and track your workouts simultaneously

The latest headphones to be released by rapper 50 Cent’s brand SMS Audio, combines the two elements most people today see as necessities when running – music & monitoring. SMS Audio has combined with American chip manufacturer Intel to produce a product that aims to nullify the amount of wearable’s runners wear. The BioSport in-ear headphones use Intel’s smart earphone technology to monitor the users heart rate via sensors built into the amplifiers. We have already seen … Read entire article »

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Athos training gear lets you know how to get the most out of your workouts

Athos training gear lets you know how to get the most out of your workouts

There is currently a boom in health and fitness technology with new gadgets and apps being released at what seems a daily rate. However there are still very few products on the market that can tell you when your body is working to full capacity and also those designed for people who weight train. Well now Athos – a specialist in high-tech gym wearable’s – has developed unique clothing to combat this very issue. Athos gym … Read entire article »

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Cubii helps keep the office fit without having to stand

Cubii helps keep the office fit without having to stand

The amount of time we spend sat down is quite frankly ridiculous, from the breakfast table, during our commute, at an office desk, and then back home in front of the television it makes up nearly the entire day without exercise.  Ok granted that’s not everyone’s daily routine, but you catch our drift. One of the new crazes that’s currently trying to take off is the standing desk, which as you can imagine, keeps you stood … Read entire article »

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Withings takes smart watches back to the past

Withings takes smart watches back to the past

The amount of wearable tech that is being released in this day and age means we can track, control and monitor nearly every aspect of our lives. Most manufacturers of wearable health tech design their products to look almost futuristic, creating a slim-line, unimposing device so it stands out and makes people question what it is. But what is there on the market for people who don’t want to appear from Star Wars? Withings, best known … Read entire article »

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