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B.A.A. Marathon app let’s the world join in on the Boston’s historic run

B.A.A. Marathon app let’s the world join in on the Boston’s historic run

Apply for the Boston Marathon, get excited and spend way too much money on new running gear only to receive the unfortunate news that your application was unsuccessful? Fear not as now you can take part in the race – well sort of – with the new B.A.A. (Boston Athletic Association) Marathon app for iOS and Android. Due to the tragedy of last year’s marathon, the rise in applications has been a real issue for the … Read entire article »

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Intel Completes Acquisition of Basis Science

Intel Completes Acquisition of Basis Science

For a while now the tech community has had its eyes glued to the release of the smartwatch, a piece of wearable technology that will dramatically change the way we communicate, surf the internet as well as a whole host of other avenues. So what happens when a large technology company has no current ties with this space? Well Intel has made their intentions quite clear with its latest take over of Basis Science, planting the … Read entire article »

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Apple Healthbook Encouraged To Create A Healthier World

Apple Healthbook Encouraged To Create A Healthier World

Apple is on the brink of changing the way we monitor our health and fitness with its latest app, Apple Healthbook. The new feature will have the ability to track all areas of our day to day lives including exercise, sleeping and nutritional intake in an attempt to create what some people are calling “a tipping point for mobile healthcare”. The app – thought to be the key selling point for Apple’s next iOS 8 or … Read entire article »

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UP Coffee Tells You When To Lay Off The Caffeine

UP Coffee Tells You When To Lay Off The Caffeine

The sheer amount of fitness apps and devices, which have been released over the past few year’s is astounding and has proved that the way we view our health in modern society is now of utter importance. However health is not just measured on calories burnt and steps taken in a day, your body also needs to have a cycle of strong recovery in order to perform at its very best. Many body-worn devices now monitor … Read entire article »

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The New Samsung Gear Fit

The New Samsung Gear Fit

With hundred of products being unveiled over just a few days, it’s hard to really capture the limelight at Europe’s biggest mobile exhibition, however Samsung was one of the more dominant brands to emerge from Mobile World Congress with its Galaxy S5 leading the campaign. The South Korean company also previewed its latest wearable products in an attempt to shift away from the Samsung Galaxy Gear – which was released only about six months ago. The … Read entire article »

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Flyfit, fitness tracking strap for your ankle

Flyfit, fitness tracking strap for your ankle

So here we go, another day another fitness tracker. With all the news surrounding the obesity ‘pandemic’, the avalanche of fitness products overwhelmed 2013 and it seem the trend will continue throughout 2014. Most products we see hit the market seem to offer the same results but will vary in the way they transmit them to the user, usually via an app or wearable device. Well Flyfit is another fitness monitoring wearable, except instead of a … Read entire article »

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Zombies, Run!

Zombies, Run!

Now that January’s over it becomes socially acceptable to chuck all new years resolutions out the window and focus on putting wrong all you did right for the month! This is especially the case when it comes to fitness regimes. There are those though who will resist the urge to throw it all away and battle on into the year, although they might not always possess the right dosage of motivation. Well now Zombies, Run! is … Read entire article »

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Fitness apps on the rise!

Fitness apps on the rise!

A new study conducted by Kantar Media has found that 32 percent of mobile device owners now use apps directly related to health and fitness as the growing trend of understanding our bodies takes an all time high. The survey – consisting of 20,000 consumers – asked respondents in what way they used their mobile devices, with a resounding 25 percent of smartphone users and 22 percent of tablet owners used applications which allow them to … Read entire article »

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LG unveils the latest fitness gadgets… with a twist

With the New Year upon us, and the resolutions still fresh in our minds it’s not surprising that we are all talking health & fitness as sports retails and gyms feel the heat of credit cards. With this being the case, it’s hardly surprising that many businesses plan there product release dates around the Christmas period or just after the New Year as people hit those treadmills. The latest gadget to emerge from the crowd is LG’s wearable fitness tracker, the LG Lifeband. Seen as a direct competitor to Nike’s FuelBand, the tracker that will be compatible with iOS and Android has the ability to monitor several key fitness statistics including speed, distance, number of steps, projected paced and the number of calories burnt. This is all displayed on an OLED … Read entire article »

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Instabeat – the wearable tracking product for swimmers

Instabeat – the wearable tracking product for swimmers

Over the past year the tech world has gone crazy over the hype of wearable smart glasses, including the likes of Google Glass and the Vuzix M100. The latest piece of smartwear technology is again a product which can display information before your eyes, however this comes with a unique twist. Instabeat is a head-up display unit which attaches to your swimming goggles and monitors a variety of attributes during your workout. The piece of eyewear … Read entire article »

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