gadgets
Garmin's Edge 1000 May Be the Smartest Bike Computer Yet

While the phones in our pockets have been getting smarter and smarter at an alarming rate, bike computers (despite having the word "computer" right in their name) have been lagging way behind. But as sensors, radios, and chips have shrunk smaller and smaller, we've seen more and more intelligence come to the handlebars. The new Edge 1000 from Garmin is trying to pack the most in. Read More >>

science
Made for a Marathon: The Science of Long Distance Running

What drives people to run a marathon? Join Hayley Birch as she tackles 26.2 miles, aided by science. Read More >>

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A Delicious Yoga Bag That Inspires You to Make Room for More Calories

For some people, exercise and working out is a way to keep their bodies fit and trim. But for most of us, it's just a way to feel less guilty when we overindulge. So to stay inspired to make it all the way through your next yoga class, keep your gear in this giant burrito bag that provides a delicious-looking reminder of just one of the indulgences you're working towards. Read More >>

health
Watching 24 Hours of Someone's Heartbeat is Weirdly Hypnotic

As visualisations go, this is a simple one: it shows the heartbeats of data scientist Jen Lowe from the last 24 hours, gently pulsing as a big, bold, red screen. Read More >>

fitmodo
The Future of Active Eyewear: An Interview With Oakley's R&D Division

The pinnacle achievement in active eyewear was once simply making a pair of sunglasses that were light and wouldn't shatter into your eyeballs. While that's still important, technology has obviously progressed. So what is the future, exactly? Heads-up displays? Augmented reality? Cybernetic retinal implants? Read More >>

accessories
A One-Kilo iPhone Case Turns Texting Into a Workout

What if every call you answered, every text you sent, and every Facebook status update you posted actually worked to improve your fitness? It's kind of a ridiculous notion, but the ToneFone—which is basically the heaviest case you'll ever slap on your iPhone—offers just that. Read More >>

fitmodo
Garmin Vivofit Review: Some Good Ideas But Not Quite There

In the ever-expanding pantheon of wearable fitness trackers, Garmin is looking for an open seat, ideally at the Cool Kids' Table (CKT). Garmin makes some of the best GPS sports watches out there, so expectations were high for the company's first tracker. While it adds a nice trick or two, the holes are just too many. Read More >>

samsung
Samsung's S Circle is a Rumoured Low-Power Fitness Band

Samsung could well have another form of sporty wearable to casually frisbee into the mix, with online sources uncovering a thing called the Samsung S Circle -- a supposed Bluetooth LE activity tracker for keeping tabs on how many times you've walked to the toilet in any given period. Read More >>

fitmodo
I Did the World's First Ice Cream Cleanse: Yes, Really

Back during the no-carb diet craze of the early 2000s, I joked that I wanted to try a diet consisting of nothing but carbs and lipids. I would call it the Fatkins Diet. Guess what? I just did exactly that. I ate ice cream, and only ice cream, for four days straight. Yes, it's the world's first Ice Cream Cleanse, and no, I didn't just make it up. Read More >>

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This iPhone Case Can Monitor Your Heart Rate, Blood Pressure and Oxygen Levels

From fitness bands to smart bikes, there are more tech-injected ways than ever to track your health. The problem is, most of them require both a smartphone and a separate gadget on your persons in order to track your stats. Cutting the clutter is the Azoi Wello iPhone case, gathering data on a wide range of biometrics and protecting your phone in one neat package. Read More >>

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Intel Just Bought Itself One of the Best Fitness Trackers Out There

Intel just bought Basis—makers of one of the best fitness trackers out there
—for somewhere in the neighbourhood of $100 million/ £60 million so it doesn't miss the boat on wearables the way it did on phones. For now, that means a really great wearable is off the market, but Basic's guts are bound to rise again. It's just a question of how. Read More >>

fitmodo
Moov Might be the Most Advanced Fitness Wearable Yet

As you may have noticed, there are a million activity trackers out there right now. Most of them are glorified pedometers. The upper tier add altimeters, heart rate monitors, and sleep-tracking to the equation. But what if you don't just want to be reminded to work out: you want to work out better, safer, and more efficiently? Moov might just be the AI coach you've been hoping for. Read More >>

samsung
Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit Hands-On: Now This is Cool

I'm not much of a fitness fanatic. In fact, as I advance in years, I'm turning into a proper lard-arse. But the Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit is so gorgeous and (from my brief test) so responsive, I might have to nab one and a gym membership to go along with it. Read More >>

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Garmin Forerunner 220 Review: a Solid Running-Watch With a Pretty Face

Garmin has been at this running-watch thing for a while. Most recently, the Forerunner 10 was the company's best attempt at a simple, easy-to-read watch, but, for all that, it still wasn't as simple to use as it ought to have been. Enter the Forerunner 220. It's the 10's younger, smarter, better-looking, more sophisticated brother, and it's well worth some wrist space. Read More >>

apple
Apple's Fitness-Tracking Ambitions Go Beyond the iWatch

Lately, all the talk has been about the fitness-tracking, health-monitoring smartwatch that Apple is assumed to be building. But a patent granted to Apple today shows the company wants to get into fitness tracking not just on your wrist, but in your ear, with sensor-laden earbuds to measure your athletic performance. Read More >>

science
Does Stretching Before Exercise Actually Help?

Everyone tells us to stretch before exercise, but does it actually help improve performance and recovery? Read More >>

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