Sport Tech

By Stephen P. Yang, Ph.D. | Collection of technologies and services focused on sport, health, exercise, and health promotion.

Improve circulation in your lower body with Footbeat, the wearable in your shoe

You may not have been born with an engine to power your movement, but thanks to 21st century technology, you can certainly add one. No, we’re not …

Plantar Fasciitis

CES 2018: Under Armour Debuts the Smartest Shoe You'll Ever Wear

Under Armour's new HOVR tech tracks your runs and feels good doing it<p>CES is the place where the tech industry comes together annually to update the rest of us low-tech plebeians on what new apps, software, platforms, and gadgets are that will change the way we live. And Under Armour just launched a …

Wearable Tech

Smart swimsuits are a thing now, and we're ready to take the plunge

If you’ve always wanted to track how much swimming you do, now you can in a whole new way — one that’s also as easy as could be. Yup, hold onto your …

Wearable Tech

Court rules Zepp has to stop selling its baseball and softball sensors

Zepp Labs' sensors let you analyze your performance across a number of sports, including baseball, softball, golf, tennis and soccer. But some of its performance-tracking products will soon be no more. In 2015, Blast Motion, a company that makes similar products, sued Zepp for patent infringement …

Softball

New York’s fitness elite are crazy for these $600 fitness ‘guns’

Flexing your guns in front of the mirror at the gym? So last year, bro! At hot workout studios and on social media, New York’s fitness elite are all …

Gym Tech That Professionals Use To Stay In Shape

Pop quiz hotshot. Your dedicated training buddy has gone M.I.A ahead of the summer holidays. Your run sessions are now lonelier. Your spotter is now …

GymKit launch continues with Virgin Active gym in London now supporting Apple Watch syncing

Last month we saw the first fitness club to deploy Apple’s GymKit technology pop up around the globe in Australia, and this week the Apple Watch workout syncing feature has gone live in the UK. <i>Metro</i> reports that the Mansion House Virgin Active gym in London now offers exercise machines that work …

This sonic kayak makes music as you paddle

The sonic kayak is a mix of science and art — but it’s not compatible with headphones<p>If you’ve ever dreamt of turning your kayak into a musical-cum-scientific instrument, now you can — thanks to a how-to-manual published this week. For the low cost of $1133 (boat not included), your Sonic Kayak can …

Science

NBA Minute: Nike's NBA gear

Nike and the NBA combine to deliver a unique experience.

Basketball

Now you can Zwift in 4k with the latest Apple TV

For Zwifters today marks another way to access the ‘train with a party hat on’ massive multiplayer software, with the announcement of Zwift for Apple …

The Best Fitness Gear Of 2017

We tested the latest shoes, watches, T-shirts, sunglasses, and more. Here’s what’s worth buying<p>Men’s Health <i>may earn commissions on products that are independently selected by our editorial team.</i><p>The buzzword in fitness gear this year is specialization. Upstart brands are engineering new kinds of …

Intel to Power the 5G Network Future at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang | Intel Newsroom

<b>By Sandra Rivera</b><p>As mobility evolves beyond the smartphone, 5G is becoming one of the most impactful technology transformations we are likely to see …

Can Shocking Your Body in an Electric Suit Actually Give You a Full Workout?

What if a full-body workout was only a matter of hooking yourself up to a system of wires and electrodes, doing a few lunges and squats, and calling …

Sensoria releases first ‘smart shoe’ with pressure sensors, expands beyond socks and shirts

Sensoria is getting into the high-tech shoe game.<p>The Seattle-area startup today debuted its first-ever running shoe, which retails for $199 and …

Wearable Tech

Are 'Invisibles' The Next Wearables? Smart Apparel, Shoes And Jewelry, The Future Is Integrated

As technology becomes even smarter and more integrated into everything, wearing it in the form of small, connected gadgets that give us unique insights about ourselves has become the norm. Whether it’s smartwatches, fitness trackers or even apparel, the tech you can wear to keep tabs on your …

Wearable Tech

Talking L/R balance and the TYPE-R with Jessica Laufenberg, a bike-fitter and exercise physiologist @rocketbicycles last month! https://t.co/ZSjhPROH18

Zwim goggles integrate a near-eye display for underwater tracking

Wouldn’t it be great if you could take more of your devices underwater without worrying about any damage? If you’re looking for more smart and …

Wearable Tech

I tried the clothes Tom Brady uses to help him sleep better and recover faster after games — and they work surprisingly well

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Whether training or competing, athletes put their bodies through a lot of strenuous activities.<p>Naturally, soreness and pain come along …

Fitness

Gold’s Gym expands to digital fitness with music-driven coaching app

Fitness chain <b>Gold’s Gym</b> has launched a digital personal training app that features pre-recorded video trainer routines and a built-in music streaming …

Asics is using microwave technology to create custom midsoles in as little as 15 seconds

It’s been a fascinating couple of years for high tech sneaker heads, between self-lacing Nikes and Adidas’ experiments with 3D printed midsoles and …

Agility Can Be Earned With Jawku

<i>New technology from startup ventures is transforming the global sports industry. This</i> <i>Startup Series</i> <i>has introduced over 300 startup companies in the</i> …

Motiv’s fitness ring is simple, but surprisingly capable

When Motiv told me what they were working on just ahead of CES, I perked up. It wasn’t the functionality — there are a million trackers out there that do what the device does and much more. It was the potential the product represents — the beginnings of liberation from the tyranny of the wrist.<p>It’s …

Wearable Tech

The Coolest New Cycling Tech at Interbike

Sure, you might not need it, but trust us—you'll really, really want it anyway

Cycling

These Bluetooth earbuds sound as good as AirPods, but they’re only $20 and you won’t lose them

Apple’s AirPods are great and all, but they cost $160 and they’re impossible to find in stock anywhere. And seriously, does the cord-free design …

Headphones

Optimize health, wellness, performance through blood tests, nutrition, science

What if you could take a selfie…<br>from the inside?<p>Learn what you need. Make changes.<p>Feel better, perform your best.<p>Real people. Real results.<p>"I ran my …

Selfies

Reviewing data at the @srmtraining @EUROBIKE_SHOW booth! Stop by to say hello and learn more about the Type-R! #eurobike2017 https://t.co/ujmc8sio2b

I was a professional athlete, and even I can't make wearables useful

Fitness wearables are useless for me, and that's a bad sign for companies who hope to make a real connection with people who exercise regularly.<p>I'm …

Wearable Tech

TomTom Runner GPS Watch returns to Amazon low at $50 shipped

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Wearable Tech

TomTom Adventurer GPS Watch Designed With Hikers and Skiers in Mind

In an expanding world of Android Smartwatches and the Apple Watch, there has been a recent shift in how athletes track and monitor their progress. …

Wearable Tech