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The smartwatch that keeps you fit

No, it's not an iWatch from Apple but the Shine by Misfit is the closest thing so far.<p>Misfit, co-founded by the former CEO of Apple John Sculley, was …

Users Rate Basis, Fitbit Flex as Best for Fitness

A new report pits several top fitness tracking devices against one another based on data from 6,500 users. Basis B1 and Fitbit Flex come out on …

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Meet Human, A Beautiful Fitness Tracking App To Help You Effortlessly Stay Healthy

Human is a newcomer in the crowded fitness space, but its take is different. Instead of being a stat-heavy activity app like RunKeeper or a life tracker gadget like Withings, Fitbit or Jawbone, Human is a passive iOS app designed to help you stay healthy. The goal is to move for 30 minutes every …

4iiii’s announces Cliiiimb Strava segment competition app, new low-priced hardware bundles

Here at Interbike, 4iiii’s has announced their latest product – Cliiiimb – which allows you to get status updates in real time while riding or …

A physician's one year review of GymPact, an app that pays you to go to the gym

<i>Editors Note: Dr. David Ahn has an updated 2 year review of GymPact you can check out at this link.</i><p>With the New Year just behind us and excess …

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FitBit Zip In-Depth Review

Here’s a fun fact to start out with: The FitBit Zip is actually probably the only product where I’ve written the review after over a <i>year</i> of use with …

A Guide to Some of the Best GPS Fitness-Tracking Apps

There’s no shortage of health and fitness apps out there, so we thought we’d take a look at some of the more popular GPS fitness-tracking apps for runners, walkers and cyclists, to see what’s good about them, what’s not so good and, well, hopefully help you decide which is best for you.<p>Please note, …

Fitness technology: Top gadget tips for getting in shape

Only the most perverse of Schwarzenegger types genuinely enjoy doing exercise. But hey, everyone's got to do it, especially if you intend on spending …

10 Tips for Using Fitness Gadgets to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

During the holidays, you'll likely gain at least one pound, according to a study that appeared in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i>. While that …

A Guide to the Best Activity-Trackers

This year will be remembered for many things, but for anyone in the market for a dedicated activity-tracking device, 2013 welcomed more than a few fresh contraptions to the market.<p>Indeed, with so many players now vying for a piece of the fitness-tracking pie, it can be difficult to keep up with …

This 'Check' Fitness Training Gadget Knows to Warn You When You're Knackered

From sports-orientated wristwatches to apps that have you fleeing from a zombie horde, there are plenty of tech-savvy ways to get in shape these …

How to Find the Best Fitness Tracker for You

There are dozens of fitness gadgets on the market that can measure movement, heart rate, elevation, and even body temperature. Here’s how to figure …

How to get and record cadence information on a spin or gym bike

Tonight, I had an epiphany. Or at least, I had an improvement upon an idea that I had planned for months.<p>One question I get a lot is how to measure …

Hands on with Wahoo Fitness TICKR, TICKR RUN, and TICKR X

<b>Overview</b><p>Today, Wahoo Fitness announced three new products for the fitness market, and in doing so, started what they describe as a new push towards …

The best fitness trackers

The line between fitness trackers and smartwatches continues to blur, as more companies introduce full-featured wearables dedicated to both health …

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