How tech is changing all aspects of fitness

The digital revolution has affected every aspect of our lives, from the methods which major companies use to conduct business transactions to how we order a pizza or chat with our friends. Of course, all the time that we now spend staring at a screen means that physical fitness is more important than ever, and…

Strava now available for Apple Watch Series 2

Strava, the social network for athletes, has introduced a newly developed app for the Apple Watch Series 2. Strava athletes can now take full advantage of the watch’s GPS capabilities by recording their time, pace, distance, speed and heart rate without having to use their iOS device. Athletes already running Strava on their Apple Watch…

How do I stick to my New Year fitness resolutions? Here are five tips

  Lauren Sinfield, Fitness Manager at Basildon Sporting Village, gives her five top tips for sticking to your fitness resolutions throughout January and beyond into 2017. 1. Be realistic about what you can achieve Be realistic about your goals and you’re more likely to achieve them. This may mean setting yourself slightly smaller goals, but…

CES2017: Actijoy introduces health and fitness solution for dogs!

It isn't just us humans that need to shape up in the New Year. Pets do too (especially if they've been gorging on the Christmas leftovers). That's why Actijoy has introduced what's being billed as the world's first health and fitness solution for our overweight pooches. Apparently in the US there are over 70 million…

Libratone launches Nordic black version of ZIPP wireless speaker, new Spotify features

For those who like the darker things in life, Libratone launches the new Nordic black version of its ZIPP wireless speaker Featuring an exclusive matte black base, the new ZIPP Nordic Black expands the Danish lifestyle brand’s extensive ecosystem of ZIPP wireless speakers for the home. The introduction of ZIPP Nordic Black comes with a…

Top 10 Xmas gifts for the #swimming enthusiast

Swimming is a great sport, but when it comes to accessories to improve and monitor your performance - or even just to keep you entertained - there hasn't been that much on the market, compared to other popular sports such as cycling or running. That is until now. Here Chris Price looks at just some…

Running: 16 cool clothes & accessories for spring

The clocks have gone back, and it's the time of year when many of us think of dusting off our old trainers, stretching our creaky legs again and going out for a run. There are tonnes of apps for it now, from the NHS' step-by-step Couch to 5K to the hugely popular My Virtual Mission, which allows…

Urbanista Rio earphones review: comfy, with great sound

If you're the kind of person who can't leave the house without some in-ear entertainment, you'll understand that finding some comfortable, decent-quality headphones is high on the priorities list - and that it takes some convincing to switch to an unknown new pair! Yet over the past couple of weeks, I've done just that, and…