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Mio Fuse Review: fitness tracking and HR sensor for running and HIIT

I've reviewed plenty of activity trackers here at ShinyShiny, most recently the Misfit Flash and the Fitbit Charge, but over the next few months I'm going to be taking a closer look at wearable devices built solely with fitness and training in mind. First up: the Mio Fuse. So what's a Mio Fuse? Unlike general…
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Fitbit releases Charge HR and Surge wearables in UK, Europe today

Fitbit announced the launch of its three new fitness trackers last year: the Charge, the Charge HR and the Spartan of wearables, the Surge. The Fitbit Charge has been available here in the UK for a few months (check out our review of the Fitbit Charge), but according to the Fitbit team this morning, the Charge…
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Misfit Flash Review: Best-in-class activity tracking on a budget

So what's a Misfit Flash? A number of key players in the consumer-facing, wearable fitness market have emerged over the past few years. And, after developing their flagship devices, like the Fitbit Flex and Jawbone Up 24, the challenge now is to go bigger, better and more high-end with added functionality and improved design. But…

Seven ways to exercise effectively without going to the gym

Let's be honest, there are a lot of things we'd rather spend our hard earned cash on than a membership to the gym. Nobody likes going to the gym, so its easy to resent having to pay a monthly fee just to keep yourself healthy -- especially if you don't have any budget gyms nearby.…
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11 more things to improve your home workout

Let's face it, getting yourself a gym membership can be incredibly expensive and depending on where you live you might not get much choice in where you can go. But there's nothing stopping you from exercising at home. There's no monthly fee, and you don't have to worry about things like closing times and the…
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7 great yoga apps to make your workout more flexible #HealthAndFitnessWeek

Whether you're a nervous beginner who wants to find their feet before trying their hand in public, or a devoted yogi who wants to cram a little more omm into their daily routine, yoga apps are a great way to supplement real-life classes. Some are free and easy, some have bells-and-whistles you never even knew…

10 bits of kit you need for your next home workout #HealthAndFitnessWeek

[nextpage title="Next"] Let’s face it! No matter how good your intentions are, it’s incredibly hard to get yourself out of the house and down to the gym, especially when you've had a long day at work. It’s also extremely expensive. £45 a month for something you’ll end up going to once a week, if that?…

Moov combines fitness tracking with personal training

Could this be one of the best online personal training devices on the market? It's Moov, a gadget that combines fitness tracking with personal training, leaving you nowhere to hide when it comes to working out and working out well. Many fitness tracking devices, calorie counting apps and activity monitors work on the premise that if…