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Robot runs 5K

This is the first time that a bipedal robot using machine learning to control its running…

new Garmin Next Week – a mystery…or not?

There's a new Garmin next week and....

Garmin Bitcoin Widgets

Garmin devices can show live pricing via your connected smartphone. The presentation is basic but functional

Top 5 Sports & Tech Sites To Waste Time On

I like these and they are all good in a different way and I bet there…

Supersapiens Wrist Wearable Coming Soon

The Supersapiens Energy Band does NOT contain the sensor and is simply a data relay with…

USA – available now – Favero Assioma Duo Shi

You can get them now from stock for $629.99 in the USA with...

Incus NOVA Run Motion Sensor now on sale

Alistair Brownlee is a financial backer of Incus. Headline names like his make the media sit…

Shimano Leads 🥇 Gold Medal Haul so far vs SRAM vs Campagnolo, Olympics Tokyo 2020

Shimano is making a Big use of the advantage of home soil (&pave)!

Garmin Bumper Profits – spectacular results continue

strong demand for our cycling and advanced wearable products.

Apple Watch 6 ! Power Meter support ! bike & Stryd with iSmoothRun

Powermeter support on the Apple Watch for bike and run. No problems, while you're at it…

SuperSapiens – First Impressions & Early Tests

This is very interesting stuff and definitely gives personal insights we never had before. Previously we…

Apple AirPods 3 – September 2021

What to look out for First update since 2019 These will NOT come pre-bundled with iPhone…

Best Garmin Connect IQ App 2021 – Fitness Winners Announced

2021: These are the winners for each category of CIQ Fitness apps released in 2020.

Has Google handed Samsung a MASSIVE Strategic Head Start?

Google doubles down with Samsung If it looks unusual, sounds unusual and smells unusual then…it’s probably…

new Apple Video pushing Fitness for the Summer w/Watch 6

a young lady/late teen girl planning her summer fitness campaign though lots of motivational activities.

13.5 Tips: Apple Watch battery – the interesting guide to everything you need to know – Series 6, SE & watchOS 8

Some Sensible Tips ...ones you might use!

WOW: Apple tracks your iPhone when turned off…YES, REALLY.

The more suspicious amongst you (including me this time!) have a sense of Big Brother is…

Wow ! Qualcomm – new chips, Fossil – best possible devices…2021

Specifically, Qualcomm says they have reached "40+ Million Snapdragon Wear shipments" and my reading is that…

STRAVA Relative Effort – Everthing you need to know

STRAVA introduced RELATIVE EFFORT 3 years ago (April 2018) as a replacement to their Suffer Score.…

Respiratory Rate Tracking, Sleep, watchOS 8 & HRV, HRV4Training

Respiratory Rate Tracking all works well from a technical point of view but I'm just not…

parkrun opens 24 July

An announcement today from parkrun plus that from the government confirms that parkrun returns on Saturday

Garmin + Dexcom CGM – FDA Approval for Garmin, Apple & Others

  Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring on Garmin, Apple & More The US FDA last week gave…

20% Off Wahoo Store-Wide || 48 Hour Sale ||

NOW is the time to buy your Wahoo. There is 20% off most Wahoo products (10%…

Favero Assioma Duo Shi – new dual-sided bike power meter

This version of Assioma is essentially identical to the previous models from a performance perspective and…

GiveAway || Freebie || Closing Sunday – HRV4Biofeedback

low HRV can be improved, at least acutely, with deep breathing

Forget 2:1 Glucose Fructose gels, you really need 5:4

2:1 ratios are only able to allow 62% of ingested carbs to be oxidised. Change the…

Samsung Galaxy Watch4 to get 50% chip boost…

Details are emerging about the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 which will be available to buy on…

Hammerhead Heart Rate Monitor – Hands On – First Run/Ride

Hammerhead's new Heart Rate Strap appears to be a sufficiently accurate BLE/ANT+ Heart Rate Monitor that's…

Wiggle End of Season RUN Sale – UK, USA, RoW

2021 Wiggle End of Season RUN Sale

Wow – Apple supplier to start lactate, hydration, blood glucose sensor trials

Apple's next-generation sensor may offer the potential to sense hydration, lactate, core temperature and blood pressure.

new Apple FOCUS – An In-Depth Look At Apple’s Fitness Focus Mode

Despite being a lover of new tech it takes a good feature to get me to…

Shimano starts to sell directly to consumers (AUS)

Local(ish) dealers will be here to stay augmented by mobile services and online services.

Important(ish) Development – New Running Feature – why & how to use gesture control to take a lap !

The use of gesture control could very well allow credible sports watch designs with fewer than…

new Sigmax Rox 11.1 Evo Bike Computer

The feature set looks like it will handle the needs of 99% of cyclists. If the…

Garmin Vector Air Soon? – hints that it’s coming

the Garmin Vector AIR 'drag meter' in some Garmin app code which also mentions the Garmin…

42% of smartwatches are used for workouts

In Feb/Mar 2021, "42% of smartwatches were used for workouts & athletic performance",

Pirelli P Zero Race SL TLR – a great all rounder – the new GP5000?

Great tyres for fast, punchy rides if you can get them for less than £40/tyre.

Wednesday Highlights News – 4 stories: EMFIT, Rings and DFA Alpha 1

Lots of DFA a1 news today plus some commercial info from EMFIT and some patents from…

Garmin Custom-Made Fenix, Venu and Vivoactive

choose some of the physical parts for your next high-end Garmin...your favourite strap and body colour…

new Strava 3D Global Heatmap

As a subscriber, you will be able to plan routes on strava and this 3D heatmap…