Wearables Database of Everything :: Vandrico

this link should let you while awy the hours discovering new and even more useless wearables…

'More' HRV Measures: Athletes quantify adaptation to exercise

If you take waking HRV readings on a simple app then you should be in a better…

Garmin Fenix 3 Review (MultiSport Triathlon GPS Watch)

Garmin Fenix 3 Review Even as 2017 draws to a close we will see from this…

Review: Polar A360

Polar’s recently released A360 super smart band is a highly credible contender in the increasingly crowded…

World’s Sexiest Smart SPORTS Watches?

Today I was prompted to put together this gallery of some, IMO, rather pretty sports watches…

*NEW* Garmin Vivofit 3

Following on from today’s announcement of the VIVOACTIVE HR, Garmin also today announced the VIVOFIT 3.…

*NEW* Garmin Vivoactive HR

After the awful-looking VIVOSMART HR Garmin have just announced the confusingly similarly named VIVOACTIVE HR (not…

Polar A360 vs HRM-RUN – HR Running Accuracy This Time

Some much better news today for the A360. This time running tests. OK they were fairly…

Optical HR Running Watch – Bargain Update

I just had a quick look at the Epson SF-810B (actually I think the SF-810V –…

Polar A360 vs Garmin HRM-RUN – HR Accuracy In A Controlled Environment

I updated the A360 today with the new firmware v1.128. Even though HR improvements are not…

Polar V800, A360 – more firmware updates NOW

Plug in your Polar and get the new updates. The V800 release has the previous botched…

Polar Rolls Out Complete Training Load/Recovery Status For Cycling Products

One of Polar’s stand-out features has got better…well at least more widely available. The previous implementation…

Runners hurry up North London Half Marathon entries close 22 Feb Iconic Wembley Stadium finish 20Mar

Well I’m already booked but just got this notification through for imminent closing of entries for…

New Garmin Sling – parody

Latest news from Garmin is their release of the runner’s digi-sling. This hi-tec gadget minimises wind drag…

Cycling/Sports/Tri Photographer – Morgan Evans

Big thank you to Morgan Evans for the use of one of this image (above, cropped)…

Optical HR Gallery – Rogues, Vagabonds and Sexy Sirens

FitbitI’ve been checking through some old posts and ‘accidentally’ put together a gallery of optical sports…

Sports Watch/Tech: Charging Technologies/Methods

Wow. I really have run out of things to write about 🙂 Our sports watches have…

‘Runner’s Knee’ pain/injury prevention

‘Runner’s Knee’ pain/injury prevention (via competitor.com) This is a good one. I’d normally do it without…

polarv850.com and Major Polar V800 bug

Thanks to Andre for that! (Well I thought it was good/clever/funny) On to the more serious…

Asics buys Runkeeper

Last year Under Armour bought MyFitnessPal and adidas bought Runtastic — now, it’s Asics buying Runkeeper. What more…

Polar A360: Goes Swimming // review to follow later

This week is an easy week for me. So what does that mean? Yep, you guessed…

Garmin News: New SOS Features coming soon (well, eventually F3? F4)

Garmin very recently acquired DeLorme. DeLorme are big in the Marine sector. In a statement, Garmin…

parkrun PB Tips for the weekend – Updated Feb 2016

The parkrun PB tips for the coming weekend has just been updated. There’s now 60 ways…

Interesting: ROKA R1 Goggles

Interesting new Goggles from ROKA c$35. They have special optics to enable sighting. This gives you…

Swim Serpentine 2016

A weekend of wet fun for you all. I won’t be doing it because of other…

SWIMBOT : Instant Technique Correction ??

source: Indiegogo and swimswam: SWIMBOT. The following is a cut and paste. Looks interesting although I…

IN DEPTH: The Quest For Wet HRV – Swimming HRV Underwater – Finally

I started off a couple of years ago with the intention to record ‘every heartbeat’ that…

Iolite – Swim Straight in OWS

Apparently this device from IOLITE is USAT race-legal GPS-thingy on your head that is wired to…

TomTom – Reports big 2015 sales growth for GPS watches

TomTom is a Eur1billion sales company operating with about 50% gross margin. Total GPS sports watch…

Review – DNAFit – Detailed DNA analysis for athletes.

DNAFit offer genetic testing for athletes of all levels through to Olympians. A large sample of people…

Hitler loses all of his KOMs on Strava

If you know what STRAVA is you will find this funny. It’s a bit old (2012)…

Polar Flow – Spanner In The Works. Here’s some WD40

Edit: This is now fixed. ——————————– Polar Flow is still ‘down’ in the sense that it…

Review (ette): Garmin Accessories

After you’ve bought your Garmin sports watch you can splash some more cash on one or more…

Garmin Fenix 3 (HR) Audio Prompts – 920 to follow?

Looks like the Garmin Fenix 3 (and HR version) are finally getting the audio prompts. Requires…

More Suunto AMBIT4 Speculation – Spartan?

Suunto had a little-reported announcement a week or so ago. Something along the lines of, “Leading…

Ultra-Cycling Growing in India

Some interesting stuff on Wayne’s strength/endurance blog. Have a quick click. Ultra Cycling!?

Oscar for first triathlon film?

An Oscar for the first triathlon film? You judge I suspect it might just miss out.…

Every Step You Fake – poor security and hackability

Nostradamus-esque 1980’s warbler Sting clearly foretold the activity tracking revolution of recent years with the “Every step…

Beat That – Steps World ‘Record’

Lots of possible ways to do this number of steps in a day. Walking isn’t one…

Garmin Connect Security NOT Breached Just Improved (soon)

Just to be clear (below). Garmin are saying that there have NOT been any data breaches.…