TomTom – A 3rd New Product – The TOUCH Activity Tracker…FAT + Muscle Tracker!

So here we have the last of today’s announcements from TomTom. It’s an activity tracker…with a highly useful twist. It’s a 247 highly specified activity tracker. It includes, for example, optical heart rate monitoring as well as the usual suspects; steps, calories and sleep. It also links to your smartphone for notifications and has sport…

Garmin joins with LIFEQ – what about TomTom?

The clever little optical sensor in TomTom’s highly successful Runner2/SPARK was developed by South African company LIFEQ – seen here on the right. Whilst we have all figured out by now that optical HR on the wrist has its limitations, TomTom’s implementation was good. Indeed, LIFEQ’s measurement solution is validated (here). All well and good. Presumably…

Chiaro Elvie Vaginal Activity Tracker Kegel Pelvic Floor Exercise

| Discount | Review | Elvie – The Fitness Gadget For Your Vagina – Kegel Monitor for Pelvic Floor Exercises

Elvie is a rather neat device and accompanying app for tracking & monitoring the effectiveness of your pelvic floor exercises. It’s made by Chiaro. There is a profound and widely understood need for large groups of women to take up Kegel-type exercises, notably after giving birth. Putting it bluntly such exercises can hold off incontinence and…

Fitbit Surge GPS HR

Review – Fitbit Surge – GPS and Optical HR Fitness Watch

Most reviews are based on the original 2015 unit. Things have moved on with improvements to the device’s software. Let’s see how the improvements stack up approaching Summer 2016. You can find a much more detailed review (here). But first I’ll try to position the product for you so you understand where it really sits.…

REVIEW: Fitbit Surge – Detailed Look At Fitbit's Super Fitness Watch With GPS and HR

Fitbit’s Surge was released in 2015. Most reviews are based on the original unit. Things have moved on with improvements to the device’s software. How does it stack up to the competition in Spring/Summer 2016? We’ll address that in this review. But first I’ll try to position the product for you so you understand where…

EMFIT QS Review: Full night HRV and Sleep Tracker For Athletes : Strap-Free

EMFIT have 3 essentially-identical products to provide sleep analysis; one each for athletes, the elderly and children prone to night seizures. EMFIT QS is the variant for athletes. On paper the EMFIT QS looks like the dream-product for us athletes, filling a major gap in our analysis of our fatigue and recovery states. Detailed beat-by-beat analysis of heart rates can…