How Premiership Rugby is Integrating Sports Tech

Professional rugby is an unpredictable game. The historic defeat of the seemingly unbeatable Springboks by the Japanese team in the 2015 Rugby World Cup proves that. But top Rugby club managers are beginning to integrate the latest in sports science and wearable technology to change the way their teams play and improve each player’s chances…

Garmin Fitness – Revenues DECLINE but…

Garmin have just released 3rd quarter revenue and profits growth (Source: garmin.com) There are some interesting highlights that I’ve cut and pasted further below but here are the points that I take and make based on the financial statements: Whilst the headline of this post is true, what you are really thinking is probably “Where…

Garmin Descent

Garmin Fenix DESCENT Preview & Specifications

Well, it’s called the Garmin DESCENT but it’s basically the FENIX in all but name. It is tested a bit more heavily and built even more robustly than the Fenix 5X.   Target Market Even at $1000, Garmin target recreational, technical and free diving. Key Dive Features Auto-activation on submersion Dive metrics: current depth, dive…

CurraNZ get accredited by INFORMED SPORT

CURRANZ have just confirmed accreditation by Informed Sport. I would imagine that means something like “not illegal for competitive sports people”. If in doubt … check EXACTLY what it meas here (link to: informed-sport.com). for those of you who want THE MOST DISCOUNTED way to buy this product then use the discount code “5KRUNNER” which…

Chiaro Elvie Vaginal Activity Tracker Kegel Pelvic Floor Exercise

Women’s | Top 3 | Running, Fitness & Tri Gadgets

We originally took a sneaky look at, probably unintended, gender bias in this article about the wider reporting of the suitability of the Fenix 5S to ‘various demographics’. Have a read if you don’t remember it; it probably would be classed as ‘vaguely humorous‘ by a small percentage of the population PARODY: Garmin Fenix 5…

Samsung Gear Sport Specifications & Opinion

 $299.99 seems to be the price point that many sporty smartwatch makers believe the market can bear and still deliver them large sales volume. Only time, and Father Christmas, will tell if that’s true. Opinion I’ve included the Samsung Gear Sport Specifications below for reference but there are no surprises. You can have a click…