Whoop & Alcohol | Whoop & Broadcasting HR

Here are two related stories based on Whoop, knowing my readership I’m hoping that at least…

AURA – Hydration & Activity Band [Kickstarter]

I’ve mentioned the AURA Band a few times in passing so here is a little bit…

Suunto Spartan – HR Zones – New Feature Release

Today’s new SPARTAN firmware release is a combination of ‘meh’ and ‘oooh’. There are some general…

Perfect Disaster – The Joys of HR

This one just took the biscuit. Then crunched it up and threw it back at me.…

Fix *optical* HR and chest strap HR issues – Troubleshooting Garmin, Polar, TomTom, Suunto

What! A heart rate of 280bpm, that can’t be right can it? Oh hang on a…

Polar M600 – Short Interval Indoor Bike oHR Performance

Another day, another test on the new Polar M600. Despite a relatively nice day outside I…

Polar M600 – Short Interval Running oHR Performance

I was a bit tired today but still managed 8×1 minute @’quite fast’. The Polar M600…

Polar M600 HR Swimming ! – vs. Garmin HRM-Tri

Polar’s M600 is one of the few wrist-based oHR devices that will ‘properly’ support HR when…

Polar M600 – Summary Screens (nice) and Easy run vs STRYD HR and BSOD

This is the test that is the lull before the storm for the M600. A nice…

Suunto Spartan TRAINER – the GPS bump is back, plus optical HR in an AMBIT-shell :: FCC filing

Suunto have registered their optical HR version of the SPARTAN at the FCC. Is the bump…

Apple Has Best Optical HR – err…… no it hasn't

A bizarrely scientific, yet incomplete, study by the Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic published through the American…

New Gadget – Today's news

  It’s worth checking your favourite websites LATE this afternoon European time. Maybe even the evening.…

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…

OPINION: Garmin Forerunner 735XT – Optical HR Triathlon Watch

Garmin sneaked out the 735XT today. It looks good. The widely predicted 925XT therefore probably won’t…

Garmin * LEAK * New Product – Vivosmart HR and **GPS**

I was perhaps a little unfair when I ‘berated’ the vivosmart HR a while back. Mostly…

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…

Garmin Fenix 3 Review (MultiSport Triathlon GPS Watch)

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

*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…

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…