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…

Review/Head-to-head: Nathan AP Pro Aerobar Hydration vs Profile Design Aero Drink

If you are serious about getting a superb IronMan time then you will have some form of hydration system that is integrated into your bike frame to both improve aeroness and lower the centre of gravity (hmmm!). 99% of us are faced with the less aero choice of standard frame/seat mounted bottles/cages or an aerobar…

Sports Drinks: Do you really need them? (via Joseph Agu)

It’s always great to find someone who agrees with you! Nicely written article. Recommended reading. In the last article I discussed the importance of fluid consumption during exercise, which makes for a nice transition into this article, in which I’ll examine the role of sports drinks on exercise performance. We are constantly bombarded with television…