Forum Closed…Sorry

I’ve had to close the forum on this site, sorry to those of you who were…

Rant 1.5 – Is your favourite sports gadget blog truly independent?

After a recent post, “Rant 1 – 2019 – The Problem with sports watch reviews, freebies…

Apple Watch 4 Review (Nike+ 44mm Edition)

Apple Watch 4 Review - A Sporty Perspective

Sports Watches: Top 10 GPS Performers going into 2018

Here we are looking at JUST the GPS performance of the sports watch. Not only how…

Sports Apps – Winners & Losers 2016-2017

I did some work on sports apps (run/walk/bike/tri) in mid-2015 for one of my non-the5krunner projects…

2017 Running and Triathlon | Watch Awards | – FINAL WINNERS

As new models have emerged this year I’ve kept a relatively updated list of winners of…

Polar M200 REVIEW | Surprisingly Competent |

This Polar M200 Review continues the elusive search for the best running watch at a budget…

Rant 2 – The Sequel: Is your favourite sports gadget blog really independent?

After a recent post “Rant 2016: The Problem with sports watch reviews; freebies and bloggers”, I started…

Rant 2016 – The Problem with sports watch reviews; freebies and bloggers

Fancy starting a sports blog and getting loads of freebies? This post highlights lots of reasons…

Bang! Moto (360) – Quits. Kapow! Pebble – Out? Chop! TomTom cuts.

It looks like the Lenovo-owned MOTO brand will not be continuing with smartwatches, according to The…

2017: The year of the Garmin – Sports Watch MARKET predictions for an exciting year – not just for Garmin

We can already see that sports technology is exploding in many directions: the market is global…

User Experience with circular and rectangular screens

I’ve re-posted an article by Samsung, below in full. It looks at some of the design…

SPOTY – BBC Sports Personality of the year 2016 – RIO Edition

After a 2012 look at the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY). Here is my…

Garmin Forerunner 735XT Review – Triathlon Watch

This Garmin Forerunner 735XT Review takes a good look at the latest multi-sports watch from Garmin.…

Sports Apps – Indicative Growth Stats – Interesting.

Here are some interesting figures from Google Play Store (my research compared to last year). It…

World's Sexiest Smart SPORTS Watches?

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

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…

Top smartphone apps for sports, triathlon, running, cycling, and activity- League Table

Here is a first attempt at a chart for top SPORTS and ACTIVITY tracking apps. It’s based…

Today’s session should be ……. ?

And what should I do today? If you are following a plan the best advice is to…

Today's session should be ……. ?

And what should I do today? If you are following a plan the best advice is to…