Polar M200 Review

Polar M200 REVIEW – GPS, Optical HR Running Watch. Entry Level AND Quality.

Polar’s latest M200 running watch is priced as a budget model yet it has some advanced components on board that make it worthy of consideration for many levels of runner. It generally ticks the boxes with: GPS accuracy; personalised training plans for most levels of runner; and an inbuilt optical heart rate monitor for the wrist. It…

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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 and is growing globally; technology is broadening its capabilities & competencies; online services and apps are getting cleverer; corporate health consciousness is growing; basic activity trackers’ usefulness is being questioned; smartphone apps are offer ever-richer experiences; wearability/fashion is important; and the big…

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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 Medical Association  purports to show that the Apple Watch has the best accuracy of wrist-based optical HR. Or at least that is how it is being headlined by various tech publications on the internet. This is the first page:…