Proving there's nothing technology can't solve, LUMOback uses tactile feedback to buzz and nudge you into better posture.
Fitbit has begun shipping its wristband tracker Flex. Here's our review of how it compares with Jawbone's Up.
See hundreds of runners streaking around Manchester in special light suits.
Step aside, there's a new fitness machine in town called the "Horse Riding Fitness Ace Power!" We tried really hard to watch this Korean commercial, but it's practically impossible to not crack up at these fitness trainers gyrating on what is essentially a bike seat strapped to a pair of metal legs.
You are pretty much guaranteed to get some crazy stares if you step out jogging with a helicopter drone. That's okay, someone has to set the pace for the future of fitness, and as long as you are going to be that person you need a partner that's a little more formidable than just your smartphone to help keep you at an optimal speed.
Wearable tech like the Jawbone Up and Nike FuelBand are great at tracking how many calories you burn, but their simplicity and lack of extra bells and whistles can obscure exactly how powerful they actually are. And then there's the +++ Wearable Player.
Getting a good amount of exercise is hard work. I mean, that's kind of the point, I guess. But what counts a "good amount?" Twenty minutes a day? Or maybe an hour at the gym, three times as week? Science has spoken, and it turns out that a "good amount" is a lot less than you think. Excuse me, I'll be on the couch.
This seems totally crazy, but according to a study from the French National Institute of Sport, runners who stand in a -166 degree room for a few minutes after a race can recover their muscle strength some 20 times faster. Cool?
We liked the look of Jawbone's UP fitness wristband when we first heard about it back in July, but its commercial release has been marred with numerous reports of defective units. Jawbone has now come forward with an apology and an explanation, and they've promised to do what it takes to make things right.
Garmin tells us it likes to pack as much cool stuff as possible into every one of its sports watches, but users asked for something simpler. "So we did a little editing," says Garmin spokesman Jake Jacobson, resulting in what...