Puma brings back 32-year-old fitness-tracking shoe

December 12th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Its bizarre shape is part of the retro charm of the 1986 Puma RS Computer shoe, now with updated tech


10,000 steps based on bad science, says Guardian

November 21st, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Is the 10,000 steps goal realistic or even meaningful as a measure of fitness?


Strava heat map appears to reveal secret military locations

January 28th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Location details of certain military bases available to be analyzed on Strava’s heat map feature


Garmin Vivomove: The watch that barely resembles an activity tracker

May 8th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

Garmin released a new watch this past week, the Garmin Vivomove, a fitness tracker that resembles a traditional wristwatch.


Not your typical running companion: Puma introduces a robotic pacer, the BeatBot

April 30th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear, Running videos, Training Video | No Comments »

Puma has introduced a robotic device, the BeatBot, that acts as a personal running companion and helps a runner stay on pace during a workout.


In-depth review: TomTom Spark running watch

March 5th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

With the TomTom Spark, the Dutch navigation company makes its mark on the mid-range running watch category with a few simple but significant updates.


U.S. Christian university requires students to wear fitness trackers, sparks debate

February 5th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

Students at Oral Roberts University, a private Christian institution in Tulsa, Okla., are now required to wear Fitbits to track and record activity as part of a health and physical education class. Incoming freshman […]


Your fitness tracker and GPS watch may be spying on you

February 2nd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

A new University of Toronto study suggests that users with a fitness tracker and GPS watch may be at risk for being spied on.


New Balance to get into wearable tech market in 2016

January 6th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

New Balance has just announced that in 2016, they will be taking part of the digital and wearable market. As part of what the brand is called New Balance Digital Sport, the company is […]


Fitbit releases smarter, trendier Fitbit Blaze

January 5th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

Fitbit added its newest member to their growing roster of fitness trackers on Tuesday with the release of the Fitbit Blaze– the fitness gadget that is supposed to be trendier, smarter and easier to […]


What running would be like without fitness trackers

December 28th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running videos | No Comments »

What would running be like without fitness trackers? This commercial offers a take on how you would track distance and share your runs.


Study proves fitness trackers to be inaccurate

September 4th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Ever wonder if that fitness tracker is really tracking your running accurately? A new study is saying these wearables have high errors rates and inaccurately report activities and calories burned. A group of researchers […]