Flexispot Cycle Desk Bike V9 Pro Review – A more active alternative to your sit-stand desk & superior to under desk ellipticals

Update – FlexiSpot will be celebrating FlexiSpot’s Day this May 25th. FlexiSpot’s Day will be marked with special flash sales Up to 32% OFF Flash Deals from 24th May to 30th May. Get 15% off for other products SITE WIDE.  I have previously reviewed the excellent Flexispot electric E5 standing desk, and 3 years ago, the … Read more

Polar Unite vs Ignite vs Vantage M – Polar introduces an affordable fitness watch without built-in GPS

With Garmin dominating the upper end of the market, competing brands are looking at trying something different that not necessarily tries to compete like for like. We saw Suunto make a dramatic change with the introduction of a WearOS watch, sacrificing battery life in favour of all the functionality a true smartwatch OS brings. Now … Read more

Branx Fitness Foldable Elite Runner Treadmill Review – Keeping me sane & socially distant during lockdown – Best Treadmill Under £1000

Back in March when it became blatantly obvious a lockdown was approaching even though the government refused to issue the order, I committed to stop going to the gym and start working out from home. I already have a Tacx Flux S Smart turbo trainer, but the prospect of using my bike every day of … Read more

Fitbit Charge 4 vs Charge 3 vs Versa 1 & 2 vs Ionic vs Inspire HR – The best release in years, but is it too little too late?

Fitbit announced their latest wearable yesterday, the new Charge 4. While times are challenging for a lot of people, this could be fortuitous for Fitbit, with many people looking at ways to stay fit and monitor their health during isolation. When I first got into fitness, the Fitbit Ultra was my first bit of fitness … Read more

How to stay fit when self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic

Unfortunately, it would seem like this Covid-19 virus is not going away any time soon and we will likely be in this for the long haul with increasing restrictions on our ability to do anything in public. Things are going to get very difficult for a lot of us, and if reduced social contact, self-isolation, … Read more

New Suunto 3 for 2020 vs Suunto 3 Fitness – Almost the same but fifty quid more

Suunto recently put up the pre-order page for a new Suunto 3, but there has been a suspicious lack of press releases and other coverage With the recent launch of the WearOS based Suunto 7, I was hoping that Suunto may have done something radical with their affordable options, but it appears not. First of … Read more

Ely Mattress – an affordable eco-friendly all-natural mattress with a 30-day trial & 30% off for Black Friday

While not exactly tech or a gadget, I have covered mattresses quite a bit on this site, good sleep is an essential part of your health and overall fitness and will have a far superior benefit than buying the latest sports watch. I have previously focussed a lot on memory foam mattresses, they tend to … Read more

Fitness Tech Buying Guide – Deals for Black Friday and Christmas 2019

With the Black Friday sales starting soon, and Christmas fast approaching us I thought it would be a good idea to cover some of the best fitness tech that will likely be featured during the sales. This won’t necessarily be the best or latest tech, but the things you can expect to get a good … Read more

Polar OH1 Heart Rate Sensor Review – Upper Arm Heart Rate Monitor – Now with Ant+

Originally posted May 2018 – Updated on 02/05/2019 The Polar OH1 has now had a new firmware rolled out enabling Ant+. It was a great device to start with and now, after a year of using it, I think it is probably the best heart rate tracker on the market.  Polar have recently overhauled their … Read more

Garmin Forerunner 945, 245 & 45 specifications & price leaked

We already know that the Garmin Forerunner 945 launch is imminent and that it will bring NFC payments, maps and a music option to the device similar to other upgraded watches is the series. Now a new leak, thanks to Clever Training listing the devices early, via ActiveJr, has revealed details of the new Forerunner … Read more

Withings Pulse HR launched for £119.95 with 20-day battery and connected GPS

After being sold to Nokia, then bought from them a few years later Withings have started to release new products now they are free from Nokia. The Withings Pulse HR is the second device launched since Withings reformed, and, a new addition to their range of health and fitness trackers that features heart rate monitoring, multisport … Read more

The best Xiaomi Huami Amazfit Stratos 2 Deal in the UK | Christmas Present Ideas

Xiaomi sub-brand Huami has proved that smartwatches don’t have to be expensive and with one-day battery life. By using a lightweight custom OS they have been able to use low power low-cost components to develop watching with all the smart functions most of us need at extremely affordable prices while being able to achieve multi-day battery life. … Read more