Adidas RPT-01 Sports On-Ear Headphones Review – Washable ear pads make these the best on-ear headphones for serious fitness

Adidas are not a brand you would typically associate with headphones, but as a sports brand, they have started to venture into sports focussed headphones.   The Adidas RPT-01 are a unique looking pair of over-the-head headphones, which is not particularly a style I would associate with sports. However, I have enjoyed using them and … Read more

Polar Verity Sense Review – Not much change vs OH1 but still the best optical heart rate monitor

I reviewed the Polar OH1 optical heart rate monitor back in 2018 and have continued to use it until this year when the Polar Sense Verity was launched. Every other HRM I have tried has died or just not been very accurate. Not much has changed since the older model, existing users shouldn’t feel too … Read more

Powr labs Chest & Optical Armband Hear Rate Monitor Review – Good alternative options vs Wahoo, Polar & Garmin

Anyone half-serious about fitness will know that the optical heart rate monitoring on watches is prone to serious inaccuracies. It is not so much that the sensor is inaccurate, just the wrist is an awful place to monitor your heart rate. I have reviewed several heart rate monitors now and bought many more. I have … Read more

Huawei Watch 3 Review – Almost amazing, but some useful apps would be nice to justify the cost vs the Watch GT 2 series

Announced last week, the Huawei Watch 3 is the first global device from Huawei to run their own OS, HarmonyOS. It is a critical moment for Huawei, the shift to Harmony OS represents a no turning back point for their devices. Google and the Play Store are gone for good. HarmonyOS on a wearable makes … Read more

Honor Band 6 Review – Still one of the best entry-level fitness trackers

The Honor Band 6 was announced for a global launch in January. I have been informed there is no official launch price or date yet, even though it has literally been on Amazon since mid-April for £44.99. Not much has changed since the Honor Band 5, but it is still one of the best entry-level … Read more

NPE Runn Review – This Zwift friendly sensor to make your treadmill smart is equal parts amazing and frustrating

I bought the NPE Runn back in April 2020, like many people, I needed something to make my lockdown workouts a little more bearable. However, like a lot of products that I buy myself and don’t work perfectly, I have put off reviewing it, until now. What is NPE Runn If you are not aware … Read more

Coros Pace 2 Launched – Affordable sports watch with built-in running power & native Stryd support makes a better choice than the Garmin Forerunner 45 or 235 & Polar Vantage V

I am a bit late to the game on this announcement, but it is something that caught my eye. I haven’t covered Coros much in the past, but they have just launched a new multi-sport / running watch called the Pace 2. There are a few notable features that make it different from other sports … 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

Huawei Watch GT 2e Review – Almost identical to the excellent GT 2 but at a lower price

As part of the Huawei P40 Pro launch and a new variant of the Huawei Watch GT2 was launched, the GT2e. Aesthetically they are quite different, but in terms of features, they are almost identical. However, this new watch comes in at £159.99, 30% lower than the launch price of the GT2. Specification Kirin A1 … Read more

The best treadmills for Zwift running in the UK prices from £799

Most runners I know loathe the treadmill, I quite like it and I feel it helps reduce my reoccurring issues with shin splints as I can control the pace and incline better than outdoors. However, when it comes to long runs, going beyond an hour becomes a mental struggle. Zwift has helped a lot for … 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

Jabra Elite 75t Review – A fitness junkies dream pair of true wireless earbuds with exceptional battery life

The Jabra Elite 75t was launched at IFA this year offering all the aspects that made the Elite 65t massively popular but improving key feature including increasing the battery life by 50% and reducing the overall weight and size. With a £169.99 asking price, these fit into an increasingly crowded premium earphone marketplace, but do … Read more

Suunto 5 Review – An affordable running / triathlon watch with an exceptional battery

The Sunnto 5 is the latest mid-range watch from the Finnish brand, this delivers many of the features from the Suunto 9 but at a more wallet-friendly price. At £299 it is perhaps in the most popular price bracket for this type of watch, competing with the Garmin Forerunner 245 Music, Forerunner 645 none music … 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