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

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

Garmin HRM-Pro vs HRM-Tri vs HRM-Run vs HRM-Dual vs Wahoo Tickr X Compared – What’s changed and is the HRM-Pro the best heart rate monitor for Garmin

Yesterday, Garmin announced the new Forerunner 745, and also the new HRM-Pro chest strap. There are a lot of heart rate monitors on the market, and you would think they all do the same thing, so it doesn’t matter, but that is not quite the case. Compared to Garmin HRM-Tri & HRM-Run In short, the … 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

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

The best heart rate monitors for Garmin & Zwift for 2020 – Chest & Optical HRM

As much as I love my Garmin Fenix 6 and other multi-sports watches, the wrist-based optical heart rate monitoring is poor. The accuracy will vary a lot depending on placement and the activity. For me, with things like cycling and rowing, accuracy is poor to the point of being useless. Generally, for things like rowing, … Read more

Tacx Flux S Smart Turbo Trainer Review – Zwift compatible trainer

I am relatively new to turbo trainers, with my first experience being the Bkool Smart Pro 2 last year which I enjoyed thoroughly once I ironed out the small issues. Since then I have been considering investing in a trainer but I didn’t want to spend too much money, and I was reluctant about buying … Read more