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Gear preview: Epson Runsense GPS watch

By News on in Gear
We preview the brand new GPS watches to hit the running market.

Epson have broken into the running market with the launch of a brand new watch range. Runsense is a range of GPS sports watches with up to 30 hours of battery life.  The range also has a smart stride sensor for Runsense that measures stride length and pitch while also learning an ... 

Apple releases Smartwatch

By News on in Gear
Apple watch has a number of fitness features.

Apple has unveiled its long-awaited addition into the smartwatch market, Apple Watch, at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California. "Because you wear it, we invented new intimate ways to connect and communicate directly from your wrist and it works seamless with iPhone," Apple CEO Tim Cook said of the company's first ... 

Gear: Garmin Fēnix 2 - First Look

By Ben Hobson on in Gear
Garmin reveal the fēnix 2, their benchmark watch for those who love the great outdoors

A firm favourite with trail and ultra runners, the Garmin Fēnix gets an update and it seems that the advances made with the Forerunner 620 have been incorporated with this seemingly all-singing-all-dancing watch.  The original fēnix that we tested was and still is a firm favourite at RW, so the ...  Continue ... 

Gear: LumbaCurve review

By Samantha Peliza on in Gear
We put this back pain reliving tool to the test.

I recently suffered with an acute lower lumber injury. It started to creep in to my life slowly over the course of a couple of long, stressful months in the office (the joys of working for fitness mags!) where I found myself sitting at a desk for long stretches of ... 

First look: Polar Loop Activity Tracker

By on in Gear
The latest activity tracker to hit the market comes from Polar.

Polar are the latest brand to launch an activity monitor. We’ll be providing a full review in an upcoming issue of the magazine but here’s a preview of what to expect. With the appearance very close to certain other activity bands on the market, it’s a simple design that you ... 

10 Years of Inov-8 - The Story so far

By on in Gear
Founder of Inov-8, Wayne Edy explains the brand journey so far

As the Inov-8 brand celebrates its tenth year making running shoes and apparel, founder Wayne Edy explains how he first came up with the idea for the brand and how that idea became a reality. Continue reading

Review: Nike Road Machine sunglasses

By Joe Mackie on in Gear
Be prepared for that low slung winter sun...

I remembered precisely where my running sunglasses were at precisely the moment my eyes screamed themselves into slits against the glare of the autumn sun coming off Hampstead Ponds. And safely packed in the loft with all the other summer kit I wouldn’t consider sporting on a chilly November morning ... 

Review: Little Women Sportsjock

By Annie Rice on in Gear
Little Women have launched a new sports range for the smaller chested women out there, we put it to the test.

Finding sports bras to fit the, ahem, smaller chested of us can be a complete nightmare. I for one often find myself sticking to crop tops and yoga wear, even though I know that wearing a decent sports bra is as important as choosing the right pair of trainers. In ... 

Nike+ FuelBand SE Preview

By Annie Rice on in Gear
Nike have launched the FuelBand SE, we took it for a test drive and here are the highlights of the latest from Nike.

The Nike+ FuelBand SE is about to hit the shelves nationwide. We were lucky enough to be given a sneak preview and a somewhat innovative testing experience. The new band looks much the same as the original, with a few splashes of colour here and there, otherwise from the outside, ... 

adidas introduces the miCoach SMART RUN watch

By Ben Hobson on in Gear
A new running watch from adidas that they claim can do it all...

News of the new adidas watch reached us a few weeks ago, but until yesterday there was an embargo about revealing any info on it. This embargo is now over. We'll be featuring a full review in an upcoming issue of the mag, but in the mean time take a ... 

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