We love hearing about the latest and greatest in fit-tech here at Sporteluxe to help us on our way to a healthier lifestyle. With new technology being released faster than you can say “Go!”, we’ve rounded up four of the newest pieces you should think about adding to your arsenal ASAP.
4 fit-tech tools we’re loving right now
Jabra Sport Coach
In a nutshell: Wireless in-ear headphones (that actually stay in your ear!) with personalised audio coaching.
Why they’re unique: The Jabra Sport Coach headphones are optimised for cross training and combine an in-ear motion sensor, immersive Dolby Digital Plus sound and real-time, personalised voice coaching, making them a world first. In one simple touch, you can change the music, answer (or end) calls and hear a personalised messages from your very own fitness coach to spur you on to achieving all your goals.
Plus: They’re designed specifically for indoor workouts making them a great option for all the gym lovers out there.
Shop the Jabra Sport Coach, $199
In a nutshell: A lightweight and ultra-thin GPS smart watch with a sunlight-readable, high-resolution touch screen to keep track of all your activities.
Why they’re unique: Maintain all facets of your healthy life with the tracker that captures everything from running, golf, cycling and swimming apps. It’s comfortable enough to wear all day and will keep you connected to your friends, family and even work without your smartphone.
Plus: Add a personal touch to your vívoactive with an interchangeable bands, watch faces, apps and widgets to style your tech your way.
Shop the Garmin vívoactive, $359
Sony Smart B Trainer
In a nutshell: Compact, light-weight and waterproof headphones that update you about your performance in real time.
Why they’re unique: The Sony Smart B Trainer has a whopping 16GB memory allowing you to store over 3,000 songs creating the ultimate workout playlist. The song selection will change according to your heart rate to allow you to train at your best.
Plus: You can leave your smart phone at home and run hands-free because this smart trainer will keep track of you run using built-in GPS technology. The waterproof nature of the headphones also means they’re easy to clean and you can take them for a quick dip after your workout to keep the beats flowing.
Shop the Sony Smart B Trainer, $349
In a nutshell: A fitness tracker that will keep track of every aspect of your healthy life
Why they’re unique: Not only does this bad boy track your daily activity and sleep, it will personalise your wake-up schedules and cross reference your calorie intake with your calories burned to help you plan (and achieve!) all your weight loss goals. The great thing about the iFit VUE is that it automatically detects when you’re walking, running, swimming and sleeping
Plus: It will seamlessly link to all your other iFit technology via the app to store your fitness information in one place and allows you to compete with your friends and family to help you reach your fitness goals faster.
Shop the iFit VUE, coming soon to a Rebel store near you, $149
BREAKING NEWS! Word on the street is technology giant, Apple is designing a smart ring to add to your ever-growing arsenal of fitness tech. It’s believed the ring will have voice, touch and gesture controls to keep you healthy in style. Yes, please!