Fitness tech is ruling our world at the moment, with a new gadget on the market every week! Watches, apps and heart rate monitors are some of our go-to devices to clock our every move and get the most out of our workouts. Here’s our roundup of the latest and greatest in technological transformations to help you keep your active lifestyle on track.
It’s recommended that you exercise for 30 minutes everyday to stay healthy but sometimes those precious minutes of movement are hard to fit into your busy schedule. But wait, there’s an app for that! Human: Move 30 minutes or more is an all-day activity and calorie tracker that inspires you to move 30 minutes or more every day. You can create a club and invite your friends, family and colleagues to share your daily activity and see how you compare. So if you’re looking for that little bit of inspo to get you out of the office or off the couch, this is the app for you! It’s only available for iPhones at the moment but keep your eyes peeled for the Android version!
We’re big fans of the humble Garmin here at Sporteluxe HQ which means we were super excited to find out about the newest Vivo on the market. The Garmin Vivo Active is everything you want in a fitness watch, and more! This all-encompassing gadget will track your steps, calories and heart rate like most other monitors but it’s the little features that make it stand out from the crowd. The three week battery life, GPS technology and smart notifications are built into a sleek, sophisticated watch that weighs next to nothing to help you keep a healthy balance between work and life.
Beat, burn, live, move, rest. Those are the five things this 24/7 heart rate monitor will track to help you train to the edge. By wearing it day in and day out, you can consistantly monitor your heart rate through cycles of training, sleep and recovery to get the insights you need to improve your performance. There’s no need to be pressing buttons and changing settings all the time because this little baby is automatic – just put it on and go! The AmpStrip heart rate monitor is accurate, smart and comfortable so you can wear it 24/7, making it one of the key devices to understanding how your body is performing.