Tag: Technology

Smart Running Shoes: Will They Change The Way You Run?

Smart Running Shoes: Will They Change The Way You Run?

Can there be such a thing as too smart? That question is hotly debated in many circles. We want our kids to be smart. Our phones to be intuitive. According…

Be Smart, Active and Healthy at SITEX 2016, Here's How!

Be Smart, Active and Healthy at SITEX 2016, Here’s How!

SITEX, Singapore’s annual lifestyle IT show is back at Singapore EXPO Hall 5 & 6 for 4 days. This year, the show has launched new experiential activities such as a…

Better Get a MOOV NOW™ if You Want to Keep Moov-ing in the Right Direction!

Better Get a MOOV NOW™ if You Want to Keep Moov-ing in the Right Direction!

In the interest of full disclosure, the first time I heard someone say, “I just got an awesome Moov,” I thought he was talking about a cow! Sure, I feel…

How I Nipped my Craving for Awesome Audio in the Bud!

Samsung Gear IconX : How I Nipped my Craving for Awesome Audio in the Bud!

Call me jaded, but when I was notified about new ear gear coming onto the market courtesy of Samsung, I yawned. There simply comes a time when a runner like…

Head to Toe Wearable Innovations for Fitness Junkies Who Love High-Tech Gadgets!

Are You a Fitness Gadget Junkie Who Can’t Resist High Tech Wearable Innovations?

Are you brave enough to admit that you’re not beyond queuing at a retail shop at 3 a.m. to get your hands on the newest tech products on the market? There’s no shame in being a tech junkie—especially if your other passion is running and you’re eager to find anything that can make your run smoother, easier, safer and more fun. If you’re an avid runner, the following innovations are not required to kick your marathons and conditioning runs into high gear, but having one or more could give you bragging rights, so check out the ones that look appealing.

The TRX Home Suspension Trainer: Breaking the Limits of Space to Make You Tougher and Fitter

The TRX Home Suspension Trainer: Breaking the Limits of Space to Make You Tougher and Fitter

The TRX home suspension trainer is an exercise tool that uses bodyweight exercises to work the different muscle groups in your body. It is composed of a sling and a set of anchors. You attach the sling to the anchors, and then attach the anchors to the wall or a similarly fixed object. The whole TRX Home kit comes with exercise guides, a transportation bag, a door placard and a wristband.

Will These 14 Crazy Fitness Inventions Replace the Human Running Machine?

Will These 14 Crazy Fitness Inventions Replace the Human Running Machine?

Who hasn’t seen sci-fi movies that feature a person strapping on a contraption to zip into the stratosphere? Thanks to contemporary minds, space age machines are no fiction; some are even being developed for the fitness market. We’ve unearthed some of the latest and, in some cases, weirdest fitness innovations. Some claim they offer equal—if not better—benefits to what those runners receive when they hit the trail. Seriously? Scooters, skates and cycles that promise stamina and health benefits better than running? We don’t think so. But that doesn’t make them any less fascinating! Will any of these wind up in your home? Keep reading to decide.