Category: Gear

How accurate is your fitbit?

Do you rely on technology to calculate your energy expenditure when exercising? More and more of us are succumbing to the satisfaction of seeing the results of your sweat session in a neatly concise figure of ‘kilojoules burned’.

App review: ‘workouts’

This is an app that has a colourful icon with a stick man working out. In the app, you can only choose full body workout, without purchasing the rest, in app.

Contact lenses for distance training

When you set about a long distance training or racing routine, there are a number of steps that you will want to take to make sure that you are comfortable and able to train the way you like. This involves purchasing the right equipment…

TYR Nest Pro – The Goggle revelation!

I am a bit of a traditionalist. I am not very adventurous, so when I find kit I like, I tend to stick with it. This could be construed as logical, or in fact as limiting, depending which way you look at it.

Lumie Lights product review update; one month on

It has been a month since Lumie sent me a lamp and an alarm clock to try. I had read about light therapy but was, I must be honest, a little sceptical to say the least. I have been using the lumie alarm clock…

Lumie Lights product review: first impressions

SAD lamp I was thrilled to say the least, when Lumie contacted me to say they were interested in me testing and reviewing their products. I discovered light therapy as part of a blog I wrote for Orbana about influencing the Circadian rhythm. I…