fitness

Fitmodo: Remember When Jump Ropes Didn't Flash Stats In Front Of Your Face?

As any boxer will tell you, jumping rope is one of the most efficient cardio workouts, one that hasn’t changed much since it was invented. Until now. Jumping rope is now a dynamic interactive mobile experience. I remember it was… a rope.


Suunto Ambit2 (HR) Review: The Smartwatch For Badasses

The Suunto Ambit2 (HR) won’t read you your email and doesn’t know Will.i.am’s phone number. But, it will tell you your precise location anywhere on earth and powerfully monitors your physical exertion. How many beers did that climb burn? http://indefinitelywild.gizmodo.com/achieving-hima…


Skip-It And Twister Now Work With A Kid-Friendly Fitness Tracker

Remember Skip-It, the toy kids shackled and spun around their ankles in an attempt to rack up the high score on its built-in counter? It’s back, and now packing some legitimate technology in the form of a kid-friendly wearable fitness tracker that remembers their high score, as well as other fitness-related metrics.


Why Aren't Fitness Trackers Actually Accurate?

There are dozens of different fitness trackers on electronics store shelves these days, and they all measure movement and energy expenditure and fitness in wildly different ways. But it turns out that no one tracker is more competent than another in actually accurately tracking your steps, even though the aggregate day-to-day data is what matters.


Under Armour Just Bought 100 Million Users Worth Of Fitness Data

If you track your fitness on your smartphone — and are serious about results — chances are pretty decent you’ve tried MyFitnessPal, MapMyFitness or Endomondo. Guess what? All three of them belong to sportwear company Under Armour as of right now.


Fitbit Charge HR Review: This Is The One You Want

Fitbit is such a tease. In October, the company announced three new fitness trackers just in time for the holiday gift-giving season — but decided not to ship two of them till 2015. Well, having now spent time with the Charge, Charge HR, and Surge, we believe the Charge HR is the one you want.


Bulletproof Coffee: Debunking The Hot Buttered Hype

People are putting butter in their coffee. And, hey, if you’re just craving a new flavour experience, more power to you. The problem is that Bulletproof Coffee, the company behind the trend, is claiming that drinking a mug of fatty joe every morning instead of eating breakfast is a secret shortcut to weight loss and mental superpowers, and now the butter coffee has developed a cult of highly caffeinated, shiny-lipped adherents. So now we have to talk about it.


Watch This Tiny Side Table Transform Into A Full-On Rowing Machine

It’s hard enough to find the motivation to work out when you’ve got access to a gym, but it’s even harder when you have to drag out your exercise gear in a cramped apartment because space is limited. So the creator of the Ram & Row engineered their rowing machine to transform into a stylish piece of living room furniture, allowing you to store it in plain sight when not in use.


Watches Are The Next Fitness Trackers

This year’s CES is flooded with fitness trackers, and there are hundreds more waiting in the wings. But what’s set the most interesting ones apart isn’t price. It’s design. The fitness tracker and the watch are converging, in the best possible way. And faster than you might have thought.


Sony Smart B-Trainer: A Walkman That Tracks Your Every Move

Sony’s showing off a new sports and training headset prototype that’s basically the waterproof, head-mounted Walkman the company’s been trying to sell for a few years crammed with a heartrate monitor, GPS radio, and an accelerometer for counting your steps.