Top 5 Fitness Gadgets

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So girls and guys, the summer is nearly upon us, some of you will be planning to get in shape for the summer and holidays. Well I will not be telling you how to get fit and lose the jelly bellies but sometimes we need motivation to run that extra mile or lift those heavy weights. I have researched the top 5 fitness gadgets to give you every opportunity to succeed in your goals.

Nike+ iPod

This is the first and most value-for-money fitness gadget available and if you have an iPhone or iPod then this will not be new to you. This entire gadget is sensors you place in your trainers and this transmits to the iPhone, which then automatically plays the music to your movement and how you run, so if you run like Rocky then inspect to be motivated like Rocky. Pretty cool hey!

Price – £19 from

Courtesy of Apple

Wii Fit

One the bestselling Wii accessory, the balance board is for those who cannot get to the gym or maybe you have a gym phobia. The balance board lets you jog, ski-jump and do step aerobics, while also monitoring your progress and setting you new goals. Try out the yoga program, it is awesome.

Price £80 from

Wii Fit in Use
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Speedo Aquabeat

I love swimming and it is great way to stay to get back into shape and ensures all muscles are used, but the one thing is, it can be is very repetitive and can be quite boring. So here is the perfect gadget, the aquabeat MP3 player lets you store up to 1 GB of music and is waterproof up to 3 meters and will definitely make lane swimming more enjoyable.

Price £75 from

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Garmin Forerunner 305

When it comes to GPS guidance devices, Garmin is laps ahead of the opposition. Perfect for equally novice joggers and marathon pros, the Forerunner 305 is an all-in-one heart rate monitor and performance tracker. And best of all, it features a ‘virtual partner’ to train with and race against.

Price £130.00 from

Garmin Forerunner 305
Images courtesy of Garmin

Garmin Forerunner 305 Virtual Runner
The Forerunner 305 Virtual Runner


Apart from the name, when I read what this device is for I thought WOW now this could actually help people who do not know how much they are doing in just the day. The Fitbit clips on easily to your shirt or in your pocket, and it records every step or movement you make and it will track all back to a computer to tell you how many calories you have burnt. It even records your sleep patterns.

Price $99 from, not available in the UK yet but you can order from US.

Courtesy of Fitbit

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  • Noel Hendrix

    Sound good. Its also my favorite topic.That’s great andthanks for the fine sharring.

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