Gadgets Up ‘N Running – Jul/Aug 2015


Mio FUSE Heart Rate + Activity Tracker – RM639.00

This tracker is one of the best ways to capture your entire daily performance and reach your fitness goals! Even without a chest strap, you can get an accurate heart rate data. Track your steps, pace distance and calories and have a complete assessment of your daily effort. You can also customize the display and configure the heart rate zones. Tech friendly tracker allows you to connect with iPhone and Android Apps. And if you’re the adventurous kind, it even allows you to sync your heart rate to bike computers & GPS watches via ANT+.

 Available at DISTEXPRESS Malaysia  

Polar Loop – RM419.00

Polar specializes in heart rate monitors, so health and fitness is already the company’s main focus. The Loop is Polar’s first attempt at bracelet pedometer. The sturdy, rubberized wristband features an LED screen bright enough to check in direct sunlight while the tri-axis accelerometer counts your steps, distance and calories. The all-round activity tracker monitors all types of exercises, even water-based activities. Yeap, that’s right, this one here is waterproof! The app categorizes your activity with five intensity levels: resting, sitting, low, medium and high. You can find the bracelet displaying different commands to get you moving at different intensities.

Available at Athlete’s Circle

LifeBEAM Smart Hat – RM422.90

There’s a new fashion in town, the LifeBEAM Smart Hat brings intelligence to your training. Whether going for a run, TRX training, playing a sport, or even hiking, this headwear can send precise measurements of your heart rate, steps, and calories to your favourite smartphone app or fitness watch. The technology was initially developed by LifeBEAM to monitor the vital signs of pilots and astronauts. Only recently that this super cool technology was made available to the rest of the world in the form of a smart hat. One look at this piece of innovation and the thought of a chest strap suddenly becomes ridiculous! With the Malaysian heat, not only are you protected, but you can now also take your run to the next level with the comfort of the LifeBEAM smart hat.

Available at DISTEXPRESS Malaysia 


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