Wahoo has a range of heart rate monitors in the TICKR line, all using the standard chest strap. As optical heart rate devices have proliferated on smartwatches, we are also seeing the growth of stand-alone optical HRM units. How has Wahoo tried to differentiate themselves with the Wahoo TICKR fit?
I made no secret of the fact that in my mind the Suunto Spartan was a bit naff. The Suunto Sport HR, was a little bit less naff, with optical HRM. So is third time the charm for the Suunto Spartan range? Let’s see what the Suunto Spartan Trainer Wrist HR has to offer!
Polar OH1 Optical Heart Rate Monitor Review Optical heart rate monitors have advanced over the last few years, such that they are found on devices across the wearable spectrum. Polar has now taken the tech full circle with the launch of the Polar OH1, stripped of any associated watch, we have a stand-alone optical heart…
Stryd PowerRace Garmin IQ app Stryd has figuratively and literally made huge leaps (I’ll resist any further stride based puns) when it comes to the science of monitoring your training and performance. Using power as a way of gauging your run has been a huge boon to many people, and personally, I have found a real…
Not all running tech costs the earth! Nowhere is that more evident than with Garmin’s Forerunner 35, which I’ve been putting through its paces over the last couple of months. So the question has to be if Garmin does a budget price, does that mean you only get budget performance? Let’s see!
For 2017 the Polar M460 receives a small spec bump from the original Polar M450. But Polar clearly shows that tight dimensions and even tighter pricing doesn’t mean you have to skimp on features. Plus if you ice the cake with Strava Live Segments, you might have a winning device!
Has a year of further firmware development and new hardware in the form of optical heart rate monitoring made the Suunto Spartan into the watch we had always dreamt of, or it all spec sheet and no substance?
MilestonePod looks like a simple running foot pod, but it provides loads of in-depth data on your running technique. But more importantly, it is a very reasonably priced way of getting into Zwift Running. #ZwiftGearTest for one, please!
The Garmin Fenix 5 is out! The successor to the phenomenally successful Garmin Fenix 3. Has Garmin taken all the lessons learnt since the Fenix 3 was released in 2015, and made the Fenix 5 a must buy? Or does the Fenix 5 have an Achilles heel that might keep it from greatness? Let’s see!