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The MAN v FAT guide to wearable tech for fitness

Ever seen someone wearing something that looks a bit like a watch but also…doesn’t? Chances are they’re wearing some form of wearable tech for tracking fitness goals – should you be doing the same? If you want to get more active, we say yes.  Stats about yourself are endlessly interesting even when they don’t really mean much – every morning I check out what my fitness tracker has to say

8 weight loss Instagram accounts you need to follow

Weight loss Instagram accounts are the latest social media trend – posting pictures of your food helps to keep you mindful of what you’re eating and you’re likely to find a strong community of fellow dieters to keep you accountable while you’re at it. So while it’s become a bit of a cliché to snap pictures of what you’re eating while your food goes cold, we say if it works

5 FREE Apps That Will Help You Lose Weight

Could your best piece of exercise equipment be the thing in your trouser pocket that you love to fiddle with all day? No, silly, we’re talking about your mobile phone not your testicles*! When Alexander Graham Bell unveiled the world’s first mobile phone, its dynamo power source kept men fit because it required the user to run at a speed of no less than seven hectares a fortnight, lest the

Is the Garmin Forerunner 735XT worth the money?

Product: Garmin Forerunner 735XT GPS Multisport Watch Best Price: £332.98 (yes you read that correctly) from handtec What Does the PR Say: Basically that all other GPS watches should kneel before their new God This watch: Tracks your performance over a multitude of sports using advanced dynamics Uses the Garmin Elevate Optical Heart Rate sensor (no chest straps required) Connects to all your Garmin Gadgets including the Varia Range Connects

Are the Garmin Index Smart Scales Any Good?

WHAT: Garmin Index Smart Scales COST: £119.99 (cheapest price currently from Amazon) WHY: Because it knows your name! WHO: Reviewed by How Many Miles (talk to him on the forum for more details) Cheers, the bar where everyone knows your name. I’ll always remember the rapturous welcome that Norm would receive as he entered his home from home and I’ll always remember a former senior colleague asking a bemused door steward