Fitness

Samsung partners with Nike for running app on Gear S

Coinciding with the unveiling of Samsung’s new Tizen wearablethe Samsung Gear S – is its partnership with global athletic apparel brand Nike for a collaborative version of the latter’s patented running app “Nike+ Running”. The two have come together to bring the app directly to the Gear S, a smart wearable device that can be worn untethered to a smartphone because of its own 3G connectivity.

Jabra Sport Pulse, Sports Life app to enhance your workout

With sports apps and wearable devices getting more involved in our daily workouts (or if you’re still in the planning stage at least), more companies are coming up with digital health-related products to make it more interesting and seamless. The Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds and its companion Sports Life app wants to help you get to the next level of your fitness routine. It is the first device that has an in-ear biometric heart rate monitor as well as a real-time voice coach that will help you in your workout.

Endomondo now supports Samsung Gear Fit and Gear 2

Fitness enthusiasts have helped make wearables the gadget du jour this year. With the proliferation of fitness apps in the market, one consideration for consumers is how the app can be used in connection with their gadgets and smartphones. One popular app for the physically active crowd is Endomondo, and the latest update now includes support for Samsung Gear Fit and the Gear 2, as well as compatibility with 17 of Samsung’s Android smartphones.

Runtastic Orbit tracks lifestyle 24/7 for a healthier you

With the advent of wearable gadgets, lifestyle trackers have become the new fitness craze among the health-conscious and the digitally-savvy. It may be hard to stand out of the competition with so many to choose from, but Runtastic Orbit makes a pretty good case for itself with its 24-hour tracking device and fitness monitor that may just integrate itself into your lifestyle.

Adidas miCoach FIT SMART goes back to simple but smart

Just because smartwatches are on the rise doesn't mean smart fitness bands, which have long been in the wearable market first, are out of fashion. As if to prove that point, Adidas has just unveiled its second generation miCoach wearable device, the FIT SMART, which won't require a degree in computer science to operate.

RunKeeper app adds Korean,Chinese language in new update

As GPS fitness-tracking apps and gadgets keep growing in popularity, some of the players in the market are looking towards markets outside the US. One of the more popular ones, RunKeeper has updated its Android app, adding language support for Chinese and Korean, in a bid to expand its market to the Asian region.
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