If you’re keen on your elliptical bicycle workout but frustrated with the boredom of always having to work out indoors and just not getting anywhere interesting, this new bike may interest you.
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Adidas launched a new piece of equipment called the Speed Cell which attach’s to your shoe to keep track of your workouts or fitness level. Nike has a similar device, which is most likely why Adidas also now has a device targeting the same thing. The Adidas Speed Cell keeps track of your foot speed, acceleration, and distance traveled. It has the ability to work with running and multiple sports. Unlike Nike’s device which is more targeted on running, the Speed Cell targets many different sports.
Those Wii fans who like abit of workout at home will be happy to know that Riiflex – the dumbbell weight accessory for Wii / Wii Fit is now available for pre-order online. Shipping to begin later in the Summer this year, two colours are available, each resembling different amounts of weight. Green weighs two pounds while blue weighs four pounds (per set). While these may not be the best range of weights for those who are advanced gym goers, for parents who feel that their kids aren’t getting enough exercise simply because they sit and watch the TV too much, Riiflex might be a good way to kick start a fun exercise routine!
Let’s face it, us geeks are not terribly fit. We’re really good at sitting in front of the computer, while our fingers and hands may be hard at work, not really any other part of our body is! So maybe this could help us out. Chris Hall from Pocket-lint have got a list of gadgets here which are not just fun gadgets in its own right but also provides ways (application) in which their technology could possibly help get us fit again.
I know quite alot of our readers here have the iPhone, the StepTrak Lite app from the App Store is free and is basically a pedometer on your iPhone. It’s not bad at all for those who may want to start ‘lite’ with some gentle walking first 🙂 , it’s free so why not give it a go?
Here’s a screenshot of StepTrak Lite: