Apple releases watchOS 5 with fitness upgrades and smarter Siri

If you have an Apple Watch and aren’t determined to buy Series 4, your upgrade is here. Apple has released watchOS 5 right on schedule, promising big updates to fitness and Siri as well as a few apps that were arguably overdue. You now have automatic workout detection , competition with friends, advanced run tracking […]

Russian fitness coach thwarts street burglary, cracks armed attackers’ jaw & ribs

The tables were turned on two muggers when they had to defend themselves from a 27-year-old female fitness coach, who came to the attempted robbery victim’s rescue, leaving the attackers with a shattered jaw and broken ribs. Ekaterina Shevalyuk, 27, a fitness center employee in the Russian city of Novosibirsk, was in her apartment on […]

Garmin adds Deezer to its music-playing fitness watches

To date, Garmin’s music-capable fitness watches have had access to iHeartRadio and… that’s about it. You’re about to get some much-needed variety, though, as Deezer’s music service has finally arrived on Garmin fitness wearables after months of promises. You can store more than 100 tunes on your wrist and sync playlists (including curated workout playlists) […]

Pentagon bars troops from using fitness trackers & geolocation services

US military have been banned from using fitness trackers, smartphones and other devices and services over the fear that geolocation features might jeopardize the secrecy of American operations abroad, the Pentagon has announced. Following several incidents in which US military bases and patrol routes have been compromised by fitness trackers used by soldiers deployed to […]

Breaking Big: How Ruth Zukerman Created a Fitness Empire

OZY Media’s third prime-time television show, Breaking Big, airs Fridays at 8.30 p.m. ET on PBS stations, OZY.com and Facebook Watch. Join us as we explore the unexpected journeys to success of some of the world’s most influential stars. So far, we’ve heard from Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show, restaurateur Eddie Huang, actress […]

Amazon is still selling busted Jawbone fitness trackers in the US after puling them in the UK

Amazon Amazon is still selling defunct Jawbone fitness trackers after removing them from sale in the UK following an investigation by consumer charity Which?. Jawbone’s supporting app Jawbone UP ceased to function in May, rendering the devices useless. It follows the company going into liquidation last year. The app had been broken for more than […]

Cordner confident on fitness

Video Cordner confident on fitness1:47 State of Origin: NSW Blues captain Boyd Cordner is confident he will be fit to face Queensland in Game III and lift the 2018 series shield. July 2nd 2018 14 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/NRL News/ NRL News Cordner confident on fitness1:47 July 2nd 2018 14 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport […]

Home in on peak fitness

The home gym that is.  Buy yourself a cross-trainer or exercise bike and you can watch sport all summer while you get yourself back into shape and not only save money on gym membership but also save time not having to get there and back.  With so much equipment now available Ashish Rajput, sports buyer […]