Save on this Garmin fitness tracker and get pumped for that New Year’s Resolution

December 14, 2017

Check in while you work out.Image: Garmin Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. If you’ve got a fitness friend that you’re shopping for during the holidays, the Garmin Vivosmart Activity Tracker could make a great gift, and it’s $20 off today. Image: Garmin This fitness tracking watch monitors all of your daily fitness activities from your heart rate to…

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Now your Apple Watch can talk to your treadmill

November 18, 2017

Tap and sync for one heck of an accurate workout reading.Image: apple Want the exact same workout results on your smartwatch as your treadmill? The Apple Watch‘s new feature, GymKit, allows users to connect their workouts with gym equipment, for more accurate data. SEE ALSO: A fitness tracker designed to help runners perfect their stride Apple’s now rolling out the feature as part of the watchOS 4 update, first announced…

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Smart sports: How the ‘Internet of Things’ is revolutionising the way we train and play

August 19, 2017

Image: UNSPLASH Theres the old adage that “practice makes perfect.” And while perfect is easily the loftiest goal one can have, making better use of your practice is what will see you reach your peak performance goals faster. In recent years, technological advancements within the Internet of Things have given us a slew of super-smart ways to improve the way we practice and play to give us a competitive advantage….

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The Apple Watch could help doctors spot this dangerous heart condition

July 23, 2017

That Apple Watch actually monitors more than you might guess.Image: lili sams/mashable The Apple Watch could be used to detect a heart condition that causes over 100,000 strokes every year, according to a new study. Heart health app Cardiogram and researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Cardiology Health eHeart project teamed up to take a closer look at just how effective the Watch can be at tracking…

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Apple could be gearing up for a world-changing Apple Watch feature

July 22, 2017

The next version of the Apple Watch might be a healthcare dynamo.Image: lili sams/mashable For people with diabetes, the Apple Watch could soon become indispensable. BGR claims to have “exclusive” information from a source “familiar with Apple’s plans” about the company’s efforts to develop groundbreaking new ways to harness the Watch’s health-tracking potential. Apple aims to introduce the first-ever method for non-invasive glucose monitoring as a feature in an upcoming…

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A smart nanofiber shirt gives this IndyCar champ a competitive edge

May 28, 2017

Tony Kanaan in action at the 2017 Firestone Grand Prix.Image: 2017, Scott R LePage/LAT Images When IndyCar champ Tony Kanaan takes the wheel of his race car, his performance depends on more than just driving skill. Forces of up to 5 Gs five times the force of gravity push on his bones as he whips around turns, driving at speeds as fast as 220 mph in pursuit of his next…

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The Apple Watch could help doctors spot this dangerous heart condition

May 23, 2017

That Apple Watch actually monitors more than you might guess.Image: lili sams/mashable The Apple Watch could be used to detect a heart condition that causes over 100,000 strokes every year, according to a new study. Heart health app Cardiogram and researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Cardiology Health eHeart project teamed up to take a closer look at just how effective the Watch can be at tracking…

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Apple could be gearing up for a world-changing Apple Watch feature

May 22, 2017

The next version of the Apple Watch might be a healthcare dynamo.Image: lili sams/mashable For people with diabetes, the Apple Watch could soon become indispensable. BGR claims to have “exclusive” information from a source “familiar with Apple’s plans” about the company’s efforts to develop groundbreaking new ways to harness the Watch’s health-tracking potential. Apple aims to introduce the first-ever method for non-invasive glucose monitoring as a feature in an upcoming…

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