The summer is here and if you are planning to get fit and trim your waistline, then there are many ways to do this from running, swimming, cycling to even getting a membership at your local gym. Many gadgets out there can help you in keep track of the progress you made along your fitness journey. Here are three gadgets that are worth getting:
1. Mio Cyclo 105
The Mio Cyclo can be your everyday cycling training companion, as it will help you in becoming a physical better person. It is your personal navigation guide as it will easily navigate you from point A to B and will follow your preferred routes. It will give you clearly spoken instructions and sound alerts. The Cyclo will keep track of your performances along with analysing the data to help make improvements to your health.
The Mio Cyclo 105 ANT+ GPS Cycling Computer & Training Companion is essential the same as the Cyclo 100 but offers much more. It sports a 1.8-inch display screen that has personalised dashboard letting you configure it to show the information you want. It can be used straight out of the box and mounted to the handlebars of a bike.
It has been designed to be small and has a waterproof casing ensuring it can be using out in all weather conditions. The Cyclo 105 has ANT+ sensor that will evaluate and monitor your performance and improve your health.
With the Mio desktop share application, you can save the data from your bike rides. The application can be download the latest map routes as well as updates for the device.
The long life of the battery on this devices means you do not need to worry about recharging when on a bike ride.
2. Jawbone UP
The Jawbone UP is more than a band and app as it is a whole system that has been designed around you. It will observe all aspects of daily and nightly activities from how you move, eat and sleep giving an insight on how you are doing so that you can make the right decisions when it comes to your health and fitness.
As soon as you start wearing it will begin to study your life evaluating your weight, work out bike rides you have been on, access food libraries and much more.
To see how well you are doing, the UP app is the perfect companion, as it will let you see how much progress has been made and will look for hidden patterns in your activities. The Insight Engine within the app will provide you with personal goals it has based on the patterns from your activities.
Designed to be comfortable and the more you wear it, the more data it can track. It is splash resistant so it will not get damage if comes into contact with a little bit of water (cannot be submerged).
It is can be charged over a USB with it being fully charged within one hour. Compatible with both iPhones (iOS 5.1 or greater) and Android devices (Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich or later).
The Jawbone UP band comes in varying sizes, so you should look to find out which size will fit you before purchasing one.
3. Mio Mivue M350 Sports Action Camera
The Mio Mivue M350 is the ultimate sports action camera as it can record in full 1080p HD through the 170° wide-angle camera so you can capture those experiences in crisp and clear detail. When you have finished recording, you can straight away view the footage via the HD video-out support and share it with your friends on Facebook.
The Mivue M350 has a number of mounts that it can easily be attached to any type of bike or there is a universal band that it can attach to the helmet or arm for hands-free recording. It features a quick release design so that it can easily be remove from any devices. It has a vibration notification that you know that the camera is always on even when attached to the helmet meaning you will not miss those important moments.
These cameras are ideal for who do a lot of cycling as you can record the routes you take and relive them back.
Andrew Wall works for Box.co.uk in the UK, who have a wide range of fitness gadgets in stock.