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We pick our fave wearable fitness technology

ON YOUR MARKS: Wearable tech can aid performance

MARATHON SEASON is upon us and no doubt you are well under way with your training for your big race.

Just to make sure you look and feel the part, The Voice have got you covered with this spring season must have products. You can thanks us later!

Mizuno Wave Rider 20

These neutral running shoes are aimed runners who want to pick up the pace. At only 290g (men’s) and 245g (women’s) you’ll notice the lightweight performance of this shoe, which adds Cloud Wave technology for extra cushioning and response with each strike. Even on your longer runs, the Wave Rider 20 offers a SmoothRide construction and a light, breathable snug fit to keep you going.

RRP £115 (men and women)
www.mizuno.co.uk

Superdry Sport Gym Tech Bomber Jacket

This Sport Jacket from Superdry is designed to be worn either as a warm up or warm down layer while you train. It’s made from mostly cotton (76%) and has two outer zip pockets to carry your light training essentials (including your keys an an iPod for instance). Once you’re done with your training, this jacket can double up as a trendy casual piece on your next outing.

RRP £64.99
www.superdry.com

Icebreaker Rush 3Q Tights

If you’re still put off by the inconsistent weather, then these ¾ running tights from Icebreaker should set your mind at ease. Made with a Merino blend fabric and a touch of Lycra these tights are both warm and breathable. They feature an elastic waist with contoured shape for comfort as well as a zippered front stash pocket for small essentials. Whether you go for a run outdoors, attend a yoga class at the gym or meet up with the girls for a coffee, you’ll look and feel great.

RRP £80
www.icebreaker.com

Miiego AL3+ Freedom Headphones

Hailing from Denmark, these award winning wireless Headphones come with the strap line, 'You Move. They Don’t'. It’s hard to argue with its ultra-secure fit neckband eliminating any possibility of tangling wires. You can perform any kind of exercise and be confident that these headphones won’t need adjusting; and with 11 hours of playing time that’s a lot of exercise. You won’t even have to miss a call with its inbuilt microphone in the earpiece.

RRP £79.99
www.mieego.com

Superdry Digi Pedometer

Let’s face it; there are a ton of fitness trackers and smartwatches available now or on the way. For something a little simpler that doesn’t stretch your budget then look no further than this pedometer from Superdry. It is a digital watch that tracks your steps and calories burnt along with how many miles you’ve covered. Added to that, you can measure your stride length, measure time with its stopwatch and set up to two alarms. You can also take it swimming as it’s water resistant up to 50 metres - maybe it’s not so simple after all.

RRP £64.99
www.superdry.com

Fitbit Alta HR

Fitbit has been busy producing a range of products to cater to every type of person there is. They’ve now added the Alta HR, which is the younger sibling of the Alta with added Heart Rate measurement. Like the original Alta, it is slim and stylish yet packs a punch displaying Smartphone notifications, sleep tracking, all day activity tracking and customizable bands. You won’t forget it’s there, as it will send you a gentle reminder in case you have been idle for too long.

RRP £129.99
www.fitbit.com

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