Gadgets that will change
Your Summer Sports
How can gadgets improve our Summer Sports activities?
Contrary to negativity surrounding electronics and fitness, in some cases there are some real pro’s to having technology support our lifestyle.
The days are long gone when we used to just head on out and go for a run without music. I know we had walkmans, but they were certainly not the best at holding the batteries in whilst running!
Gadgets are pretty much everywhere now, Gaming, Sports, Walking Activities and not to mention in some cases these gadgets have aided people with disabilities.
What Gadgets can help you through your summer sports activities?
Below you will see some amazing products which will truly help you and your family whilst you enjoy your summer.
My husband is very much into going to the gym, but he also loves to go running outside. So that being said here is a heart rate monitor watch which he really wants at the moment.
GARMIN FORERUNNER 210 HEART RATE MONITOR RUNNING WATCH
With this super watch you can train both indoors & outdoors, the watch can track pretty much every minute and mile you complete.
The watch shows how hard you have worked whilst you put yourself through the paces, this enables you to challenge yourself. The watch monitors not only when you run, but also when you use other training equipment like the treadmill or the gym bike. You can even purchase a footpad as an extra which tracks your indoor workout even further. The watch allows you to set specific goals, tracks your calories burned. You can track your progress with Garmin connect and view your the route which you have travelled. The other thing of note is this watch looks pretty trendy and you will really be the talk of your fitness group.
Next up in my Summer of Sport Gadgets Top 5
Lifeproof iPhone Case
Yep, we all have mobile phones these day’s and there is nothing worse than dropping your phone whilst you go running or playing outdoor sports. You really don’t want to be coming home with a cracked screen on your iPhone because they cost a fortune to replace in my experience.
That’s where this amazing Lifeproof case comes in with the most advanced case technology, It’s thin, light, Stronger & far more protective than any other phone case available on the market at this time. Let’s say you want to go fishing, swimming outdoors, caught in a summer downpour whilst conducting outdoor activities, well the phone case is waterproof so you don’t have to worry about your phone getting water damaged. You can drop in dirt, sand and it’s even snow proof, although you probably don’t have to worry about that during the summer months, but this gadget is a must for you iPhone lovers out there.
Go Pro Hero 3 White Edition
Let’s think Gaming for the next of my Summer Sports Gadgets
So, you may very well struggle to leave the home on some days through the summer period and you still want to be active. I know we can’t all afford to go on days out and in some cases we don’t always have time to do outdoor activities, therefore I thought to myself what gadgets would help my family whilst in the home.
So, I am thinking gaming at this stage because although you may imagine all summer sports gaming activities would be outside that’s not always the case.
Although I don’t want to mention the summer downpours, but this does happen and you need to be prepared to bring your summer sports activities inside.
So In this instance, why on earth would you not utilise your existing consoles and gaming devices.
This brings me onto my next gadget!
Gioteck FR-1 Freedom Sports Racing Wheel
So, let’s enhance your sports, racing game experience, my family love playing sports games. That’s why I have thought outside of the box and placed a steering wheel in this great selection. Normally, sports wheels are clunky and large with a large base attached to the bottom. You need not worry about that any longer thanks to the Gioteck team. At a very affordable price you can get your game on with the Gioteck FR-1 Freedom racing wheel for the playstation 3.
The wheel runs at 2.4 Ghz wirelessly and is said to work with any racing game on the PS3.
The Racing wheel uses a built in accelerometer, it has motion control which enables you to have the ultimate driving experience from the comfort of your home sofa. This racing wheel is a well built piece of technology, which is typical of the Geoteck team and their products. The wheel fits perfectly in the palms of your hands and is super lite which will be brilliant for lengthly gaming sessions.
The Gioteck team has some amazing products on offer, please feel free to check out their fantastic range for all your console/gaming needs.
Still want more, well check out the SC1 Sports Controller by Gioteck, it’s fantastically designed for sports games.
Philips ActionFit SHB6000/28 headset
So, Running and outdoor activities can be vastly improved by listening to music! I don’t know about you, but I really like the thought of having a wireless set of headphones that are not only brilliant quality, but also have endurability.
These earphones are designed for the a person, who concentrates on their fitness. The earphones offer a high quality playback and they can be cleaned using water. The earphones are applied around the back of the head with no audio chord leading to your phone or music device. They are linked up via Bluetooth and they boast no loss of quality. They are said to fit most ear types due to the design and you are supplied with various earbuds that allow you to choose the fit yourself. They simply hook on to the back or your ear so regardless of the sporting activity you are doing, these are not going to just fall off. You can control the volume of the ear phones & accept or reject calls all from the earphones themselves. These will most certainly be beneficial for my husband, because he always complains about the type of music they play whilst in the gym.
All of the above products can enhance your sporting activities. You will always have to put the hard work in to keep yourself in peak condition, however, having any of the above gadgets will certainly improve your activities making them more fun.