The 6 best running gadgets 2016

As technology continues to advance, there's never been a better time to track your fitness and improve your running. Here's our pick of the best gadgets currently on the market.

The 6 best running gadgets 2016

According to our recent survey, nine out of 10 runners choose to track their fitness. If you're one of the 92 per cent who loves a gadget (or even one of the 8 per cent yet to discover the joys of GPS) this list is for you! Track your progress, measure your heart rate and beat those PBs with the very latest in running gadgets for 2016.

The Garmin Forerunner 35 

The new Garmin FR 35 comes with an incredibly accurate heart-rate tracking ability utilising an EKG heart rate monitor.

Marvel at the big high-resolution display while the durable design means this is a great long-lasting gadget.

Fitbit Charge 2 

The Fitbit Charge 2 sends reminders throughout the day to encourage you to keep moving.

The silent vibrating alarm helps you to create a perfect sleep schedule, wake up peacefully and reach your goals.

TomTom Runner 3

Equipped with real-time running information and route exploration, you will never run the same route twice with the TomTom Runner 3.

Run to the beat with over 500 songs of music storage, why not add the Running Bug 3 to your collection?

MIO Fuse

For the money conscious, this no frills, rugged and highly practical fitness tracker is the most cost effective gadget in our selection.

Equipped with 5 heart rate zones the MIO Fuse gives greater accuracy and consistency in your running results. 

Under Armour UA Band

The Under Armour UA Band measures sleep, resting heart rate, steps, and even workout intensity when worn with UA Heart Rate meaning you can wear it all times.

The band is Bluetooth Smart compatible and connects with the Under Armour app UA Record.​

Polar M400

For the serious runner, the Polar M400 shows you how your training affects your body and your recovery status before your next session.

Struggling to keep running? An in-built personal trainer delivers motivating feedback at the end of each session.


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