Tagged: fitness

When self-monitoring becomes uncomfortably intimate… 0

When self-monitoring becomes uncomfortably intimate …

The fitness tracker craze has taken a paternalistic turn with a US university asking students to wear wristbands. Has datafication gone too far? Apples iPhone marketings disappoint but profit beats targets, said the headline....

My swimming journey:’ It felt like a last chance to prove what I was capable of’

My swimming journey:’ It felt like a last chance to prove what I was capable of’

It seemed like the ultimate challenge: a 5km swim between Greek islands. But would it help me deal with a trauma to go? I had always believed I could swim. It may have been...

#thisgirlcan? I much opt #thiswomandoes | Shelley Silas

#thisgirlcan? I much opt #thiswomandoes | Shelley Silas

Theres no doubt #thisgirlcan has made a difference. But the branding infantilises all of us who, in Maya Angelous words, see ourselves as phenomenal women I am a 57 -year-old woman in excellent health....

Five of the best athletics watches

Five of the best athletics watches

Inspired by the London Marathon? A operating watch with GPS, distance tracking and health and fitness stats is a great way to monitor your progress 1. TomTom Runner 3 Cardio+ Music 220 TomToms Runner...