Your ultimate fitness guide: welcome to TechRadar’s Fitness Week

Our inaugural Fitness Week is well underway at TechRadar where we aim to show you the best tech you should be using to keep fit in 2018 and beyond.

We’ve already published interviews with Nokia, Polar and Strava as well as a daily diary from three of our writers all at different points in their fitness journey.

Head back here each day until Sunday 28 to see everything we’re sharing throughout the week, or scroll down below to see what we’ve shared so far.

Watch our full beginner’s guide video to fitness tech:

TechRadar’s Fitness Week diaries

Thinking about getting off the sofa to start your first ever workout or just got home from a marathon? We’ve got three fitness diaries going on this week from a beginner, one from an intermediate and another from a self confessed fitness obsessed fan.

No matter what your level, we have you covered. We’re tackling different sports and activities each day including running, swimming, cycling as well as high intensity interval training and gym workouts.

The Big Interviews

Strava is one of the world’s most popular sport orientated social networking apps, but it has no plans to release its own wearable to track its users. We sat down with CEO of Strava James Quarles to find out why.

You can read the full interview with Strava here

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Can a smartwatch save your life?

Have you heard the stories of people using smartwatches and noticing problems with their heart rate? We explore whether a smartwatch can save your life.

You may not know the brand Jaybird, but the company makes headphones specifically designed for fitness fanatics and athletes. That’s why the company uses bottles of fake sweat to test it’s headphones… gross, but necessary. 

You can read the full interview with Jaybird here

Polar’s president Tom Folwer spoke to TechRadar for Fitness Week and shared how the company is trying to improve the way its apps present the data to better explain your overall fitness level.

You can read the full interview with Polar here

Other features

9 tips to taking sport photos like a pro

This won’t necessarily help you lose any of that extra weight you’ve still got from the Christmas period, but it’ll help you taken the perfect action photograph.

Our expert buying guides

We’ve updated some of our best guides to fitness tech, so take a look below at the gadgets you need to hit the gym or hit the tarmac for your exercising.


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