Case Study: T3 Fitness Equipment of 2012

Nike+ Sport Watch GPS – £179

Simplicity – it offers just enough information to suit most levels. With its sporty good looks and indoor and outdoor capability, coupled with Nike+ tools it makes a solid running partner.


Motorola MOTOACTV – £244.99

A music player and performance tracker. The accusense technology and GPS tracks every turn and every hill. It works out which songs motivate you and creates a playlist.


Adidas miCoach Armband – £19.99

Holds on to your iPhone and keys/loose change etc. Good for using fitness apps or listening to music while you work out.


Jawbone UP – £80

Motion tracking bracelet that tracks your activity and sleep patterns. Pair it up with the app to record your data. It vibrates to let you know you’re slacking!

FitBit Ultra – £79.99

Pedometer, coach, sleep tracker and altimeter. It supports iPhone and Android apps.


Jaybird Bluetooth Sports Band 2 – £99

Tap to adjust volume, change track etc. It’s wireless so great for working out and has a very snug fit.

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Adidas Medicine Ball – £70

Rubber, easy-grip dual handles. When used correctly it can do wonders for your strength and cardio vascular fitness.


Skins A400 Compression Wear – Top £65   Bottoms £75

Aids recovery and reduces aches and pains after training. Has 400 key fitting points to help benefit all muscle groups where strain is greatest. Odour protection and 50+ UVF protection are an added bonus.


Camelbak Hydrobak 1.5L – £35

Keeps you hydrated while cycling, running, hiking etc. Quick snap cap avoids spillage.


Reebok Premium Fitness Gloves – £15

Leather training gloves with soft suede inner palm for comfort. Slip-free grip for weights and adjustable velcro wrist strap.

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Gore Flash So Vest – £75

Supper comfy, lightweight, windproof gilet. Stretch fabric inserts, reflective detailing and a pocket with cable outlet – everything you could ever need from a running top.


Nike Vapor Flash Jacket – £200

“Brightest jacket on the road” – reflective laminate surface produces 400 candle power reflectivity. It’s reversible with a matte silver finish on the other side so you don’t always have to be blinding people.

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Nike LunarGlide+ 3 Shield – £90

Primed for night running in the rain. Waterproof mesh keeps your feet dry and well ventilated. Reflective sections provide increased visibility.


Reebok Zigtech – £75

Soft and springy ride reduces wear and tear of key leg muscles by 20%. Absorbs the impact of your heel and transfers it along the length of the shoe, effectively reusing this energy to propel you forward.

Vibram Komodo Sport – £114

Protective enough for road running but leaving your feat to land in a more natural arch. Like a second skin.



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