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Compression Advisory VR1 Graduated Compression Socks – Review

Compression Advisory VR1 Graduated Compression Socks – Review

Compression Advisory have produced a consumer version of their VR1 graduated compression socks, as formerly used by over 600 Premiership football players including those from Manchester United and Chelsea. The question is, do they really work and offer benefits to those of us that aren’t elite athletes? The VR in VR1 stands for ‘venous return’, [...]

May 28, 2013 Stewart Rogers 1

High5 Sports Nutrition – Review

High5 Sports Nutrition – Review

High5 have produced a range of sports nutrition products, ranging from electrolyte replacement to carbohydrate gels. In this meta-review, we cover four of their products as provided by the team at SportPursuit. In this review, we’ll be looking at four distinct products: Zero – electrolyte and magnesium sports drink tablets with zero sugar and zero [...]

September 26, 2012 Stewart Rogers 0

Fitbit Aria WiFi Scales – Review

Fitbit Aria WiFi Scales – Review

The Fitbit Aria is a set of scales that connects to your WiFi router, sending data about your body weight and body fat percentages to your Fitbit.com account, which can be accessed via a web browser, iOS or Android device. Of course, there is nothing new about this concept. Withings have been producing WiFi body-weight [...]

September 14, 2012 Stewart Rogers 0

Set Starter Interval Timer – Review

Set Starter Interval Timer – Review

Set Starter is a tiny interval timer that sits on your thumb. By putting an interval timer in such a small package, and offering such a handy (pun intended) place to locate it, the people behind Set Starter are clearly looking to take a chunk out of the market dominated by much larger units and [...]

May 29, 2012 Stewart Rogers 3

Perfect Pushup v2 – Review

Perfect Pushup v2 – Review

The Perfect Pushup v2 is, in many ways, a simple device. Resembling a pair of pushup grips that have grown big elephant feet, the concept is as easy to grasp as the units themselves. By putting pushup grips on a rotating base, your muscles have to work harder to maintain balance during the pushup, and [...]

April 18, 2012 Stewart Rogers 0

Fitbit Ultra Fitness Tracker – Review

Fitbit Ultra Fitness Tracker – Review

The Fitbit Ultra is one of a glut of new devices that purport to measure your day-to-day activity in order that you can gain insight and statistics. It is best described as ‘a pedometer on steroids’ and goes head-to-head with the likes of Jawbone’s ill-fated ‘Up’, Nike’s FuelBand and the high-priced Ki Fit, but also takes a [...]

February 28, 2012 Stewart Rogers 0