It can differentiate between walking, going up stairs, or biking. That may make it a more accurate tracking choice for people who bike a lot since the stability of the wrists during biking can fool some fitness devices into thinking you’re not moving much. Related stories Fitness tracker Basis said to be shopping itself to Apple, Google The waterproof design also makes it capable of going into the water. In swimming mode, it tracks the number of leg strokes you make.
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Aviation, fitness sales drive Garmin profit; shares jump
We are serious about our workouts, but even more serious about our fun, said Emily Duval Ledger, Recreation Fitnesss founder and lead trainer. This event is just another way for us to show that if your workouts give you joy, great results come easy. Teams can earn points in a number of ways: aside from winning events, they can boost the score by cheering their team on and wearing the most creative uniform. Participants can win a variety of prizes from some awesome local businesses; but more importantly, they will win bragging rights and a terrific workout, said Ledger. This event is open to all fitness levels, 13 years of age and older. Register online before February 22 for $20.
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Recreation Fitness to Host Winter Games Competition at Whaley Park
Dutch rival TomTom – Europe’s largest maker of navigation devices – said last week it expects the personal navigation device market to continue to decline this year due to a slump in demand for personal sat-navs and a tepid recovery in the auto industry. Navigation devices – once p90X3 results a duopoly of Garmin and TomTom – lost relevance as mapping apps became a standard feature on Apple Inc’s iPhones and phones powered by Google Inc’s Android operating system. To counter the fall in sales, the companies charted different strategies to sustain growth. TomTom focused on mapping software, while Garmin, after a failed move to produce its own phone, invested in products for niche markets such as aviation, marine and fitness.
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