Hybridised upbringings reflected in the writings of Asian America
Fitness: Step Away From The Mirror and Cover Up
A vest (or ‘tank top’ to any Americans) and a pair of shorts are often the uniform of choice for any gym-goer. They offer a degree of lower-body mobility and general admission to the ‘gun-show’ up top. But should these be the standard apparel for the serious lifter? I posit there are far better choices.
Twitch is playing Pokemon and it’s like a microcosmic commentary on the human condition or something
Right now, as we speak, the Pokemon MMORPG (massively multiplayer online roleplaying game) of your nightmares is being played out on Twitch, the service you commonly associate with streaming video and gamer commentary.
Review: Bongo Wireless Bluetooth Speaker by Otis & Eleanor
Bluetooth wireless speakers are a dime a dozen, from the premium priced Jawbone Jambox, Beats Pill and Bose Soundlink, to much less pricey options from the likes of Logitech and Creative. The Bongo, a Kickstarter graduate, from creators Otis & Eleanor falls distinctly in the latter category but offers some of the features of its more premium cousins.
Adidas Power Perfect 2.0 and the Revelation of Weightlifting Shoes
When someone is serious about running, they buy running shoes. When someone is serious about football, they buy football boots. When someone is serious about tennis… okay, you get the idea.
So why is it so many, who are of the strength training inclination, neglect to use the right footwear?
Review: Meenova Android MicroSD Reader
Not all Android devices support MicroSD cards, so sometimes this means you’re restricted to whatever internal storage you opted for when selecting your smartphone or tablet. Well the Meenova Android MicroSD Reader is one way of getting around this predicament.
FITNESS AND TECHNOLOGY - WILL PERSONAL TRAINERS SOON GO EXTINCT?
This article was originally written by me for Catalysis.
Even through a tumultuous economy, the health and fitness industry has shown impressive stamina in riding the recession. In fact, the industry grew by 1.4% in 2012, achieving a market value of £3.86 billion in the UK. With such a booming industry, it is little wonder that technology companies have taken note. But what does this influx of fitness technology mean for the personal trainer of old?
Nokia Reinvents Zoom As We Know It
Smartphones equipped with cameras are now a ubiquitous accessory, capturing our everyday lives in increasing quality and clarity. We’re in a time where if there isn’t pictorial proof, we ask “did it really happen?” We are capturing and sharing more and more aspects of our lives, from a celebrity encounter to just what we had for breakfast. Through our smartphones, we all carry cameras that are primed and ready to chronicle our life’s journey.
Now Nokia is taking this one step further by allowing anyone to take snaps that rival digital cameras with its Nokia Lumia 1020. It packs in a staggering PureView 41 megapixel sensor, far higher than any other smartphone on the market today. But what does this mean for your everyday snapper?
Review: Pebble Smart Watch
A week living with the wearable technology future that is the Pebble smart watch.