The latest advances in technology don’t have to be enjoyed while sitting behind a desk. We’ve rounded up some of the best fitness gadgets at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show, designed for the tech savvy biker, runner—and even swimmer.
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Cyclists can mount their smartphone on their bike handlebars using this mount. The mount fully encases the phone so it’s safe for extreme sports and off-road rides. The back of the case allows full access to the phone’s touchscreen and GPS.
This heart monitor connects wirelessly to the iPod touch or iPhone and displays a real-time read-out of your pulse rate, calories burned, and distance traveled. Users can control their music from the armband and track past workouts and weight loss progress using the calendar function.
The “SwiMP3” is a waterproof MP3 player designed to be fully submerged and used by swimmers. The technology plays the music through a user’s cheekbones using revolutionary “Bone-Conduction” technology. By playing the music through a swimmer’s bones, the soundwaves bypass the water in the inner ear and provide crystal clear sound.
This simple idea—a magnetic device that secures your headphone cord—makes a big difference for runners and cyclists. The Klinggon works with any set of earbuds or headphones to prevent the cord from flying up in your face or getting tangled. The Klinggon is sweatprrof and waterproof and comes in eight different colors.
These sweat-proof sports earbuds are made of silicon designed to give athletes a secure fit. They come with Bluetooth technology and an integrated microphone that allows phone calls. With one remote button, runners can switch from music to an incoming call.
The best fitness and sport gadgets at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.