Go MilSpec in your workout with the Amazfit T-Rex Pro

Over on WWR, we’re used to seeing brands strike up partnerships with other companies or events for any number of reasons. When it comes to the smartwatch, or more specifically fitness watches, that doesn’t happen nearly as much. However, a new release – the Amazfit T-Rex Pro – has become an official partner of Spartan Race US.

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Black Friday Deals: Polar

We’ll bring you the interesting Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals as we run across them – here’s the first! As you know, we like Polar watches for tracking activity. Right now, you can pick up the Polar Vantage M (my current daily trainer) for just $168 (40% off) with two more deals dropping, one on November 26 and another on November 29. Check them out at polar.com

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Introducing FitGrid

I don’t know about you, but for me, the pandemic has really changed my workout habits. It used to be that I’d head to the gym in the mornings before heading out on my morning commute. Well, those closed down for quite awhile, and I’m not quite ready to head back into one. Instead, I’ve taken up jogging. However, you may still be wanting to have the experience of instructor-led classes, and getting motivated in that way. If that’s the case, the recently-launched FitGrid might be worth checking out.

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See results in the mirror with the Carbon Trainer

While many of us aren’t headed back to the gyms just yet, there are certainly plenty of options to keep fit at home. You can of course head out for a jog, or try an at-home rower or bring a coach into your home with a giant display and weight rack. On the other hand, if you want something that goes up on the wall and is a bit less obtrusive, then have a look at the Carbon Trainer.

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Tune those tris with Tempo

Well, and any other number of muscle groups, we suppose. A few months back, we brought you word of a home setup rowing machine which seemed a fit for working out at home. While gyms are opening back up, maybe you’re not ready to actually go back – and I can’t blame you. Well, if you’re looking for some guided coaching and classes, perhaps Tempo could be of help.

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You can get casually fit with the Polar Unite

Right off the bat, I’ll put a disclaimer out there – I like the Polar products, and use a Polar Vantage M daily for tracking my jogging and bike riding (and the gym sessions, whenever that opens up again). The Polar Ignite was the first foray into a less intense watch, and now they’re back with the Polar Unite in that same vein.

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Quantify your workout – on the cheap – with the Polar H9

Given that we’re all stuck at home, you may be looking for inexpensive ways to go out and get some exercise. Now, you certainly don’t need a device to tell you whether or not getting out for a jog is a good idea. If you want to quantify that activity – via measuring your heart rate – the Polar H9 is one of the most inexpensive ways to do so.

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Introducing the Polar H9

For most folks, simply tracking activity is enough for their fitness goals. Those looking to get a little more in-depth insights on their exercise might opt for any number of wrist-mounted devices with a HR sensor (like this one). Past that – or if you have a tracker you already like – you’re looking at something like a stand-alone heart rate strap. These – while offering great accuracy (because they’re, you know, right over your heart) – can tend to bring “pro” prices to the party. This is where the new Polar H9 is looking to shine.

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Polar has a new firmware update for the Vantage available

It seems like it wasn’t all that long ago when we were talking about a new firmware for the Polar Vantage and Vantage M. And you know what? It wasn’t! Well, at the end of that article, we teased that some more was in teh works, and those updates have just hit today. Read on to see what all in includes.

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