Showing posts from September, 2010

Nike+ is awesome

I have been looking to start exercising again recently as I have seen my weight slightly creep up and more importantly my general fitness has been pretty poor. I had to walk up the stairs at a Tube station in London due to the escalators being broken and I was out of breathe at the top. This was the straw that broke the camels back. For my birthday I asked my girlfriend for Nike+. It is a system which has a sensor in your shoe and this connects to either a iPod nano, iPhone, iPod touch or Nike wrist band. This collects data on distance run, time, calories burnt etc. I wasn't quite sure what to expect when I got this for iPod Nano but I was pleasantly surprised. I hooked up the sensor (hidden beneath the left trainer of my Nike+s) to test it and it looked great. You can get feedback on how far you have run, and current pace. Brilliant! The best bit about this though is the community feel at the Nike+ site. When you sync your iPod it will send your results to Nike+ if you cho