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SUUNTO Launches Entry-Level Spartan Trainer Wrist HR

Suunto has expanded the Spartan family of sports watches with the new Spartan Trainer Wrist HR. The Spartan Trainer is smaller than its older siblings, yet delivers great, versatile training features, daily activity tracking, as well as wrist heart rate measurement by biometrics supplier Valencell.

Apple Watch Series 2 supports leading swimming apps

image-19The recently released Apple Watch Series 2 is water resistant up to 50 meters of water. It can count laps, track average lap pace and auto-detect the swimmer’s stroke in order to measure calories burned. It works in both the pool and open water.

MySwimPro and swim.com have both added support to their apps and services that take advantage of the Apple Watch Series 2’s new capabilities.

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Training plans and injuries – insights from a running workshop

running injuryEarlier this week, I attended a running workshop conducted by Leigh Fisher from Fisher Fitness and Rob Osborne from Keiser Australia.

Fisher is a former AFL footballer, current AFL umpire and accredited running coach. Osborne is a physiotherapist with lots of experience in rehab and biomechanics, particularly as they pertain to runners.

They covered many topics but their discussions on training loads and injury piqued my interest.

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Suunto announces Spartan Ultra and revamps online service

The next generation of Suunto multisport watches will land in August 2016. The Suunto Spartan Ultra is a multisport GPS watch. Suunto is also updating its online sports service, Suunto Movescount, with a range of new features and improvements.

The Spartan Ultra is Suunto’s follow up on the popular Ambit3.

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