Tag Archives: fitness

Embracing the Wireless Fad

Posted by: @KokoZu
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Gone are the days of wired headphones. Gone are the days of being restricted to the length of the wire while you workout or move about your day. Its finally time where we embrace the ‘wireless’ BOSE has just launched its latest products featuring the Quiet Comfort 35 Wireless Headphones and the Soundsport Wireless Earphones. The headphones have the ability to connect to any of your devices with Bluetooth and NFC pairing and features the best noise cancelling technology providing you with smooth sounding music free of any noise. The earphones also offer wireless technology, in addition to being sweat and weather resistant. And most importantly the earphones are built using a soft silicone material and a unique shape which help the earphone stay in your ear even during the most rigorous of workouts. These are probably the ideal ‘go to’ earphones for…

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A fitness tracker for dogs?

Posted by: Deena Farghal
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Ever wonder what it would be like if we introduced our tech apps to the animal world? Apps like Fitbit, Meetup, Happn etc. That’s kind of exactly what the tech company Wondermento did when they introduced The WonderWoof: a bow tie device that connects to your dog’s collar and, via a bluetooth connection and an app, allows you to track their activity. You can check whether your dog is getting the right amount of exercise, sleep and food. Whether you are at home or away, get real-time updates via the free app and know if your dog is running, sleeping, playing, and walking. You can also connect and meet with other dog lovers in your area with map-enabled social features on the app. Rumour has it t lhere might be a whiskers edition for you cat lovers out there soon enough!…

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The all new Fitbit Alta

Posted by: @KokoZu
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Fitness is not about being better than someone else, it’s about being better than what you used to be! Want a fitness tracker that doesn’t clash with your workwear or evening wear? The new FitBit Alta lets you add style to your arm jewelry with interchangeable bands available in leather, metallic or different colors.  Track your steps, your sleep and you don’t even worry about getting it wet with its waterproof technology. The new Fitbit Alta is now available in store and online here.

DeskCycle

Posted by: Deena Farghal
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  Let’s face it; those of us who are confined to their desks for up to eight hours in a day have a hard time fitting exercise into their daily routine. Whatever the excuse may be on that particular day- the end result is the same. We’re so excited to have found the perfect solution, introducing the DeskCycle that allows you to quietly go about your work life whilst getting moderate exercise in! Stick this little machine under your desk and cycle away. It has quiet magnetic pedals to avoid disturbing yourself and coworkers around you with up to 8 resistance levels to maximize calories burnt. It even comes with a display stand to track your performance. A revolutionary machine that allows you to exercise during your long work hours to improve your mood, regulate stress levels and be more productive at…

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Got the stair…mina?

Posted by: @KokoZu
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Media One Hotel is running the M1 Run this year taking place on Saturday, February 20th. This is a vertical run race for individuals and companies (relay race). The race will take place in the area around the hotel: starting from the entrance of the hotel (valet parking) all the way up the seven parking floors and then 33 floors up on the staircase finishing off on level 42.  Come as you are, run, take a shower, jump in the pool and then relax afterwards next to the pool with our DJ playing tunes all day long. You’ll have a chance to win numerous prizes valued at AED 10,000 at THE DEK on 8 and amazing prizes for winners (more than AED 100,000 in prizes from various sponsors including Virgin Megastore). Special prize is AED 10,000 for the best ranking relay…

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