Finally, you can make your smartphone a dumbbell

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 8 April 2014

Time-starved iPhone users can now work their biceps on the move, thanks to a bizarre invention dubbed the ToneFone that adds a 1kg or 1.5kg weight in the form of an iPhone dumbbell case. Made of 100% British steel, the product guarantees no rough hands from working out, thanks to the soft, grippy rubber finish. […]

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Ernestine Shepherd: a 77-year-old female bodybuilder

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By Annie Churdar in New Trends on Tuesday 25 June 2013

Reading through this interview with the world’s oldest female bodybuilder make me feel fat, lazy, and out of shape. 77-year-old Ernestine Shepherd runs ten miles before her 5:30am breakfast everyday. That’s the most I’ve ever run in my entire life.

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An activity tracker that counts fun, not calories

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By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Wednesday 24 April 2013

This is pretty cool: a rugged activity tracker that purports to ‘count fun’ (not calories) and measures movements unique to action sports like surf, skate, snow, moto, MTB, BMX, and the likes. It’s built to withstand snow, surf, dirt, and hard pavement knocks and is a modular device that can be worn anywhere on the […]

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Holy Hoop: Hula hooping to burn calories

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By Jasmina Radmanovic in New Trends on Wednesday 10 October 2012

Hula hoops are not only for kids, and they are not just for fire dance performances, either. Hooping is the most fun, entertaining, but definitely not effortless way to tone your entire body. You can burn well over 400 calories per hour hoop dancing to your favorite songs. Suni Shine lost incredible weight hooping and […]

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