07. 26. 2004
Run with MP3RUN
Oh if only I spent as much time exercising as I do looking for exercise accoutrements. The Nike MP3RUN aims to motivate you to run faster while keeping you entertained with its FM tuner and built-in 256mb of storage . The device comes with a small bluetooth-powered sensor you attach to your running shoes. Your progress report (for both distance and speed) is then wirelessly logged into the player and you can upload your results to a Nike site to track your workouts. The MP3RUN even detects when you're off your normal time and audibly tells you to step it up.
I'm convinced the MP3RUN is all I need to be ready for Beijing in 2008. I just need to download a little bit of inspirational music. Can anyone direct me to "Run, You Pig, Run"?
More about fitness gadgets at Wired.
The MP3RUN will be available from Philips in August, for $300. Also coming are the 512 mb version, the FM radio only, and the CD Player with FM.