Your ultimate fitness guide: welcome to TechRadar's Fitness Week

Our inaugural TechRadar Fitness Week may now be over, but below you'll see everything we've shared about the best tech you should be using to keep fit in 2018 and beyond.

Throughout the week we published interviews with Nokia, Polar, Strava, Jaybird and Huawei as well as a daily diary from three of our writers all at different points in their fitness journey.

Scroll down below to see everything we've published including new and updated buying guides so you can make the best decision when investing in new fitness tech.

Watch our full beginner's guide video to fitness tech:

TechRadar's Fitness Week diaries

Thinking about getting off the sofa to start your first ever workout or just got home from a marathon? We've published three fitness diaries from a beginner, one from an intermediate and another from a self confessed fitness obsessed fan.

No matter what your level, we have you covered. We tackled different sports and activities each day including running, swimming, cycling as well as high intensity interval training and gym workouts.


A week with the Moov Now: our beginner's fitness diary

Our writer reflects on how the Moov Now performed while running, cycling, swimming and more.


A week with the Apple Watch 3: our improver’s fitness diary

Andrew has been using the Apple Watch 3 for a whole week, so was he impressed?


A week with the Garmin Forerunner 935: our fanatic’s fitness diary

Gareth has used the Garmin Forerunner 935 for running lots, but how did it work for other sports and activities?

The Big Interviews


We spoke to Huawei about its successful line of wearable products including the Watch 2 and Band 2 Pro, but we also learnt AI may one day be on your wrist like it's in the Mate 10 Pro smartphone.

You can read the full interview with Huawei here


Strava is one of the world's most popular sport orientated social networking apps, but it has no plans to release its own wearable to track its users. We sat down with CEO of Strava James Quarles to find out why.

You can read the full interview with Strava here


You may not know the brand Jaybird, but the company makes headphones specifically designed for fitness fanatics and athletes. That's why the company uses bottles of fake sweat to test it's headphones... gross, but necessary. 

You can read the full interview with Jaybird here


Polar's president Tom Folwer spoke to TechRadar for Fitness Week and shared how the company is trying to improve the way its apps present the data to better explain your overall fitness level.

You can read the full interview with Polar here


We sat down with Head of Nokia Digital Health, Rob Le Bras-Brown to discuss Nokia taking over the Withings brand, the importance of sleep and what the company plans to do next. 

You can read the full interview with Nokia here

Other features


Can a smartwatch save your life?

Have you heard the stories of people using smartwatches and noticing problems with their heart rate? We explore whether a smartwatch can save your life.


4 tips from a personal trainer to help you with fitness tech

Want some tips on using your fitness tracker or smartwatch from an expert? This is the place to go.


7 ways to use your Apple Watch to get fit

Own an Apple Watch or thinking about buying one soon? Here are our best tips so you can improve your fitness.


An introduction to smart clothing: the right kit for your needs

Think smart clothing may help your workouts? We've put together some of our favorite smart garments.


Best running gadgets: tech to help you run better

There's more to running tech than smartwatches and fitness trackers. In the guide above we talk you through some of our other our favorite gadgets.


Best cycling tech: gadgets to use on your bike

Tech can help you become a better cyclist, so we've put together this collection of gadgets that may help you out when on your bike. 


13 affordable heart rate monitors

Ever wanted to know how to track your beats per minute on a budget? We have a fantastic buying guide for you.


9 tips to taking sport photos like a pro

This won't necessarily help you lose any of that extra weight you've still got from the Christmas period, but it'll help you taken the perfect action photograph.

Our expert buying guides

We've updated some of our best guides to fitness tech, so take a look below at the gadgets you need to hit the gym or hit the tarmac for your exercising.

James Peckham

James is the Editor-in-Chief at Android Police. Previously, he was Senior Phones Editor for TechRadar, and he has covered smartphones and the mobile space for the best part of a decade bringing you news on all the big announcements from top manufacturers making mobile phones and other portable gadgets. James is often testing out and reviewing the latest and greatest mobile phones, smartwatches, tablets, virtual reality headsets, fitness trackers and more. He once fell over.