Putting some science behind the original cardiovascular exercise is the Oregon Scientific Pedometer. Capable of measuring the number of steps taken, the distance walked and time elapsed, the Pedometer is small, light and clips onto clothing easily and securely. At $79.95 the Pedometer includes an auto-tuning FM radio. Confirmed walkers amongst us loved it, as it measured their exercise regime for the first time. Available at Retravision, Telstra shops and David Jones.
About the Author
Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.All articles by Mike Hanlon