Under Armour’s HealthBox is a sleek fitness-tracking starter kit — in a pricey box

Under Armour’s HealthBox is a sleek fitness-tracking starter kit — in a pricey box

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LAS VEGAS — Under Armour’s answer to getting in better shape lies within this box.

The company revealed a smart fitness starter kit called HealthBox ($400) at CES on Tuesday, which features a web-connected scale, fitness tracker called UA Band (made in partnership with HTC) and a heart-rate chest monitor. You can buy devices separately — UA Band for $180, UA Heart Rate chest strap for $80, UA Scale for $180 — but the set intends to help consumers see a deeper look at their overall quantified health.

The company also announced at the conference wireless heart-rate tracking earbuds (with JBL by Harman audio) for $250 and Gemini 2 sneakers ($150), the first smart shoes that track steps taken, calories burned and distance without the need to be tethered to an iPhone. Read more…

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Under Armour’s HealthBox is a sleek fitness-tracking starter kit — in a pricey box

Under Armour’s Gemini 2 sneakers are fitness trackers for your feet

Under Armour’s Gemini 2 sneakers are fitness trackers for your feet

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LAS VEGAS — My feet are wearing the future.

At CES on Tuesday, fitness apparel company Under Armour announced the first sensor-filled sneakers that track your workouts without needing to tether to a smartphone.

At first glance — and first feel — Gemini 2 sneakers could easily be mistaken for any other athletic shoe on the market. But embedded within its soles are tiny sensors that track where you’re going, the distance you’ve traveled and calories burned. They are fitness trackers for your feet, allowing your wrists to go wearable-free when out for a run. Read more…

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Under Armour’s Gemini 2 sneakers are fitness trackers for your feet