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Get fit this January with help from Sony

Press release   •   Jan 22, 2016 13:10 GMT

Sony has a product for everyone looking to get fit this New Year. For those wanting to dive in at the deep-end there’s the WS413 Waterproof Walkman, the SRS-X33 for a touch of living room yoga, and the FDR-X1000VR Action Cam for those taking their fitness to the extremes this year. And, if you decide that getting fit is not really your thing this year, you will be left with some great gadgets to use as you wish.

For fitness fanatics, the Sony Smart B-Trainer will help you get into shape and feel great in 2016. This convenient all-in-one solution for runners can be easily controlled using the “Smart B-Trainer for Running” app from your Smartphone. And the wearable all-in-one music player comes complete with 11 running logs covering heart rate, burned calories, distance, time, speed, pace, cadence, steps, stride, running route and elevation, for the runner that wants all their data in one place. Complete with the ability to automatically adjust tracks based on heart rate, it’s the ideal running companion. Price £230.00

For those who prefer to workout at home, the portable SRS-X33 Bluetooth speaker is the perfect gadget to play your motivational tunes. The speakers are Bluetooth and NFC enabled to allow for smooth connectivity as well as boasting a twelve hour battery life, so you’ll have no excuse to cut that workout short. Price: £129

For thrill seekers who want to capture all their fitness adventures in glorious 4K, the FDR-X1000VR Action Cam and its selection of accessories are ideal. Whether you’re keen to capture the picturesque winter landscapes during a morning run or the spin of your bicycle pedal, you can take steady still shots using accessories such as the Helmet Side Mount or Handlebar Mount and watch what you’re recording on the Live Remote Control. Price from £279

A perfect ‘wearable’ fitness gadget for 2016 – introducing the new WS413 Walkmanwhich is tough, durable, salt water safe and dust proof; allowing you to enjoy more activities in a wider variety of conditions. It can accompany you on your morning swim, your evening jog along the beach or your yearly hike up a snowy mountain.

Listening to music whilst exercising is a true motivator and these headphones make it easier than ever. Whether you want to keep in touch with your surroundings or communicate with your exercise buddy, your motivational music doesn't have to stop thanks to the WS413’s Ambient Sound mode which picks up ambient sounds around you. A wire-free round and seamless shape makes the fit comfortable and secure, so you don’t need to worry about the Walkman slipping at a crucial time. Available February, Price £80

The lightweight MDR-AS600BT sport headphones are designed to fit comfortably on your head while allowing you to jump, run and work harder to your music during a training session. Perfect for those hitting the gym in January. The headphones pair directly to your smartphone or tablet so you can enjoy all your favourite tracks on the go. With a battery life of 8.5 hours and splashproof design you can even run in the rain. Price: £70


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