Adidas is taking the lead when it comes to highly fashionable and very smart fitness clothing. After the launch of the AdiStar Fusion selection in 2007, Adidas expanded their smart fitness apparel collection adding different styles for men and women.
The latest collection of the Adidas Fusion and the new miCoach fitness apparel range use textile electrodes seamless integrated into the shirts and tops fabric taking away the ‘not so favorable’ look when using HRM and the highly uncomfortable wear feel of conventional chest-strap like HRM devices.
Adidas teamed also up with Samsung Electronics and made the intelligent fitness apparel range compatible with the miCoach training system that includes a quad band slider phone from Samsung acting as a fitness trainer, a heart rate monitor tuning into the rhythm of the user’s body, a stride sensor to measure speed and distance while running (when the miCoach sports shoe) and a web workout journal to help people design and keep track of fitness programs.
A highly sophisticated system linking the data collected from the smart clothing to online services for performance tracking and sharing with team members of friends.
An almost perfect scenario which I can envision interactive, intelligent clothing will be heading.
Adidas smart fitness apparel also work with Polar’s Wearlink sensor so if you own already a Polar system you just need to select one of the gorgeous looking fitness fashion shirts and tops and you are good to go.
There are many online shops selling the Adidas smart fitness fashion collection so we just give one example of where to start looking around.
Upgrade your fitness wardrobe to be ready for the the coming spring/summer season.
Adidas is the first place to check out when it comes to truly smart, intelligent fitness apparel and shoes.