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Gift Guide: 5 fitness trackers offer wide range

Gift Guide: 5 fitness trackers offer wide range

Fitness trackers, from left, Basis Peak, Adidas Fit Smart, Fitbit Charge, Sony SmartBand and Jawbone Move can make good gifts for others — or a nice New Year’s present for yourself.

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Gift Guide: How to pick the right fitness tracker

Gift Guide: How to pick the right fitness tracker

Fitness trackers, from left, Basis Peak, Adidas Fit Smart, Fitbit Charge, Sony SmartBand, and Jawbone Move, are posed for a photo next to an iPhone, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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Microsoft Band is promising, but flawed for now

Microsoft Band is promising, but flawed for now

Wearable fitness gear feels like a first effort but holds promise.

December 12, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Gift Guide: Get better at sports with smart gear

Gift Guide: Get better at sports with smart gear

High-level gear and biometric-analysis software are no longer limited to elite professional athletes.

December 06, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Gift Guide: Get better at sports with smart gear

Gift Guide: Get better at sports with smart gear

The 94Fifty basketball measures the speed, arc and rotation of a player’s shots, from which adjustments can be made.

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Gift Guide: Get better at sports with smart gear

Gift Guide: Get better at sports with smart gear

The Babolat Play Pure Drive tennis racket is equipped with sensors that measure the impact of the ball on the strings, as well as the power and type of swing used by a player.

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Gift Guide: Get better at sports with smart gear

Gift Guide: Get better at sports with smart gear

The Hexoskin exercise shirt contains built-in sensors that measure breathing patterns, heart rate and motion cadence. It then transmits that information wirelessly to a companion app.

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Police release sketch of Tumamoc Hill attacker

Police release sketch of Tumamoc Hill attacker

The woman fought off the attacker and was not seriously injured.

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Barre goes pure at Casas Adobes Plaza

Barre goes pure at Casas Adobes Plaza

Pure Barre studio/fitness boutique opens Monday after soft launch this weekend.

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Health briefs: Free workshop on Alzheimer's disease

Health briefs: Free workshop on Alzheimer's disease

Free 90-minute workshop is expected to address common fears about Alzheimer's disease.

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Vendors may soon be on Rillito River Park portion of The Loop

Vendors may soon be on Rillito River Park portion of The Loop

Joggers, bicyclists and other outdoors enthusiasts might soon have company when they’re on the Rillito River Park portion of The Loop.

April 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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A trail for loungers

A trail for loungers

The Rillito River Park Trail is best known as a venue for vigorous exercise, but one segment of the route caters to folks in search of something else: a place to plop down and relax.

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Working out to a different drummer

Working out to a different drummer

Drumsticks aren’t just for making music. Bright, neon green, specially-designed “Ripstix” are now being used for a new dance exercise called Pound.

November 27, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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Put on your bowling shoes

Put on your bowling shoes

Mrs. Julia Nevratil, 82-year-old bowler from Jackson Heights, Queens in New York, is shown in action on Oct. 3, 1952. She can give anyone a tough evening's competition. (AP Photo/Ed Ford)

September 05, 2013 1:12 pm
Technology and fitness meld at Flowing Wells

Technology and fitness meld at Flowing Wells

Flowing Wells High School is working on ways to blend technology and fitness.

August 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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The Minivan Momologues: Brawn and good abs aren't everything: Check out these thumbs, bub

OK, so get this: Both my daughter and my mom beat me at arm wrestling.

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Tai chi after stroke aids balance, UA study finds

Tai chi after stroke aids balance, UA study finds

The ancient Chinese martial art tai chi may reduce falls among adult stroke survivors, researchers at the University of Arizona have found.

March 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tai chi after stroke aids balance, UA study finds

Tai chi after stroke aids balance, UA study finds

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Tai chi after stroke aids balance, UA study finds

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Bookmans to branch out into recreation equipment

Bookmans to branch out into recreation equipment

Emmanuel Zamora, foreman with Taylor's Demolition & Recycling, cuts up a section of stairway in the basement as part of renovation work on the new Bookmans Recreation Exchange midtown in Rancho Center.

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