25 of the best sports gadgets

LegMaster Power



Sculpt your lower appendages into those of a Greek god/goddess with this affordable and ultra-effective exercise tool, which forces you to lift your body weight by sliding your feet inwards and outwards on the ramp. The result is a workout that tones your inner thighs – not to mention your lateral thigh muscles, buttocks and abs. Extra weights can be added to up the intensity.

Smart eBike


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An electric bicycle from the makers of the Smart car, it supplements your pedal power with a motor when required, using energy gained when braking to replenish some of the battery (which gives it a range of up to 100km per charge). There’s even a charging dock for your smartphone – ideal for GPS navigation while in the saddle. It’s admittedly a little on the pricey side, though…

CamelBak All-Clear

US$99 (£60)


If you’re out in the wilderness doing sporty activities, the last thing you want is a case of the trots due to guzzling some dirty water. This bottle is your saviour, using UV light to neutralise any bacteria inside the bottle in a mere minute. Each charge can purify 16 gallons of H2O. Sadly, it’s only available in the US at the moment.

Sennheiser PMX 680i Sports



Normal earbud headphones aren’t much cop if you’re a runner: sweat and rain can leak into them and they can fall out of your lugholes. Not the case with these sporty in-ears from Sennheiser, which are designed to stay locked in your shell-likes no matter how much bouncing you do. They’re water resistant, and there’s even a reflective strip on the neckband. Oh, and the sound quality is peachy for the price.

Adidas F50 Adizero TRX AG



Ultra-lightweight football boots designed for artificial surfaces, the F50s could help you become the fastest clogger in your five-a-side league. The single layer SPRINTSKIN upper is incredibly light and thin, the idea being that you can really feel the ball and thus kick and dribble with greater accuracy. Also compatible with miCoach.