February 24, 2014

Omron Healthcare on Monday launched the Alvita Ultimate Pedometer, which replaces its HJ-112 model.

July 12, 2013

Mobile apps used for sports and fitness activities are set to rise by 63% from 2012 to 2017 around the world, according to a report — “The World Market for Sports & Fitness Monitors–2013 Edition” — released by information and analytics provider IHS.

May 30, 2013

Yoga products have become a high growth category, and drug store retailers are finding ways to capitalize on the growing trend.

September 17, 2012

Omron has introduced a new pedometer that utilizes Dual-Axis acclerometer technology to record users' daily step count.

March 2, 2012

To help Americans walk more, Omron Healthcare and Bob Greene, Oprah Winfrey's personal trainer and author of the book "20 Years Younger," on Friday teamed to create four new videos to encourage Americans to put a spring in their step and start tracking their progress daily.

January 3, 2012

Diet aids and meal replacement products aren’t the only categories subject to the whims of a supply-chain-busting weight-loss/dieting fad. The American College of Sports Medicine revealed the top trends in fitness and wellness for 2012 in its November/December issue of Health & Fitness Journal.


November 9, 2011

GeoPalz on Tuesday instituted technical upgrades to its GeoPalz product and online activity-tracking program.

September 14, 2011

Omron Healthcare will be hosting Bob Greene, Oprah's personal trainer, Wednesday at 9 p.m. on Twitter at #FitWithOmron.

August 17, 2011

GeoPalz on Tuesday announced its partnership with Whole Foods around an endcap featuring the companies line of kid-friendly pedometers.

February 14, 2011

A line of kid-friendly pedometers is expanding to include two new water-resistant products.

December 17, 2010

After testing a pilot program in select stores last year, Best Buy is addressing the health needs of its customers by rolling out health devices and fitness products at 600 Best Buy stores across the country and online at BestBuy.com.