Nike + iPod Equals Smooth Runnings

Two product powerhouses join up to bring runners a tiny tech training machine designed to help you achieve your personal best

Editor's Rating:

The Good: Accurate, easy-to-use; helpful features like voice prompts and a "Powersong" option

The Bad: No heart rate monitor compatibility; Web-tracking has some rough edges

The Bottom Line: Could be as vital to a runner as a pair of sneakers

If you're among the scores of Americans who overindulged this holiday season (and even if you didn't), there's a good chance you're kicking off the New Year with a vow to get in better shape. In the interest of helping readers stick to such resolutions, we're starting a series of reviews of high-tech fitness gear, beginning with a look at the $29 Nike + iPod Sport Kit.

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