Hi-tech help with New Year’s resolutions

From a sports watch that monitors your heart rate to a subscription service to help you cook healthier meals.

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Subscribe to a healthier diet

Gone are the days of last-minute runs to the shop. Hello Fresh(pictured above) is a subscription service that allows customers to pick their meals from a weekly menu and then delivers step-by-step recipes with pre-measured, fresh ingredients to make cooking dinner easy. An excellent gift for students and professionals, and everyone in between, Hello Fresh makes eating healthily convenient. It offers gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options, and everything is recyclable. It's never been easier to stick to that new year's resolution. From about £5 per meal, hellofresh.co.uk

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A motivational soundtrack for the morning run

The Apple AirPods Pro, the latest version of Apple's wireless headphones, have received accolade upon accolade from the tech reviewers, so they shouldn't disappoint. The new model has "Active Noise Cancellation" technology for immersive sound so the user can concentrate entirely on how many laps they have left to run. They connect to a phone via bluetooth, so there are no wires getting in the way, and they promise more than 24 hours of listening time with multiple charges in the rechargeable case and up to 4.5 hours of listening time on one charge. You can even have them engraved with your name.£249, apple.com/uk

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A sophisticated athletic performance tracker

The Garmin Fenix 6 is the best sports watch money can buy, says Lee Bell on TechRadar. It features a rugged yet sophisticated design with a large 1.4-inch display. Aside from tracking your heart rate and activity levels and displaying notifications, users can sync it with their favourite streaming services to listen to music without using a smartphone. The watch tracks performance metrics for running, swimming, cycling, hiking, rowing, skiing and golfing, among other sports. The battery life stretches up to 21 days on a single charge. It is so impressive it justifies the price tag and is sure to inspire you to get off the sofa and get active.£799.99, buy.garmin.com

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A favourite trainer of the world's best runners

Nike's ZoomX Vaporfly NEXT% trainers are perfect for keen runners and beginners alike who are looking for top-notch trainer tech. The running shoe comes with a full-length, underfoot carbon-fibre plate that provides a "propulsive sensation to help you push the pace", according to Nike. The ZoomX foam offers extra cushioning for comfortable runs. Earlier this year, long-distance runner Eliud Kipchoge wore a bespoke version of the shoe at the Vienna City Marathon, where he became the first person in the world to run a marathon under two hours.£239.95, nike.com

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The exercise bike comes of age

This is an excellent choice for those wanting to get fit without leaving their home. A Peloton membership is an "all-access pass to thousands of live and on-demand classes". The stationary bike promises to turn your home into a compact, private indoor cycling studio by streaming classes through a sweatproof, 22-inch touchscreen. It also offers a mix of running, strength, cycling, yoga, and outdoor workouts that can be completed "anywhere, anytime". The Works package includes cycling shoes, weights and headphones. It comes with a hefty price tag, but the avid cyclist in your life is guaranteed to love it.£2,099 plus a monthly£39 subscription to access classes, onepeloton.co.uk

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A gym compressed into one bit of kit

Say goodbye to cumbersome weight sets the JAXJOX KettlebellConnect is a six-in-one adjustable weight that takes up very little floor space. It magnetically gains or drops weight through the JAXJOX app, which allows the user instantly to select weights from 12lbs to 42lbs. It also tracks sets, reps and time. The kettlebell holds a single charge for 14 hours and has a wide handle that's easy to grip. Users can also access free kettlebell workout routines via the JAXJOX app.It's an excellent choice for the fitness freak who lovesto work outfrom home.£299, argos.co.uk

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