Unicorn device

Episode 39 January 31, 2019 00:53:49
Unicorn device
You don't look like a runner
Unicorn device
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Hosted By

Jon Hickman

Show Notes

Welcome back to your favourite fortnightly epsiode of weekly updates of fitness, running and tech. Turn up the sexy thermostat it's time to get involved in the neighbourhood watch. We take a weird segue into consumer advice, Nick is running again (again), Jon is picking a personal trainer and not a murderer, and we get serious about emergencies. * [Boldmere Bullets runner saved by his pals](https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/local-news/mans-life-saved-after-boldmere-15677771) * [Running bracelets with emergency details](https://www.onelifeid.com/category/id_wristbands) * [Adding ICE details on iphone and Apple Watch](https://www.imore.com/how-add-emergency-contacts-iphone-apple-watch) * [Adding ICE to Android phones](https://firstaidtrainingcooperative.co.uk/setting-emergency-contacts-on-android/)

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