Nike + iPod Exercise


Buying a Nike + iPod
An iPod Nano, $110-$149 for 2 GB, $150-$199 for 4 GB, $200-$249 for 8 GB
An iPod Nano, $110-$149 for 2 GB, $150-$199 for 4 GB, $200-$249 for 8 GB
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The Nike + iPod system is easy to use, but it won't work without the right components. Here's what you need to buy.

A Nike + iPod Sport Kit, $29
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Nike+ shoes, which have a space under the insole for the sensor, $85-$130 for both men's and women's

To learn more about iPods, other electronic devices and related information, check out the links below.

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