FIT­NESS APPS AND GAD­GETS

The Asian Age - - Technomics -

YOU DON’T RE­ALLY NEED NEW YEAR RES­O­LU­TIONS TO STAY FIT AND HEALTHY. THERE IS NO HARM IN KEEP­ING ONE BUT WHY CON­DI­TION YOUR HEALTH? WE LIVE IN A WORLD WHERE STRESS IS RIFE, AND WE’RE PUSHED INTO UN­HEALTHY HABITS SUCH AS TOO MUCH SIT­TING AND EAT­ING THINGS THAT AREN’T NEC­ES­SAR­ILY GOOD FOR US. HERE ARE A FEW GAD­GETS AND APPS THAT CAN HELP YOU GET THERE.

AP­PLE WATCH It’s not just a watch. It also opens up the way for us­ing a num­ber of apps to do use­ful things such as track­ing sleep, heart rate, ex­er­cise ex­er­tion, and work­outs.

JABRA ELITE 65t is the best ear­bud- type head­phones when it comes to com­fort, qual­ity, and per­for­mance.

WITHINGS BODY CAR­DIO The scale — Withings Body Car­dio — which comes along with log­ging weight mea­sures a num­ber of other things, such as body fat and lean mass. It also beams this data to the cloud, and makes it avail­able to other apps for log­ging and pro­cess­ing. It is a recharge­able de­vice and lasts a good 12 months be­tween recharges.

HEAD­PHONES AND EARBUDS When it comes to over- the- ear de­sign, the Mi­iego AL3+ Free­dom is the best of the best. These are re­ally good at stay­ing put over my ears and are light­weight and very sweat­proof, and mine have been used for hun­dreds of hours and are still go­ing strong.

HYPERICE HYPERVOLT Re­cov­ery is key to be­ing able to con­tinue train­ing, Hyperice Hypervolt vi­brat­ing mas­sage tool is just awe­some.

This tool is light­weight, cord­less, and de­signed to de­liver tar­geted deep tis­sue mas­sage to help get rid of those knots in worked mus­cles, re­lieve com­mon mus­cle pain and stiff­ness, and im­prove mo­bil­ity thanks to its three ad­justable speed set­tings de­liv­er­ing up to 3,200 per­cus­sions per minute.

NOKIA BLOOD PRES­SURE ME­TER The Withings Blood Pres­sure Mon­i­tor not only gives an easy way to keep an eye on blood pres­sure at home, but also helps de­sen­si­tise you to hav­ing a tight cuff on your arm.

TRACK APP Nutri­tionix Track not only has a large data­base of pop­u­lar foods that you can pull up ( us­ing a bar­code if you have the pack­ag­ing), but it’s also pretty easy to use.

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