FITNESS APPS AND GADGETS
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.