While the idea of using your smartphone and health apps to monitor your workouts and vital signs are not new, did you know that there are gadgets that can work together with your smartphones to help you stay fit and healthy?
In fact, we’re here to introduce about 10 of these gadgets, this time for the calorie counters and gym-goers.
These gadgets may be able to help you make the best of your workout sessions, track your health progress, and have fun at the same time.
All that aside, they are all built for a mind focused on health and fitness, which is a top priority to come out the winner in a dog-eat-dog world.
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In almost every sport, music can be a rather powerful motivation to run or cycle that extra mile but never to swim that extra lap, until now.
The Finis Neptune is secured onto the user’s eyewear, in this case, swimming goggles. This device uses bone conduction audio to relay music to the user’s ears, without the need for earbuds.
The device also makes music louder and clearer when submerged underwater. It also comes with a built-in 4GB of storage space, a rechargeable battery that lasts 8 hours, and an OLED screen with music controls.
Can’t really manage your portions by sheer willpower? HAPIfork is a gadget that can help you reduce your eating pace.
The sensors notify you through tiny vibrations when you’re ‘speeding’. It can also track your eating duration, the amount, and intervals of ‘fork servings’ per minute.
All your data can be tracked with the accompanying app and transferred with a mini USB. The ‘brain’ of the HAPIfork is hidden in the body but can be removed for safe washing.
Here’s a high tech weighing scale ideal for weight watchers. It tells you more than just what you weigh.
The Fitbit Aria can track the body fat percentage and Body Mass Index (BMI) of up to 8 users, then transfer the data wirelessly to your computer for your progress management.
The data it collects is supported and works well together with many other apps. It’ll sync to your smartphone to notify you when you have achieved a fitness goal. Earn achievement badges to share with your friends.
A one-of-a-kind fingertip pulse oximeter, this tiny device sticks to your finger and can measure your body’s five key vital signs i.e., oxygen saturation, pulse rate, breathing rate, perfusion index, and pleth variability index.
The thing that distinguishes MightySat from other oximeters is the Signal Extraction Technology that separates the arterial signal from sources of noise and ensures an accurate reading.
That’s why hundreds of hospitals and thousands of patients rely on this device for their health.
Tangran Smartrope is a smart jump rope that measures your jump counts, keeps a record of your daily or weekly activity (calories, time, and goals achieved), and allows you to compare your ratings with other Smartrope users.
There are different types of Smartrope available where Smartrope Rookie caters to the beginners and Smartrope Pure is for a faster and stronger experience.
You can connect with the Smartrope app avaliable for both Android and iOS for a complete experience of the device.
Who needs a dull ol’ kettlebell when you can have a smart one. KettlebellConnect is a smart kettlebell that offers six adjustable weight options for adding or dropping weight with the touch of a button.
Having a compact design, KettlebellConnect allows you to workout anywhere. You can connect the kettlebell with your Apple Watch or iPhone to track your reps, sets, weight, and rest time so you can set your goals and monitor your progress anytime.
Here is a high-intensity vibrating fitness roller – Vyper – that offers to warm you up and recover before and after a workout.
The fitness roller comes with a powerful core and latest technology that ensure power, performance, and durability.
One of the best features of Vyper is the 40W motor that is designed to deliver maximum vibration to the body so you can warm up faster.
Moreover, it has a cordless compact design that offers ease of use and the exterior made with eco-friendly EPP foam with a smooth and grooved exterior.
This may look like a simple weighing machine but it actually isn’t. Withings Body Cardio is a smart scale that not just gives you pounds and kilos of your body weight but your body composition, heart rate, and other information as well.
How Withings Body Cardio works is that it sends an imperceptible electrical charge through you to measure bone mass, body fat, heart rate, and water weight.
This information is then sent to your smartphone via the Health Mate app. With a beautiful and sleek design and works equally well on hard floor as well as thick carpet.
For health-conscious and environment enthusiasts, LARQ is a smart bottle that comes with a self-cleaning function and is totally reusable and rechargeable.
This intelligent bottle automatically gets rid of harmful germs after every 2 hours.
The water is cleaned by digital purification from 280nm UV-C LED light so you can be assured of drinking clean water every time.
LARQ bottle keeps the water cold for 24 hours and keeps it hot for 12. The bottle uses a Lithium Polymer battery and can go on without charging for up to 1 month.
Well, we all wear socks while running or working out. But what if these socks become your personal trainer. Now it is quite possible with Sensori Smart Socks.
These are AI-powered sportswear have electrodes embedded in the fabric that track your heart rate so you can optimize your workout.
What’s interesting is that Sensori Smart Socks allow you to improve speed, pace, cadence, and foot landing. You can also compare your shoes with respect to their suitability with your feet.
Connect your socks wih Sensoria Run app and get realtime feedback on your activity from a virtual coach.