Keeping in shape is hard work and technology has always been around to ease the transition from amorphous blob into chiseled Greek statue. Unfortunately people are lazy and when you’ve already put so much effort into actually heading to the gym/jogging/pumping iron the last thing you want to do is be carefully noting what you’ve … Continue reading FitBit One and FitBit Zip: Taking the slog out of logging
Losing weight is a tough business. Making money off losing weight is rich pickings and the diet industry is ironically a fatted calf. But it’s not all snake oil and there are some great gadgets out there to help you help you in the struggle. One of my favourites in recent years has been the … Continue reading Aria Fitbit- Wifi scales with an app ecosystem
I had no idea 2.9 million people had Diabetes in the UK and on top of that there are a further 850,000 undiagnosed cases. Diabetes can be difficult to monitor and keep under control. So to help, Sanofi has launched the first blood glucose monitor that connects seamlessly to the iPhone. The potential effects of … Continue reading iBGStar: Blood glucose monitoring on your iPhone
Serious about staying in shape? Then you’ll need data and lots of it. It’s hard enough to exercise (believe me I struggle with it on a daily basis) but it’s even harder to make each workout really count. It’s deceptively simple to think that breaking a sweat on the treadmill entitles you to a post … Continue reading Scosche myTREK Wireless Pulse Monitor review
I don’t know about you but with all this drinking, too many late nights and excessive eating, I felt like bypassing the New Year and beginning the January detoxing early – perhaps it’s just my age! Although if I want to exploit the get fit advantages of the Wahoo Fitness Blue HR Heart Rate Monitor, … Continue reading January’s get fit schedule just got smarter with the Wahoo Fitness Blue Heart Monitor
‘Tis the season to regret being quite so jolly last week. But not regret enough to stop one from overindulging quite heavily again on New Years Eve. Then the real regret kicks in. Tralalala la la la lah. Almost as predictable as the wave of articles about unwanted gifts, bumper post-Xmas sales and people stabbing … Continue reading FitBit Ultra review: A good looking gadget to help you look good
If you are serious about losing weight and toning up in time for Christmas then you may need to resort to some extreme and aggressive methods and they don’t come much more extreme and aggressive than the Jawbone Up Fitness Tracker – Even its name evokes images of army sergeants standing over you while you … Continue reading Jawbone Up Fitness Tracker: Serious about losing weight
There’s one thing you can honestly say about pedal bikers, they’re a hardy lot. What with having to put up with dodging unobservant car drivers, dealing with bad weather, punctures, the odd tumble and a sore rear not to mention the expense of buying a bike in the first place. You have to ask yourself, … Continue reading iBike Coach. More power to your pedals.