A new wave of technology has reached the fitness world. It’s called wearable fitness trackers. You know those little gadgets tracking your activity that you can wear on almost every body part of yours. What are the actual benefits of wearables for you? Can they also be “dangerous”? Let’s see the pros and cons of wearable technology!
Category: Fitness Gear
Companies are merging the addictive qualities and immersion of video games with the health and fitness effects of working out to break the great gym boredom problem.
YOUR GYM IS BORING
Let’s be honest. Your gym is a terribly tedious place. Sitting on a stationary bike or a treadmill is very monotonous and probably the most boring activity. You stare at the bleak walls, or desperately try to avoid making eye contact with neighbouring rows of sweating calorie haters. Even with a pair of headphones and a TV screen, gym don’t make for very inspiring environment. No wonder many of us skip workouts. Luckily VR is creating new ways for people to get in shape. Companies are merging the addictive qualities and immersion of video games with the health and fitness effects of working out to break the great gym boredom problem.
So you’ve got your gym membership and a truly inspired athletic wardrobe. What you need now is a tool to take your workout to the next level. We picked the best fitness and wellness gadgets that deliver true results. From tracker wristbands to intelligent forks. There is something for everyone. Find which tracker fits you best.
BACKBEAT FIT WIRELESS HEADPHONES
Enjoy hands-free calls and music during your workout
To many of us, a pair of earbuds is almost as imperative as a bottle of water to complete our workouts. Backbeat FIT are the best wireless Bluetooth headphones. The flexible design means the earbuds remain stable in your ear throughout all levels of intensity. Easily accessible on-ear controls allow you to control your music and calls without interrupting your workout. These headphones are waterproof and sweatproof so you can wear them even for the most intense workouts. They have a long lasting battery life, with 8 hours of wireless listening time per charge. Lastly, the earbuds are unsealed which allows users to hear their surrounding during outdoor activities, especially useful for runners and cyclists.
WHERE TO GET THEM: Buy BackBeat Fit, $75
1. Bigger Leaner Stronger by Michael Matthews ($9.99)
2. Sport Socks (from $10)
3. Hand Gripper ($13.99)
4. TriggerPoint Foam Roller ($25)
6. DEXA/DXA scan (from $45)
7. Everlast Heavy Bag Kit (from $55)
Everlast offers a variety of punching bag kits that come with everything you need to unload all the stress that you’ve worked up over the week. It’s also a great upper arm and cardio workout!
8. Gap Fit Women’s Motion Leggings ($69)
These leggings not only keep sweat away from your skin but they also look damn sexy. These are perfect for running, TRX, cycling and yoga.