Alta is one of the best looking budget activity trackers from Fitbit with SmartTrack feature while Fitbit Charge 2 is a serious upgrade to the previous generation. Fitbit started with fitness tracking devices such as Flex and One and became one of the forefront companies in the wearable trackers market. […]
Basis Peak and Fitbit Surge track your heart rate continuously using an optical heart rate sensor. Both sense your activities and track sleep. However there are some features in which one excels over the other.
Jawbone UP3 and UP4 are sleek activity trackers with advanced sleep tracking. The bands measure your steps, estimate calories burned, record your resting heart rate and can produce detailed sleep graphs. Both bands look the same and have the same features although there is one major difference. We had […]
Fitbit One is a clip pedometer and comes with a built-in altimeter. Fitbit Flex is the more popular version that you can wear on your wrist and does not have an altimeter. Read the comparison report for Fitbit Alta and Fitbit Charge 2 here.
Smart 2 from Misfit can be worn as a watch or a pendant and uses a simple collection of LED’s to display workout progress. Flash is a small simple to use activity tracker. You can simply place it in your pocket to track your basic fitness levels throughout the […]
Walk, run or bike your way to better health. That’s the principle behind the fitness tracker craze. Fitbits, Jawbones and other fitness wearables claim to motivate and inspire by tracking your fitness parameters. Fitness trackers can successfully track movement but aren’t as accurate when they estimate calories burned. Some users even report gaining weight because they eat too much because their fitness tracker says they burn more calories than they actually do. While there are hurdles in the road for fitness trackers, the technology for wearables is still racing ahead.
In this article we compare the Jawbone UP and UP24 fitness trackers. We have also compared the Jawbone UP3 with UP4 which were released later by Jawbone. Both bands look similar when you hold them up against each other but there is one major difference in functionality which you will […]
Sense is a sleep-tracking device by Hello. It has two parts – the hub and the pill. The sleep pill and hub work in conjunction with each other. The hub is small and it not only tracks your sleep but also monitors the environment such as ambient noise & light […]
Insufficient sleep can have surprising adverse consequences on your health such as hypertension, heart attack, stroke, diminished blood sugar control, weight gain, anxiety and depression. No matter how good your diet is or how often you exercise, you are sabotaging all your efforts if you are not getting enough sleep. While it may be obvious that sleep is beneficial, most people do not realize how much sleep they need and why it is so important.
Walking is the easiest exercise that just about anybody can do. The only inexpensive equipment you need is a nice pair of walking shoes. It is an excellent way to work towards a goal of better health. Regular physical activity reduces the risk of many adverse health outcomes. For those that are not already involved in a regular exercise program, the recommendation is to start gradually. So consider starting a walking program for your overall health improvement plan.
Study after study shows that exercise does everything from strengthening your heart to lowering your blood pressure to just making you feel happier. The problem is that how long or how hard we should exercise always varies. We end up confused wondering that should we go hard and intense for twenty minutes or moderate for sixty minutes. Therefore, we need to monitor our heart rate during workouts and know about various heart rate training zones. What is your heart rate, max heart rate and your target heart rate and why are they important?
Current technology provides you with the ability to monitor your own exercise exertion level – An exercise at the exact intensity that your body requires. It’s called heart rate monitoring. No longer do you need to wonder if you are exercising at the correct intensity. Through heart rate monitoring you are now able to keep track of your intensity and take the guesswork out of your training. Exercising too hard can risk injury, exhaustion or even a burnout and not working hard enough can be ineffective. Using a heart rate monitoring system will allow you to exactly see where you are at all times and achieve your desired results without wasting time or being inefficient.
Fitness bands or activity trackers track your motion to help you better estimate how much energy you are expending each day. These trackers help you get motivated and give you the ability to form a community to work for your fitness goals together. There are hundreds of fitness trackers available in the market and it may be overwhelming to grasp all the information out there. We have listed the best and the most popular fitness bands that will help you in your buying decision.
Most wearable fitness tracking devices generally check your heart rate once every minute or once every five minutes. Over the course of the day, that gives you an insight into how your heart rate changes depending on your activities. Now when you are working out, you generally need what’s called […]
Spire is a wearable that you can clip on to your belt or bra and it tracks your breathing. Breathing tells a lot about our emotional state. Instead of just tracking steps, Spire senses your breathing patterns and your movement to determine if you are focused, calm or even stressed […]
Ladies, are you looking for a fashionable wearable that helps you keep track of your body and your mind? Bellabeat Leaf is a smart activity monitor for women. It has been designed as a nice piece of jewelry so that women can wear it as a pendant, a brooch or […]
Quit slouching! With this wearable device, you will be straightening real fast. Lumo Lift is a tiny stylish posture and activity sensor, which tracks your body positions, steps and calories. This gadget alters your appearance by nudging you to stand tall and provides real time feedback on your body position. […]
Are you looking to buy a SmartWatch but don’t know which one to buy or where to start looking. Now here’s a start – the Pebble Time. There are plenty of reasons why you might want to buy Pebble Time, so let’s jump right into it. Pebble Time SmartWatch […]
Want to be the best dog owner you can be? Thanks to a little device called FitBark, dog lovers can now monitor their dog’s activity level at all times leading to a healthier and a happier pup. The FitBark dog fitness tracker tracks the dog’s physical activity and energy level […]