Staying healthy and in shape is all about technology these days, and these gadgets offer quite a lot of function while also providing some stylish value to your workout and regime of healthier life.
The best thing about the Garmin Vivofit is its incredible battery life. It’s a water resistant band, powered by two coin-cell batteries that allow the user to wear the device for over a year before swapping them. Users can also record up to three weeks of data before syncing it with their Android or iOS device.
There is a gold-and-red LED display which is always on, displaying heart rate, daily step count, burned calories, and other statistics. Additionally, the device monitors your sleep patters, highlighting periods of movement and restful sleep 24/7.
The device also adjusts your daily goals based on your activity level, calibrating your achievements to something more attainable as you surpass various health milestones, while allowing you to wirelesssly manage and share your data via Garmin’s online community.
The Shine stands out as something that is actually a high-tech piece of jewelry worn on wherever you choose to place it. It is about the size of a quarter, and it’s pretty much a pedometer that measures your motion walking, running, swimming, and cycling. The accompanying app allows users to set specific goals, which can be charted by a simple tap on the surface of the device.
The device tracks sleeping habits, has a water-proof exterior and can sync wirelessly with your smartphone when places on top of it.
A great tool for collecting biometric data without wearing it on the wrist. But that is not the only thing that distinguishes it from the other gadgets on this list. There’s a built in heart rate scanner, allowing the users to test their stress levels. Battery life is about two weeks for a single charge, and users can view their data by flipping on the screen of the device itself.
The Fitbit Flex is probably the most stylish of options for those looking to measure their biometric readings. It offers data on traveling distance, burned calories, sleep quality, and the like. Via syncing to your PC or smartphone, it supplies the user with real-time access to graphs and other stats and monitoring tools.
Comes with a OLED, a touch-roll screen which allows the user to track steps, calories burned, elevation, and monitor messages from Android and iOS devices with the swipe of a finger. It’s also compatible with third-party apps like Runkeeper and MapMyRun, while featuring a 3-axis accelerator to measure acceleration forwards, backwards and side to side.
It can be paired with another LG product, the HRM Earphone Heart Rate Monitor and a smartphone, you can access incoming calls and control music functions directly from the device. The earphones can monitor your oxygen consumption, the blood flow within your ear, and other metrics measuring your workout.
Via: Digital Trends
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