Health, Fitness, Sports

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How do you deal with stress or a bad mood? Exercise and listening to music might be some common responses, but if you suffer from chronic stress or have experienced a life-threatening or negative external life experience, you may want to consider actually listening to your brain waves. Just as you use a mirror to [...]

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Chisel Shave Club review

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As the years roll by, I appreciate the finer things in life more and more. I enjoy taking time with good friends, a nice glass of scotch with steak, a long run on a crisp fall day, or in this case a nice close shave. I have been wet shaving for decades now and truly [...]

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Razer Nabu Watch

Razer, a company known for its high-end, high-quality gaming equipment has branched out to the fitness wearables with the Razer Nabu Watch. Razer has some earlier entries into the sports band market with the Nabu X and Nabu, but the Nabu Watch is a step towards a fully functional timepiece. The Nabu Watch is basically [...]

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Just about everyone I know is looking for an easy way to stay in shape and keep track of what they eat. One common solution is an activity/fitness tracker. They are an easy way to keep track of your daily activities and they usually have a companion app that helps you track the food you [...]

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According to WebMD, tinnitus affects about 50 million adults in the U.S. "Tinnitus (pronounced ti-ni-tis), or ringing in the ears, is the sensation of hearing ringing, buzzing, hissing, chirping, whistling, or other sounds. The noise can be intermittent or continuous, and can vary in loudness. It is often worse when background noise is low, so [...]

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I am a relative newcomer when it comes to the fitness band scene. While I reviewed one almost two years ago, I didn't find myself using it after the review was finished. Last summer I picked up my first all around fitness band and I have been using it ever since. The Adidas Micoach Fit [...]

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The French company called Withings has done it yet again with their new product simply called Thermo.  Winning honors at the 2016 CES Innovation awards in two different categories, this wifi thermometer promises to be the next best thing in home health care. With the new patented HotSpotSensor™ Technology, the most accurate temperature can be [...]

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Half of my reviews start with me explaining how I'm trying to live healthier.....this review will be no different. The last year I've been trying to get into better shape in terms of weight and cardiovascular ability. The Gadgeteer has been very helpful with this; I've had the chance to review heart rate monitors, run [...]

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smart-bandage

Researchers from the University of Bath in the United Kingdom have developed a smart bandage. This bandage is "a prototype of the color-changing bandage, which contains a gel-like material infused with tiny capsules that release non-toxic fluorescent dye in response to contact with populations of bacteria that commonly cause wound infections." It would be used [...]

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I love how technology can positively impact humanity. SBT Aqua is a Danish company that has come up with a device that will do just that. They have created a biosensor that is capable of instantaneously delivering online results about whether or not drinking water is contaminated with bacteria or not. The technology uses impedance [...]

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How is your new year's resolution to get more fit and lose weight working out for you so far? Yeah, same here. Maybe you need a fitness accessory to help motivate you. Last week I showed you a jump rope that can be used to charge your gadgets and today I have another jump rope [...]

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Is one of your New Year's resolutions to lose weight and get in shape? The PULSE Jump Rope can help with that because jumping rope is a good cardio exercise. But the PULSE doesn't just benefit your heart and waist line, it will also charge your phone. Wait, what? It's true, the PULSE Jump Rope has [...]

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Q Reveler

Some of you may already know that Fossil (the watch company) recently purchased Misfit (the activity tracker maker) to become a major player in the fitness tracking game. Enter the Q Reveler activity tracker, part of Fossil's new Q line of activity trackers. Designed to look like a fashion accessory, the Q Reveler not only [...]

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Even though I do not suffer from migraines, I know people who do, and they can be debilitating. The Cefaly is an FDA approved medical device for those who are 18 years of age or older that stimulates the ophthalmic part (behind the eyes) of the trigeminal nerve (a cranial nerve that is responsible for [...]

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I've recently began running in a hope to have a slightly less round belly. I've come to find that footwear is an important component of running. Good running shoes can help prevent you from experiencing pain or injury. Like anything else in life, quality running shoes are only good for a certain period of time [...]

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I find it hard to make time to workout every day. This is especially true during the week when I'm at work all day and then come home and want to work on Gadgeteer stuff. I've often fantasized that I could plug into a machine that would work out my body for me while I [...]

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Clug bike clip review

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Want to park your bike against a wall, but want to use the absolute smallest hardware you can find?  The Clug bike clip is a teeny tiny clip that promises to do just that, and is a snap to install. Modern art?  Baby chew toy?  This is the Clug, a clever two-part plastic clip that comes [...]

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shockstop

I'm mostly a recreational rider, but I can image that for those of you who ride your bicycles more than a couple of miles, you feel just how stiff you and your bike are. The ShockStop is a shock absorbing stem that fits between your handlebars and the front frame of your bike. The stem [...]

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Recently Julie reviewed the Jabra Sport Coach wireless earbuds, a pair of sweat-proof Bluetooth earbuds with a built-in virtual coach designed to not only stream your motivational music but provide verbal feedback on how your workout is going. This is a follow-on review to hers of Jabra's most feature rich, sport centric earbuds to date, the Jabra Sport Pulse [...]

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Tangram has made jumping rope fun again with Smart Rope. What makes the Smart Rope so awesome? It has 23 embedded LEDs in the rope which display in mid-air the number of jumps you make (future software updates will allow you to select modes within the app that will allow the rope to display calories [...]

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I don't know how I feel about having to charge the battery in my shoe insole, but hey, if it will keep my toes from going numb in the winter I may consider it.  This could be the motivation I need to get out of those wintertime blues and get some exercise outside!  These Bluetooth [...]

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Remember the Gadgeteer news post about Farm 432? You know, the device you can use to raise your own black soldier fly larvae as a source of alternative protein to feed your family? Well, the same company that came up with that device (which is not available to the public), LivinStudio, now has a device called the [...]

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Your heart rate, blood oxygen and blood flow levels are important indicators of your overall heart health. MOCAheart is a standalone handheld tester that can be used with your smartphone to quickly and accurately record these measurements in less than 30 seconds. But is it worth paying $149 for it? Let's check it out. Note: [...]

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As a kid, I loved almost all things glow-in-the-dark. The Zulu bicycle from Pure Fix Cycles is a glow-in-the-dark bicycle that I would have loved to have owned. The paint is solar-activated and just one hour in the sun will give you about one hour of nighttime glow. This is a single speed bicycle that [...]

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ResMed S+ review

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Quite a few fitness trackers have built in sleep tracking. The idea is that people want to know how well they are sleeping each night. I know that I bought into that thinking myself and have reviewed several sleep tracking gadgets over the years. But do these gadgets really help you improve your sleep? I [...]

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