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I don't always have time to hit the gym so the next best thing I can do is workout from home. Since working out at home can become stale and boring, it's nice to have a little variety to activate the muscle confusion factor so I jumped at the chance to review the Iron Chest Master. Let's [...]

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Exercise is a difficult thing to work into your life sometimes. Gym closings over weekends or holidays, changes in work schedules, and travel for work or pleasure can cause you to miss your workouts. Traveling with equipment more bulky than a few resistance bands and running shoes becomes quite bothersome as well. Enter the Koreball. This [...]

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If your cat doesn't do much more than lay around the house and sleep or eat, she could probably benefit from some exercise.  My cat, Rio, used to get her exercise at 3:00am, dashing around the house like a crazy thing, determined to wake up everybody in the apartment building I lived in at the [...]

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Most people want their smartphones to be light weight and sexy, so they buy barely there cases that won't cover up their phone's slim lines. Those thin cases may look great, but they are doing nothing for your not so thin physique. Imagine if there was a way to use your phone in a normal [...]

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If you are into fitness, you've no doubt heard of kettlebells, the cast iron cannonball sized weights with a single looped handle on top. This traditional Russian piece of exercise equipment has been around since the 1700's and provides a wider range of motion than dumbbells. Standard kettlebells will get the job done, but kettlebells [...]

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The Tao Wellshell is an exercise device that is small enough to hold in your hand. It has a built-in pressure sensor that allow you to do isometrics exercises  at your desk, on the airplane, while watching TV, or anytime you like. Isometrics help tone muscles with resistance without lifting weights. You use your own strength [...]

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Getting and staying fit can be a chore. Fitbit wants to make it fun by adding two new health trackers: the Fitbit Zip Wireless Activity Tracker and the Fitbit One Activity + Sleep Tracker. These new trackers feature Bluetooth 4.0, allowing you to wirelessly sync your data with your computer and / or iOS and [...]

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To promote physical fitness and as another tool to help fight childhood obesity, GeoPalz is pairing their kid styled pedometers with an online rewards based gaming website. Through the online arcade, users (5-10yrs old) can report their steps walked, which are logged through their pedometers and exchange steps for time with games such as Avalanche, Snow-Drift, [...]

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We all know that we should exercise regularly to stay fit and healthy, but doing so can be a real chore. Using gadgets to keep us excited about our workouts is just one way to stay inspired to keep up good habits. One such gadget that can help you keep track of your fitness activities [...]

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Who knew that hoolahoopers (is that an actual word?) were so into their 'sport' that they would need a travel hoola hoop? I guess Hoopnotica did because they are offering a collapsible Travel Hoop Kit in either Pink or Blue for $49.99. You can choose from a 42 inch hoop or a 44 inch hoop, [...]

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From CamelBak comes the breakthrough concept of wearable hydration with the RaceBak, designed for cyclists, endurance athletes and triathletes. RaceBak fits comfortably under a jersey and has an aerodynamic and stable compartment for a 72 oz/2.1 L reservoir (1-2 hrs of hydration).  Available in white/graphite color scheme, in both men's and women's styles.  Not sold [...]

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This may only be of interest to a small subset of you gadgetites out there, but I found it interesting nonetheless.  The Manta Ray from Advanced Fitness, Inc. is a patented device that can help alleviate neck pain when performing a squat exercise.  Made of molded polyurethane, it features a notch that grips the squat [...]

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The Zona Plus is a blood pressure reducing isometric exerciser that was developed from technology used by the U.S. Air Force to improve F-16 pilots' blood circulation. This exercise device claims to reduce your blood pressure without medication and clinical research by cardiovascular specialists shows the device lowers blood pressure in 90% of users who [...]

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The i360 is a washable cotton / polyester headband with an internal wiring system and dual detachable speakers. Insert your iPod Nano or second generation Shuffle, put on the headband and you're ready to enjoy tunes while you work out.  Just don't forget to remove your iPod and detachable speakers before you wash it ;) [...]