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This phone armband is a wallet, too

on Friday, September 5th, 2014

If you like to take along your phone or media player while you exercise outdoors, you probably have considered an armband at some point.  These Armpockets from Herrington are more than just a phone holder.  They have three internal pockets with room for IDs, cash, even keys in addition to your phone.  The Armpocket isRead More…


“The Vessyl with the pestle has the brew that is true…”

on Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Most of our appliances communicate with us now, so it was only a matter of time before our dinnerware did too. The Vessyl, created by a company called Mark One, is a 13 ounce cup that contains sensors which can determine the type of drink (including sodas, alcohol, smoothies, tea, coffee, etc.) as well asRead More…

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Track your get-up-and-go with the Goccia fitness tracker

on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

So, we are well into the new year, and how many of you have already scrapped that new year’s resolution to get fit or work out? I know you are busy, or lack the proper motivation. One way to motivate yourself is a fitness tracker, but often they are a little too noticeable or limitedRead More…


#ad Fitness gadgets to complement your gym workouts

on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Continuing with our series of partnered posts from Faveable, a gadget discovery site, we have a selection of cool fitness gadgets which may work well with your current workout regime. First up we have a new activity tracker from Garmin, primarily known for their GPS range of products. The Garmin Vivofit features a pedometer, calorie counter, andRead More…

Angel Health Sensor

You may not have one on your shoulder, but you can wear an Angel health sensor on your wrist

on Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Lets face it, with the cost of medical care and health insurance rising, it is more important than ever to look after your health. I have seen a lot of wearable activity monitors around, I even wear a Nike FuelBand everyday, but the information that you can get back is more about activity and notRead More…


The FitBark – a wireless activity monitor for your dog

on Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

We’ve all seen the variety of fitness monitors for humans on the market today, and now FitBark is extending the monitoring to your dog.  This Kickstarter project has already met more than 200% of its funding goal, but you have until Aug 26, at 3:00pm EDT to pledge to be sure your dog is one ofRead More…


Track your family’s activity levels with the iBitz activity monitor

By: Ryan Chapman
on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Many kids and adults nowadays have trouble getting off the couch and exercising. Running is not the most enjoyable activity for kids, and it takes time out of a busy schedule for adults. But what if you had another reason to do that running? The iBitz by GeoPalz has come up with a device andRead More…


Eat slower with the HAPIfork

By: Ryan Chapman
on Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

  Every time we visit my in-laws, there is always a discussion about speed eating at the dinner table. We debate whether it is good or bad for you, but normally the general consensus is that it’s not; the theory being that it can cause you to overeat. Changing the fast eating habit can beRead More…


Corral your cords with Klingg

on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Flopping earbud cords can be a problem when you’re trying to listen to music as you walk, run, or workout.  This clever little headphone keeper has a built-in groove that prevents the cord from moving around so much, and it prevents the earbuds from dropping to the ground when you remove them from your ears.Read More…

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larklife tracking fitness wristband tracks activity and sleep patterns

By: Paul Grunwald
on Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

lark has released the larklife tracking bands. The $149 package included a daytime activity band and a nighttime sleep tracking band integrated with a IOS coaching app for logging diet, exercise and alerts.  The application tracks the users actions, diet, and sleep patterns. The data is analyzed on the back-end servers and makes suggestions and tips to improve performance.Read More…


Let’s get fit with the Amiigo fitness bracelet

on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

In keeping with my fascination with wearable fitness devices, I bring you the Amiigo fitness bracelet, which is a project currently in the funding stage on the indiegogo website. Unlike other wearable fitness wrist devices (the Nike FuelBand and Fitbit Flex), the Amiigo is a two piece fitness device; one piece  you wear on yourRead More…

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Fitness tracking is all in the wrist with the Fitbit Flex

on Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Fitbit has added a new device to their line of wearable fitness trackers, the Flex. The Flex is a waterproof fitness monitoring device designed to not only track your basic fitness functions (steps, calories, distance traveled and active minutes), but it also tracks your hours slept and the quality of sleep through its own software.Read More…


Timbuk2 wants to be your fitness companion

on Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Timbuk2 has a variety of bags that are designed to tote your fitness gear.  Shown in the above image are three yoga bags that can hold your yoga mat as well as clothing and other gear.  In the top row are the Scrunchie Yoga Tote and the Full-Cycle Scrunchie (made of 100% recycled and recyclableRead More…


Keep your key safe in a gokey bracelet

on Friday, December 14th, 2012

I still see lots of those silicone bands around people’s wrists, but I haven’t seen one like the gokey.  This band opens up so you can slide the top of your house or locker key inside one end, then you wrap the band around your wrist and close it over the rest of your key.Read More…