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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 is [...]

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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 as [...]

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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 limited [...]

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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, and [...]

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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 not [...]

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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 of [...]

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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 and [...]

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  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 be [...]

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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. [...]

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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. [...]

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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 your [...]

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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. [...]

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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 recyclable [...]

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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. [...]

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