Health and fitness

News, reviews and articles about health, fitness and sports products and accessories.

Liaboe Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush review

At the recommendation of my dentist, I switched from a manual to an electric toothbrush many years ago. Since then, I’ve used multiple brands with varying degrees of success, solely judged on the observations of my hygienist.  Liaboe’s Electric Toothbrush looked to be a worthy contender to my long-time preferred Sonicare Elite. What is it? …

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Bristl brings light therapy to the electric toothbrush

No matter how well you brush your teeth, brushing alone doesn’t kill all the bacteria in your mouth nor does it completely prevent yellowing of your teeth, especially as you age.  Germs in your mouth can lead to bad breath, gum disease, and cavities.  Yellowing teeth can sap your self-confidence.  There are treatments for both …

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Save money doing pedicures at home with Stedi Pedi

Giving yourself a manicure or pedicure at home doesn’t have a lot of tech associated with it, but it certainly does have some gadgets.  In addition to scissors, clippers, files, and other little tools to keep our nails trimmed, some of us like to add polishes to our arsenal.  Going to the salon can be …

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LectroFan Kinder Sleep Sound Machine and Night Light review

According to Harvard Medical School, there are several variables that have an influence on sleep quality, including temperature, light, and noise, and this is true for infants, toddlers and adults, alike. Eliminating stressful elements and distractions in the bedroom can lead to better sleep, which has given rise to various white noise devices, like the …

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Don’t wait… get comfortable with the Now Kit

Crowded places, waiting in long lines, a messy home, an excessive workload, sitting in traffic, long days and sleepless nights… for some, these words alone might stress you out. But don’t exaggerate; everything will be fine! Have you tried to meditate? The Now Kit comes with the Now Bench, the Now Mat, and complete instructions …

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Biostrap activity tracker fitness band review

Did you start the new year off with a resolution to become more active and healthy? How’s that working for you so far? Resolutions and goals are wonderful things but sometimes we need some extra help with motivation. One way to “see” your progress is to track stats like daily activity, calorie burn, etc. Wearable …

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Nokia is removing a function from their Body Cardio scales by mandatory software update

Owners of the Nokia Body Cardio scale (formerly called the Withings Body Cardio when reviewed by Julie) may have received an email that warned them that Nokia will be removing the Pulse Wave Velocity function from all Body Cardio scales in a mandatory update. The Pulse Wave Velocity function set the Body Cardio apart from …

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Make your workouts feel like you’re in a video game

Chris Lawhorn sent me an email telling me about his just-released two workout albums that are inspired by the music from video games of the 80’s. The albums feature a collection of mixes where he’s taken beats from 8-bit games to create tracks that will inspire you to run, jump, and avoid bosses (calories). Best …

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The Embr Wave is going to be a big hit with menopausal women

When I was going through my cancer adventure almost 7 years ago, I was immediately thrown into early menopause with my first chemo treatment. I was really happy about it because periods suck. But in return for losing that “wonderful” body function, I gained a not so fun side effect in its place. Hot flashes. …

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Healbe GoBe 2 Smart Life Band fitness tracker review

Did you start the new year off with a resolution to exercise more and improve your fitness level? If you answered yes, how are you measuring your progress towards your goals? If you have been shopping for a wearable fitness tracker but don’t know which one to choose from the crowded market of trackers, you’ll …

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Waterfield announces its new Atlas Executive Athletic Holdall

Waterfield has recently announced its Atlas Executive Athletic Holdall, a bag designed to be an all-in-one everyday transporter. It is meant to be both a briefcase and athletic bag, enabling you to seamlessly go from gym to office and back again. It has a padded laptop compartment and organizational pockets for all your EDC needs plus separate compartments to …

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This Two Minute Turtle Timer teaches your children how to brush their teeth

I saw a conversation between Julie and a reader named Carol in the quip electric toothbrush review yesterday.  The gist of the conversation was that it seemed to be a normal toothbrush with a two minute quad-timer that told you how long to spend brushing each quadrant of your mouth.  Many other electric toothbrushes have …

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