Health and fitness

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

HidrateSpark PRO Smart Water Bottle review

REVIEW – I figured out recently that when I’m not well hydrated my blood sugar spikes higher than normal. So being the Gadgeteer that I am, I decided to get a gadget to motivate me to drink water throughout the day. The gadget that I picked was the HidrateSpark PRO Smart Water Bottle. Let’s see …

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Merach Q1 intelligent magnetron rowing machine review

REVIEW – I’ve been on a 4 day per week workout schedule for many years now. By workout, I’m talking about weight-based workouts because I also walk 20 minutes 2x a day Monday through Friday on a treadmill. When it comes to my workouts, I’ve used a Boflew, had a short-lived gym membership at Planet …

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WalkingPad A1 Pro foldable under desk treadmill review – walking while I work!

REVIEW – During my normal WFH day, I spend at least 7 hours sitting in a chair.  I try to remind myself to get up and walk around, but that does not always work.  When I want to get up it always seems to be the time someone pings me through an instant messenger at …

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mbarc 7-Day pill organizer review – It levels up your travel game, but is it worth it?

REVIEW – Yeah, yeah… I know what you’re going to say. “Bob, why do you need a fancy pill organizer when you get a cheap one at the dollar store?” That’s fair. But the mbarc 7-Day Pill Organizer promises an elevated experience in several useful and functional ways. I have thoughts. To the review! What …

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Flybird Adjustable Weight Bench review – Get pumped!

REVIEW – If you’re tired of that creaky old budget weight bench but don’t want (or need) a big rig for your workouts the Flybird Adjustable Weight Bench may be your jam. Don’t let the compact size fool you; it’s a tough and flexible little beastie that you can fold & stash away when you …

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This massager will jack hammer your face, but in a GOOD way!

NEWS – In the last few years, percussive muscle massagers have been a popular health and fitness gadget as we well know because we’ve posted plenty of massager reviews here on The Gadgeteer. Well, now we have facial massagers because who doesn’t want their face vibrated in the name of beauty and relaxation? The new …

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FlexiSpot Sit2Go Pro fitness chair review – Workout while surfing the web!

REVIEW – For years, we have been trying to find ways to get exercise while sitting at our desks. There are treadmill desks, cycling pedal footrests, and, ultimately, the cycling chair. I was recently sent the FlexiSpot Sit2Go Pro fitness chair, and have been testing it diligently. Let’s see what happened. What is it? The …

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X-Chair X77 Massage Chair review – On demand massages!

REVIEW – Once in a while, a gadget reviewer gets to review a product he or she would never consider purchasing for themselves. In my case, a massage chair was something that never crossed my mind. I’ve never been a sports nut (my wife is an exercise junkie) or ever thought I needed physical therapy. …

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This new Dyson product is NOT an April Fools’ Day joke!

NEWS – When I received an email from Dyson’s PR team yesterday for the Dyson Zone wearable air-purifying headphones, I rolled my eyes because I thought for sure that it was an April Fools’ Day gag. I even replied by asking if it was a joke and the response I received was that it is …

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Airthings View Plus review – This smart home device could save your life

REVIEW – A few years ago, I reviewed the Airthings Wave Smart Radon Detector just to see what I could learn about radon gas levels in my home. I was very surprised to learn that I had high readings in my basement where I spend most of my time. Airthings could have very well saved …

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Take the guesswork out of taking pills with this handy little medication tracker

NEWS – If you take a daily pill of any kind, you have probably found yourself in this scenario. You’re standing in your kitchen blankly staring at your pill bottle, wondering did I take my pill today?. There’s a genius little device that can help with that, the Take-n-Slide Medication Tracker. I know I do …

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Withings Sleep tracking mat review – Sleep analysis without a wearable

REVIEW – In addition to exercise and food, sleep plays a very important role in our overall health. Is your sleep quality good? Can it be improved? The Withings Sleep tracking mat is designed to analyze your sleep so that you can make changes to improve it and your health. It’s time to take a …

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Bob and Brad Back and Neck Massager review

REVIEW – When the two most famous physical therapists on the internet (in their opinion, of course) begin to make at-home help for everyday aches and pain I know I perk up. Approaching the north side of my mid-30’s, my body has begun lodging more serious complaints in the form of new aches and pains; …

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You’ll have a Kung-Fu grip when you train with finger weights!

NEWS – Who knew that finger weights were a thing? Not I. But here we are… These small adjustable weights slip on your fingertips and are designed to help increase speed and control for musicians, and can also be used for therapeutic relief for people who suffer from arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and more. The …

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