Health and fitness

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

Crowdfunding campaign to fund studies on whether far-UVC light can effectively inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19

ARTICLE – I stumbled upon an interesting crowdfunding campaign while researching the germicidal effects of ultraviolet type-C light for my PhoneSoap Go review (review coming soon). The Center for Radiological Research (CRR) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) is conducting a campaign to raise money to perform studies that will help determine how effective …

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DeltaTrainer review – Workout at home with a trainer in your iPhone and Apple Watch

REVIEW – I’ve been working out multiple times per week for years. I work out in the privacy of my own home with the equipment that I have on hand, which includes a Total Gym, a set of resistance bands, and some hand weights. A couple of years ago I signed up for Planet Fitness …

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Wyze goes from smarthome devices to smart fitness gear

NEWS – Wyze is well known for their easy to use and affordable Wyze Cam security cameras and their Wyze Sense sensors which I personally recommend and use in my own home. Today they have announced two new products to their line up and they are not what you might guess them to be. Instead …

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Uvnia kills germs on your toothbrush at home or while traveling

NEWS – Everyone is scared of germs right now, and with good reason. Covid-19, I’m looking at you! One thing in your home that could benefit from germ annihilation is your toothbrush. I’ve seen large sanitizers, but did a double-take when I saw the tiny UVNIA which uses UV-C light to disinfect and destroy 99.9% …

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PowerDot 2.0 Smart Muscle Stimulator review

REVIEW – Electric muscle stimulator (EMS) devices make a lot of promises about helping your performance, improving recovery, and eliminating aches and pains. For this review, I’m putting the PowerDot 2.0 Smart Muscle Stimulator to the test. Let’s see how this fancy technology works. To the review! What is it? It’s a device that uses …

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NeckFix cervical traction device review

REVIEW – Traction.  What comes to mind when you hear that word?  For many of us, we think of snow, rain, or gravel, when our vehicle tires lose adhesion send us into spins. But traction has another meaning. Per Merriam-Webster, traction is also a pulling force exerted on a skeletal structure (as in a fracture) …

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T2 Iso-Trainer workout equipment review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – So you want to get fit, eh? The T2 Iso-Trainer is a product that sets some high expectations as a single total body fitness solution. It’s based on isokinetic training principles where you provide the resistance, but it also combines elements of resistance bands and suspension trainers for a complete workout in …

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The MOBOT water bottle will keep you hydrated and release knots in your muscles

NEWS – I love it when someone combines two products into one without sacrificing functionality. Case in point, this water bottle from MOBOT that doubles as a foam roller. First of all, it’s a water bottle that’s available in 3 sizes, 18, 27, and 40 ounces. The bottle is made of 100% recycled stainless steel …

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Are smart contact lenses going to be the next big wearable of the future?

ARTICLE – Several years ago (2014), I read an article on Dezeen about how smart contact lenses coated with graphene would allow the wearer to see heat signatures in the dark (using the infrared spectrum). University of Michigan researchers had been working with graphene (a single atom layer of carbon atoms), which is an electrical …

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CrazyCap is a water purifier cap for your water bottle

NEWS – Do you ever wonder if there are bacteria lurking in your water bottle? The CrazyCap has been designed to zap those fears and 99.9999% of viruses and bacteria with a simple touch of a button. This special cap uses deep UV-C LED light-ray technology to make your regular bottle of tap water safer …

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GoRelax Stress Relief Acupressure Mat review

REVIEW – Almost weekly I have a conversation with one person or another who complains about back pain and pains in other parts of their body. I can relate because quite frequently, I suffer from aches and pains in my lower back. Over the years I have tried several products both medicinal and therapeutic in …

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Fitness Blender: One New Years resolution I actually kept

NEWS – A year ago, I set a goal to incorporate more weights and toning into my workout routine. And while my friends invested in gym memberships and/or paid online exercise programs, I opted for free workouts from Fitness Blender. Best of all, unlike most of my New Year’s resolutions, this one is still going …

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