Health and fitness

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

IrisVision gives people with low vision problems the ability to see clearly again

NEWS – If you thought VR goggles were only good for playing games, you would be wrong. The people at IrisVision are using VR headsets to give people with low vision problems like macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and more the ability to have clearer vision. Using a smartphone mounted to a headset, IrisVision helps …

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This smart ring is supposed to help you fall asleep faster

NEWS – If you’ve ever had insomnia, you know that it’s a miserable experience. You’re so tired, but you can’t fall asleep. Some sleeping medications might help the problem for a while, but could a gadget help you fall asleep faster? That’s where Thim comes in. Thim is a wearable smart ring that is designed …

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Withings Steel HR Sport hybrid smartwatch review

REVIEW – I try to walk at least 7000 steps a day for a minimum level of activity and to earn points for insurance incentives for my day job at Cummins Inc. The app I use tracks steps by using the sensors in my phone, but I always seem to leave my phone sitting on …

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Daddy Burt Hemp Co. CBD oil review

REVIEW – I’m always interested in trying alternative foods like the meal replacement shakes that I’ve been writing about lately. I’m also interested in alternative medicines that can help provide relief for a variety of health issues. I was invited to try some CBD products from Daddy Burt Hemp Co. CBD products have gained popularity …

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Airthings Wave Mini smart indoor air quality monitor review

REVIEW – Last year I reviewed the Airthings Wave smart radon detector and it revealed a significant radon gas problem in my home which prompted me to have a radon mediation system installed. Then earlier this year, I reviewed their new Airthings Wave Plus unit which adds an air quality feature to the radon detector. …

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HOMIEE BP1003 blood pressure monitor review

REVIEW -Remember in The Lion King, when the hyenas, Shenzi, Banzai and Ed, say, “Mufasa” “Ooooo, do it again” “Mufasa” “Ooooooo” “Mufasa, Mufasa, Mufasa” It’s just fun to say.  Kinds of like, “sphygmomanometer”.  OK, maybe that’s a little more difficult than “Mufasa”, but it’s still a fun word.  What is it, you ask?  That’s the …

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Ambronite meal replacement shakes review

REVIEW – I’m still on my quest to try a variety of meal replacement shakes and bars in an effort to curb my bad habit of eating unhealthy options for breakfast and lunch during the workweek. The latest meal shakes that I’ve been sampling are from Ambronite. Let’s take a closer look. What is it? …

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Polar’s new Ignite fitness watch puts a fitness coach right on your wrist

NEWS – Polar recently announced their newest fitness watch, the Polar Ignite. The Ignite is a GPS fitness watch that tracks your walks, runs, bike rides, heart rate, and offers advanced metrics, training recommendations right from your wrist, and five days of battery life. Other new features include: Sleep Plus provides insight into the amount …

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Stick NozNoz in your nose to lose weight or perform a self-lobotomy

NEWS – I think the guy in the image above shoved the NozNoz a little too far up his schnoz and did some major brainial damage. He just looks way too happy to be pushing a small piece of plastic in his nose in order to lose a few pounds. Are you thinking that this …

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Withings launches new BPM Core and BPM Connect

NEWS – Withings has been one of my favorite brands when it comes to fitness and health gadgets and now they’ve added 2 new BPMs (blood pressure monitors) to their line up of fitness watches and other health devices. The BPM Connect is an easy to use smart BPM, while the BPM Core is simple …

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