Health and fitness

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

UREVO Folding Treadmill review – too many problems

REVIEW – Lately I’ve been making an effort to be a little healthier while around the home.  The first step was to add a sit-stand desk to my home office setup, which allows me to stand and stretch during meetings at work.  The second step is to add a treadmill, which will allow me to …

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YHE BP Doctor Pro Smartwatch review – it’s a blood pressure cuff on your wrist

REVIEW – According to the CDC, nearly half of adults in the United States (108 million) have hypertension or high blood pressure as of 2018. That’s defined as readings greater than 130/80 or on medication. If untreated this can lead to increased chances of heart disease or stroke and by itself is a primary or …

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DNA Vibe Jazz Band Vibe review – Light therapy device

REVIEW – Aches and pains, we all have them or will have them at some point in our lives. Whether these pains come as a result of epic workouts or from arthritis and other chronic medical conditions, finding a way to alleviate inflammation and pain without drugs can be a struggle. That’s where the DNA …

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Flexispot Sit2Go 2-in-1 fitness chair review – Workout while working from home

REVIEW – When I’m back at work I clock a couple of miles of walking a day, so although I spend a fair amount of time sitting, I didn’t worry about the whole “sitting is the new smoking” thing.  However, thanks to unlimited access to streaming services and remote working, I’m far more sedentary than …

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AutoBrush Pro review – This gadget brushes your teeth for you

REVIEW – Your oral health is extremely important. Brushing and flossing your teeth is a habit that you should do at least twice a day. But it can be a habit that is easily skipped. What if there was a gadget that could brush your teeth for you? That’s what the AutoBrush Pro claims to …

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Oclean X Pro Elite smart electric toothbrush review

REVIEW – The newly released Oclean X Pro Elite app-connected electric toothbrush is super quiet, has induction charging, a higher frequency motor, and has other enhancements compared to the Oclean X model that I reviewed in December 2019. Is it worth upgrading?  I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! What …

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Ekrin Athletics B37 Massage Gun review

REVIEW – Fitness trends seem to come and go with a variable degree of longevity, but some trendy devices have the science and data to become mainstays. Are the recent wave of massage guns, like the Ekrin Athletics B37, muscle miracles or fitness flops? What is it? The Ekrin Athletics B37 Massage Gun is a …

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Olive Pro earbuds review – earbuds and hearing aids in one device

REVIEW – If you’re a regular reader of The Gadgeteer and my reviews, you’ll know that I have been on a quest to find the perfect earbud.  I’ve tested several, but so far, none have had that ‘wow’ factor that ended my search.  The latest contestant is the Olive Pro from Olive Union.  These aren’t …

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Solu N.O.W. Tone Therapy System review – Meditation made simple!

REVIEW – I have never considered myself a person who is easily stressed out, but I know that I can have some anxiety in certain situations. I also know that I hold a lot of tension in my shoulders and neck. For these reasons, I thought that learning to meditate could help me. I’ve tried …

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Function101 Heartsync for Apple Watch Review

REVIEW – My indoor rower has a heart rate function, and I’ve been on the hunt for the “just right” bodyworn heart rate transmitter. I’ve tried chest straps and arm straps. But what if I could use something I was wearing already: my Apple Watch? This is where the Function101 Heartsync comes in. What is …

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Torras Coolify wearable air conditioner – when your regular AC isn’t enough

REVIEW – There comes a time in a woman’s life when she thinks she might spontaneously combust for a period of 3-5 minutes, several times a day.  I can attest that it isn’t pleasant, and I really wish it involved burning a lot of calories, although I don’t think it does.  There is no apparent …

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This tape measure has a weird name but smart features

NEWS – The Pie by Bagel Labs is a smart measuring tape. How can a measuring tape be smart you ask? Wrap one end of the tape around your waist, hips, arm, thigh, etc, and then snap the tab into the Pie tape measure. It will record the measurement, show it on the built-in display, …

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solu enhances your meditation sessions with sound

NEWS – The N.O.W. Mindfulness Tone Therapy System from solu is a pair of small USB rechargeable speakers that emit peaceful tones that will help calm your mind. These special tones are called New Origin Waveforms, or N.O.W. for short. The cool thing is that the tones don’t repeat over and over again so that …

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LastObject LastSwab review – A reusable alternative to the Q-tip

REVIEW – I use a Q-tip every day to clean my ears after I get out of the shower. It’s always a quick swipe and into the trash it goes. Have you ever wondered how many Q-tips wind up in the garbage each year? I didn’t either until I was asked by LastObject if I …

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