Health and fitness

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

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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ISOtunes Xtra Bluetooth Hearing Protection Earbuds review

REVIEW – It may be an understatement in 2019 to say that there are many Bluetooth wireless earbuds products on the market.  Lots of them have very similar styling and features, but few are suitable for use in a work (or play) environment with levels of background noise high enough to cause potential hearing damage.  …

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Fairywill P11 electric toothbrush review

REVIEW – A couple of months ago at my 6-month dental cleaning appointment, my dentist recommended that I start using an electric toothbrush. They wanted me to buy one of the expensive Sonicare toothbrushes that they were selling there in their office. I declined and later bought a Fairywill toothbrush on Amazon for less than …

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Move It Fitness MoveItSpeed Smart Reflex Punching Bag review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Boxing is a great way to both build up your cardio and develop coordination, but in can be a bit intimidating for newbies (like myself). We’re checking out the MoveItSpeed Smart Reflex Punching Bag Indiegogo campaign this week. It combines motion sensing technology with an integrated app that makes the process fun, …

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