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

Look Optic Blue-Light Glasses review – Fear not the fine print

REVIEW – As someone who is just about to hit the half century mark, I started needing reading glasses over the last couple years. I’ve been near-sighted since 3rd grade and have worn a combination of glasses and contacts ever since. Prior to all this work-from-home business, I would wear contacts every day, relegating my …

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Get in a spirited run with Ghost Pacer

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Running.  OK, personally, I don’t get it.  If you ever see me running, try to keep up because there’s a reason.  But, for some misguided souls, running is a way of life.  Solitary running works for some, but studies have shown that if you’re a runner, running with someone improves the quality …

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FoodMarble AIRE portable breath test device review – A breath of fresh air for checking digestive issues

REVIEW – I have celiac disease, an autoimmune condition that requires I eat a gluten-free diet or suffer potentially life-threatening illness. Many celiac sufferers react to other foods, especially dairy, so I was intrigued at the opportunity to review FoodMarble, an easy-to-use handheld device that helps people identify foods to which their bodies respond badly. …

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C-Face smart mask to provide transcription and translation

  NEWS – Masks.  They’re everywhere in this COVID-19 world we now live in.  Besides being hot and uncomfortable, they really have a way of hindering communication.  Losing the ability to see someone’s lips makes communicating harder.  If you’re trying to converse with someone that speaks a different language, things get even harder. Enter Donut …

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Addsfit MAX deep tissue massage gun review

REVIEW – I saw my first massage gun watching Kyrie Irving’s back being treated during the 2017 NBA finals. Since then, massage guns have gained popularity, features, and become much quieter. I have an Addsfit MAX deep tissue massage gun that looks very similar to a Hyperice Hypervolt. Read on to see what I think! …

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Think resistance bands are simple? Hyfit Gear 1 will change your mind

NEWS – Last fall when we had to move out of our house for a remodel, I wasn’t able to take my Total Gym with me for my daily workouts. Instead, I took a set of resistance bands and still use them from time to time in my workout sessions when I need to change …

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Sensate Meditation Device review

REVIEW – What the heck is Bob up to? Finding his inner balance, that’s what! We’re testing the Sensate meditation device, which claims that it’s combination of proprietary “near infrasonic” technology and immersive soundscapes help reduce anxiety, improve physical well-being, and promote calm. Does it work? Let’s find out! What is it? It’s a device …

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Amazfit Powerbuds pair TWS sport earbuds with a heart rate monitor

NEWS – There are a lot of true wireless workout earbuds on the market. Most of them offer standard features like water resistance, ear hooks, and gesture controls for music playback. What sets the Amazfit Powerbuds apart from other earbuds is that they have a PPG heart rate sensor on the right earbud that measures …

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Arboleaf CS20A WiFi and Bluetooth smart body composition scale review

REVIEW – Of course, we’ve all heard of COVID-19 by now.  To be clear, the “19” on the end is not supposed to be the number of pounds we each have gained by sitting in quarantine, eating Cheetos and Oreos. If that has happened to you, you need a tool to track that tonnage and …

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Wearlizer Fitbit Charge 2 band review

REVIEW – If you own an Apple watch, Fitbit or Samsung watch you need to check out the replacements bands that Wearlizer offers. What is it? Wearlizer is a digital accessory brand that manufactures third-party replacement bands for smart watches including Fitbit, Apple watches, and Samsung watches. Design and features I am going to be …

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This simple tool sucks away the pain and itch of insect bites

NEWS – No one likes bug bites. They hurt, itch, and are downright annoying. There are a lot of home remedies to relieve the pain and itching of insect bites. My grandmother even had one that involved chopped up onions. It worked, but oh, the smell! The Bug Bite Thing Suction Tool promises to provide …

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BESTEK M-Care Sonic Electric Toothbrush (MRB402D) and Electric Toothbrush Disinfection Box (MRB402D-H) Combo review

REVIEW – Several years ago, my dentist recommended that I should seriously consider using a high-frequency electric toothbrush to help fight the buildup of plaque and tartar on my lower teeth. I’ve tried several inexpensive models of the years, but have never broken down and purchased one of the high-end name-brand bushes on the market …

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