You use your phone for almost everything, so why not use it to stay on top of your health and fitness?
These days we've become spoiled for choice, with an incredible amount of fitness equipment and apps that are able to sync with your phone to help you achieve your health goals.
With so many options, you might not know where to begin, so take a look at five of our favourite gadgets to help improve your health and fitness.
An obvious choice for high-tech workouts is the Fitbit , they’ve been killing the game for years now are great for both beginners and experienced fitness heads.
If you’ve never used one before, a Fitbit is a watch-style gadget that sits on your wrist and monitors your heart rate and movement to give you the data you need to exercise better.
When synced with the coordinating app, you can also track how many calories you take in, as well as how many you’ve burned throughout the day.
Jaybird Tarah Pro Exercise headphones
Headphones might seem overrated, but everyone should consider how far the fitness technology aspect of these products has come. The right headphones or earphones will keep you pumping away at the gym or running along a trail much longer than you thought you could because they provide either the focus or the distraction you need.
Queue up your workout playlist or hit play on a podcast that entertains you while you work out. Quality headphones and earbuds are ones that won’t fall out of your ears, deliver high-quality sound, with cords that don’t get caught up as you exercise.
We recommend the Jaybird Tarah Pro, which is designed for running and exercising.
PowerDot Electrical Muscle Stimulator
Whether you need muscle recovery, improved muscle performance, or pain relief, muscle stimulation is incredibly useful, and the PowerDot is designed to bring that to your home.
Apply the kit to the area in question, and it uses electrical stimulation in varying Hertz ranges to activate muscle fibres, improving performance and recovery.
Electric muscle stimulation is safe, originally only used by doctors and professional athletes before it became more readily available. Pair your Power Dot system with the app on your phone and you’ll be able to target specific muscle groups and improve performance using this innovative technology and this handy fitness product.
Work smarter when you work out. Sometimes certain areas should be targeted more than others, and while a professional might be able to point them out, so can the clever and oh-so-convenient, Skulpt Scanner. It’s incredible technology-based smart fitness equipment that fitness freaks need to use.
The scanner is about the size of your palm, and it works to scan your muscle and fat composition in various areas of the body. Hold the device to the area you want to scan and it gives you all the details directly.
The Skulpt app gives you a more in-depth analysis and provides relevant workout guidance to help you burn fat and build muscle strength. And it’s not just great for men’s health, keeping an eye on your muscle mass is a good idea for anyone who’s looking to improve their strength and keep fit!
HidrateSpark Smart Water Bottle
Hydrating your body properly is arguably the easiest step you can take towards achieving better health. A smart water bottle like the HidrateSpark smart bottle is designed to help you. Now in its third generation, the HidrateSpark 3 tracks every sip you take and syncs with the free app via Bluetooth to help you achieve better health.