We all love our computers, tablets, smartphones, and other tech toys—maybe a little too much. But if we’re to be honest, when it comes to protecting our health, sometimes these seemingly pretty necessary gadgets don’t do much for us.
Of course, being seen with them every day is cute, right? But your gadgets can mean much more than just a show off of your personality.
We’ve put together a roundup of the 5 best health gadgets out there.
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit’s latest wrist-wear will not only measure your sleep but tell you what to do. It was developed with leading sleep experts from America’s Johns Hopkins University, Stanford University and the University of Arizona.
It measures and improves sleep by working alongside fresh innovations called Sleep Stages and Sleep Insight, It also analyses heart rate variability to estimate the amount of time you spend in light, deep and REM sleep, as well as time awake each night, to better understand your sleep quality.
Tom Tom Spark 3
The TomTom Spark 3 is an ideal wearable for heart rate monitoring and timing tools.What more, it has GPS. It is aimed at those looking to get into shape in shape like cyclists, runners, and gym-enthusiast tired of with taking their smartphones on the gym floor.
One of its best features is the built in storage for songs and Bluetooth to sync to wireless earphones. With the Tom Tom Spark 3, you wouldn’t have to take your phone with you when working out.
UP24 by Jawbone
You can now count calories with a wristband. This bracelet-like tracker clips onto your wrist and its Bluetooth connection automatically and continually sends information – steps, resting, activity and distance covered – via your iPhone or Android device.
You can also scan barcodes or take photos of food to ascertain nutritional content to keep track of calories, fats, carbohydrates, protein, sugar, fibre and salt.
Equipped with flexible and strong solar-powered technology, this backpack is a dream for enthusiastic walkers.
In good sunlight, its solar panel can power up most smartphones in less than five hours, and charge almost any portable USB-enabled device.
Podium Sports Bra
This state-of-the-art bra has been tested by the England women’s hockey team. The inbuilt sensor means there’s no need for a cumbersome heart-rate band.
Just hook your heart-rate monitor to the front and it instantly picks it up. Available in blue or black. Check .
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