Using Technology to Improve Your Health
Fitness trackers are extremely popular these days. I personally love using my Apple Watch while I’m training. Some of you may prefer the Fitbit. It’s all about personal preference. A lot of new “smart” fitness tools are being introduced to consumers that monitor your health and fitness progress.
Kardia lets you take an active role in your hearts health by giving you the ability to record medical-grade EKGs anytime, anywhere, easily. In just 30 seconds, Kardia shows you whether your heart rhythm is normal or if atrial fibrillation (a leading cause of stroke) is detected in your EKG
One Drop Chrome combines advanced diabetes technology with well-designed supplies to match your modern lifestyle. Proprietary technology ensures clinically proven accurate, reliable results in just five seconds. The meter then wirelessly transmits that blood glucose data via Bluetooth to the One Drop Mobile app on your iOS or Android device, or your Apple Watch
Monitor and track you blood pressure right on your iOS device via Bluetooth sync. If you have a goal of lowering your blood pressure, you need to monitor and track it. This is super simple to use and has great features: irregular heartbeat detection, multi-user support, reminders, iHealth cloud dashboard, notes and allows 500 measurements from a full charge.
This jump rope can track your jump count, calories burned, and give you interval training recommendations. It syncs up with the Smart Gym mobile platform which is available for iOS, android, Apple Watch, and BPebble Watch, and allows you to monitor progress and compete with friends.
Measures Blood Oxygen Saturation, Perfusion Index, Pulse Rate. Lightweight, portable oximeter quickly measures your oxygen level and pulse pre- and post- workout, then sends the results to a free app.
Personalized Heart Rate Training – Work out efficiently – view real-time heart rate, training zones and calories burned on your smartphone or tablet with compatible training apps. Ideal For Runners – Built-in accelerometer measures running form across three dimensions to help you improve your individual form and become a stronger runner. Treadmill mode tracks speed and distance while on the treadmill.
Stress Control: Spire’s patented respiration sensor measures your breathing patterns all-day to help you keep control and manage stress. When You Need It: If your breathing becomes tense or erratic, a gentle notification gives you actions you can take to help you relax. Calm Down: Unlock the calming power of your own breath with visual exercises and guided meditations
10 body stats full body composition metrics, including body fat, BMI, muscle, hydration, etc. High precision sensor, accurate and instant reading. Automatic synchronization, connect your real-time body metrics to apple health
Here’s some more cool tools on Amazon: