Monthly Archives: March 2014

This Is Healthbook, Apple’s Major First Step Into Health & Fitness Tracking

‘You get what you pay for’ isn’t always true of gadgets

Fitbit Force

Sources have also indicated that Apple is working on a sensor-laden smartwatch, and that the device will synchronize with an iPhone over Bluetooth and other wireless technologies. Google is also working on its own smartwatch , but the Mountain View companys device will likely focus on voice interaction and Google Now integration rather than medical sensors. Samsung recently introduced an updated line of smart watches, and one model supports basic health measurement functionality. Pointing to Apple developing a major new hardware p90X3 product for 2014 is Apples own CEO Tim Cook. Cook recently told employees that Apple has big plans in store for this year .
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I took part in the fat burning class which meant my heart rate was supposed to be in the 70%s on average. The classes are 40 minutes long, but for those 40 minutes youre kept working with only tiny breaks in between to take a sip of water. The equipment at the BEAT concept gym is state of the art, the Curve treadmill is man powered which takes you by surprise at first but is actually a more natural way of running in doors than the standard treadmill. It also has the added benefit of being eco-friendly. You alternate between the machines (rowing, vertical climber, Curve treadmill) and floor work with a warm up and a cool down and focussing on different muscles in between.
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Beat Concept at Fitness First – HIIT for geeks

If a company must require you to charge its products, I wish they would at least allow you to use a standard Micro USB cord that you can easily and cheaply replace. Rather than replace the cable, I replaced the fitness watch with one that’s a lot cheaper and for my purposes a lot better. The LifeTrak C200 ($30 from Walgreens or $38 from Amazon) is in several ways a superior product compared to its much more expensive competitors. Like the other devices, the LifeTrak keeps track of my footsteps, but unlike its more expensive cousins, it doesn’t need to be recharged. It comes with a coin-sized battery that the company estimates will run for 14 months.
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