Technological advancement is in a steady sprint toward making our lives more convenient and efficient. This fact can be no more true than in the field of health and wellness.
The number of apps and gadgets for improving your physical and mental fitness is seemingly endless.
Hear Rate Variability (HRV)
Your heart has a specific rhythmic pattern that changes based on the level of emotional and physical stress that you experience. BioForce HRV tracks your HRV and uses the changes in your HRV to determine your readiness for exercise. Doing so, it helps you avoid under-training and over-training.
Blood Pressure Monitor
Withings Smart Blood Pressure Monitor is a blood pressure cuff that plugs into your iPhone or iPad. Once connected, the Withings App controls the cuff allowing you to see your systole, diastole pressure and heart rate information. All of your information is cataloged and can be tracked over time with the app.
The NeuroSky team is opening up a lot of new possibilities with biosensor technology. One of their most popular uses of the tech is a headset that reads your brainwaves. Wearing the headset you connect to various apps designed to aid you in specific ways, such as improving concentration or guiding meditation.
Body Fat Scale
The Withings Wi-Fi Body Scale measures weight, body fat percentage, lean muscle mass and more. The Scale communicates with a mobile app that helps you set goals based on the measurements.
Sleep is one of the most important aspects of healthy lifestyle. Products like the Zeo Sleep Manager Pro help you harness the power of sleep. A headband is worn while you sleep to track brain waves. A mobile app then uses the sleep data and other variables, like your work schedule and diet, to give suggestions for getting more restful sleep.
Measuring the thickness of your blood can help determine how healthy you are in many ways. Tinke is a small device that plugs into your iOS device and measures the thickness of your blood to determine things like your respiratory rate and blood oxygen levels.
With apps and gadgets like these that can take your health and fitness to the next level, it’s only a matter of time before the entire population is wired. Get in shape and improve your overall health with technology for quick and easy results.
Informational credit to www.neurosky.com.