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Apple Watch VO2 Max Accuracy vs. Treadmill Lab Test

Many users of the Apple Watch have used it to track steps and stay active. VO2 max, a measurement of how much oxygen the body consumes during intense workouts, is also a watch tracked statistic. If your increased cardio activity is making you more fit, the Vo2 max should show this, assuming that Apple Vo2… Continue reading Apple Watch VO2 Max Accuracy vs. Treadmill Lab Test

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Withings BPM Connect Review – Smart Blood Pressure Cuff

The ability to get accurate readings from any connected tracker is critical, especially so for one of your vital statistics. If you have ever gotten your blood pressure taken in a “traditional fashion”, with a health professional quietly listening to  stethoscope of your arm while watching a dial on a manual arm pump drop, you’ll… Continue reading Withings BPM Connect Review – Smart Blood Pressure Cuff

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Lumen Review – Tracking Metabolism

Everyday you give away mountains of data without any benefit. Each time you exhale, the makeup of your breath contains a mountain of information about how your body is working. Lumen uses  carbon dioxide measurements in your breath, CO2, to gauge what your body is processing. This measurement can be used to define your metabolism… Continue reading Lumen Review – Tracking Metabolism

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Accuracy of Apple Watch Vs Amazon Halo Step Count

Step tracker accuracy only within 25% range on different days! On a short day of steps, without a run, working at a desk, and mostly being sedentary, the Amazon Halo tracked 8% more steps than the Apple Watch. This isn’t too much variability between the two, and might be explained in part because the two… Continue reading Accuracy of Apple Watch Vs Amazon Halo Step Count

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How many miles do running shoes last?

One of the best parts about running as a hobby is that it requires so little equipment. you can just walk out the door and run. The only real gear needed is a good pair of shoes, something that will keep your feet from injury. Shoes of course wear down though, and a worn down… Continue reading How many miles do running shoes last?

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Avoid duplication of stats when using multiple health trackers

Having a central place, a health dashboard, helps to understand information from fitness and health trackers. For most users there are a number of apps or resources they use to monitor health. Often each is for a specific primary stat, say steps taken, but might also monitor other data. Duplication of stats can make dashboards… Continue reading Avoid duplication of stats when using multiple health trackers

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How much can you make? Achievement App Review

Make passive money from your step tracker! Update: The Achievement app has changed names to Evidation. It’s still mostly the same but with a slightly different focus. If you want to see how much you can make from Evidation check out the review.  My last payment from achievement was November 29th. Today, on January 30,… Continue reading How much can you make? Achievement App Review