Wearables and Covid – Can Your Watch Identify Sickness Before a Test?

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Even before the 2020 pandemic wearable devices were making waves for their ability to identify and play a part in diagnostics and large scale events. When COVID began to spread though, there were many anecdotes of people identifying the early signs of symptoms using their daily worn devices. As early as June 2020, Whoop was … Read more

Complete Guide to Google Sheets Workouts and Fitness Tracker

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We cover a wide variety of tracking topics on this site, related to health, wellness, and fitness. While many of these are apps or devices that can help with gathering data or providing new insights, sometimes there is a more manual solution that works fine. The analog way of tracking can be as simple as … Read more

The Go To Trail Shoe – Salomon Speedcross 5 Trail Running Shoes Review

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Finding a great trail running, hiking, and off road shoe can be difficult. For some folks this can be multiple different shoes, but for us the best multi purpose trail shoe are the Salomon Speed Cross 5. Over the past four years we have purchased one pair of these each year. They get used for … Read more

Trail Forks Review – Find Popular Hiking Trails

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Finding a new place to hike can be tough. Thankfully apps like Trailforks exists to help explore safe and established trails in your area. In this Trailforks review we cover the best uses  of the app, when to do more research, and other apps to consider when planning you hike. So let’s discuss, is Trailforks … Read more

Amazon Halo Review – Tracking Steps, Sleep, and More

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Many options exist when trying to select the best daily wearable for step tracking and other wellness tracking. Each of the major tech companies now offers some form of their own wearable, including Amazon. There version is the Amazon Halo Band and Amazon View bands. While Amazon Halo Band compares well to the FitBit and … Read more