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Health Mate Fitness Level – Health Mate App vs Apple Watch

These days every type of fitness or wellness tracker has its own measurement to tell you how fit you are. Usually this is some variation of a cardio, weight, or nutrition rating bundled into one number and compared across groups. The health mate fitness score is no different. It appears in the popular health mate… Continue reading Health Mate Fitness Level – Health Mate App vs Apple Watch

Product Reviews

Forward Health Review – Concierge Doctor Subscription

Forward is a new type of medical service, designed to be a supplemental medical care offering to your standard insurance. With an always on app that connects you to doctors virtually, coupled with care centers for in person appointments and lab draws. Even though it is not insurance covered you can pay for  the monthly… Continue reading Forward Health Review – Concierge Doctor Subscription

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Cue Health Review – At home Covid test accuracy, cost, and ease of use

How accurate are Cue Health at home Covid tests? For an at home test, a review needs to consider both the ease of use and how accurate are the results of the test. 96%! That’s the effectiveness of the Cue Health at home Covid kit effectiveness (according to the FDA filing). That’s also the worst… Continue reading Cue Health Review – At home Covid test accuracy, cost, and ease of use

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Wellness Tracker with Google Sheets

Tracking your personal accomplishments and wellness comes in many forms. This site has covered many apps and connected devices that help do that. But sometimes a simple solution is better.  One of the easiest ways to track your wellness is with a simple notebook. A simple wellness tracking Google sheet takes the old pen and… Continue reading Wellness Tracker with Google Sheets

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Comparing Body Composition Techniques – DexaFit, Amazon Halo, and Withings Body+Scale

One of the most common devices used to track wellness at home is a standard scale. These days a simple and reliable scale can be picked up for around $10 online. But weight is only a symptom of other indicators when tracking wellness. Of course there are deluxe versions of scales that run well over… Continue reading Comparing Body Composition Techniques – DexaFit, Amazon Halo, and Withings Body+Scale

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Vivoo Home Test – Review of at home urinalysis

Vivoo is another early stage company offering at home test kits to learn about your health. They make over the counter test strips that can be scanned and use a connected app to deliver results. Urinalysis at home is becoming more popular, since it has the potential to unlock loads of information and is less… Continue reading Vivoo Home Test – Review of at home urinalysis

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VO2 Max Test – Apple Watch vs. DexaFit Review

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 you increased activity is making you more fit, the Vo2 max should show this. But measuring the amount of… Continue reading VO2 Max Test – Apple Watch vs. DexaFit Review

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Withings Smart Blood Pressure Cuff Review

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 Smart Blood Pressure Cuff Review

Connected Wellness Tracker

Tracking Challenge – One Week

Seven day tracking challenge to monitor the most insightful metrics for personal wellness… Changes over a short time, when monitored, can easily reveal trends and help decide how to approach the day. This is a series of daily metrics, with a challenge to measure and chart each one on a daily basis for 7 days.… Continue reading Tracking Challenge – One Week