Product Reviews

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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How accurate is Apple Watch Vs Amazon Halo in Step Tracking

Step tracker accuracy within 25% range on different days! On a short day of steps. This is without a run, working at a desk, and mostly being sedentary. The 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 How accurate is Apple Watch Vs Amazon Halo in Step Tracking

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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

Product Reviews · Wellness App Reviews

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

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Apple Watch Elevation Gain – Setup for Hill Repeats and Altitude Training

Want to know how to setup your Apple Watch to show elevation gained in real time? For runners or enthusiasts who want to get stronger legs, doing hilly runs is a great option. Many runners also find themselves at times training for a race, either a trail race or road race, that has significant hills.… Continue reading Apple Watch Elevation Gain – Setup for Hill Repeats and Altitude Training

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How to Eat “Enough” Protein – 1g per pound of body weight

Can you really eat 1g of protein per pound of body weight? Eating enough is key to ensuring that a weight training or workout program actually helps you build muscle. While it is possible to build muscle eating a wide variety of diets, there is evidence that increasing protein at optimal times before and after… Continue reading How to Eat “Enough” Protein – 1g per pound of body weight

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Vessel Health Review – Cost and Benefit of Health Strips

The Daily Pee Test  with 3 Minute Results – A Full Review In July 2020 I pre ordered my first 5 home Vessel health pee tests, which cost about $50. I read that Bloom Health, which changed their name to Vessel Health, opened pre-orders for their at home urinalysis kits (pee tests!) would be making… Continue reading Vessel Health Review – Cost and Benefit of Health Strips

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How to Use a $2500 Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA) To Improve Your Health

  Budgeting for an annual FSA account focused on health improvements beyond doctor visits.    Concierge physicians office, with regular blood test, covid test, sick visits, skin checks, and diet and nutrition advice. All of these things can be paid for using a benefit many companies offer, the Flexible Spending Arrangement (also a Flexible Spending… Continue reading How to Use a $2500 Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA) To Improve Your Health