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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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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

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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 my running shoes last?

For years I ran sporadically, 15-20 miles maximum a week. On a handful of occasions I would train for a race for 3-4 weeks. That totaled 500-1000 miles a year.  Given that experience I can say that on average my running shoes lasted a minimum of 350 miles when running primarily trails, and 400-600 when… Continue reading How many miles do my 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