Easy Batting Practice Recordings – Swing Perfect Review

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Swing Perfect is a simple app that works for recording batting practice sessions. As a free app it is a great alternative to some of the more costly analysis options. The app itself makes it easy to analyze and improve your swing, although it leaves the exact mechanics and improvements up to you or a … Read more

Google Fit Vs Apple Health Kit – A Google Fit Review

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Tracking your health and consolidating activity data can be a pain. Thankfully the major mobile device makers have each provided a solution. Those top trackers are Google Fit, Apple Health, and Samsung Health. Each of these primarily starts as a step and activity tracker on their primary device, but by diving into the details and … Read more

HitTrax Baseball Hitting Statistics – A Review

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There is something simple and rewarding about taking batting practice. It is easy to over complicate things with training tools and random drills, but nothing beats just measuring what happens on a normal swing. This is why statistics gatherers like Rapsodo and HitTrax are gaining popularity for players from little leagues to the majors. Simple … Read more

Sync a New GameChanger Team Schedule to Google Calendar and Apple Calendar

We participate in dozens of sports and activities throughout the course of the year, and keeping track of events can be a pain. Thankfully there are some great tools out there to help organize team sports and events that cut down on the management of schedules. One of the popular apps is GameChanger, which allows … Read more

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

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

Kilter Board Review – Track Your Climbing Progress

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When training for climbing one of the ever present discussion is around what grade you climb. The difficulty is two fold, first that grades are subjective, and second that routes are so dissimilar. Each route can vary across gyms and setters, and even outdoor rock has day to day weather and conditions that influence how … Read more