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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 Review – At Home Urinalysis for Hydration and Diet Insights

Vivoo As A Central Wellness App Vivoo began as a specialized testing tool for urinalysis, with little else it could do. Over time it has morphed into trying to be the one place to manage overall wellness. This includes aggregating step counts, sleep data, and heart rate. It does this all by tying into Apple… Continue reading Vivoo Review – At Home Urinalysis for Hydration and Diet Insights

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Apple Watch VO2 Max Accuracy vs. Treadmill Lab Test

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 your increased cardio activity is making you more fit, the Vo2 max should show this, assuming that Apple Vo2… Continue reading Apple Watch VO2 Max Accuracy vs. Treadmill Lab Test

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Withings BPM Connect Review – Smart Blood Pressure Cuff

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 BPM Connect Review – Smart Blood Pressure Cuff

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Accuracy of Apple Watch Vs Amazon Halo Step Count

Step tracker accuracy only within 25% range on different days! On a short day of steps, without a run, working at a desk, and mostly being sedentary, the Amazon 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 Accuracy of Apple Watch Vs Amazon Halo Step Count

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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

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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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Vessel Health Review – At Home Tests for Nutrition, Hydration, and Wellness

The App and Daily Pee Test with 3 Minute Results – A Full Review Vessel Health is a wellness company that uses at home urine tests to provide insights into diet, nutrition, and performance. They focus on recommendations for supplements and personalized nutrition plans that can be used to influence markers that appear in pee… Continue reading Vessel Health Review – At Home Tests for Nutrition, Hydration, and Wellness