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

Cue reader and test kit

How accurate are Cue Health Tests for 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 … Read more

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

Amazon halo body fat scan

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 … Read more

Vivoo Review – At Home Urinalysis for Hydration and Diet Insights

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Vivoo As A 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. While a majority of the app features are still … Read more

Apple Watch VO2 Max Accuracy vs. Treadmill Lab Test

One year VO2 max chart decline

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 … Read more

Withings BPM Connect Review – Smart Blood Pressure Cuff

BPM connect 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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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

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How to setup 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. This can leave folks … Read more

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

Unboxing Vessel Health

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 … Read more