Now more than ever, we are consistently striving to live healthier lifestyles. We try to work out regularly and develop healthier diets (meal prep, anyone?). And yes, we definitely have our favorite fitness gurus to thank—they keep us motivated, and remind us of our goals. But, an even bigger part of it all is the wearable technology that makes the process a little easier. Today’s tech can track your heart rate, count calories and even help control how much you sweat. Scroll down to see some of our favorite wearable tech to help keep you on track!
The Best Wrist-Based Tech to Keep Up With You
Fitbit products are some of the most popular in the wearable tech world. These products (which can be worn on your wrist) track your activity, heart-rate, calories burned and even sleep. Because the product syncs to an app, you can easily keep track of your goals and your progress. Additionally, Fitbit allows you to grow with your community of family and friends; you can take part in challenges, and be a part of everyone’s journey to healthy living.
2. Polar A370
The Polar A370 is another popular piece of wrist-based wearable tech. The reputable brand’s latest product is a slight, yet notable upgrade from its A360. The A370 features a 24/7 consistent heart-rate monitor, as well as Polar’s sleep analytics. Additionally, similar to its forerunner, this latest edition is waterproof. The A370 also keeps you updated at your convenience—showing text message and other social media notifications on your screen.
Wearable Tech: The Clothing Edition
Whether you’re a full-fledged Yogi or just a novice, this cool wearable tech is going to be your next best friend. The comfy and stylish Nadi X Yoga Pants are designed to physically encourage you during yoga. Embedded technology generates pulses around the hips, knees and ankles to keep you moving and motivated. Though pricy, these are surely worth the investment if you’re looking for to up those skills.
Admit it: even though you’d like to, it’s very rare that you actually sit up straight unless someone mentions it. Well, with the help of Lumo Lift Posture Coach, you can get a device to remind you until you make it a habit. The Lumo Lift is designed to notify you (by vibrating) whenever you fall out of your desired posture. After downloading the free sync-able Lumo Lift app, simply place the magnetic device right below your collar bone to get started!
5. OMsignal Bra
Attention ladies: your sports bra experience is about to change forever! The OMsignal Bra is designed to not only fit any and all sizes, but also be your best gym pal. Not only are you guaranteed a comfortable fit, this wearable tech also tracks your breathing, heart rate and your running distance. Get your hands on this tech now!
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