Flyfit, Moov, SmartMove, and more! – Prepare your ankles for fitness in 2014

Move over Lindsay Lohan, because the rest of us are anxious to show off our ankles too.  No, we’re not all destined for house-arrest.  It will be in the name of health that will drive us all to bare our talus-bone and flaunt our new fitness wearables.  Many companies are getting ready to hit the market this year or next, with products that will target anywhere from your shin to your shoe.  But are consumers ready to swap out their wrist wearables?

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iOS Review: Reps & Sets – Workout companion software

Last year ended on a high note for me, health-wise.  I had finally reached a proper and healthy BMI .. and I started off 2014 feeling great!  Now that I had managed to reach my goal weight it was time to consider tone & muscle definition.  As we wrap up the first quarter of the new year I wanted to take a quick moment to review one of the apps that I will use most in my new endeavors to shape up!

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Making SENSE of my workout SENSORS (Activity, Speed, Cadence, and Heart Rate)

Last installment I wrote an article that compared data collected by heart rate monitors to activity tracking devices.  This time on the soap box I shift gears slightly, and take a look at how all of these various devices that I’ve been adding to my workout can help monitor and improve my health.  Let’s try to make sense of all these sensors!

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