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Study Reveals [Shocker] Fitness Driving Wearables Technology
There’s nothing like an in-depth worldwide study on wearables to get me fired up. That, and pancakes. But back to wearables…   Pricewaterhousecoopers, or PwC, started as an accounting agency in London, but now is a global company geared towards finding better business solutions. As their site states, “We... Read more
9 Legit Fitness Trackers For Swimmers
You can track your punching speed now, so, of course, you can track your swimming activities. Pretty soon we’ll track everything… yeah, everything, like Truman Show everything. Nah, not that bad, just health metrics as far as we know. The ability to track health metrics in any environment is going... Read more
Introducing Glovdi; One Glove to Rule Them All
If Michael Jackson had lived to see it, he would definitely have worn Glovdi, bedazzled in sequins. I just gave away my age. Anyway, hopefully for all of us, we’ll live to see Glovdi on a few hands. This product is off-the-grid innovative, but… Begun as a Master thesis... Read more
5 Fitness Trackers That Don’t Look like Fitness Trackers
“How do you like your tracker?” asks the cashier at the grocery store. Ugh. You so wanted to talk to random people about your fitness tracker over-and-over… except, no. Thankfully, you don’t have to look like an early adopter to be one. Here are five fitness trackers, from the... Read more
8 Completely Wireless Earbuds to Revolutionize Workouts
There comes a time in every adult’s life when she has to face the important facts about life: most headphones will not stay in your ears during a good workout. What’s worse, they will probably rip out of your ears right in the middle of your final rep, lap, max... Read more
Track the movement of each muscle, down to the fiber, without wires and lab technicians. Sound impossible? Expensive? Athos Connected Apparel is neither. While most conversations about wearables are focused on making them disappear, there is one product, which has gone the other direction. If Athos is the product for your... Read more
3 Fitness Trackers That Will Improve Your Punches
Combat may be the oldest form of fitness, predating sport. Since the dawn of humanity, fighting has been a part of our existence; the fight against other humans for power, animals for food, nature for survival. It’s no wonder so many people today find a practice of the fighting... Read more
Rolled out this year, the Under Armour (UA) Speedform Gemini 2 RE will track your activity similar to a wristband, but without the added weight bouncing on your arm. RE stands for Record Equipped, but it means so much more. These are the first standalone shoes for tracking fitness.... Read more
The End of Wearables? The Naked 3D Fitness Tracker
The brainchild of two fitness-minded engineers, The Naked 3D Fitness Tracker scans and weighs your whole body in 20 seconds, eliminating your brain’s biases, presenting you with raw data instead of perceptions. It will replace every tool you’ve been using to measure your body fat or mass, including the water... Read more
People who wear fitness trackers are still considered early adopters. Many of the best are still in their first or second versions. When fitness trackers become invisible, when everyone from the aging adult population to little kids wear them, then we’ll be there. By then, wearables may not actually be worn.... Read more
As reported in Science Advances Tomoyuki Yokota and his colleagues from the Someya Group at the University of Tokyo have created the next generation of cybernetic skin, solving a major challenge previously holding them up. They’re calling their creation e-skin. E-skin flexes even crumples and works well in water and air.... Read more
Crossing from the weight room into the board room can prove problematic if you don’t want to hide your wrist. Most fitness trackers and watches look silly in a suit, especially if you work in a dress-to-impress environment. To help you, we pulled out the best smart watches on... Read more
Wearable Technology and The Future of Fitness
The immediate future of wearables has started to reveal itself in the form of smarter clothing, smaller accessories, and possibly gesture-based interactions. The big question that remains to be answered is how these technologies will affect our relationships with fitness? We’re gonna jump ahead to the test answers to... Read more
Killer Apple Watch Apps You NEED To Have
Wearable technology is one of the newest and exciting type of technology out there today. With a variety of offerings out there with different uses, I decided to focus on perhaps the most popular in this article, the Apple Watch. With the watch being out for a good while,... Read more
9 Wireless Headphones For Pumping Up Your Workout
If you’ve ever been the victim of cord snagging — where your headphone cord hangs on anything in the gym ripping said headphones from your ears — then you know true anguish. It’s not only physically painful, it’s distracting and sometimes embarrassing. Your gym-time doesn’t have to be like... Read more
7 New Wearables That Could Change Your Life
“Google Glass will help fight the antisocial and “emasculating” habit of compulsive smartphone checking.” – Sergey Brin Sadly, for the company now called Alphabet, Google’s mad dash into wearables was not life-changing. Maybe that’s because there was no health or fitness trackers in Glass. Perhaps if Glass’ focal point were... Read more
10 Wearable Calorie Counters To Boost Your Fitness
Before, tracking your fitness level used to be done by the book, painstakingly requiring you to note down how much you consumed in a day, the amount of activity you underwent and changes in your weight and heart rate. While noting everything down was a great way of watching... Read more
The Year 2017 in Review With 2018 Predictions
When we came to the end of 2016, Body Hacks was more about wearable technology so we penned a piece on what would come in 2017. This writer looked through that blog recently. We were pretty close on a number of predictions. In the year that followed that blog,... Read more
Explosive Indiegogo Campaign; VylyV Has Upgraded Their Love Muscle Wearable for Men
Finally, there’s a better solution for men which matches the countless Kegal tools out there for women. (I know right, Men?) It’s yet only a dream, a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo based on the original version, but the VylyV (pronounced Vé-liv) 2.0 version, called Swift, is crushing its crowdfunding... Read more
Gifting Fitness Wearables to Kids
  Child obesity rates are as high as they have ever been—about one in five children is obese according to the CDC—with no sign of that number going down soon. The data gets worse as the children approach childhood, worse in some demographic populations. Childhood obesity is alarming, not... Read more