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The realm of health and fitness gadgets can be fairly confusing, with an array of creations claiming to improve various workouts, enable us to have better health and nutrition, or simply feel the burn a bit more. Some products are gimmicky, while others deliver impressive results.
It is certainly a growing trend to see more gyms and people building home gyms incorporating various forms of tech and fitness gadgets into a space. Manual gym kit such as dumbbells, kettlebells and resistance bands will always have their place and perform a worthwhile task, but innovation is progressing so much that it only makes sense to see it having an impact in the fitness industry and improve the all-round shape of it in the process.
One look at innovation away from the health and fitness arena demonstrates just how much things have progressed in a relatively short space of time, with our sophisticated smartphones of today capable of hosting console-quality video games like Call of Duty or popular card games like Blackjack Surrender. We can also take high-quality images, download an array of apps, or even conduct various banking inquiries. The same type of progression appears to be happening in the health and fitness space, as fitness enthusiasts worldwide continue to snap up product after product.
With an array of health and fitness gadgets proving to be extremely popular in 2021 so far, here is a look at some of them.
A favorite with the running community at the moment, NURVV Run’s impressive insole fits perfectly into most running shoes. It cleverly records a variety of information in order to help you record your route and even improve your running technique. The insole’s technology tracks your cadence, foot strike, balance, and a whole host of other useful factors in terms of mastering a running technique and getting the most out of a run.
Tangram Smart Rope
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Even the humble skipping rope hasn’t managed to escape a technological facelift, with the Tangram Smart Rope coming with 23 LEDs and magnetic sensors which help keep track of various factors around your skipping workouts, be it the number of skips you do or your calorie burn.
One of the most popular vibrating foam rollers on the market, the Pulseroll Plus is capable of seeing off even the trickiest of aches and pains. Helping to stimulate myofascial release, the roller is used by athletes all around the world and has several glowing references. The Pulseroll Plus is lightweight and easy to carry around, too, as well as being easily rechargeable.
UpRight Go Posture Trainer
If you have bad posture, then you could encounter some health issues later in life, which could potentially hinder any gym work in the future. To make sure you’re keeping the right posture at all times, try installing the UpRight Go Posture Trainer onto your smartphone. This slick and easy to use app is a favourite with physiotherapists and chiropractors for a reason; it provides real-time feedback on posture. As a result, the app has helped a large amount of people improve their posture and break any slouching habits.
Form Swim Goggles
Swimming just got even more appealing thanks to the Form Swim Goggles. These impressively designed goggles don’t just stop your eyes from stinging, they also put your real-time stats in your eye-line via a smart display so you can keep track of your progress and gain a detailed insight into your swimming routine.
Other popular health and fitness gadgets are Bowflex SelectTech dumbbells, Sensoria Smart Sock V2.0, PowerDot 2.0 Muscle Stimulator, and Theragun PRO.