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Smart swimsuits are a thing now, and we're ready to take the plunge

If you’ve always wanted to track how much swimming you do, now you can in a whole new way — one that’s also as easy as could be. Yup, hold onto your …

CES 2018: Under Armour Debuts the Smartest Shoe You'll Ever Wear

Under Armour's new HOVR tech tracks your runs and feels good doing it<p>CES is the place where the tech industry comes together annually to update the rest of us low-tech plebeians on what new apps, software, platforms, and gadgets are that will change the way we live. And Under Armour just launched a …

Improve circulation in your lower body with Footbeat, the wearable in your shoe

You may not have been born with an engine to power your movement, but thanks to 21st century technology, you can certainly add one. No, we’re not …

Plantar Fasciitis

Best Health Tech Gadgets And Gizmos For 2018

It’s the new year and that can only mean one thing… you’re ready to detox and start working off those extra calories you gobbled up over the festive period.<p>So whether you’re just a little health-conscious, a complete fitness fanatic or simply looking for something to aid you getting back in shape, …

Fitbit Ionic

Apple’s first watchOS 4.3 beta brings welcome improvements

Apple has rolled out its first watchOS 4.3 beta ahead of a public release this spring. The update brings a number of welcome improvements, including a new Nightstand Mode and greater control over your music.<p>There are lots of things Apple Watch owners want to see in watchOS (third-party watch faces, …

Smartwatches

I tried the clothes Tom Brady uses to help him sleep better and recover faster after games — and they work surprisingly well

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Tom Brady sleeping in Under Armour's Athlete Recovery Sleepwear. Under Armour<p>Whether training or competing, athletes put their bodies …

Shoes

Fitbit CEO wants to move from tracking steps to tracking blood sugar

The wearables business has stumbled in recent years, but Fitbit thinks greater integration into the health care system can revive the industry.<p>With …

Wearable Tech

Market Map of the Digital Photography Industry

PhotoLemur has made us this pretty awesome “Market Map of the Digital Photography Industry” infographic. It shows pretty much every company involved …

Photography

This Mom’s Full-Time Job Is Posting To Instagram And This Is What It’s Like

Mila Stauffer is only 3, but she already has more than 3 million Instagram followers. Fans have gathered in Beverly Hills to meet her — some stop her on the street. And big companies are paying her mom for advertisements.

Beverly Hills

George Soros calls Facebook and Google a 'menace' to society and 'obstacles to innovation' in blistering attack

The billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros has launched a blistering and multipronged attack on Facebook and Google, arguing the tech giants' size and "monopolistic" behavior had made them a "menace" to society, damaged democracy, and encouraged "addiction" akin to gambling …

George Soros

Erasing Every Social-Media App From My Phone Is the Best Thing I’ve Done in 2018

The smartest decision I’ve made so far in 2018 has been deleting every social-media app from my phone. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, even …

Social Media

'Text neck' is a thing because people look at their phones too much

“Text neck” is becoming a medical issue suffered by countless people, and the way we hang our heads has other health risks, …

Uproar over the Google Maps cupcake calorie tracker shines light on digital health challenges

Google briefly tested, but has either removed or planned to remove, a feature in Google Maps that automatically added calorie counts to walking …

Digital Health

Global study of 700K smartphone users shows link between obesity and activity inequality

A team of NIH-funded researchers at Stanford University have published some results in Nature from a large global study of activity data, as …

mHealth

Digital physical therapy platform Physitrack plans IPO for Q1 2018

Digital physical therapy, telehealth, and patient engagement platform Physitrack will seek public listing on alternative stock exchange Nasdaq First …

Digital Health

Demi Lovato, Guardian Angel, Is Offering Free Group Therapy To Fans

Demi Lovato is putting her fans first on her upcoming Tell Me You Love Me tour. On Wednesday (January 24), the singer/mental health hero announced …

Brazil

The Startling Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer's

A high-carb diet, and the attendant high blood sugar, are associated with cognitive decline.<p>In recent years, Alzheimer’s disease has occasionally been referred to as “type 3” diabetes, though that moniker doesn’t make much sense. After all, though they share a problem with insulin, type 1 diabetes …

Diabetes

Your Fitness Tracker Is Only Effective When You Set Goals: Here's How To Do It

Soz, but simply wearing that watch isn't going to keep you fit.<p><i>We’ve launched</i> <i>Gym Buddies</i><i>, an online fitness community to help you make lasting</i> …

5 Awesome Fitness Trackers That Are Actually Waterproof

Smartwatches and wearable devices are great for running, jogging, or working out at the gym, but what about when you want to go swimming? Or standup …

Fitness Technology

Best Fitness Trackers for Seniors and the Elderly: More Than Just Step Counters!

A few weeks ago, I was discussing my blog with a physical therapist friend of mine. He works with geriatric patients at a rehab facility. Anyway, we …

Fitness Technology

iOS Fitness Apps: 7 Best Apple Watch apps to help you reach your fitness goals

Here're top seven Apple Watch iOS apps that will motivate you to improve fitness and lead a healthier life.<p>We are already three weeks into 2018 and …

Ridiculous, weird and expensive running gear sold on Amazon

Amazon.ca, the Canadian retail site for online giant Amazon, has just about every running-related product.<p>Simply type in “running” in the search bar …

Wearable Tech

Get fit while working with FitDesk Desk Exercise Bike with Massage Bar: $200

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Today only, as part of its Gold Box, Amazon offers the FitDesk Desk Exercise Bike with Massage Bar for <b>$199.99 shipped</b>. That’s $100 …

Consumer Tech

7 ways to use your Apple Watch to get fit

The Apple Watch 3 is now a serious fitness tool. With built-in optical heart rate, GPS, waterproofing for swimming, auto sync with cardio gym …

Smartwatches

Health and Fitness Technology to Help You Keep Your 2018 Resolutions

Eating right and staying in shape isn’t easy, but it can be easier<p>If have taken the new year as an opportunity for a new you, chances are you are …

Fitness

Are Fitness Trackers worth it? | Penn State students weigh in

To buy or not to buy?<p>It’s a question that many potential Fitbit-buyers face as they weigh the pros and cons of having a fitness tracker.<p>For some, the …

Fitness Technology

Lezyne integrates TrainingPeaks and Today's Plan workouts

Lezyne's GPS computers were already a good value, and now riders who use TrainingPeaks or Today's Plan can get their workouts guided on their …

Fitness Technology