Gear for the Fitness Geek

Gear for the Fitness Geek
by Neil Johnson | April 30, 2013

Technology has made its way into the health and fitness world with the coolest and zaniest fitness gadgets ever! These off-beat fitness gadgets and fitness apps are cutting-edge to say the least. And the icing on the cake is that they perform all their functions on the go. Whether it is recording, analysis, measuring or tracking, these top fitness apps and gadgets are adept at performing their functions while you work up a sweat! So what’s hot and happening in the world of electronic fitness gizmos? Let’s take a look at the best fitness gadgets to hit the shelves in 2013!

Workout At Work With TrekDesk!

Are you so swamped with work that you have no time for a regular exercise routine? No worries! The TrekDesk Treadmill Desk is the perfect fitness gadget for the job. It packs work and fitness into one neat apparatus. The treadmill desk is cleverly designed to fit around any standard treadmill. It is outfitted with a 72” by 34” desk surface, a file tray, and accessory slots for phones, pens and coffee cups! So next time a lengthy report or conference call is keeping you away from your daily exercise, hop onto your TrekDesk fitted treadmill. Now that’s what we call taking the concept of fitness in the workplace to a whole new level!

On the Go with Fitbit Flex!

Wouldn’t it be great if you could track exactly how many calories you’ve burnt during your running session or aerobics class? The Fitbit Flex caters to all those fitness geeks who want to keep a record of how well they did during their exercise sessions. All you have to do is wear this nifty little fitness gadget on your wrist. From then on the Fitbit Flex will track the number of steps taken, the distance covered, and calories burned! In fact, it is even equipped to record the number of hours spent in sleeping and the quality of sleep.

All of these stats are uploaded in real time to your iPhone or Android devices through a specific smart phone fitness app. And here’s the real deal breaker! The silent vibration alarm feature ensures that you’ll never miss your early morning exercise session again. Sounds like the perfect fitness package, doesn’t it!

Withing’s Futuristic Wi-Fi Scale

This ultramodern Smart Body Analyzer by Withings makes powerful use of the combination of fitness apps with fitness gadgets. This fitness gadget is designed to measure body weight, Body Mass Index (BMI), heart rate and body fat. It is even equipped with an in-built air quality monitor which issues notifications about the quality of air in the room. If more ventilation is needed, the Smart Body Analyzer will urge you to facilitate air circulation by opening a window.

What would be the use of all those readings and measurements if you couldn’t track your progress, right? That’s where the fitness apps come in! This fitness gadget uses Wi-Fi to upload all the readings and collaborates with specific fitness apps to analyze and record your progress.

The Nifty Basis Watch

It’s sleek, fashion forward and striking. This little technological wonder measures more data than almost any other fitness watch or fitness band! Apart from tracking the number of steps taken, distance traveled, and calories burned, the Basis watch has the ability to measure rate of perspiration, skin temperature and optical blood flow. All this is made possible with highly sensitive sensors that are embedded within this ingenious fitness gadget.   

Out with the old and in with the new. With such an appealing selection on display, it really won’t be that tough to make room for these new electronic wonders. It’s time to update those fitness gadgets and apps. Fitness geeks, it’s time to get with the program!

About the Author - Neil Johnson

Neil Johnson is an avid Zumba enthusiast who thoroughly enjoys writing about his passion! Neil believes the world can be categorized into 2 categories respectively.those who love Zumba and those who will soon fall in love with Zumba! Commonly referred to as Zumba Johnson, Neil has all the Zumba information you have been looking for. From Zumba Tips to Zumba In-depth Information,Neil always has something in store for you!
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