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It is 2023 and health gadgets have never been more in demand. Prioritizing one’s health is almost a universal goal at this point. Thankfully, you do not have to go the traditional route of visiting the clinic every time you experience a slight discomfort. There is an array of gadgets and tech devices designed to improve your health on the go, on demand.
In this article, we will take a look at the five best health gadgets and tech to make your life better – and more fun. This list includes a bike, wearables, a weight scale, and more. We have streamlined it to just the essential gadgets and tech devices that you need to live a healthy life. Even better, the best health gadgets on this list are inexpensive and offer excellent value for the money.
Let’s dive right in.
1. Echelon Connect Bike EX-5
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, Peloton has become a leading tech gadget for health and fitness enthusiasts. If you are willing to look at alternatives, however, the Echelon Connect Bike EX-5 offers you just as much value as (and probably more than) a Peloton bike. Even better, you can get the Echelon Connect Bike EX-5 for less money than a Peloton.
The health-focused bike will help you attain higher levels of health and personal fitness. As a user, you can participate in numerous live and pre-recorded fitness sessions, irrespective of your age and/or fitness level. Together with the purchase fee, users are required to pay monthly subscription fees to participate in the on-demand workout classes.
This fitness gadget comes in more than one variant. For example, the Echelon Connect Bike EX-5s-22 comes with an immersive HD touchscreen display that helps you connect instantly with other users in the community.
- Bullhorn handlebars fitted with elbow rests
- Holds devices with screen ranging from 5.5” to 12.5”
- Live on-demand fitness classes
- Two large easily accessible bottle holders
- Adjustable seats
2. Fitbit Aria Air Scale
For years, Fitbit has grown into your everyday health/fitness brand with easy-to-use gadgets like no other manufacturer. The Fitbit Aria Air Scale is another smart health gadget in Fitbit’s line of personal fitness products. This health gadget is designed to sync with your Fitbit smartwatch and the Fitbit mobile app, gathering data and providing you with information related to your body weight. While you may use the Aria Air Scale without the other Fitbit health tech gadgets, it is designed to work most accurately with one or more of them.
For less than $50, this is unsurprisingly one of the best smart scales in its class. One of the features we love about the Aria is its impressive design: clean, minimal, and easy to use anywhere. You can get it in black or white color with rounded edges as well as a display. The scale is wide enough (11.8”) to accommodate people of any size. It is also thick enough (1”) to be placed under your bed or any furniture/item.
The Aria scale is made of tempered glass and comes with a backlit LED screen. It is capable of reporting your body weight in pounds, kilograms, and stones – depending on your preference. While the scale rounds up to the nearest pounds, it has proved to be a very accurate fitness gadget and easy to use.
- Accurate BMI reading
- Aesthetic weight scale
- Thin enough to be placed almost anywhere
- Array of measurement units
- Syncs with other Fitbit products/services
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3. Apple Watch Series 8
Apple Watch Series is not new to fitness gadget lovers. The Series 8 just comes with more fitness innovation than any of its predecessors, thanks to the refined WatchOS. In its eighth iteration, the Apple Watch Series comes with several upgrades in terms of connectivity, safety, and health tracking.
The latest fitness gadget from Apple comes with the most anticipated features – the long-awaited skin temperature sensor and the low power mode. With the low power mode feature, users can now extend their Watch battery life to 36 hours. It also comes a new with crash detection capability using motion sensors to provide instant help when you need it.
Apple has taken the blue and green colors off the market, but you can still purchase the Apple Watch Series 8 in midnight, starlight, product red, and silver colors. The Series 8 screen is 20% larger than the Series 6 screen, affording you more real estate during your workout sessions. What more, you have a QWERTY keyboard to respond to messages when you need to.
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- Excellent design with immersive displays
- Sleep tracking
- Crash detection
- Long battery life, longer with low power mode
- WatchOS workout interface
4. Lumen Metabolism Tracking Device
Even as more people work from home these days, planning balanced meals and designing a fitness regimen remains overwhelming to most of us. Life just has a way of telling you 24 hours isn’t enough. We all seem to value the time we spend with friends and loved ones over minute details that can help you lose half a pound.
The Lumen Metabolism Tracking Device is the techy solution. It has been billed as the first and only handheld health device that can detect your carbohydrate level as against fat-burning capabilities. With this device, you are not just going to track your metabolism rate; you will also learn a ton about metabolism itself. While it is pricey at $350, it is worth the money if you commit to it.
Ordinarily, gauging your metabolic rate comes at an expensive rate. Lumen brings the testing lab to you in a mobile, on-demand manner. The health device measures your metabolism rate based on the carbon dioxide content in your breath. The higher your carbon dioxide concentration, the more you are burning carbohydrates for fuel.
- Daily personalized nutrition plan
- Insights on workouts, meals, and sleep timing
- Sleep tracking
- Handheld health gadget
- Easy to understand
5. Omron’s Heart Guide Blood Pressure Watch
Gone are the days when medical wearables only served as fitness gadgets. Today, manufacturers of wearables are adding more health-conscious features to their products. The Omron Heart Guide Blood Pressure Watch is a great example.
The Watch permits blood pressure tests, and is able to sense heart and kidney diseases way before diagnosis. Further, it helps you grasp details and records of your calorie intake, steps, and more. It doesn’t just share these with you, it shares these details with qualified doctors who can analyze what’s going on with your health. Remember, this is not designed to be your go-to smartwatch. It is designed for exactly what the title of this section is.
There you have it, our list of the best gadgets and tech to help improve your overall health. Having gadgets to maintain your health is a blessing that has come with the digital age. You should take advantage of it by committing to use at least one of the health gadgets that we have put up here.