Sure, you can work out with fun high-tech tools. But these tech toys can improve the quality of your workout, and improve your overall fitness results. Let’s be honest: they’re also super fun.
The SmartMat will make at-home yoga way more productive. Plus, having a tech toy to make the process more fun is always welcome.
It can even improve your form. When you’re outside of the yoga studio you want to stay limber at home, but it’s hard to know if you’re doing it right without the corrections of an instructor. But the SmartMat can sense your balance, and when coordinated with its app, it’ll give you verbal feedback as you go to help correct your poses to make the most out of your yoga routine.
There just aren’t enough workout gadgets geared (excuse the pun) to cyclists, even though biking is a growing form of exercise, transportation, and recreation. This pedal attachment is the answer to that need, and it’s insanely useful.
It covers all the basics like tracking your speed, incline, burned calories, and tracks your route for you. But it also send you an emergency alert through the app if someone is trying to steal your bike. The GPS tracker will also come in handy in case it does get stolen.
This is revolutionary tech for anyone who plays a rough contact sport. The cap that you wear looks a bit dorky, but it could save your life. (It can be worn in a headband or helmet for the fashion-conscious, anyway.) If you play any sport that could cause head injuries, you need this.
This CES Innovation Award winner can tell when you’ve had a dangerous, potentially life-threatening collision, and sends the data to the accompanying app on your smartphone. That data can be shared with your doctor, coaches, trainers, etc. so they can help assess any damage done to your noggin.
The traditionally boring gift of socks just got a lot cooler. They’re intended for runners, but any athlete could probably benefit from this bit of tech.
The socks have built-in pressure sensors that can track how your foot hits the ground, your running form, your pace, speed, how far you’ve ran, and more. The data can help you to prevent running-related injuries and strain, and improve your form and performance.
This is going to be a staple at every baby shower from now on. The Mimo Baby Monitor is a cute little onesie that monitors your baby’s respiration, skin temperature, sleeping position, sleep aThe key to a great workout is a good recovery system. And if you’re training hard, you’re probably feeling it pretty hard, too. So if regular visits to a massage therapist is out of your budget, you can invest in your own at-home muscle recovery system.
The HyperIce Vyper is an intense vibrating foam roller that helps you roll out your muscles like you would with a ball or foam roller, but with the added benefit of three vibrating speeds to help loosen up those stiff and sore muscles.
It’s perfect for rolling out the pain and swelling in ultra-tightened calves, lower back pain, quads, and hard-to-reach shoulder areas.