Say what you want about the 21st century, but one of the biggest benefits to being alive during the digital age is, of course, all the amazing technology that we’ve got at our veritable fingertips.
For those of us who love nothing more than training and getting as much exercise as we can week in, week out, all this tech is an absolute godsend, helping to keep us on track and fighting fit.
But, with so much technology available these days, how do you go about choosing the right gadgets to suit your particular fitness goals and ambitions?
To help point you in the right direction, here are just a few of the very latest modcons in the world of fitness. Which of these floats your particular boat?
Massage guns are all the rage now and if you often find yourself hobbled by delayed onset muscle soreness or even find that your aching muscles stop you from training, you might find the Theragun Pro of particular use.
It can be hard to really dig deep with your fingers and thumbs and sometimes even a foam roller can’t quite get in there hard enough… so change the game with this massage gun and see how your muscles feel.
Skipping is hard, we don’t care who you are! It’s amazing cardio and when you start getting good at it, it becomes a lot of fun… but it can be very tricky indeed to get to that point.
If you want to up your cardio and aren’t into running, cycling or rowing, skipping is a great way to go about this - and you can really make it your own with the Tangram skipping rope.
It comes with 23 LEDs for a really jazzy workout, as well as magnetic sensors so you can track your progress and log your data in real time. The playground ain’t got nothing on this!
Constantly forgetting to scrub your reusable water bottle down on a regular basis? Don’t worry - there are lots of you out there! As easy as it is to forget, it’s important to keep your drinking bottle clean to prevent the spread of nasty lurking bacteria and germs… but with this Larq water bottle, you can be as forgetful as you like since it does all the hard work for you.
It comes with UV-C LED lights to actively self-clean and purify your water, getting rid of E.coli, bacteria, viruses and other contaminants. Can’t say fairer than that!
While getting hung up on the numbers when it comes to your weight isn’t necessarily best practice for fitness, it does pay to track it a little - and with these smart scales, you can also enjoy full body composition analysis at the same time, with an accompanying app to analyse your metrics and make it easier for you to stick to your goals.
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