What takes a backseat in the modern lifestyle?
Your health. Blame it on hectic schedules, deadlines or work pressure. But for a fit and healthy body, you need to fit in some form of exercise.To enhance your fitness experience there are several gadgets, which monitor your heart rate, track your jogging routine etc. That’s not all, there are gizmos that entertain you and motivate you to push yourself harder.Here are four must-have gadgets and apps you can pick to change the way you workout.
Fitbit Charge 2, Price: Rs 14,999
This one is ideal for those who want to track their workout and pulse rate. The new Fitbit Charge 2 has a heart-rate monitor, which prompts users to take deep-breathing breaks. A new feature gives a quick snapshot of cardio vascular fitness via a metric known as VO2 max (a measurement that typically requires running on a treadmill with an oxygen mask). This enables the users to perform better with real-time stats, which the pros live by. It also prompts users about what is required in their workout routine to get to the next level of fitness.
Sennheiser CXX 300-II, Price: Rs 2,790
These headphones just got a price cut and are now even better value for money. Pair them with your mobile phone or music player in the gym and you’ll find out what you’ve been missing: deep bass, amazing detail and dramatic dynamics. They are water-resistant as well, making them a perfect partner on a long run or on the treadmill.
Umoro One Shaker, Price: Rs 15,206 (approximately), including shipping
This is probably the best thing that can happen to an exercise enthusiast. Umoro One looks like any other bottle, but press a button and it adds 1.5 scoops of your favourite protein mix or whey powder into water and creates a health shake.
This is what everyone wants, a quick health drink between or at the end of the workout. Best part?
C25K Fitness App
Available on Android Playstore as well as Apple app store, this is a fitness app which every couch potato should install if they want to shed those extra kilos. Programmed for beginners, the app installs quickly on your mobile phone and provides workout routines that are simple to follow. The user interface of this app is well designed and does not overwhelm the user with a lot of data. The 8-week workout regime in the app is designed to get you fighting fit with minimum effort.
The company ships this nifty bottles around the world.