Monthly Archives: July 2017

The fitness benefits of technology

Technology has influenced virtually all aspects of life. People have also combined technology and the healthy-lifestyle and have run with it.

Trackers
So naturally, you think of the pedometer. But that is merely the surface of the innovative ways in which technology allows you to track your fitness and lifestyle. Pedometers are now apps on phones! What’s more is that the apps that work in unison with a tracking or fitness bracelet have even more mind-blowing capabilities.



Use your tracker in conjunction with a medical aid scheme and track your journey to becoming a superhuman. But what is being tracked?

  • Diet
  • Calorie intake
  • Calories burned
  • Steps taken
  • Distance moved
  • Sleep
  • GPS location
  • Heartrate

Goals
Instant updates and daily information will let you know exactly what progress you have made towards your goal. It is motivational and, quite frankly, genius.

And if that wasn’t enough: some apps like “EveryMove” and Pact give you real life rewards for living well. You …

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