5 Great Fitness Apps

Health.com showcased some great fitness apps for those who like to integrate technology into their fitness routines. Whether your looking for more motivation to stay committed, need to watch your diet or want to add some “gamification” to your workouts, they are all worth checking out. [Read more]

PCMag.com’s Roundup of Fitness Tech Trends from CES 2014 Las Vegas

Jill Duffy reports from CES Las Vegas on some of the hottest fitness tech and gadgets coming out on the market in 2014. It looks like there is a big focus on monitoring your heart rate and activity levels. As technology gets better and better, the ability to track your own fitness gets easier, giving you more tools to stay motivated and stay in shape, and if you’re like me, keep your tech geek status fresh. [Read more]

Free Fitness App – 7 Minute Workout

7 minute app

Johnson & Johnson just released a fitness app that features the popular 7 Minute Workout designed by Chris Jordan, director of exercise physiology at the Human Performance Institute Division of Wellness & Prevention, Inc. Users can also modify 12 additional workouts to customize and create more than 1,000 variations that require nothing more than a wall, a chair, and a little bit of floor space. [Read more]

Track Your Dog’s Fitness With FitBark

fitbark

A small company in New York has created a cool product that allows you to track your dog’s fitness. FitBark collects physical activity and rest levels 24/7, providing useful insights into your dog’s behavior and activity levels. The dog-bone shaped piece attaches to a collar and fits any dog size. The real-time information can be monitor the device from your iOS or Android smartphone device. [Read more]

Race Yourself Aims to Change the Way You Train With Google Glass

Race Yourself is a virtual reality fitness app for Google Glass that looks to revolutionize how people do fitness. Based on the video, it looks like a lot of work has been put into this to make it a quality user experience and the app is a step up in the cool world of technology. For those who use Glass, the company has optimized battery life to 1.5-3hrs of use, it can track heart-rate and your fitness experience through multiple games and sensors, and based on the fact you can take it skydiving, you probably can use it for anything (except water, as Glass is not waterproof). [Read more]