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Parenting is a full-time job, but that doesn’t mean we should forget to take care of ourselves from time to time with a bit of health and fitness. Some people carry out regular exercise routines to maintain their fitness, alongside others who might get the family involved and make it a more fun and entertaining activity for everyone in the home to enjoy. However you do it, it’s definitely beneficial.
Life can throw up the occasional surprise which can get in the way of maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Still, it’s vitally important we carry out some form of exercise whenever we can. Not only is it beneficial for our physical health but our mental health too. Of course, reliving your youth with a poker game against friends or getting a nostalgic feeling when playing The Goonies slot by Blueprint Gaming is fine, but there needs to be a balance. Not only can exercise be fun, but it can help you feel better about yourself, the day ahead, and even make you sleep better too.
To get the best out of your workouts, try using some fitness gadgets. There are so many out there in 2021. With that in mind, here is a look at some of the best products available now.
Tangram Smart Rope
A skipping rope with a difference, the Tangram Smart Rope comes with 23 LEDs which help track your skipping routine, providing feedback on various aspects of your training from the likes of skip count and calorie burn, alongside a whole host of other useful data. It’s easy to use, and it provides a different take on what is a classic piece of exercise equipment.
iFit Sleep HR
Sleep and overall health are linked. If we aren’t sleeping well, then our mental and physical health could suffer. To make sure you’re sleeping properly, try using the iFit Sleep HR. It monitors your respiratory rate, heart rate and sleeping patterns. It also comes with a clever ‘FreshWake’ alarm system which wakes you up at the perfect time.
Massively popular all around the world at the moment, Peleton Bike+ is the successor to the original Peloton bike. It comes with an “Auto-Follow” resistance system which is based on target metrics and automatically makes adjustments as you progress through your workout. It also boasts a rotating HD screen, and it can be synced with an Apple Watch.
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An insole with a difference, thanks to NURVV Run’s technology this clever device has been extremely well received with members of the running community. All you do is place the insole inside of your trainers, and then from there, it will record your route, alongside any important data around your foot strike, cadence, tap length and a range of other data. Feedback is then provided, enabling you to master your running technique in the process.
iHealth Core Smart Scale
If you’re keen to track any weight loss, then you can’t really go wrong with the iHealth Core Smart Scale. A medical-grade body composition scale, it provides a detailed understanding of your weight focussing on the likes of bone mass, daily calorie intake, lean mass, BMI and a whole host of other important features.
Bowflex SelectTech dumbbells
Dumbbells can be a hassle to keep at home, which is why so many people carry out all of their weight training in the gym. Until now, that is. The Bowflex SelectTech dumbbells don’t take up much room and can be adjusted at the turn of a dial, alongside coming with a slick and easy to use app.