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WIRED is holding it’s first ever health conference and it really got me thinking about how my own health. Wow, typing that sentence made me winded.
Fortunately we do live in the future, so we’ve got any of a number of gadgets to help us stay trim. Here’s a quick rundown:
Fitbit has a family of health tracker products, the fanciest—the Fitbit Ultra—has a fine pedometer but also measures your sleep patterns and stair climbing. Analyze performance via auto-syncs and proprietary software.
Jawbone UP made a huge splash for a very Gentlemanly reason: it was sexy as hell. The sleek design belied it’s technology: track your daily activity and get reminders and tips from the device on how to reach your goals.
Nike Fuelband is the new kid in town but has made huge gains. Its futuristic design makes you feel like Peter Weyland. And it maximizes the gaming aspect of fitness via Nike’s Nikefuel concept.