Geek Tech Live Episode 55
So, I got a cold a few days ago and I had even lost my voice there for the last few days. I was worried about not being able to even record a podcast on schedule for this week. It got me to thinking about all the health related Gadgets that are out right now and so once my voice came back I grabbed a few gadgets to share with you all. Below are the list as they appear in the podcast:
I talked a bit about this as my second episode of GeekTechLive.com was all about me using it. I signed up for a 14 week fitness training course at my local gym. part of the course wasto use the bodybugg to help lose weight and track progress. Please listen to my original podcast back at episode 2 for all the details but I will say this. It definitely made losing the weight easy.
I think these are great for checking your progress on a diet or excercise plan. they arent as precise as the body bugg style of trackers but they definitely should show your your progress on a daily basis. I had one i used for a long time and i definitely found them to be a good replacement after I stopped the body bugg program. the link above will take you to the amazon market place showing all the body fat scales available.
What can I say? I cant help but find some wacky, odd and just weird health gadgets. Take a look at the below “product demonstration” for the HealthCare Head Spa Massager. All I can say is thank gosh its discontinued!
I really dont know what to think of this item.
I am scared to ask if anyone bought them. they just dont look fun, or even enjoyable or on that point… relaxing. I think I would be mroe stressed out using it than not using it. These are the things that can scar our youth. click on the above link for more info on this device.
You have been to the Dentist where they take photos of your teeth to show you trouble spots? well now you can do this at home and look for your self! I do think this has merit for making kids brush as they can watch after wards on the TV and see the inside of their mouths close up. so all in all not a bad idea…. kooky. but not bad.
This is one of more interesting and creative concepts to come out of Korea for health. you cant buy these YET but one can only imagine that they will be available soon. and maybe even hook up directly into the Wii ? nah… life cant be that cool. or could it?
If you have watched “the biggest loser” at all you might have seen the contestants wearing something that looked like the body bugg pictured at the beginning of this post. well, you would be wrong. they are actually wearing the GoWear Fit which you can buy at Amazon for 180 US dollars.
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Ok so how do you get a Zen, Eco friendly workout and still be able to charge those AA batteries for your Xbox controller? The Roll Charger thats how!!
Just put the AA or AAA batteries in the balls and roll them around in your palm. The Balls stimulate pressure points in your hands to relieve tenison and get you to the Zen like state… which you are going to need when you pop out the fully charged batteries to get ready for some Modern Warfare 2 Action! yah!
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