Category Archives: Health

Tonal is High-Tech Strength Training

Tonal is High-Tech Strength Training

Tonal brings a strength training system that uses machine learning to help users become their strongest. Read More

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iFit: A Fitness Program Even Geeks Will Love

iFit: A Fitness Program Even Geeks Will Love

Living a geeky lifestyle isn’t well known for going hand-in-hand with also being a fitness nut, but that doesn’t mean the two can’t go together. Recently I was approached by the folks at iFit to check out their subscription service, smartphone application and fitness tracker device combination and the results of my trial run of the iFit program is as follows. Read More

Getting ‘SuperBetter’: Exercises to Curb Distractions for Kids

Getting ‘SuperBetter’: Exercises to Curb Distractions for Kids

The app requires users to be 13 or older, so I’ve been using the exercises in the book with the kids. She writes about collecting and using power-ups during your day, fighting bad guys, and going on quests. And because everything ties into video games, my kids have been able to easily make the jump from how they feel playing a game on their iPod to recreating that feeling in the real world. Read More