If you dismiss a digital scale as just the machine that weighs you, you're missing out. Peer into the heart of this common measuring device and you'll find something wondrous: a set of physical laws ingeniously harnessed to one very handy tool.
What if you had a fitness garment that could nudge you into proper alignment? Move isn't just about geeking out your spandex. It's about improving and accelerating your overall physical performance and preventing injuries.
You've trained for 16 long weeks, and the day of your very first marathon has dawned -- exceedingly early, we might add. How are the race directors going to ensure that your premier time is clocked as accurately as possible?
Since the 2000s, technology has been doing its part in getting us up off the couch, out of the office and into the park for some exercise. Nike was one of the first companies to offer fitness tracking with the Nike+ SportBand.
Technology has made its way into every aspect of our lives -- and our alone time with the bathroom scale is no exception. Is there a benefit to having a scale that automatically uploads your weight to the cloud?
Running indoors on a treadmill is a great way to maintain your training when you can't make it outdoors. But how does an app on your smartphone measure the distance you've covered when you're not actually going anywhere?
Like several other devices, Striiv is designed to help people track their steps so they can improve their physical fitness. But the company has worked out a way for its users to help other people, too.
The Jawbone UP comes from a well-known electronics manufacturer and has a unique form factor that sets it apart from its competition. Will those qualities save it in a crowded fitness gadget marketplace?
Electronic gadgets are increasingly popular for fitness-conscious people as a way to track how many miles they're running and how many calories they're burning. But do these devices help you lose weight?