Tracking accuracy and reliability do matter

There is no doubt that a wrist tracker can change the user’s behavior. Tracking any metric that provides a sense of instant accomplishment is a very powerful motivational tool. The makers of fitness trackers have been known to say that it is not the figures that matter but the pattern. They consider actual step-count accuracy a secondary issue, the primary issue being behavior modification in an upward trend. In essence, they are saying the tracker around your wrist is not so much a “tracker” but an “encourager.” It is simply there to push you to take more steps tomorrow than you did today. But here is the secret for any fitness tracker – the metric must be ACCURATE.

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Step by step into a healthier life

One of health checks you can make on your own is mesana. It records 16 values, e. g. it measures how well you find recovery in your sleep, it finds out how healthy your heart is and it makes stressful situations visible. Your dietary habits are also under control, as is your everyday activity or your fitness level. Continue reading

PKO Runs Festival 2016 starting very soon

Running Festival (3)

During the coming weekend Krynica will definitely become the running center of Poland. Thousands of runners are expected on more than 30 courses from 300 meters up to 100 kilometers in length. Also not less than 25 running workshops and lectures, as well as various brands presentations, kid zones, galas and other attractions are awaiting participants, their families, sports enthusiasts and professionals. Continue reading

Cosinuss One – new dimension of wearables

CosinussThe Cosinuss oOne is the first wearable device that is able to monitor core body temperature continuously during activity, enabling new applications not only in sports but in nearly every aspect of life. According to the manufacturer this would help to: monitor and visualize level of dehydration during activity, improve accuracy in calculation of calories burned, detect and prevent, heat induced illnesses and bring performance measures and exercise control to the next level. Also standard strapless heart rate function is supported by the oOne.

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