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Health & Fitness Tech [Today Show]

Health & Fitness TEch

We all wish we could get ourselves to the gym more often, but often, things just get in the way (like a couch, or a tub of ice cream). No more excuses, because I’ve pulled together some gadgets and tools to help you get your health and fitness back on track— and I’m back on The Today Show to kick the tires with Kathie Lee and Hoda.

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Swoob Racerback Sports Bra, $45.  I’ve heard of stuffing your bra, but this is ridiculous: The Swoob sports bra has pockets for your smartphone, keys, energy gels and ChapStick.  And all the pockets are water-resistant, so your stuff doesn’t get… you know, sweaty. Perfect for the runner who likes to run, hands-free.

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Electric Yoga Anti-Slip Yoga Pant, $59.  If you’ve ever slipped out of downward-facing dog onto your snout, you know that it can be hard to get your feet to stick when you’re deep in a yoga pose. This ingenious pair of yoga pants takes care of the predicament with its non-stick anti-slip foot coverings.

Jump Snap Ropeless Jump Rope, $39.95. Jumping rope is one of the best full-body workouts, but you can’t keep your heart rate up if you’re tripping on the rope!  The ropeless jump rope means you can skip to your heart’s content, as well as track your calories burned, your time jumping, and the number of jumps.

Ever Bamboo Deoderizers

Ever Bamboo Deodorizers, $9.95 for three.  All that working out is bound to make your gym bag a little bit stinky. Call in these clever dehumidifier/deodorizers, made from charcoal and bamboo.  Both materials absorb moisture and odor, so they’re perfect for garages, basements, diaper pails, litterboxes, or anything that might out-stink your gym bag.

DOD Fitness Knee donuts, wrist wedges, neck circles, start at $9.99.  If there are exercises you steer clear of because they put uncomfortable pressure on your neck, wrists or knees, then DOD Fitness has you covered. Modifiers take the pressure off your joints so you can feel more comfortable doing exercises that were previously off-limits.  The knee donuts are even safe for those who have had knee surgery.

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Kor Nava Water Bottle, $29.95.  The team at Kor set out to develop a plastic bottle killer, and it looks like they’ve succeeded: Kor is BPA-free, has a comfortable drinking spout, and a filter inside made of coconut shells, so you can use any tap to fill up and have filtered water every time.  Oh, and it’s gorgeous.

Zensorium Tinke Fitness & Wellness monitor, $119. Touch this device with your finger to get detailed insight into your health and wellness.  The Tinke can measure vitals like heart rate, blood oxygen level, respiratory rate and heart rate variability… and then put all the data together to tell you how fit and how relaxed you are.  Plus you can track your history over time by connecting the Tinke to your iPhone or iPod so you can stay motivated.

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Geopalz iBitz Powerkey and Unity Activity Trackers, $34.99 and $49.99.  Pedometers and activity trackers are great motivators if you want to get up a move a bit more each day.  iBitz has created a kid-friendly version called Powerkey that’s fueled by your kid’s exercise habits and unlocks games and activities the more you move.  The iBitz Unity tracker has a grown-up app that you can use it to track the whole family’s activity.

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