Health Tech to the Rescue

Giving fitness the due it deserves has become so much easier with a surfeit of fitness trackers and health gadgets that are single-mindedly focused on creating a fitness culture

Health Tech to the RescueFitbit Charge 2

Fitbit Charge 2 is a fitness tracker which comes with a great software ecosystem. The current version of the tracker has a large OLED display and it can link to the GPS on your Smartphone to provide more precise data on pace and distance. It can also tap into your heart-rate readings and can give you a snapshot of your fitness level using a personalised Cardio Fitness Score.


Health Tech to the RescueOmron Evolv

The Omron Evolv is a clinically validated wireless blood pressure monitor that lets you easily measure, record and share your blood pressure data with your doctor, via an app. It uses a heart health algorithm called Advanced Accuracy to measure more data points; it eliminates interference from movement for more precise, clinically accurate readings.


Health Tech to the RescueGarmin Vivosport

This waterproof fitness tracker comes with built-in GPS; it is equipped to do all day stress tracking and count reps and sets in the gym. This wearable tech gives you detailed information on steps, calories, distance, heart rate, activity, floors and sleep. It can even track your laps in the swimming pool.


Health Tech to the RescueQardioBase

QardioBase is a smart scale that accurately measures body weight, body composition and body mass index, helping you keep tab on your weight and body composition. The smart scales not only weigh you, its connected scales also check your heart rate, water percentage, body fat, bone mass and muscle mass and keep a record of it to help you compare your vitals over time.


Health Tech to the RescueNokia Steel HR

This is a hybrid timepiece that includes a heart rate monitor and a digital display for Smartphone notifications. The Steel HR automatically tracks everything and syncs the info to your app. It displays real-time heart rate information on the watch as you exercise. The watch also tracks resting heart rate to assess overall health over time.


Health Tech to the RescueNetatmo Healthy Home Coach

Here is a healthy home option. Netatmo’s Healthy Home Coach can check how clean the air in your home is, detect air quality level, humidity, temperature and noise at home; it can also give advice on how to create a healthier environment.


Health Tech to the RescueFitbit Ionic

The Fitbit Ionic smart watch has 8 different sensors, including an altimeter, 3-axis accelerometer, digital compass, GPS, optical heart rate monitor, ambient light sensor, vibration motor and a new relative SpO2 sensor for measuring blood oxygen levels. The device can capture real-time stats on 20 different types of activities, including swimming.

Health Tech to the Rescue


Huel Complete Food

A perfect addition for all fitness enthusiasts who constantly check on their foods to ensure they are on a healthy diet. Huel is said to be a nutritionally complete meal in powdered form; it can be dissolved in water to give you all the 26 essential nutrients needed to live a healthy balanced lifestyle on a daily basis.


Health Tech to the RescueFireFly

FireFly is an injury recovery wearable tech that helps accelerate sports recovery after exercise and minor injury. It is worn behind the knee and delivers painless electrical impulses to gently activate the muscles of the lower leg to increase blood circulation.


Health Tech to the RescueDring SmartCane

Dring, a walking aid, has been described as a game changer for the ones who require walking assistance. It is an intelligent alert system, which is equipped with an accelerometer, gyroscope and GPS that can detect any fall and automatically send an alert with the user’s location to get help.


Health Tech to the RescueBeast Sensor

The Beast sensor, configured as a small magnet, can be easily plugged on barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells or gym machines and to the body itself while performing free body exercises. It shows you, in real-time, the amount you are pushing, rep by rep. It can also tell you when you should try a new exercise by using the measurement of the bar speed and work to understand the force production.


Health Tech to the RescueSkulpt Chisel

The Skulpt Chisel goes beyond monitoring the steps taken and distance traveled; it is perfected to measures muscle quality and body fat percentage. You could measure and track 24 individual muscles and also find out how your body is changing over time.


Health Tech to the RescueMoov Now

Learn the concepts of a healthy life with the Moov fitness tracker. One of its important features is the real-time coaching feedback in a wide variety of exercise programmes. The device can also track your movements in 3D; further, it will analyse it and give you a comprehensive report on your workout progress.


Health Tech to the RescueWair Smart Scarf

Although Oman’s pollution levels are under control, it is no harm to ensure that the home is clean and safe. Claimed to be the world’s first anti-pollution scarf, Wair’s subtle smart scarf is designed to keep your lungs cleaner. Besides filtering harmful pollutants, the fashionable scarf is connected to an app that provides real-time air quality updates.


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