It’s not unusual to hear people talking about the ways technology can affect your health. Some of them may be proven, while others are not. However, technology can also be used to improve your health. There are lots of gadgets and mobile apps that you can use to live a healthy lifestyle. It can be difficult to find the time and willpower to be healthier, and technology can help with that. It can also help you keep track of statistics and vitals that you need to know to monitor your health. Try these smart gadgets to start living a healthier life.

Fitness Monitor

Keeping up with a regular workout routine can be difficult. You have to find the time to do it, and when you have time you need motivation. Making notes of your progress and your goals is one of the ways you can try to stay on track. A fitness monitor is a useful piece of equipment that will help you see how you progress in both the short and long term. You can connect it to your smartphone to track your statistics when you exercise. Some of them also have a screen so that you can see what’s happening with your heart rate and other factors as you work out.

Clever Scales

Even seemingly simple items like scales can now do smart technological things. In fact, there are two types you can use for your bathroom and kitchen. Bathroom scales weigh you, as you would expect them too. They can be WiFi enable so you can connect them to your smartphone or tablet. You can keep track of your weight, heart rate, BMI and other statistics just by weighing yourself. You can also get advanced scales for your kitchen to help you weigh out your food. You can connect them to your phone or tablet and use an app to see nutritional information.



Electric Toothbrush

Items that have been around for a long time are still getting more technologically advanced. If you want to improve your oral hygiene and the health of your teeth, get a new electronic toothbrush. You may already have one. But as you can see from, technology might have moved on since you bought it. You can now see how well you brush your teeth on your phone or have a timer that tells you how long to brush for.

Running Earphones

Music can be an incredible motivator when you’re working out. But it can be really hard to listen to your favorite tunes if you don’t have the right equipment. Standard headphones aren’t exactly made for running. And you need somewhere to put your music player/phone. A good pair of running headphones is best, preferable that connect via Bluetooth so that you don’t have to deal with cables. Get yourself an armband to put your phone in too.

Technology doesn’t have to be evil and harmful to your health. Choose the right gadgets and they could help you instead of hurting you.