Nike may have picked up where Jawbone UP were disappointing by introducing a new device that won’t be available until May 2012. FuelBand is bangle/watch device worn on the wrist and through the device’s three-axis accelerometer, it captures all forms physical activity via body motions. The metrics: time, calorie and steps are then analysed to register a NikeFuel score.
The FuelBand has a simple interface that motivates the wearer to increase physical performance and attain a set target each day. All of the information gained is then synced with Nike+ through USB (to computer) or via Bluetooth to the free iPhone app for an impressive mobile/web experience .
The Nike+ FuelBand is available for pre-order at nikestore.com for $149 (UK-version price/availability TBC)
There aren’t many days that someone gets to say that.
After all of the training runs, healthy eating, sore legs, and new running gear, I am one of less than 1% of the people in the world who have completed a marathon. This weekend was so surreal—I was able to get away from Tucson, gaze at the…
1. Limit exposure to toxins:
- 2nd hand smoke
- Fast food
2. Be proactive:
- Be more active
- Stand instead of sit whenever you can
- Pace back/forth when studying
- 7 hours daily
4. Types of Activities that slow me down:
- Sitting idle for more than 4 hours a day
I have a confession, I am terrified of running in the snow and rain. What if I slip on ice I don’t see or step in a puddle that is deeper than I thought and end up twisting my ankle or something worse. I know I should quit with the “what if” scenarios, but I cannot help it, I just get a little…