Items Tagged with fitness
#50 / 2011-10-06 12:00:00 / 1:23 min.
Getting into shape can be tough. For one thing, it takes money. For another, it's always easier to do with a workout trainer and those don't come cheap. That is, unless you have
Workout Trainer, the free Android application that lets you set physical goals for yourself and makes suggestions based on thousands of different workout exercises.
#41 / 2011-08-25 12:00:00 / 1:24 min.
Sit Upsapplication for Android does exactly what you'd expect a mobile app of such a title might: it prepares you to do sit ups and get better at them. By giving you realistic goals and taking your feedback, the app sets out a plan to reach your targets by incrementally increasing your number of exercises per set.
#334 / 2011-02-24 17:00:00 / 14:09 min.
Ben and Heather take a look at a neo shredder; the Black & Decker iShred, the first ever vertical shredder to discover it's not just a gimmick. They also check out the smaller and inexplicably much louder Black & Decker Studio shredder. Following that paper pushing, the pair shapes up with the BodyMedia Fit system.
#10 / 2010-11-26 09:00:00 / 1:55 min.
In this last episode we show you how to
find workout DVDs onlineusing
workout routinethat suits your needs. You can also
see customer reviewsand compare videos so you get the workout DVD that you want.
#9 / 2010-11-25 09:00:00 / 1:56 min.
If you're a Twitter user and want to
monitor your food intakethen you should check out TweetWhatYouEat.com. TweetWhatYouEat allows you to enter items into a
food diarystraight through Twitter while keeping your entries safe from your followers. You'll also be able to get suggestions for
monitor your calories.
#8 / 2010-11-24 09:00:00 / 1:16 min.
body mass index, or BMI, is a common indicator of whether you are currently at a
healthy weightor not. While there are many sites online that you can use to
calculate your BMI, the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute has one that explains not only
what BMI means, but also some of the limitations of BMI calculations.
#7 / 2010-11-23 09:00:00 / 1:47 min.
You can use
plot routesthat you take when you are
walking, running or cycling. These routes can be saved for later use and you can plot several
jogging routesso that you can have variety in your runs.
#6 / 2010-11-22 09:00:00 / 1:29 min.
find a workout template. You can
personalize a templatethat you find on Google Docs to make it more useful to
track your workout routineso you can
monitor your progress.
#5 / 2010-11-19 09:00:00 / 1:36 min.
We show you how you can use the
Menu Planneroffered on MyPyramid to
track your dietand
get dietary recommendations. This is a free online service offered by the
US Department of Agricultureand is quite handy for
monitoring your dietand
changing your dietary plans.
#4 / 2010-11-18 09:00:00 / 1:04 min.
In this episode, we show you another feature of LiveStrong.com:
online fitness plans. These plans can help you
get fitby following
cardio exercises, weight training, yogaand more.
#3 / 2010-11-17 09:00:00 / 1:07 min.
RunKeeper is another
free fitness toolthat you can use to
monitor your workoutsand
keep track of your exercises. Despite the name, RunKeeper allows you to log exercises including
cycling, jogging, swimmingand more. Just sign up for a free account to get started.
#2 / 2010-11-16 09:00:00 / 1:15 min.
In this episode, we show you a
free online fitness toolthat will help you log foods that you eat. MyPlate makes it easy to
track your mealsso that you know what you ate and when. It can also help you
keep track of exercisesso you not only know
how many caloriesyou ate, but how many you burned as well.
#1 / 2010-11-15 09:00:00 / 1:29 min.
We introduce you to a handy
track nutritional informationin your meals and recipes. This makes it easy for you to
manage your diet.
#126 / 2010-06-14 12:00:00 / 2:04 min.
The Phubby is a unique product from an independent company. The basic idea is that the Phubby keeps your phone always at hand (or more accurately, at wrist). You can jog, mow the lawn, work out or just work and if you put your phone on vibrate, you never have to worry about disturbing others or missing a call. Check out our interview with the inventor of the Phubby from CTIA 2010.
#81 / 2010-05-18 17:00:00 / 3:21 min.
If you're training for a marathon, like our own Miss Download, you'll probably want to track your running pace in addition to your run times and distance travelled. Pace Calculator 2 is free software that, with a little data from you, gives an accurate measurement of your running pace.
#184 / 2009-08-17 17:00:00 / 19:21 min.
If you're suffering under the weight (pun fully intended) of a Body By Cupcakes, the
Lab Ratshave some tech tips that can help you to get active while catering to tech lust. Using the
Wii, Wii Fit and EA Sports Active, an iPhone apps and even the
#4 / 2009-01-22 09:00:00 / 1:43 min.
In addition to subscribing to RSS feeds on the sites you like to visit and read every day, you can also find new sites that might be of interest to you within Google Reader. After all, it wouldn't really be a Google product without some kind of search function, right?
#14 / 2009-01-20 17:00:00 / 6:09 min.
As the calendar turns over to a new year, the standard resolutions come to the front of our minds. Get fit, save more money, get organized, wake up earlier and so on. Not ones to set ourselves up for failure by trying to effect too much change at once, we're focusing on the first part of the equation. Enter Open Fitness, a great way to track workouts, meals and, more importantly, progress toward a goal.
If you're looking to get fit, develop an exercise routine, or even just monitor your diet and your caloric intake then this series is perfect for you. We'll walk you through all sorts of free online resources that can help you live healthier and find a workout routine that works for you.
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