Category: Gear / Products / Health and Fitness

January 24, 2021

A Beginner’s Guide for Working Out at Home

You can start by doing a few push-ups in your pajamas. Also, Chris Hemsworth has a workout app.

by Adrienne So in Gear
January 9, 2021

Amazon’s Fitness Tracker Teaches You How to Be Nicer (Kinda)

The Halo is one quirky wearable. But its biofeedback can help your relationships … up to a certain point.

by Adrienne So in Gear
December 22, 2020

5 Ways to Monitor Your Blood Pressure Wherever You Are

These portable devices can send results to your phone—and help you keep track of your health.

by Richard Baguley in Gear
December 22, 2020

Apple Fitness+ Is Either Right on Time or Much Too Late

Apple invites users to sweat along with prerecorded classes on its new streaming workout platform—but the experience lags behind the competition.

by Lauren Goode in Gear
December 21, 2020

Move Over Peloton. Myx Plus Is the Better Bargain

The $1,499 package includes a stationary bike with a tablet, a set of weights, and hours of streaming video workouts to shake off those 2020 blues.

by Billy Brown in Gear
December 18, 2020

The Best Theragun to Buy (and the Best Alternatives)

Therabody’s percussive therapy devices help soothe achy muscles. Here’s our guide to its lineup, and a cheaper alternative.

by Medea Giordano Gear Team in Gear
December 13, 2020

Breathe Easy—We Found the Best Air Purifiers

We tested standard and HEPA models to find the right one for your home.

by Wired Staff in Buying Guide
December 12, 2020

A Delivery Service for Dental Night Guards? I Wouldn’t Bite

The newest trend in oral care lets you skip the dentist’s office by taking molds of your teeth at home and having a protective night guard mailed to you.

by Christopher Null in Gear
December 11, 2020

Looking for the Best Smart Scale? Step On Up

If you’re ready to start tracking your weight, BMI, and other critical health data on your phone, we’ve weighed in on some great options.

by Christopher Null in Buying Guide