Rather than implying the toy is solely for sexual pleasure, Blewit wants customers to think of the toy as a “trainer” for sex with a partner — in order to “stay hard” longer and improve self-confidence Read more…
Hit two resolutions with one trip on a fitness-focused vacation in 2016
Now that 2016 is underway, it’s time to start planning your travel for the year. And if you want to incorporate fitness into those travel plans, there are lots of events to consider.
Make 2016 the year you knock a running race or triathlon off your bucket list with tried and tested events.
Rock ‘n’ Roll marathons and half marathons are held in more than 25 cities across the country. The well-organized events feature live music at several stops along the race courses. This year you can finish the races to the tunes of Smash Mouth in Raleigh, North Carolina; Martina McBride in Nashville; Third Eye Blind in San Antonio; or Sir Mix-A-Lot in Los Angeles. Read more…
Beyond the tech at CES: 5 makers shaping the future of fitness
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Typically, CES focuses on showy unveils and groundbreaking new technologies that make attendees “ooh” and “aah,” as well as ask, “When can I buy it?”
In recent years, fitness technology has had more than a cursory presence at the renowned conference. From wearables to devices intended to help you sleep at night to fitness trackers that double as fashion accessories, the world of healthcare tech and biometrics is ever expanding.
And these technologies are certainly impressive. As the quantified self movement becomes more prevalent, a plethora of wearables and fitness-focused products are hitting the showroom, the shelves and, later, our own wrists. Read more…
Christine Schirmer, Pinterest’s head of consumer communications, tells Mashable, “For the first time we’re seeing pinners ditching the crash diet and focusing on a balanced and holistic approach to wellness.” In fact, “crash diet” pins have decreased by 70% since 2015 and “paleo diet” pins have decreased by 32% since last January
It’s not just about skinny jeans now, it’s about creating a healthy, sustainable lifestyle that is just as much about mental and physical health as it is about appearances Read more…
7 simple meditation methods to help improve your daily life
It seems that the whole world is now meditating, which is wonderful news, as meditation does so much for us on all levels: body, mind and spirit.
On a physical level, meditation allows the body to stay stress-free. Mentally, it helps the mind feel peaceful and less attached to the outcome of each individual task we undertake. Spiritually, this practice takes us beyond the mind, where a whole inner universe is awaiting us. The possibilities are endless.
But with so many different meditation teachers and techniques out there, how would a beginner know which one to try? How would you know whether or not you’re practicing the right method for your own body and mind? Read more…
All signs from third-party platforms point to Fitbit being one of the big winners this holiday season, driving up the company’s stock even as the wearable device maker faces mounting competition from technology giants like Apple.
Amazon announced Monday that the Fitbit Charge, an activity-tracking wristband, was among the three most popular items ordered using Amazon Prime’s free same-day delivery option this holiday season
On Christmas Day, Fitbit’s app soared to the top spot on Apple’s list of the most popular free applications, suggesting that many, many people found Fitbit devices under the tree that morning. (It remained in the top five free apps as of Monday morning). Read more…