11th March 2016 - This week Mike, Shaun, Craig and Rhi discuss technology and fitness. They take a look at wearables, health and fitness apps and possible issues that come with these sort of technologies. 


Useful links:

About wearables: http://www.wearabledevices.com/what-is-a-wearable-device/ 

10 Wearable Health Tech Devices to Watch: http://www.informationweek.com/mobile/10-wearable-health-tech-devices-to-watch/d/d-id/1107148?page_number=1

Google Glass: http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/google-glass/ 

Fit Bit: https://www.fitbit.com/uk 

Apple Watch: http://www.apple.com/uk/watch/ 

Amiigo: https://amiigo.com/ 

Oku skin care sensor: http://techcrunch.com/2015/01/08/oku-warns-you-before-you-get-the-pizza-face/ 

Withings: http://www.withings.com/uk/en/ 

Carrot apps: http://www.meetcarrot.com/ 

How fitness apps help with your fitness: http://mic.com/articles/126041/best-fitness-apps-and-why-they-help-us-exercise-more#.NXeUPl1tP

Accountability website that Craig mentioned: https://www.stickk.com/ 

My fitness pal: https://www.myfitnesspal.com/ 

Under Armour HealthBox: http://bgr.com/2016/01/05/under-armour-healthbox-release-date-price-announced/

AiQ Smart Clothing: http://www.aiqsmartclothing.com/#lighting 

Privacy and effectiveness concerns over Fitbit: http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/dec/04/fitness-trackers-healthy-sales-despite-lack-of-evidence-work

MapMyRun: http://www.mapmyrun.com/ 

Teen that invented sensor for Grandad with Alzheimers: http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/making-a-difference/teen-invents-sensor-help-alzheimers-patients-n203231 

Google Fit: https://fit.google.com/fit/u/0/ 

Jefit: https://www.jefit.com/

Sworkit - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=sworkitapp.sworkit.com 

TechnoGym app: http://www.technogym.com/gb/business-solution/mywellness-2/ 

Fitness trackers may not be so handy for fit people: http://fitknitchick.com/2015/03/03/the-dark-side-of-wearable-fitness-trackers/ 

How your fitness app might be making you fat: http://www.nirandfar.com/2015/03/fitness-apps-is-making-you-fat.html

Fit Cat: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sqisland.fitcat 

Fitbit sex stats exposed: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2011/07/05/fitbit-moves-quickly-after-users-sex-stats-exposed/#190a962379e7