The Future of Wearable Health

In previous issues we’ve looked at performance-driven technology. This feature introduces the prominent players in the area of health that will give you real-time data to help you take your health and fitness journey to the next level.

Stryd – Power Meter

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Stryd tracks your running power – the fastest way to your next personal best. Running power accounts for your speed, slope, run form, fatigue, and wind to deliver improved and manageable pacing wherever you run. Stryd learns what kind of runner you are with precision motion-capture technology and then prescribes personalized training and racing plans to help you improve your fitness and reach your goals at every race distance from 5 K to Marathon.

$299.00 |

Hexoskin – Pro Smart Clothing

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This best-in-class smart garment comes with a comfortable base layer smart shirt with integrated sensors. It offers continuous health monitoring of over 42,000 datapoints per minute, including ECG, heart rate, HRV, HRR, RR intervals, breathing rate, tidal volume, minute ventilation, actigraphy, activity level and accelerometry during daily activities, and sleep. Data can be visualized in real-time with the Hexoskin App on iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.

$730.00 |

Garmin – Forerunner 55

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An easy-to-use GPS smartwatch designed for people of all skill levels that allows you to track stats and achieve your fitness goals with the simple press of a button. Advanced features include PacePro, cadence alerts, recovery time and finish time estimator. Health features include stress tracking, Body Battery energy monitoring, intensity minutes, fitness age, respiration tracking and women’s health tracking.

$199.99 |

TrueLight – Light Therapy Eyewear

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TrueLight® utilizes ground-breaking LED technology to safely and effectively help stimulate cellular healing, muscle recovery and collagen production. Its unique delivery system utilizes four UV-free wavelengths including dark red, red, yellow, and infrared light to assist in the rejuvenation, stimulation and preparation of skin and muscle tissue. It’s pulsating or steady light options assist in rapid healing and pain relief.

$60.70-$122.00 |

Muse – Muse 2 Headband

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Introducing the digital sleeping pill designed to put you to sleep and help you fall back asleep during the night. Muse is a brain sensing headband and the first widely available consumer tool to provide users with real-time biofeedback on your meditation state using auditory cues helping you better relax, meditate, and rest – allowing you to refocus during the day and recover overnight.

$299.99 |

Biostrap – Recover Set

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Sleep is essential. Quantify yours. Utilizing a clinically reliable biosensor, the Biostrap
wrist-worn device captures advanced biometrics, analyzes sleep quality and provides actionable insights to empower users to optimize their sleep, recovery and overall performance. A Biostrap Sleep Score, ranging from 0-100, provides an easy-to-understand indication of your overall sleep quality and factors negatively impacting your sleep.

$385.00 |

Hapbee – Smart Wearable

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A truly innovative wellness wearable that allows you to control your sleep, your energy, your focus or your anxiety by means of a headband controlled by an app.  Based on 15 years of research and used, trusted and recommended by the most recognized authors in the wellness industry. Feel your best with this ground-breaking technology – without the side effects.

$500.00 |

Polar – Verity Sense & M2 Armband

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Polar Verity Sense is a versatile high-quality optical heart rate sensor that measures heart rate from your arm or temple with maximum freedom of movement. It comes equipped with an armband and a swimming goggle strap clip, and is very easy to use. Thanks to Bluetooth®, ANT+ and internal memory, you can either connect Polar Verity Sense to a sports watch or app.

$129.99 |

Oura Ring – Oura Ring Generation 3

Oura Ring
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This wearable health platform delivers accurate personalized health data, insights, and daily guidance. The ring tracks all stages of sleep and accounts for daily activity to provide practical steps for long-term improvement. The newly introduced Oura Membership ($5.99/month USD) grants users full access to an ever-growing suite of features, daily health insights, personalized recommendations, an expanding library of guided audio sessions, educational videos, and more — directly in the Oura app.

$299.00 |

Photography by Katy Whitt

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Explore future trends in health, fitness and food in this special 30th anniversary edition. Find our favourite tech and kitchen must-haves, then work out with two of IMPACT Magazine’s Canada’s Top Fitness Trainers before making one of our delicious plant-based recipes – all inside this issue!