Hands-on With Apple Fitness+

By blending design, technology and humanity the new service is a game-changer

Announced back in September, Apple Fitness+ arrives today. It’s a content, education and motivation service whose heart lies in Apple Watch and can be experienced on iPhone, iPad or AppleTV. We’ve been testing it for nearly a week now and have been very impressed. While there are many admirable aspects, the ultimate beauty of Fitness+ is how seamlessly it works across the Apple ecosystem of …

Holiday Gift Guides 2020: Homebodies

Products that motivate and presents that make solo workouts out easier

There’s no doubt that in 2020, we were all homebodies. With gyms, pools and group exercise classes out of the question, we turned to at-home or outdoor solo sports (with varying levels of success) to stay active. Many individuals took up jogging or cycling, while online yoga and pilates classes proved more appealing to others. Regardless of your activity of choice, we need to move, …

Lumen’s Handheld Metabolism-Tracking Device

Tech that's been around for decades, but never so personalized, easy or efficient

Lumen, a pocket-sized device designed to “hack” and track your metabolism, officially launches today. The device (which resembles a vaporizer) features a hollow interior equipped to read your breath as it passes through. Essentially, it’s founded upon a simple equation: if you’re breathing out high amounts of CO2, you’re burning carbs, and if you’re emitting lower CO2 amounts, you’re burning fat. But the technology designed …