Tag Archive: weight


Test your DNA and find a weight loss plan that works for you!

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight or are currently in the midst of a weight loss journey, you know just how hard it can be to find a diet or workout plan that gives you the results you want. We know that everyone’s bodies are different, yet we all have been told that fad diet after fad diet is the ultimate answer to all our weight loss angst. Why not take a smarter approach?

Weight loss is different for  [Read More…]

Here’s the cool stuff I’m going to do once I lose all this weight

Or, how I’m using my passions to fuel my journey.

For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been sharing with you my plan to lose as much weight as I can. I first shared what I’d be doing physically, and then I discussed my diet plans. The cool thing about my plan is that it focuses on using tech to enrich my experience.

Until now, that enrichment largely came in the form of making my life easier  [Read More…]

I need to lose tons of weight, and here’s what I’m using to do it

And it’s not just a New Year’s resolution.

I very well could be 600 pounds. I wouldn’t know at this exact moment because there are few consumer-grade scales that can measure that much weight, but the last time I went to the doctor and got weighed, I had to drive to a specialty clinic where they had scales that didn’t top out at 400 pounds. I was mortified (and petrified) to learn I weighed well over 500  [Read More…]

Track your weight and fitness with $8 off this app-enabled Bluetooth scale

Step on up and keep better track of your fitness this year.

Amazon has the Mpow Bluetooth Scale on sale for just $ 18.19 when you enter promo code 30MPOW75 during checkout. That’ll save you $ 8 off the regular price of this newly released scale.

This water-resistant scale is capable of displaying ten body composition measurements, from your BMI to BMR, body fat, muscle, metabolic age, weight, and more, which you can track by adding the  [Read More…]

Can the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro help me lose weight?

Best answer: Through various built-in and third-party exercise apps, as well as third-party nutrition tracking apps, the Gear Fit2 Pro can help you track all of your progress, from start to goal weight.

Amazon: Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro ($ 195)

The Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro can help track all your exercise and nutrition progress

With a host of third-party apps to try — over 3,000, in fact — there are myriad ways  [Read More…]

How to set Height and Weight in Google Fit

As you go about your health journey, you may notice differences in your height and weight. If you do, here’s how to change them in the Google Fit app!

What’s used in this guide Google Play: Google Fit (Free) How to change your height/weight Open the Google Fit app. Tap the Profile tab at the bottom. Tap Weight to change your weight, tab Height to change your height.

When you’re done, tap OK near the bottom right corner  [Read More…]

Best Smart Scales to Get you on the Right Track to Weight Loss as of January 2018

Keep track of your weight loss with some smart scale help!

Whether you’re just beginning your weight loss journey or you’re deep into a workout regimen and just want to start tracking your weight, BMI, and more, a smart scale is an awesome way to keep your fitness goals in check. These scales connect to a corresponding app on your phone or tablet and show you comprehensive results that you wouldn’t get from a regular ol’ bathroom  [Read More…]

Best Smart Scales to Get You On the Right Track to Weight Loss

Keep track of your weight loss with some smart scale help!

Updated March, 2017: Swapped the Withings Body Cardio with the Withings Body, which is a more affordable option; swapped in the WiTscale S220, since the S200 has been discontinued.

Whether you’re just beginning your weight loss journey or you’re deep into a workout regimen and just want to start tracking your weight, BMI, and more, a smart scale is an awesome way to keep your  [Read More…]

How Phil lost weight and got less fat with the Withings Body smart scale

A smart scale won’t do the work for you, but it makes keeping track of your daily weigh-ins so much easier.

OK, let’s get one thing straight. Knowing how much you weigh won’t actually cause you to lose weight. The scale is just the messenger, right? But I’ve been a HUGE fan of the Withings Body scale (it’s actually my second one, having upgraded from the older model) for a couple years now.

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Healbe’s new GoBe 2 wearable is designed to help you lose that extra weight

Wearables these days claim to offer pretty Sci-Fi features. Take the new GoBe 2 which was unveiled at CES 2017. The device maker says the tracker is the first of its kind that can measure calorie intake, hydration levels and…emotional states (quite a complicated task if you ask us). Launched by the Healbe Corp. the