Tech isn’t just for play and work. It’s also for your workout! By Vaibhav Sharma

GARMIN FORERUNNER 45 running smart watch

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This running watch has got up to seven days battery life (13 hours if using GPS), a silicone band, a display designed for outdoor usage, 50m water resistance, and weighs 36g. Other features include the emergency assistance, live tracking, V02 max tracking, and the specialised running (and cycling) profiles. You can also track indoor exercises, and try out new training programmes via the free Garmin Coach app. INR 19,990

NIMA GLUTEN Tester

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Food allergies can be life threatening. Nima’s gluten tester might help you achieve a gluten-free diet by testing for the presence of certain protein markers in your food. Insert a capsule into the Nima device, place some food in the capsule, and Nima will take just a few minutes to tell you if it detected any gluten. INR 16,253

WITHINGS SMART Sleep Sensor

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Slip this lightweight sensor under your mattress to track your sleep cycles. It’ll keep a record of how much (and how well) you sleep, how much time you spend in each phase of sleep, and whether you snore. It also doubles up as a smart home device, can act as a trigger for home automation and supports Alexa Skills. INR 7,093

DHYANA MEDITATION Biofeedback ring

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This ring has guided sessions that ask you your mood and then comes up with a meditation plan. It keeps track of how many minutes of ‘mindfulness’ you rack up in a day, and with real-time biofeedback; it’s easy to track your progress. Wireless charging, a 24-hour battery life, and hypoallergenic construction make it a sensibly designed gadget. INR 6,999

STRACK WEARABLE Posture monitor

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Poor posture can lead to many ailments. But if you’ve tried to correct your posture but have failed to keep at it, try this new wearable. Stick it on your back between your shoulder blades (or use the magnetic clip to attach it to your clothes), install the app on your phone, and that’s it. Strack will alert you each time it senses you’re slouching. INR 5,999

HIDRATE Spark 3

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Made of BPA-free materials and with a silicone sleeve made for active use, the Spark 3 is a ‘smart’ water bottle (592ml) that tracks your water consumption. You can sync the data with other apps, and you’ll simply love the cool glowing effect that lights up the entire bottle when it’s time for you to take another sip. A replaceable battery that lasts for months also makes it perfect for anyone who hates recharging their gadgets. INR 4,254

MI BODY Composition Scale

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If you are really serious about getting started with a scientifically devised fitness regimen, you’ll know that your weight isn’t the only metric worth tracking. You need other data as well—BMI, BMR, bone mass, muscle mass, water content, visceral fat, etc. That’s exactly what the Mi Body Composition Scale does. INR 1,999

APPLE WATCH Series 5 (with ECG)

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The Apple Watch Series 5 has a noise meter, advanced workout tracking (including live running cadence display), GPS, optional 4G LTE, and with 50m water resistance, you can wear it to your swimming class. There’s even a proper ECG function, which can warn you
of any irregular heart rhythms. Third- party apps extend its functionality further, with several apps, from workout lessons to hiking maps. Starts from INR 40,900

EUREKA FORBES Aquaguard Nourish

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Proponents of ‘Hydrogen Water’ say that the extra hydrogen atoms give it antioxidant properties. Eureka Forbes have a new portable bottle (500ml) that gives you just that. Charge it, fill it up, and the Nourish will convert normal water to the one with added hydrogen atoms in an unbonded form. The Aquaguard Nourish also has an LCD display that shows you just how much water you’ve been drinking, and there’s also an in built water purifier. INR 5,299

PIE BY BAGEL Labs Smart Tape Measure

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The Pie is a smart tape measure that can track measurements for up to 100 people—saving them in its app. But what really makes it useful is its accuracy (1mm), and the ability to sync your data with fitness and activity tracking apps like Google Fit, Apple Health, and Samsung Health. The Pie Fit app also comes up with accurate body measurements on its own, which could really be what you need to create a proper fitness routine. INR 5,677

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