A few weeks ago, the latest technology was introduced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Here are the fitness and health equipment and devices that inspire us.
Vive Focus and NordicTrack VR Bike
Gaming meets fitness here. Climb on the NordicTrack Virtual Reality bike and strap on the Vive Focus headset. Choose from one of three games. Peddle, collect coins, beat your bests and challenge friends. The bike's handlebar has controllers, and the entire unit moves 10 percent (incline and deceleration) to make it an awesome experience and make your quads work hard. Available for Summer 2019.
[Bike: $2,000; nordictrack.com. VR headset: $600; vive.com.]
Withings Move ECG
The company's trackers, which masquerade as watches, are sought after by those seeking an elegant way of monitoring fitness to wish. But this new offer appeals to all those who are concerned with heart health. It is the first analog clock to perform medical grade electrocardiograms that can detect an A-Fib at the moment. Press the sides of the dial for 20 seconds to record the heart rhythm. The app collects the data and determines if you are in a-fib. Available in Spring 201
Impossible Burger 2.0
One of the best things for the planet is reducing meat consumption. Impossible Burger's mission is to make a non-meat patty that looks and tastes just like the original. Your second iteration of the vegetable protein burger comes even closer. The long-term goal is to make a burger so delicious that it trumps its own beef products. Available in winter 2019.