5 Gadgets to Achieve Your Fitness Resolutions

Leong Wah Sion
| February 2022

A list of smart gadgets that will make your New Year Fitness Resolutions come true!

People make resolutions to welcome it. They write a list of their objectives, ambitions, and desires for the following months in the hope to fulfill most of them. When the bell chimes, the cliché ‘New Year, New Me’ begins to circulate. However, reinventing yourself or changing your habits is not as simple as it may appear. It's also challenging to stick to your New Year's resolutions.


From the many New Year countdown or reunion dinners to the many Chinese New Year snacks. Many people are desperately and constantly looking for something to fulfill their new year resolutions by exercising and losing excess weight, and that means more conventional fitness techs are being put into discussion, not to mention the market for such a category is competitive. So, if you are having problems keeping to your fitness resolution, don't worry. We've compiled a list of fitness items that you should consider:


XIAOMI SMART BAND 5 FITNESS TRACKER



XIAOMI SMART BAND 5 FITNESS TRACKER


Fitness gadgets have been around for quite some time, the concept is simple, if you are into healthier habits, and need a companion to help you with your fitness journey, a fitness tracker is a great wrist-worn device that tracks your movement and other statistics throughout the day. It encourages you to walk a little more, suggests a workout that will raise your heart rate, drink more water, and take the stairs rather than the elevator. 


Every year, people call Xiaomi Smart Band 5 the “best affordable fitness tracker”, this fitness tracker enables you to monitor your heart rate, track menstrual cycle, sleep tracking, and it has a 20% larger AMOLED display at 1.1 inches and it can last 14 days on a single charge. Speaking of charging, the Mi Band 5’s charger is vastly improved over every other Mi Band charger. It’s magnetic and it can be connected to the charger via pins, so you no longer need to detach the device from its band to charge it. Priced at SGD 52.50 / MYR 149, it certainly lives up to its famed affordability.


SONICGEAR TWS 5 PRO WIRELESS BUDS

Nothing like good music to keep you company while you are on your workout sesh, the main concern is getting the most out of the quality and comfortability from the earpiece that you’re wearing, and in this list of recommendations for workouts and exercising, we recommend the Sonicgear TWS 5 Pro Wireless Earbuds.


The charging case of the wireless earbuds has a matte finish to it and the shape is something like a capsule. It is a compact-sized case but it is also quite sturdy and made of thick material. The hinge has good tension and closes well. They are designed with a stem-like the AirPods but with a silicone ear tip end, besides the case, the earbuds have a matte finish and a nice texture to them. Moreover, the earbuds can last up to 24 hours on a full charge. In terms of comfortability in the ear, The TWS 5 Pro fits really well as reviewed by other users, with the price of SGD 54.90 / MYR 89, it fits like a sock in the ear canal and thanks to its long oval angled ear tip, it is able to create a snug and comfortable seal. Also, they are lightweight as they remain super comfortable in-ears for extended wearability.


SONICGEAR NEOX 7 RECHARGEABLE RGB BLUETOOTH SPEAKER


SONICGEAR NEOX 7 RECHARGEABLE RGB BLUETOOTH SPEAKER

Speaking of music, modern technology has granted everyone convenience to a great music experience to each of its own. Sometimes, earbuds have their own disadvantages when it comes to their size, which can be quite devastating for one if you lose them. Not to mention, they can cost a lot depending on the brand.


If you’d like your music to be shared, or if you prefer to rock the workout music in the comfort of your own home. The Neox 7 Bluetooth speaker is the perfect wireless speaker for you, it has a solid-sounding sound with high clarity. You can use it for 6-8 hours of playtime before recharging it to use again, it is also lightweight which makes it easy to bring it around with you. Whether you like your music outdoors or indoors, this speaker will surely satisfy your need for workout music. You can get it for SGD 29.90 / MYR 39.90 over at our website.


PHILIPS 2000 SERIES AIR PURIFIER



PHILIPS 2000 SERIES AIR PURIFIER

Like any other space, there are several types of impurities that can build up in a home gym. There are contaminants that are unique to spaces with gym equipment in them, such as toxins given off by some rubber and foam gym mats and the fillers used in rubber or vinyl weights. These impurities are bad enough on their own, but the exercise you do in your home gym makes them more dangerous. When you do an intensive workout, you will begin to inhale more air in order to deliver the necessary amount of oxygen to your muscles. As a result, you’ll breathe in more of whatever contaminants or impurities happen to be in the air around you. This increase in respiration is why it’s so important to have clean air in your home gym.


With the Philips 2000 Series Air Purifier, there are three purification modes, general for everyday freshness. An allergen mode that goes harder on pollen, dust, and smaller particles overall and a third mode that gets rid of the air of some bacteria and viruses. It is effective for a room with a size up to 79m², the machine is quiet, even when working on the highest fan speed. Your home gym provides you with a convenient and comfortable place in which to improve your health through exercise. If you want the space itself to be as healthy as possible, you can get it for the price of SGD 339 / MYR 1139, should you be considering using an air purifier in your home gym.


XIAOMI MI WATCH SMARTWATCH WITH GPS


XIAOMI MI WATCH SMARTWATCH WITH GPS

You’re probably familiar with fitness trackers, but a smartwatch allows you to do so much more for a slight increase in price. Perhaps the most popular of all in this list, the Xiaomi Mi Watch launched globally last year. This bare-boned, sports-oriented smartwatch offers a basic set of features, and in true Xiaomi fashion — an affordable price tag, and a battery life of 16 days!


Featuring a set of physical buttons, because touch screens are not fun to press while working out. The AMOLED screen is crisp and bright, allowing you to use the watch’s function outdoors easily. Most importantly, it has a built-in GPS for accurate outdoor biking, hiking, traveling, or jogging activities, never losing track of where you are, or where you want to go with this smartwatch. After your workout, you’ll see your total time, active and total calorie burn, steps taken, average cadence, pace, speed, heart rate, heart rate zones, training effect, VO2 max, recovery time, and energy consumption, as well as pace, heart rate, and cadence graphs. This is a huge step up from what you’d normally get from the previous Mi Band! Get the smartwatch at SGD 169 / MYR 419 at Ximple now.

And these are the fitness gadgets that people most recommend for their new year's fitness resolutions.

With these smart techs in possession, you stand a fighting chance of following through on your New Year’s resolution. Setting New Year resolutions is a good way to improve your life and achieve new goals, you can start by downloading the Ximple app today!

Last but not least, if you are planning to fully utilize smart home appliances that are most recommended for people during Chinese New Year, there is always something that suits you best, even after the festival. For more smart home appliances recommendations, check it out in the Ximple app.

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