Wearing a Smartwatch in a Sauna

Are there smartwatches that one can wear in a sauna or steam room? The short answer is definitely Yes there are smartwatch models that can bear the steamy sauna. It depends on the waterproof rating mostly but it makes sense also checking the manufacturer’s recommendations. Also, consider the temperature change in the Sauna. Based on my research it would seem that Polar would be the … Read more Wearing a Smartwatch in a Sauna

What are the Benefits of a Smartwatch?

Smartwatches can do many things that your smartphone can’t. Benefits include tracking your heart rate, sleep, activity and overall fitness level. You can also play music and do phone free activities and even pay at the store. What benefits do Smartwatches provide? I have used smartwatches and fitness trackers for multiple years and I decided … Read more What are the Benefits of a Smartwatch?

Are Smartwatches Worth Buying – You might be surprised by #11

The five must-have features that make smartwatches worth buying are currently 1. wrist-based heart rate measurement, 2. sleep tracking, 3. sports tracking, 4. GPS for distance and speed measurement and 5. smart notifications. I have been asked many times: are smartwatches worth buying? Yes, I think so. You might be surprised by all the things you … Read more Are Smartwatches Worth Buying – You might be surprised by #11

Smartwatches that can measure Blood Pressure

Can any Smartwatch measure Blood Pressure? Yes, the Omron HeartGuide BP8000-M  Smartwatch has a built-in oscillometric blood pressure measurement and it is also FDA cleared. Omron just launched the device at CES in January 2019 at a price of 499 USD. For someone who is recommended to measure blood pressure on a daily basis, this sounds … Read more Smartwatches that can measure Blood Pressure