24 Sep 2021

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Ep. 212 - Should You Use Wearable Tech?

On this episode of RNT Fitness Radio we discuss wearable tech, and it’s application to sleep, health markers and training readiness. With how much the wearable tech industry has grown over the past couple of years, we wanted to dissect the pros and cons of them, and whether getting a Fitbit, Oura or Whoop, as some key leading examples, are worth the money. Where we spend a great deal of time discussing is at the start, its application to sleep, and towards the end, whether its energy expenditure predictions are worth looking at!

“Just remember what you’re doing it for, and make sure it’s for the good reason.”

- Akash Vaghela

Timestamps:

00:00 – Does lack of sleep lead to more body fat?

03:30 – Waking up at night and change in routine

06:50 – The use of wearables

08:30 – Sleep trackers

10:38 – Subconscious adherence to the tracker

13:40 – Benefits of wearable tech

17:3 ]– How to know what to improve on through tracking

20:40 – Uncertainty with the data collected

23:25 – How wearable tech increases engagement

26:30 – Product recommendations

30:30 – Work output and burnt calories

34:25 – Muscle mass and energy expenditure

38:44 – Last words

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