Every father could stand to improve his health, or he likes to sweat it out in the gym or on the road. Or maybe he just liked the time to relax and de-compress. Check out some good health has inspired finds for your man.
A combination of fitness-and stress-monitor, Tinké ($119) tracks and measures the pulse, the breathing, the oxygen level in the blood, and stress to let Dad know if his body is ready for an activity and how the activities for the improvement of his condition. He can also be part of a health condition on Facebook, create a network and find out how the scores measure up with other users. Tinké is compatible with iOS devices and the iPhone 5. Available on shop.zensorium.com.
2. The HeartMath Inner Balance
Stressed to the max? The HeartMath Inner Balance ($99) can help your man to get a grip on stress with guided relaxation techniques. Using an iPhone or iPad, the earlobe sensor takes a pulse reading and then develops a custom breathing sequence to follow. Available on www.heartmathstore.com.
3. Denon’s Exercise Freak Headphones
Sports, listen to music and answer calls completely wirelessly with Denon’s Exercise Freak Headphones ($149). Super lightweight and sweat proof, these headphones come with a mesh carrying pouch, a micro-USB cable for charging the battery, and antimicrobial silicon ear tips, four sizes available. Available on usa.denon.com.
4. Bulu Box
Got a health-nut? With Bulu Box ($10/month), Dad can learn about new brands with four to five samples of vitamins, supplements and health products delivered each month. If he likes the products, he can earn points by sharing, taking surveys and subscribing to a full-sized versions. Available on bulubox.com.
Dad can analyze and store golf swing statistics to any mobile device with GolfSense ($129.99). Connect the motion sensor to the Velcro strap of a glove, and GolfSense will send the data wirelessly. Then, real-time, in-depth 3D motion analysis of acceleration, velocity, tempo and position, and get tips on how to improve. The data is stored in the GolfSense cloud and can be synchronized with other mobile devices. Available at golfsense.to me, Apple stores, Best Buy, and golfsmith.com.
6. AfterShokz Sportz M2 earphone
The AfterShokz Sportz M2 headphones ($79.95) will not only help to Daddy to stay active, but safe. In contrast to traditional headphones, AfterShokz rest outside the ear to deliver quality stereo sound via the skull to the inner ear. So instead of drowning all the noise with his music, he belongs in the vicinity of the movement, a conversation with a workout buddy to hear if your child cries. Plus, the use of the in-line microphone to pause music or take a call. Available on aftershokz.com.
7. RFLKT Bike Computer
Dad can on the public road, and wirelessly send cycling app data and workout info from their iPhone on the RFLKT Bike Computer ($129.99). The steering wheel mounted device allows you to navigate screens, start-and stop-intervals, play music, and control apps. The computer does not need to be recharged and has a life of one year. Available on wahoofitness.com.
8. Pebble Smartwatch
The Pebble Smartwatch ($150) late Father playlist, take the phone calls and keep track of his time and pace without having to pull out his phone. Compatible with Android and iPhone, the Pebble Smartwatch is customisable with apps to let dad to check e-mail, get the weather, the access to Facebook and Twitter, and much more. Available on getpebble.com.
9. Tasting room
For the father who loves his wine, and all the heart-healthy benefits, tasting room by Lot18 makes choosing a custom experience. Here is how it works: Father gets six miniature bottles included in the Wine Sampler Kit to try and review. He will then get a unique wine profile, so he can choose 12 full bottle cases. The tasting room also offers advice on wines to order when eating, food combinations, and suggestions for other regions and grapes. $9.95 for the mini-bottle tasting kit. $84.49 and for the club shipments. Tastingroom.com.