We all know how to be healthy – get a good night’s sleep, eat well and get some exercise – but it’s not always easy to do. Here are some products that will get you on the right track.
Get a good night’s sleep
The Pillow of Health is designed to provide a restful and comfortable sleep. Its adjustable design and high-quality materials make it one of the most luxurious pillows available today. One of the primary fillings used in The Pillow of Health is medical-grade, high-resilience foam that is specially engineered to reduce pressure points and relieve pain. $169.99; thepillowofhealth.com.
If you have a sweet tooth and still want to stay on course, try Ice Chips, the good-for-you candy. Ice Chips is made with Xylitol, a natural ingredient offering many health benefits. Flavors include coffee and cream, ginger, lemon, licorice, margarita and more. $29.95 for six tins; icechipscandy.com.
Work with a health coach
Vida is an app that provides you with a personalized program that combines technology with a human touch to help you reach your fitness goals, including losing weight, detoxing from sugar, reducing stress, lowering cholesterol and blood pressure and preventing/reversing diabetes. The Vida app connects consumers with a real personal coach and uses wearable device integration and Apple’s HealthKit, as well as data from patients’ doctors, to suggest the optimal care approach for each person. $49 per month; vida.com.
Keep pain at bay
Rocktape is kinesiology tape, which works by creating a bio-mechanical lifting mechanism, allowing more blood to move into an injured area to accelerate healing and recovery. It’s ideal for the new weekend warrior with knee problems; rotator cuff, groin and hamstring pulls; lower back issues; shin splints; tennis and golf elbow; Achilles tendonitis; and plantar fasciitis. $20, rocktape.com.
Keep your work out in tune
FIT Radio is a dynamic app that provides more than 25 channels of music designed to maintain BPMs (beats per minute) between songs without twitchy transitions or advertising. Users can select stations based on genre or type of workout. Free; fitradio.com.
Up the intensity of your workout
The Elastic Boutique’s resistance bands are specially formulated to resist instant snapping when stretched – preventing injuries. The unique formulation slows down the progression of a tear, so the user can detect it while in use and stop immediately. The exercises included in the chart that come with the bands were developed by a physical therapist to get the most effective workout in the shortest amount of time. $24.95, elasticboutique.com.