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Getting the low-down on your body fat percentages can involve a scale, calipers, calculator, spreadsheet, and lots of math. Enter the Tanita Ironman Segmental and Full Body Composition monitor. This torture device comes with retractable hand-grip electrodes that measure each body quadrant's water, m...

June 11th 2008 at 5:03pm 0 Comments
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Tanita's been known to mesh gadgetry with health before, but its latest creation really goes beyond the call. This body fat measuring system apparently enables patients to remain firmly glued to the bed / sofa / etc. rather than actually, you know, getting up and moving, when checking out just how...

December 7th 2007 at 11:58am 0 Comments
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While we've seen a number of individuals turning to Nintendo's Wii to shed a few pounds, the next wave of exercise equipment seems to be filtering in. Just weeks after seeing Motivatrix's MX9 Workout Master, five companies have come together in an effort to "develop a communications protocol to est...

April 17th 2007 at 2:21am 0 Comments
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It is no secret that Americans, on a whole, suffer from an obesity problem. The path to recovery, however, involves a bit more than just keeping track of one's weight: factors like body mass index, and "muscular quanitative score" are just as important, and have to be accounted for in measuring heal...

December 26th 2006 at 10:05am 0 Comments