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Gear & Gadgets

TechCo’s Guide to Back to School Tech and Gadgets

By | Jul 10, 2017 at 3:00 pm

The sun is shining, Independence Day has past (and still no alien invasion), and before you know it back to school time will be here. For some, this is nothing more than returning back to college, but for many this will be the entry…

Inspiration

Kansas City

Founders Need to Ignore the Naysayers to Disrupt Their Industries

By | Jun 28, 2017 at 8:30 am

Industry disruption is the ultimate goal of every innovator these days. And with all the acclaim and media hype surrounding game-changing companies, it’s easy to set out with the intent to “disrupt” at any and all costs. But this can be a dangerous game…

Startups & Apps

4 Next-Gen Startups That Will Change How People View Fitness

By | May 28, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The fitness industry is shaping up beyond the gym or studio. These days, the hip place to be is wherever people are choosing to work out. From wearables to virtual reality (VR) gizmos, some startups are making fitness happen regardless of location. Further, by…

Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Find a Babysitter, VR and Discount Fitness Classes

By | May 19, 2017 at 3:20 pm

Each week, Tech.Co searches the web to uncover interesting new companies across all sectors. This week in our Startup Spotlight, we’ve uncovered startups that are helping families check off their to do lists, fitness classes at a discount price, emerging technology in VR, and more. This…

Gear & Gadgets

PureCarbon Launches Wearable Fitness Tech For Strength Training

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 2:20 pm

For a lot of fitness-savvy techies out there, exercise tech has helped enrich their workout routine and provided them with a way to really see the positive impact their making on their body. But this type of tech has only been able to tackle cardio workouts like…

technology

How Technology Is Changing the Fitness Industry Today

By | Mar 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Technology is pervasive in the fitness industry. While most people don’t think of workout equipment as technology, they can indeed be considered “machines” that enhance the quality of human activity. The industry is shifting away from these rudimentary tools and leveling up to higher…

Gear & Gadgets

Amazfit Pace Is Bringing Affordability to GPS Watches [Review]

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Huami and Xiaomi may not be well established brands in the US just yet, but over the next few years we’ll be hearing a lot from each of them. In fact, last year we reviewed the duo’s last fitness tracker, Mi Band 2, with…

Startups & Apps

Houston

Tushi Pal Is the World’s First Fair-Trade Fitness Tracker

By | Feb 1, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Fitness trackers have become the go-to technology for avid athletes, health nuts, and people still holding out hope that they can keep their new year’s resolution alive. These tiny devices are designed to blend into your wardrobe while providing up-to-the-minute data about everything from…

Gear & Gadgets

Chicago

Cubii Helps You Pedal Faster Towards Your Health Resolutions [Review]

By | Dec 30, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Everyone knows that exercise, and sleep are daily necessities. As entrepreneurs and professionals, it’s not always easy to find a healthy balance of work and life. We sit for hours at a time, wake up too early, over do it on the coffee, and…

Gear & Gadgets

Tech.Co’s Holiday Guide to Health and Wellness Gadgets and Gifts

By | Nov 29, 2016 at 11:20 am

Winter makes it hard to stay health. Along with the holidays comes cookies, sugary lattes, stress, cookies, and perhaps a wee bit too much alcohol. Did we mention the cookies? As the holidays come to a close, your new year resolutions will be firming…

Work-life balance

5 Effective Tips to Beating Founder Burnout

By | Oct 22, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Working at a startup can mean long hours with no breaks: 18 hour days, granola bars for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and even a makeshift bed in your office. While many entrepreneurs think this is the best way to get things done, they’re not…

Gear & Gadgets

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 is the Most Affordable Health Tracker Worth Buying [Review]

By | Sep 29, 2016 at 5:50 pm

There is no doubt that one of the fastest growing wearable types go to fitness trackers. From Apple’s new Series 2 watch, to the endless array of GPS sport watches, there is something for everyone in every price point. On the entry-level, affordable side…

Gear & Gadgets

Cupertino

Apple Watch Series 2 Is Now a Viable Fitness Tracker [Review]

By | Sep 19, 2016 at 12:07 pm

Both stylish and comfortable, the Apple Watch Series 2 is now truly a viable option for those who care about their health and fitness. Prior to the addition of GPS, the initial offering was nothing more than a glorified controller and notification wearable, an…

Startups & Apps

Optimize Fitness Brings Machine Learning to Your Workout

By | Sep 13, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Smart technology has made life so much easier in recent years. It’s made homes safer, it’s made meals tastier, and it’s made watches a whole lot more complicated. Unfortunately, there is no device that can work out for you. There’s no app that can…

Gear & Gadgets

Fitness and Wellness Gadget Guide For The Healthy Entrepreneur

By | Aug 11, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Being an entrepreneur is tiresome, often unthanked, and can distract people from paying attention to how much they sleep, what they eat, and how often they exercise. Luckily the tech world also knows this, and has has created continuous demand for innovative new solutions…

technology

Technology Is Seriously Influencing the Fitness Industry

By | Aug 4, 2016 at 8:00 pm

The fitness industry has changed a lot in the course of a few years. With Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat conveying more permeability to people’s fitness and health, it’s no wonder people are getting move involved. However, the fitness industry could integrate even further by jumping…

Gear & Gadgets

Scottsdale

STYR Labs Launches Fitness Gadgets That Tell You What Supplements To Take

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 1:22 pm

The Internet of Things is only just beginning, turning everything in our lives into a connected device. One particular industry that has done well by it, as well as some flops, is the health and wellness space. From wearables to smart clothing, even connected…