5 Gadgets That Could Help You Get Fit: An Interactive Mirror, Resistance Pants, Brain-Stimulating Headphones + More!

There are a seemingly endless number of new products on the market, and they pretty much all claim to be the latest and greatest in fitness technology. So we asked our friend, Dr. Ian Smith, who literally wrote the book (well, actually, SEVERAL New York Times bestselling books) on fitness to introduce us to five of the hottest trends in fitness right now.........


"The way you build muscle and burn calories is by making the body work," Dr. Ian explains. Exercise bands, also called resistance bands, can be used for more effective and efficient workouts, because they make your muscles work harder.

The AGOGIE pants have resistance bands built into the elastic, which adds an extra layer, or "exoskeleton," of resistance, according to Dr. Ian.

By increasing resistance, Dr. Ian points out, "even when you're just walking, you're working out."

He explains that by wearing the pants while exercising, you can increase the efficiency of your workout by "building up your resistance, increasing your muscle size and burning calories."

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