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Geek out your fitness and win the smart iHealth wireless scale [competition closed]

Update: And the winner is… *drum roll*… Adrian Phipps! Well done, he’s won himself the iHealth Wireless Body Analysis Scale.

Losing weight is a chore, and boring. To make life easier we’ve decided to give away the iHealth Wireless Body Analysis Scale. It’s a scale for fitness geeks (or all geeks, really) in that it connects to your iPhone or any iOS device to make your fitness tracking experience smart.

The scale works with Facebook, Twitter and Evernote. Using Bluetooth, the iHealth mobile app connects with the iHealth Wireless Body Analysis Scale that then lets you measure, save, track and share your weight instantly.

Measure, track and share nine different characteristics of your body composition. The iHealth is designed to be a great tool to keep track of your BMI and help you accomplish those never-ending fitness goals.

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You can use it on-or offline and it’s light enough to take with you on the road. The Wireless Scale also supports multiple users, so the whole family can use it.

How can you win this awesome gadget? Simply let us know in the comments below which health and fitness app is your favorite. Also, tell us how this app has helped you accomplish your goals, keep track or motivate your fitness/health routine.

Competition starts today (4 February) and ends on 11 February.


  • Adrian Phipps

    Last year I started running 10km races to gauge my fitness after losing 20kgs. In training I purchased a Fitbit zip to monitor my distance covered and how long it took per km, using this in conjunction with their awesome app gave me the confidence and know how to run a sub 50 10km at only my 2nd attempt.. love it to bits, excuse the pun.. :-)

  • Guest

    Def the COSMO fitness and healthy eating app. So inspired. Daily meal plans and exercise routines, weekly shopping lists, recipe links, exercises. Who needs a personal trainer! Starting on Monday! http://www.cosmopolitan.co.za/bodysoul/BodyHealth/get-your-free-cosmo-zest-app-now

  • Sandhaya V Maharaj

    I love & use the JEFIT Workout app. Variety of exercises gets you over gym boredom.Logs measurements,sets goals & tracks progress! I’m now totally inspired to get my groove on and work out….all because I have this virtual coach! Perfect motivator !

  • Jeremy Rance

    The speedofit swimming app is my fave as it tracks very accuratly and as i move around with work alot as well it finds specific nearby pools very well and ones that open late

  • steve

    My first experience with the quantified self movement was a few years ago at a Meetup at Singularity University. At first I was amazed at the lengths to which some of the people went – this was before there were any apps to track one’s activities, let alone to tie them to health, fitness or weight. When the first BodyBugg came out I got one and wore it for a few months, but the applications were, well, clunky is a kind word.
    About two years ago I got an iHome alarm clock/iPhone charger. When I went to sleep I plugged my iPhone in and set the alarm, and when the alarm went off in the morning I turned it off. This was the first app that was seamlessly integrated into my regular habits, and at some point I realized that this was the way that fitness and health apps would need to be. And that the issue was not how cool the app was, but how well it integrated into your life – so that you would easily get the information that you needed to motivate yourself.
    I’m now using the FitBit app on my iPhone, and parts of it work this well – most activity is tracked without my needing to explicitly interact with the app. My food intake requires more effort on my part, but it’s so much easier than the old BodyBugg interaction that I’m (almost) satisfied. Within a few iterations I hope that this part of the app will be more seamless as well.
    The main point is not that I think that the FitBit app is great. For me, the key issue is that this – and a number of other apps available today – are integrated enough into our daily lives that they allow us to easily use them so that we can get the information we want and, more importantly, the motivation to make lifestyle changes.
    A friend who also uses this app said it really well: because the app reminds him when he’s hit his goal of walking more than 10,000 steps a day, he’s changed where he parks his car, when to walk instead of ride, etc. It’s changed his behavior, which is what the goal should be.

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