Health fascinates me. Not because of an innate need to understand how our bodies work but rather because of the extent to which we’re prepared to take risks with our health.
There are people who jump out of planes for fun, but the chances of dying from that are 0.008%. They know the risks of doing so, but make sure they do something about it by training for it and then strapping a parachute to their back. In contrast, there’s a 53% chance of one of us dying from a non-communicable disea...
I’ve worked at Quealth for about 18 months. I am 40 (loving it by the way) and perceive myself as lucky, privileged, reasonably smart and well educated but the penny still never dropped for me until I started at Quealth.
'The sum of my daily choices equates to my life expectancy and my quality of life'.
The majority of people's daily choices will lead to a lifestyle disease. As defined by Collins English Dictionary (I always trust an English Dictionary) a...
My feet are still feeling the effects of spending three days in Barcelona where, according to my activity tracker, I walked an average of 18,000 steps a day around Mobile World Congress (MWC), one of the largest mobile technology exhibitions on the planet.
That’s 8.5 miles a day.
Apparently, I also slept for 6 hours and 42 minutes, during which time I burnt off 42 calories and “woke up” 13 times.
Great…so what? And that’s my point.
Wearables are a means to an end. They measure, track and moni...