Gear Up: The Smarter Body

Amp up your game with the latest in personal health tech.

By Vanessa McGrady

1. BAND ON THE RUN
Run, walk, cycle, swim—and, yes, tell time—with this swappable band that tracks your data and creates charts that help you stay on point. Shine by Misfit, $69, store.misfit.com.

2. TRACK HEART RATE
This portable electrocardiogram slips over your smartphone or tablet to instantly monitor heart rate. It also tracks medication use, diet, exercise routines and sleep patterns. $74.99, store.alivecor.com.

3. UNDERWATER MP3 PLAYER
Why should you have to lose your motivational music when you hit the pool? Power through those last laps with your go-to tunes. Neptune V2 by Finis, $159.99, finisinc.com.

4. BETTER BEDSIDE MANNER
Sleep easier with the world’s first non-contact sleep tracking device. It records light, noise and temperature, and gives feedback on getting better zzz’s. S+ by ResMed, $99.99, sleep.mysplus.com.

4. HONESTY IS THE BEST POLICY
It’s harder to cheat when this band automatically counts calories by measuring your glucose in your cells through your skin. GoBe by HealBe, $299, healbe.com.