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The best...body monitors

These gadgets measure blood pressure, heart rate, sleep, and body movements.

StressEraser
“If you feel stressed and scattered,” this is the product for you. When you place a finger on its infrared sensor, it measures your heart rate, then guides you through a calming breathing exercise.
$179, stresseraser.com
Source: WholeLiving.com

Withings Blood Pressure Monitor
“Meet your new cardiologist.” Plug this cuff into an iPhone and it will give you a precise reading and automatically store the data in a file that can be instantly shared with your doctor.
$129, withings.com
Source: Playboy

Zeo Sleep
Manager Mobile
Before bed, strap on the headband above and it’ll gauge your rest through brain signals. You used to need a bedside base station to read the results; this new Zeo connects to your iPhone or Android.
$99, myzeo.com
Source: CNET.com

Gruve
This activity monitor tracks body movements, “including very small ones,” so even fidgeting will count toward your exercise goals. Clip it on your waistband: It vibrates when you need a reminder that you’re not moving enough.
$180, muveinc.com
Source: More

Philips DirectLife
This activity monitor “offers one major advantage over its competitors”—a live coach. Wear it daily and its lights signal progress toward your preset calorie-burning goals. Plug it into a computer and a mentor will e-mail tips.
$149, philips.com
Source: More

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