The top gadgets you need to achieve your health and fitness goals at home this January
The new year tends to be the time we think about setting new goals to achieve or maintain a healthier lifestyle.
Maybe you want to exercise more and get fitter, or perhaps you want to plan out your daily meals a little bit better, so that your diet is more nutritious.
There’s no doubt that Covid-19 has made us all more conscious about our health. And, according to the Healthy Ireland Survey 2021 – based on 7,454 interviews conducted with a representative sample of the population aged 15 and older living in Ireland – 90pc of Irish people indicate a desire to make at least one change in their lives to improve their health and wellbeing.
There are many ways to get started and to stay on track with your healthy eating and fitness goals. One such way is through health tech.
Currys has a range of gadgets in their health and fitness range, available both in-store and online, to help you get motivated and stay healthy at home in the new year. And there are some great deals on these gadgets, with massive savings to be made in their January Mega Sale.
Here, we compile a list of health tech and smart appliances available at Currys to assist you on your wellbeing journey…
Smartwatches and fitness trackers
According to the Teneo Sport and Sponsorship Index, more than one-in-three Irish adults now use fitness tracking devices. Fitness trackers make it easy to monitor your health and improve your performance. The innovative gadgets can monitor everything from heart rate and calories burned to steps taken and hours slept.
Currys have a range of fitness trackers, including the popular Fitbit, and they come as watches, bracelets and clip-ons and connect wirelessly to your smartphone, tablet or app device via Bluetooth or NFC. Sync your tracker up with fitness apps to keep on top of your fitness goals.
Currys also has a selection of smartwatches available. Sync your phone or tablet to Bluetooth or NFC, and you can easily take a call from your wrist, as well as send messages or listen to music, while also tracking your exercise.
Jaimie Cantwell, Head of Commercial at Currys Ireland, “From a smart fitness perspective, Fitbit and Garmin will be top of our deals list for the January Sale. Although more consumers are trading up in this area, a large part of the market is still looking for value in this space and opting for more mid-priced products.”
Here are some of the amazing deals available to shop at Currys:
Get the Fitbit Versa 3 for only €189, saving €40.
Or check out the HUAWEI Watch GT 3 Active for €239.
No better way to get motivated than listening to some uplifting music. Currys have a range of headphones to suit all kinds of listeners, including sports headphones. Their sports headphones are perfect for keeping the pace up when exercising thanks to sweat-proof materials and ergonomic designs such as ear-tip wings. Ear-tip wings keep the headphones sitting comfortably in your ears.
Jaimie says “With headphones, premium brands such as Apple, Sony and Beats are the bestsellers, with Bluetooth headphones still proving to be the most popular segment in the market.”
There are some great deals on headphones on the Currys site, for example, the Sony Wireless Bluetooth Noise-Cancelling Sports Earbuds are now €139, saving €50.
Or, save an incredible €70 with the LG TONE Free UFP5 Wireless Bluetooth Noise-Cancelling Earbuds, which are now €89.
Make it easier to follow a nutritious diet by incorporating a food gadget into your fitness plan.
For a healthier alternative to fizzy drinks, consider making a delicious smoothie. Or, make tasty homemade soup.
With the Currys range of food processors and juicers, such as Nutribullet’s juicer and blender machines, there’s no peeling, chopping or squeezing required. The machines feature parts that you can conveniently wash in the dishwasher, as well as pulp reservoirs, to ensure you get nutritious, smooth fruit juice, hassle-free.
Also, check out Currys range of air fryers. Air fryers can not only be a safer option compared to deep fryers, but it also means you will be cutting down on unhealthy deep-fried foods.
Jaimie Cantwell says, “We are seeing air fryers and multi-cookers dominate our top sellers recently, with Ninja leading the way. Consumers are also trading up to more premium appliances and spending on average +15pc on these products versus last year.
“An interesting trend we've spotted over the last number of weeks is a surge in sales of bread makers. Sales have grown +25pc YoY in this area and we'd expect this to continue into the new year.”
Check out these fantastic offers:
The MORPHY RICHARDS Air Fryer is now €99.99, saving €50.
Save €60 on the PANASONIC Breadmaker, which is now €119.99.
The DREW & COLE Clever Chef Multicooker is now €89.99, saving €10.
And the NINJA Hot & Cold Blender & Soup Maker is €169.99, saving €10.
Healthy living isn’t just about looking after your diet and the amount of exercise you are getting. There are other aspects of your wellbeing to take care of too. Examples being your teeth, skin and hair.
Currys has a wide range of wellbeing tech, including electric toothbrushes from well-known brands like Oral B and Philips, which are designed to provide more cleaning power for your teeth. Then, there’s hairdryers, which have various speed settings and heat modes to keep hair shiny and healthy.
For January, you can save a massive €250 on the Oral B Genius X Limited Edition Electric Toothbrush, which is now only €119.99.
And for salon hair at home, the DYSON Supersonic Hair Dryer is now €369.99.
Not only does Currys have great deals across their healthy living products for the new year, but they also have an exclusive offer on selected tech.
To get you started on your health journey, you can get a free three-month subscription to Fiit, the number one fitness app, when you purchase an eligible product from the health and fitness range, priced €119 or over. Or if you purchase a Samsung Fitness wearable, you will get a free six-month subscription!*
The Fiit app allows you to connect with friends, so you can train together while at home, and there’s access to 700+ workouts with the most in-demand personal trainers, plus much more. Learn more here.
Hello to a healthy new year and a healthy new you!
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