How Geeks Get Into Shape!
So I’ve quit smoking, and started using my Bowflex again. I have to say that I have definitely been feeling much better since dropping the nicotine monster. However, I’m still WAY overweight and need to fix that. So, I geeked out and bought the Nike + iPod thingy.
Basically, this is a pair of shoes with a small compartment in the bottom of the sole, which houses a sensor. That sensor communicates to a FOB which attaches to your iPod Nano, and tracks your movement. Check it out:
Using this setup, you can track your progress at the Nike website. Its actually pretty cool!