This is a guestpost from Winslow Strong, author of the blog Biohack Yourself. Winslow was one of the early backers of the crowdfunded startup Talking20 and describes the service and his experience of taking his blood sample. Talking20 is a recently founded direct-to-consumer biomedical testing company. Their mission is to transform useful biomarker diagnostics into … [Read more...] about Talking 20 – Take a Look Inside
If you spend most of your time working on your computer, you will have realized the thin line between productivity and procastination. How long do you spend reading news and blogs to get the information you're looking for, and to stay up to date with your fast moving business? RescueTime is a service which logs and tracks the time spent on your computer's active window and … [Read more...] about RescueTime – Don’t Fool Yourself in Time Management!
WakeMate is a sleep phase alarm clock that can wake you up during one of your light sleep phases and in addition offers extended analysis of your sleep patterns. After my first experience with a simple iPhone app for sleep tracking I found it quite interesting to gain deeper insights into my sleeping habits with this dedicated tool. Sleep phases correlate with subtle body … [Read more...] about WakeMate – Get to Know Your Sleeping Self
I've been tracking my weight for over a year now with Withings free smartphone app WiScale. Monitoring your weight on a regular basis can become a tedious task when you have to record your data manually, making it hard sometimes to maintain a regular overview. After reading Tim Ferris’ The 4 Hour Body, I decided to loose a few pounds with his slow carb diet. In order to obtain … [Read more...] about Withings WiFi Body Scale – Weight Watching for Aesthetes
Do you often feel tired? How long and how well did you sleep int the last days and when do you usually got to bed? In order to get answers to theses questions for myself, I analyzed my sleeping habits with an iPhone app called Sleep hygiene. All you have to do is press a button when going to sleep and again after waking up. As you can track several sleeps a … [Read more...] about Simple Sleep Tracking with the iPhone