Stay in Shape with Health and Fitness Android Accessories

Now that we’re a couple months into 2014, surely you’ve taken the leap to meet your “get fit” resolution by now, right? Maybe a workout here and there, but only when you have free time, sure. Don’t feel too bad, we understand that things have been busy.

What can we do to help that situation, you might ask. How about some accessories for your Android device that will help keep you on your weight-loss track and manage that ever-so-busy lifestyle of yours! Take a break from your routine and take a look at a few of these healthy Android accessories we’ve chosen from

arkon-sports-armbandArkon Sports Armband

Perfect for your morning or afternoon run, the Arkon Sports Armband comfortably fits around your arm and holds your Android device securely with a clear plastic cover over the display to protect against rain, sweat, dirt… you name it.

The armband is made of a stretchable neoprene that’s extremely lightweight and sweat-resistant. At the top and bottom of the case portion are openings for your headphone jack, so you can listen to your tunes with any wired headset of your choice. And, in case you’re wondering: yes, you can utilize your touchscreen through the plastic cover.

This particular armband is designed to fit devices with screen sizes of up to 5.5-inches. Depending on your device, you could even fit the phone inside while wearing a protective case; likely a very thin one, though. There’s also a small storage pouch on the armband for you to keep small items like cash or cards, just in case.

Jarv Premium Bluetooth Heart Rate Monitorjarv-heart-rate-monitor

Looking to keep track of your heart rate during your workout? Now you can with this Smart Heart Rate Monitor from Jarv! Using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology, this unit pairs to your Android device and transmits the data to a 3rd party application such as Runtastic PRO, BLE Heart Rate Monitor or i-gotU Sports.

For this accessory to work with your Android device, you must be running version 4.3 or later, so be sure to check your settings before jumping the gun. The elastic band wraps around just below your chest for the most accurate reading, and can be adjusted to fit smaller or wider body sizes. When it’s time to clean the Heart Rate Monitor, the plastic transmitter can be detached from the elastic band. Simple, easy and convenient!

motorola-sf600-sports-heapdhonesMotorola SF600 Wireless Sports Headphones

Let’s face it, going about your workout without jamming out to your favorite tunes might as well be sacrilege. The tricky part is finding a headset that is comfortable and can hold up to rigorous movement, water and sweat. That’s where the Motorola SF600 Headphones make an impression!

Made with a Kevlar fiber for outstanding durability against the elements, these headphones pump out amazing HD sound with heart-thumping bass. You also have the ability to utilize voice prompts when necessary. Control your music with the built-in buttons and don’t worry about missing calls, because you can manage them right on the spot thanks to the built-in microphone!

Adjusting to a fit that’s most comfortable to you is quick and easy with the various sizes of ear cushions that are included. Don’t get bored during your workouts; enjoy the freedom of handsfree music and calls with these SF600 Sports Headphones.

overboard-waterproof-armpackOverBoard Waterproof Pro-Sport Arm Pack

Our last active Android accessory is the Waterproof Pro-Sport Arm Pack from OverBoard. This handy case is a must-have for anyone enjoying the outdoors in or near the water.

This adjustable Arm Pack is 100% waterproof and floats in case you drop it in the water! You have the safety of all the elements while your Android device is inside. You can wear your device on your arm with the comfortable neoprene velcro arm strap or around your neck using the included lanyard.

If you want to push the Pro-Sport Arm Pack to the next level, take a dive! It’s guaranteed submersible up to 19ft, so you can spearfish, snorkel, scuba, go scalloping or lobstering… all with your Android device strapped to your side! Also, this case is great for storing other items aside from your phone, such as keys, money, credit cards, ID, fishing licenses, etc.

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Final Thoughts

The time for excuses is over. Snag any of these handy Android accessories to compliment your fresh, active lifestyle and meet the goals you’ve set for yourself.