I’ve been baffled lately by the proliferation of electronic fitness gadgetry. Actually, I only pretend to be baffled. In reality, it’s pretty clear what lies behind this trend: it’s another example of the human tendency to want to outsource the work of health (or, at least, those uncomfortable or inconvenient parts of health).
This is the same phenomenon that began with the advent of motorized exercise ‘machines’, then heart-rate monitors, and now ….well, you’ve seen the ads.
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