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      Top products for keeping fit and active

      Assistive technology is making it easier than ever for people with hearing loss to keep active. Our fitness-related products will help you get in shape and stay motivated. We’ve everything you need for a happier, healthier lifestyle.

      By: Sally Bromham | 30 January 2019
      We’re always on the lookout for ways to improve the lives of people with deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss. Advances in technology are fuelling a surge in assistive products that make it easy for people with hearing loss to keep active and healthy.

      Our fitness-related products will ensure you enjoy every workout thanks to a range of accessibility features. We’ve everything you need to lead a more active lifestyle. Download the latest fitness app on a deaf-friendly smartphone. Never miss another gym class by setting a vibrating alert on your alarm clock or watch. Stream your favourite music while you exercise. Take phones calls on the go. Wear headphones or earbuds that stay on even when you’re going for your personal best.

      Here’s our round-up of fitness-related products that will help you, and any family members with hearing loss, enjoy a healthier and happier lifestyle.

      Echo PowerWake alarm clock

      Wake up on time for the gym with the Echo PowerWake alarm clock. There’s no chance of oversleeping thanks to the amplified ringer, flashing light and vibrating pad. It’s ideal for people with up to moderate hearing loss and a great solution for heavy sleepers.

      • Six audio, visual and vibration alarm combinations
      • Two volume and three tone settings
      • Powerful under-pillow vibrating pad included
      • 72-hour back-up battery in case of a power cut.

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      Sennheiser HD-65 corded headphones

      M471 Corded TV headphones

      These corded headphones provide high-quality stereo sound and the enclosed ear cups prevent sound from ‘leaking’ in or out. They’re ideal for listening to music while you’re doing sporting activities if you don’t wear hearing aids.

      • In-line volume control with balance
      • Set the volume for each ear
      • Comfortable, adjustable headband
      • Supplied with a 6.2m lead.

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      Sarabec CM-BT2 wireless Bluetooth neckloop

      m492 CM-BT2 Bluetooth neckloop headset

      If you use hearing aids, this Bluetooth neckloop lets you stay in touch at all times while exercising. Wirelessly answer phone calls at the press of a button and listen through your hearing aids or the loop or ‘T’ setting. Plus, listen to the radio or music on the go.

      • Headphone connection for non hearing aid users
      • Adjustable neckloop length for a comfortable fit
      • Volume control on the headset
      • 10m Bluetooth range, and up to 120 hours of standby time or 3 hours of talk time.

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      Amplicomms M9500 smartphone with SIM Card - £10 credit included

      This easy-to-use smartphone is packed with deaf-friendly features. It’s perfect for downloading fitness apps and listening to music while you work out. The SIM card is specifically designed for people with hearing loss, offering more data, unlimited texts and fewer minutes.

      • Ringer volume up to 90dB
      • Increase handset volume up to 40dB
      • Highest possible (T4/M4) hearing aid compatibility rating
      • SOS assistance button for emergency contact.

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      Vibralite mini vibrating watch

      A280 Mini vibrating watch black

      Keep your fitness regime on track with this handy vibrating watch. Worn overnight, it will wake you on time, without disturbing anyone else. You can set up to 12 different vibrating alarms or activity reminders throughout the day. Plus, there’s a handy stopwatch countdown.

      • Alarm reminders can be set in seconds, minutes or hours
      • 12 or 24 hour digital display
      • Alarm can vibrate, beep or both
      • Backlit display for night time use.

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      Nuheara IQbuds wireless earbuds

      These intelligent wireless earbuds will make keeping fit a pleasure. As well streaming your favourite music, connecting wirelessly to your digital devices and talking hands-free, they enhance your hearing in loud places while drowning out background noise. Suitable for hearing people and those with mild hearing loss. Watch the video.

      • Speech amplification
      • Sweat and water resistant
      • Tap touch technology – move between your physical and digital worlds with a simple tap
      • Best in class battery life: 16 hours Bluetooth streaming or 32 hours hearing augmentation.

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      OTOjOY LoopBuds hearing loop earphones

      Otojoy LoopBuds

      If you don’t use hearing aids but workout in a hearing loop equipped venue, these earphones will make a big difference. To enjoy clearer speech and music, simply open the LoopBuds app* and receive crystal-clear sound directly into the ears. Please note: They cannot be used with hearing aids.
      *Only compatible with iPhones. An android version of the app is in development.

      • Listen to hearing loops in thousands of venues via a smartphone, without a hearing aid
      • Turn hearing loop speech into text via a speech-to-text app
      • Adjustable volume, balance and tone settings
      • Listen to music and make phone calls on the move.

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      Find out more

      Discover the full range of fitness-related products by visiting our webshop, or contacting our Customer Services team:
      Telephone 03330 144 525
      Textphone 03330 144 530
      Email solutions@hearingloss.org.uk
      Lines are open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm.

      We’re the only UK charity with a full range of products for people living with deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus, so we’re the ideal source of impartial advice. And every purchase means that you’re helping fund research to cure hearing loss within a generation.

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