Fitness bands are played out. There was a boom in 2014 and 2015, but now it feels like when you see someone rocking one on their wrist, you think, “oh, you’re still doing that, huh?” They were big and bulky, and eventually people got tired of being reminded of their activity (or inactivity) every second of the day.
That is, until, now, because the Joule Caffeine Bracelet has arrived, and it will probably change your life forever. Crowd-funded through Indiegogo and currently sitting at 367 percent over its original goal of $15,000, the bracelet allows its wearer to snap in a transdermal caffeine patch and pump caffeine directly into their system without having to wait in line at Starbucks for 30 minutes. since the caffeine is transferred directly into your bloodstream through “transdermal administration,” Jouele claims there’s no energy crash or jitters or any of the negative side effects you sometimes experience by drinking coffee from a cup. Each patch gives you the amount of caffeine found in one cup of coffee over a four-hour period.
We’ve already discussed the benefits of caffeine for athletes (find out more in the video player above); and rocking a wristband that gives you a hit of it whenever you want seems like a novel idea. The downside? You don’t get to taste anything. It’s great for calorie intake but terrible for your taste buds, which will wonder what in the world is going on.
Check out more information about the bracelet here, and be the guy or gal who can finally say, “Oh no, I’m not counting my steps, I’m drinking coffee!” while everyone else around you tries to figure out if you were sent here from the future or recently escaped from a mental institution.
Photo via Indiegogo