Wanting to lose weight but you kinda cannot give in to the temptation of fast food.
This gadget could just be the answer to all of your prayers, as it gives you a 350-volt electric shock to remind you that you should not be eating that food.
The little gadget is now being sold on Amazon and it’s called the Pavlok bracelet which promises to help you out with your bad habits by giving you a sharp shock.
So if it’s biting your nails, surfing the net, sleeping too much or simply eating too much this little bracelet has your back.
If your thinking how does the band know when you’re committing a bad habit, well the simple answer is it does not.
But your wife, husband, girlfriend, boyfriend or friends have access to a little app that can deliver the shock of your life if they catch you out. Or they just think you need a little reminder that you are wired up.
So no cheating…
Your friends simply download the app and can zap you any time they wish especially if you are eating too much fast food.
The app also provides tips and advice in the form of a video to help you break the habit of offering you support, without the shock.
From any location, the app sends a signal to the bracelet and issues an electric shock.
The creators of have said “Pavlok allows you to speak your reptile brain’s language by adding an unpleasant element (a safe and harmless ‘zap’ of electricity on your wrist) to what you have been taught to love (your nasty lingering habit), quickly conditioning your mind to associate an ‘unpleasant’ feeling with your bad habit… and stopping it all together.”
appeaing on ABC News the inventor of the device has said that “It feels like if you were to touch a doorknob after rubbing your socks on the carpet.”
He added: “There’s a real power in using a little bit of pain to help you break your bad habits.”
The bracelet is on the market for £158 and is capable of zapping you 150 times per charge.
Key features of the bracelet include:-
UPGRADE YOUR LIFE: Used by over 50,000 people to break habits ranging from smoking to oversleeping. Download the app, and choose the habit you want to break to start upgrading your life
CHANGE YOUR BEHAVIOR: Breaks bad habits via zaptic feedback, based on 80 years of science-backed, aversion therapy studies. Other wearables track what you’ve already done, only Pavlok 2 can help you change your behaviour
IT’S TIME TO MOVE FORWARD: How do you want to move forward? What habits are standing in your way? Partner with Pavlok and get moving towards an upgraded life NOW
GET ON TRACK: Pavlok 2 comes with a newer, faster processor, longer battery life, better bluetooth connectivity, motion sensors that “learn” from your actions, and zap, beep, or vibe functions.
All so you can not only break bad habits but start building good ones Pavlok integrates with sensors, friends, internet browsers, phone apps, GPS, and more to keep you on track with your goals.
JOIN THE COMMUNITY: Use the Pavlok Core app (Android and iOS) to adjust device settings & engage with habit breaking courses. Get support from the Pavlok community, chat with coaches, and track your progress, all on your mobile device.