Healbe Gobe 2 Fitness Tracker Review Gone are the days when you had to maintain a regular record of your body weight and hours of workout at the gym. In this modern era, technology is here to help make things much simpler and convenient for you. You must have heard about fitness trackers. These are worn on your wrist and are available in various types and with different features. An ordinary one will help you keep track of the number of steps you walk each day. If you are willing to pay a bit more, you will find trackers that can also keep track of your heartbeats, calories burnt, and hours of sleep. High-end ones double up as a watch and also give you notifications for incoming calls and messages. In this article, we take a look at the Healbe Gobe 2 review. What Exactly Is Healbe Gobe 2? There are several manufacturers of fitness trackers on the market. Most of you must have heard and also used Healbe fitness bands. It gives you various types of vital information about your … [Read more...] about Healbe Gobe 2 Fitness Tracker Review
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Shanthi Appelo USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee Published 8:30 AM EDT Sep 11, 2018 Nearly everyone and their grandmother is wearing a fitness tracker nowadays. Whether wrapped around your arm, clipped to your belt or on your phone, devices can measure a plethora of health-related activity. They're mostly used by those who wish to become healthier through weight loss, increased activity or both. But some of these technologies may not be as accurate or produce the results we want. There are several smartphone applications that measure everything from steps to sleep, all with varying levels of accuracy. Productivity: Stop wasting time online with these apps In fact, gold standard randomized controlled trials have not found that fitness trackers improve health. Let’s delve into the accuracy and effectiveness of several health technologies. A guesstimate is not a measurement As a dietitian, one of the first things I recommend to someone trying to lose weight, regardless of their … [Read more...] about Fitness trackers may not be helpful
If you got a fitness tracker to keep tabs on your diet and exercise to help you lose weight, and were disappointed by the results – you’re not alone. A new study suggests the devices don’t improve weight loss for many people. In fact, overweight young adults who did not use fitness trackers during a two-year weight loss study dropped more pounds than those who did use them, report researchers from the University of Pittsburgh. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, included 471 people – about three-quarters of them women – ages 18 to 35 who were all overweight. For the first six months of the study, they followed a low calorie diet, got regular exercise and attended weekly group counseling sessions to help support their efforts. At six months, everyone in the program started receiving telephone counseling sessions, text messages with … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Will a fitness tracker really help you lose weight?
Wearable tech is dedicated to staying on your wrist, but its face is changing fast. Headed into 2015, the wearable market will soon be bidding a slow farewell to the dominance of screen- and app-less fitness wristbands and trackers, like the Fitbit Flex and Jawbone UP, and welcoming in the era of smartwatches, with the Apple Watch front and center. The global fitness wearable market, which includes fitness wristbands, sport watches and smart garments, is expected to shrink next year from 70 million units sold to 68 million, according to a November report from analyst firm Gartner. Smart wristband shipments are expected to fall by 15 percent to 17 million units, while smartwatches are expected to jump 17 percent to 21 million shipments, eclipsing the former as the most successful wearable design to date. The problem? Fitness wristbands, as popular as they have been so far, just don't do enough to excite consumers when compared with devices like the Apple Watch and Motorola's Moto 360 … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo The rise and fall of fitness trackers
Most fitness trackers can measure a lot: steps taken, heart beats, sleep quality and workout performance. That's a lot of data, but are they useful? It depends on what you're looking for. Those new to fitness might want something that's motivational, while those already active might want something sophisticated -- but not necessarily easy to use. Here's a look at fitness devices from four leading manufacturers. Microsoft's Band 2 and Motorola's Moto 360 Sport were excluded from consideration in part because battery life was poor -- tough for marathons of more than four hours. There's a risk your tracker will end up in a drawer after a few months, especially if you get it for free as a gift or as part of a corporate wellness program. Know what you're getting and how you might use it before buying or adding one to your gift list. The recommended devices all claim to be water resistant, so they can withstand sweat or rain. But only Garmin's are designed for swimming and … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo How to choose the fitness tracker that’s right for you