Monthly Archives: March 2014

Why Fitness Trackers Could Be Big Game Changers

Five goals for better fitness

Exercise is good for you, but just 20 percent of Americans get enough of it.

Its like owning the best car in the world except that it doesnt come with a steering wheel. It has all the whiz-bang technology and features but no way to take you where you want to go. The Human Element: GoQii (pronounced Go Key) seems to have capitalised on that flaw. Its this very hi-tech -looking band with a curved touchscreen that can report on number of steps youve taken, distance covered, calories burnt, quality of sleep and even tracks the number of super active minutes in a day but it then throws in something that no other band can do.
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New apps, digital fitness devices keep track of your workout

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Dislikes: The phone is not protected from the elements or 100% secure. I got up off the ground after a high-speed wipeout on my Trikke to find my iPhone missing. It was five feet away in the bushes. The rest of the ride, I kept glancing over at my left biceps every 30 seconds to see if it was still there.
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But if you want a little toning with p90X3 workouts your cardio, Consumer Reports notes that an elliptical is a good choice. Pushing the handlebars works your triceps and chest and pulling works your back and biceps. Goal: Cross-training. It can make sense to balance your workouts by pairing exercises that involve different muscles groups.
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