Posts Tagged: "pedometer"

Fitbit Flex

Fitbit Flex Review: the $100 Nike Fuelband

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ike’s Fuelband not only tracks your steps, calories burned, and connects you to a group of potential (and motivating) opponents, but offers an awe inspiring design that appeals to those that are style conscious.  And while Fitbit’s line of pedometers, more specifically the Fitbit One, provides comparable utility, they’ve long...

Fitbit One Review

Fitbit One Review

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Last year I reviewed Nike’s Fuelband.  Despite my admiration for its badass design, I couldn’t give it an overwhelmingly positive score since it was, for the most part, inaccurate when it came to counting steps.  That said, everything else, aside from the slight marring I experienced against its rubber facade,...

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Nike Fuelband Review

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Pedometers have long existed. But let’s be honest, they’re for middle aged, over weight women. There is nothing cool, rad or hip about them. Those of the younger, more stylish generation are attracted to sleeker looking products that complement their lifestyle, not ones that contradict it. Nike’s Plus service emerged...

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FitBit Ultra Review

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So when I reviewed the FitBit just a few short months ago, I raved about just how impressive it really was.  Now flash forward a little, and they’ve gone and released the FitBit Ultra – an advanced model of what I already had in my possession.  Generally the thought is...

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Fitbit Ultra

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Burning calories is just a question of dragging your lazy ass off the couch.  But tracking them, and understanding how many you need to burn in order to get in shape is a different saga all together. The Fitbit, which we reviewed a few months ago, tracks your steps, how...

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Jawbone Up Tracks Sleep, Eating and Exercise…or Lack there of

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Despite the fact that our technology has advanced by leaps and bounds in the last 20 years, our lives growing increasingly sedentary.  As a result obesity has sky rocketed and with it our health care costs.  Adding to the dilemma is that Americans have adopted the philosophy if “it ain’t broke don’t fix it”.  We couldn’t...

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FitBit Review

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[rating:5/5] When I first heard about the FitBit, I saw it’s $99 price tag and shrugged it off. I had just paid $60 for a decent pedometer and I felt like I wasted my money. It was bulky, it was obtrusive, and more than anything else it was too easy...