Fitness is its own reward. The true value of an activity tracker is the motivation to move more throughout the day. Even so, I am going to let you in on a little secret. It is possible for your Fitbit (or other activity tracker) to pay for itself! You can do this through incentive programs […]
A Fitbit or other activity tracker can help you live your most fit life by giving you feedback on your activity and making your improved activity feel like a game. Here is a compilation of Feeling Fit, Bit by Bit articles to help you choose, select, set up, and make best use of your Fitbit or other activity tracker. Following the popularity of my tutorial "How to Measure and Calibrate Your Fitbit Stride Length", I will feature a series of tips, tutorials, reviews and observations to help everyone make best use of their tracker.
Activity is NEAT! I am a big believer in the health benefits of activity. Exercise is important, but this post is more about activity that is lower intensity than we normally consider exercise. Lately, there has been much press about the dangers of sitting for hours at a time and the benefits of NEAT (Non- […]
New Fitbit users commonly ask, “How do I calibrate my average stride length setting?” or “Do I need to calibrate my Fitbit stride settings?” In this tutorial, you will learn how to calibrate stride settings for a Fitbit. The same principals apply to other pedometers and activity tracking devices. Correctly measuring and calibrating your […]
A Journey of 10,000 Steps Starts With One… I have been a keen Fitbit user for over four years! I have used the device enough to learn it’s quirks, strengths and weaknesses. So often, reviews are written by people who just purchased a product. I thought it might be helpful to post a review from […]