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The Fittest Fitness Trackers
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The Fittest Fitness Trackers

The Wall Street Journal offers its opinion of four popular fitness trackers with particular focus on which is good for what. For versatility, the Journal likes the Misfit Shine 2, which tracks steps, calories, distance traveled and sleep quality, and has an app that can log specific activities such as […]

Older Bicyclists, More Injuries
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Older Bicyclists, More Injuries

It may not be surprising that as more older Americans ride bikes, more older Americans are hurt in bike accidents, but the rise in injuries is sufficient to warrant a report in the Journal of the America Medical Association. JAMA reports that when researchers from the University of California, San […]

Rating iPhone Fitness Apps
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Rating iPhone Fitness Apps

At the University of Florida, yes, the place where Gatorade was first concocted four decades ago, researchers took a close look at 30 free fitness apps made for iPhones, paying particular attention to their adherence to guidelines for physical activity from the American College of Sports Medicine, including parameters for […]