Science: Your new fitness tracker will not work miracles

In recent years, using fitness trackers for monitoring one’s health has no longer been an exception. Will the tracking trend put a dent in the US’s inactivity and obesity problems?

The truth is that the link between owning a fitness tracker and getting fitter isn’t as straightforward as many people might hope.

– Cedric Bryant, chief science officer of the American Council on Exercise

Results from two major studies, published in 2016, indicate that owning a fitness tracker and getting fitter isn’t as straightforward as many people might hope. Still, many researchers believe trackers have promise. This articles explains why: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/2017/01/08/science-your-new-fitness-tracker-not-work-miracles/95769082/


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