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How To Start Your Day Like An Olympian
Olympic athletes seem like superhuman images of perfection. But behind all the prep and training that goes into performing on a world-class stage, they use...
Aug 9, 2016
How Your Fitness Tracker Is Underestimating You
If you feel like your FitBit doesn't give you enough credit, you might be onto something. According to new research, several popular fitness trackers ...
Jun 24, 2016
If You Do These Things, You Need To Take Off Your Fitbit
An obsession with your fitness tracker should be a good thing. After all, it promotes setting and achieving goals, and comes with handy vibrating reminders...
Mar 30, 2016
The Fitness Fad That Turned Against Me
I'll never forget the day I first walked 26,000 steps. I was on vacation in Krakow, Poland with my boyfriend, and that day we'd visited the city's ancient ...
Anti Diet Project
Feb 15, 2016
How Fitness Trackers Might Make Us Hate Fitness
This article was originally published on December 28, 2015. Fitness trackers are supposed to motivate us to get out and there do fitness things. But for...
Jan 21, 2016
These 10 Fitness Gadgets Will Take Your Workouts To The Next Level
You’ve got your sneakers, gym membership, and a truly inspired athletic wardrobe. Now, all you need to amp up your fitness game are the right gadgets. Why...
May 28, 2015
There's 1 Big Thing Fitness Trackers Haven't Mastered
According to Yahoo, the American Council on Exercise (ACE) estimated that 19 million fitness trackers were in use last year. But, that doesn't mean they'...
Feb 23, 2015
This Service Could Change The Way We Buy Health Trackers
Finding the right health tracker for your particular workout personality is a challenge, made all the more difficult by the fact that you don't often get...
Jan 12, 2015
The Best Fitness Gadgets For Everyone
The ever-changing roster of fitness trackers is once again ready for a big update. The “regulars” are launching new, souped-up models. Meanwhile, a batch ...
Nov 18, 2014
The Apple Watch Might Make Your Fitness Tracker Obsolete
Yesterday, Apple unveiled the Apple Watch, a wearable with a number of built-in features that will make it a huge power player in the fitness-tech space...
Sep 10, 2014
We Tried It: This Device Wants To Measure Your Strength
In 20 years, when we’re all wearing full-body fitness suits that force us to stand up and squat after we’ve been sitting too long, we’re going to fondly ...
Aug 2, 2014
This App Shames You On Facebook If You Skip A Workout
There’s a new fitness tracker in town, and it sounds terrifying. Slated for a 2015 release, Pavlok will deliver an electric shock of up to 340V when you ...
Aug 1, 2014
Tory Burch For Fitbit Debuts Fitness Trackers You'll Actually Want To Wear
This past spring, fitness-tracker brand Fitbit announced an upcoming partnership with designer Tory Burch. The duo teased us with sketches of its “super-...
Jul 15, 2014
Is Your Fitness Tracker Lying?
Sporting an activity tracker has become a rite of passage for many fitness lovers. Of course, if you’re going to pony up the cash for a piece of fancy, ...
Jun 13, 2014
Do Fitness Apps Even Work?
When I’m bored with my usual exercise routine, I turn to apps like Nike Training Club to help get me from Point A (putting on my gym clothes) to Point B...
May 8, 2014
10 Fitness Apps That Get RESULTS
For many, exercising alone is far from ideal — yup, it can be completely lackluster. But, thanks to the ingenious tech community, the sheer volume of ...
Feb 7, 2014
Ouch! Fitbit Force Causing Major Skin Reactions
When we’re on a mission to get our sexy back, we look to our techie fitness bands to help us count calories burned and stairs climbed. However, many ...
Jan 16, 2014
3 Fitness Bands, 1 Week: Which Is Best For You?
I've always loved the idea of wearable tech. We live in a data-driven culture, and it just seems natural that our obsession with gathering all kinds of ...
Jan 13, 2014
18 Fitness Gadgets To Get In Shape
Between summer vacations and festivals full of gourmet grub, odds are, it’s time to get back into shape for the changing of the leaves. And, if your ...
Sep 19, 2013
Your Favorite Apps Might Be Selling You Out
As scary as it sounds, it's not exactly new news that many apps aren't really there to provide a service to the user. Among the tech-savvy, it's ...
Sep 3, 2013
Product Smackdown: Fitness Trackers
As you may have seen, a few R29ers put their stred cred to the test this past season by testing out Nike FuelBands to find out how many steps they really...
Apr 10, 2013