News tagged with steps

Does a Fitbit make you more active?

My wife recently purchased a FitBit Alta activity tracker that she absolutely loves. She is constantly looking at the number of steps she's taken throughout the day, and rejoices like a child when she hits a milestone (i.e. ...

Jun 28, 2016
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Why counting your steps could make you unhappier

Using gadgets to track how much we eat, sleep and exercise is a 21st century obsession. But new research from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business finds unseen costs to measuring daily activity.

Dec 22, 2015
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More steps a day keep the doctor away

Landmark research by The George Institute for Global Health has found that exercise can save lives, with an increase in the number of steps walked each day having a direct correlation with long term mortality.

Nov 11, 2015
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