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What to Know About Fitbit’s New ECG Feature

What to Know About Fitbit’s New ECG Feature

With the latest update, the Fitbit Sense watch can now give you an electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG) reading. This is similar to the FDA-approved feature that the Apple Watch launched in 2018, and the caveats are roughly the same.

How To Cheat At A Step Counting Challenge

How To Cheat At A Step Counting Challenge

A Fitbit or other step counting challenge can be a great way to inspire yourself to be active. But then again, it’s easier to just sit on the couch and pretend you’re logging tons of steps. Here are a few ways to game the system, even though ultimately you’re just…

10,000 Steps Is A Bullshit Goal

10,000 Steps Is A Bullshit Goal

More exercise is better than less, but beyond that, there’s nothing special about taking 10,000 steps each day. That goal may have started with a popular Japanese pedometer of the 1960s named manpo-kei, the “10,000-step meter.” It was just a catchy name, but it stuck because it’s a good goal…