Activity tracker unlikely to promote health

Activity tracker unlikely to promote health

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Activity tracker can increase step activity especially when coupled with incentives, but does not improve health outcomes such as weight and blood pressure, according to the TRIPPA* study.
19 Nov 2016 - General
Alan Rosmadi yes we had a few discussions here already about activity trackers. I am pro activity tracker as I myself use one. It doesn't reliably track our calories lost and the like but it is an excellent motivator. I feel accomplished when I see how much distance I covered and I love how my tracker congratulates me for running faster, covering larger distances and the sort. I think it is really individual ...
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A recent research has shown that activity tracker cannot promote the health. As the name indicates the main function of activity tracker is to track the activities of an individual step by step. There are multiple types of activity tracker that are used to measure the activity such as walked steps and physical activity minutes per week. The research has shown that there is no improvement in health outcomes after wearing trackers including body mass index, blood pressure, overall weight, and lung...
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I remember commenting on a similar topic few weeks ago. Anyway, trackers like these do not guarantee any difference in your health and physical just because you wear it and exercise. We humans, always need assurance and trust. So things like these allows us to have this feeling so we can keep on moving towards our goals. It was never meant to improve your health. As the name is called 'activity tracker' means, it tracks your activities. Monitors your heart beat, count your steps and dist...
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Eversince this activity trackers have been going out in the markets, there were a lot of speculations whether it could help a persons well being. Various researches has came out, even to the comparison of brand from different companies whether what is the most effective and closest to the real numbers of our body system. Well this finding sums it all and could possibly be an eye opener for everyone whether to purchase this kind of device. Will this also affect the credibility of the fitbit track...
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