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How To Make Exercise Fun for Busy Moms

As a mom, it’s likely that your days are filled with looking after the kids, household chores, not to mention trying to maintain a healthy work and social life balance. When it comes to exercise for busy moms, it can be all too easy to leave it on the back burner, however, there are various benefits that you can receive from being active. Here are a few ways on how to make exercise fun for busy moms. Challenge Yourself Exercise shouldn’t be something you dread. If you don’t lik...
Tags: Fashion, Parenting, Exercise, Fitbit, Workout, Health & Fitness, Busy moms, Mom Life, Busy Mom, Stay At Home Moms, Mom Advice


Fitbit’s kid-friendly Ace 2 fitness tracker now available for pre-order

Fitbit is now selling the Ace 2 fitness tracker for kids. The entry-level wearable counts steps, tracks active minutes, and monitors sleep to help keep kids active and encourage healthy habits throughout the day. The post Fitbit’s kid-friendly Ace 2 fitness tracker now available for pre-order appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Wearables, News, Fitness Tracker, Trends, Fitbit, Health & Fitness, Ace 2


This Is the Fitness Smartwatch You Should Buy

If you’re serious about starting or maintaining an exercise routine, fitness trackers and smartwatches are a great way for both beginners and veteran athletes to track progress and stay motivated. Still, there are a ton of options out there with different features and advantages, so which one should you choose?Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Samsung, Smartwatches, Fitbit, Garmin, Polar, Garmin Fenix, Battlemodo, Fitbit Ionic, Apple Watch Series 4, Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Fitness Smartwatches, Polar Vantage M


REI slashes prices on Fitbit Versa and Garmin Fenix 5 smartwatches

Fitbit and Garmin make some of the best trackers on the market, and REI has a handful of them on sale right now. These deals let you save as much as $150 on high-end smartwatches like the Garmin Fenix 5. The post REI slashes prices on Fitbit Versa and Garmin Fenix 5 smartwatches appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Outdoors, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Smartwatches, Fitbit, Fitness Trackers, Garmin, Garmin Fenix


Walmart drops deals on Fitbit Versa and Charge 3 smartwatches for Mother’s Day

Is your mother trying to get in better shape this summer, and looking for a fitness tracker? If so, Walmart has just dropped some great deals on three Fitbit models, saving you as much as $30 on the Fitbit Alta, Versa smartwatch, and Charge 3. The post Walmart drops deals on Fitbit Versa and Charge 3 smartwatches for Mother’s Day appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Mobile, Trends, Walmart, Fitbit, Health & Fitness


Why You Still Need a Workout Notebook

Use workout apps long enough, and you’ll realize you can’t trust a single one. Sometimes they go defunct, or you take a break from running and forget your password, or your phone dies and takes your data with it. And even when all goes well, the apps can’t always track the metrics you should be tracking.Read more...
Tags: Fitness, Running, Exercise, Apple Watch, Fitbit, Lifehacks, Cardio, Strength Training, Lifting


Indigo Canada Deals of the Week: Up to $40 Off Fitbit + 25% Off Candles & Mugs + More

Indigo Canada has released their new deals of the week and there are many great finds such as: $14.50 Mother’s Day Tote when you spend $40 up to $40 off Fitbit 2 for $15 paperbacks 20% off Melissa and Doug $20 off Kobo 30% off cases and phone accessories 25% off audio and headphones 25% off candles and mugs 20% off Le Creuset up to 50% off decor, fashion, toys and more and much more  Click here to begin shopping at Indigo Chapters Canada. ...
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The best cheap fitness trackers of 2019

We've compiled a list of the best cheap fitness trackers you can buy. If you're on a budget, looking for something simple, or simply testing the wearable waters, our list offers something for everyone. The post The best cheap fitness trackers of 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Wearables, Trends, Fitbit, Fitness Trackers, Garmin, Buying Guides, Health & Fitness


Fitbit beats Q1 revenue expectations as smartwatch growth continues

Fitbit’s financial rebound continued in the first quarter, as the company generated $271.9 million in revenue, beating Wall Street expectations of $259.7 million. The good news is almost exclusively the domain of the company’s increased focus on smartwatches, which grew 117 percent year over year. That, in turn, is thanks to this year’s debut of the Versa Lite, a version of Fitbit’s best smartwatch that’s focused on cost, one of the company’s primary selling point against the dominant Apple W...
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Fitbit jumps after earnings and revenue beat (FIT)

Fitbit shares were up 2% in after-hours trading on Wednesday after the company's first-quarter results topped expectations. The wearables maker has focused on 'affordability' after increased competition from Apple. Watch Fitbit trade live. The wearables maker Fitbit reported better-than-expected results, sending shares up 2% in after-hours trading on Wednesday.  The company reported a loss of $0.15 a share, better than the $0.22 loss that was anticipated. In addition, first quarter revenues ...
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Garmin adds menstrual cycle tracking to devices

Garmin announced today that it will be adding menstrual cycle tracking to its line of trackers and smartwatches. The new feature gives users the ability to log symptoms, track cycles and offers up additional context by way of Garmin Connect, the company’s mobile app. The addition follows a similar feature instituted by Fitbit, roughly this time last year. It’s since become a mainstay across the company’s tracker and smartwatch offerings. In spite of still being associated with GPS, Garmin has...
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Fitbit Versa and Fitbit Ionic smartwatch prices get slashed for spring

Summertime is right around the corner and now's the best time to start slimming down for beach season. The Fitbit Versa and Ionic are two of Fitbit's smartwatch models, and both are on sale at Rakuten -- and you can get them even cheaper using 'SAVE15' at checkout. The post Fitbit Versa and Fitbit Ionic smartwatch prices get slashed for spring appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Fitbit, Fitness Trackers, Rakuten, Health & Fitness, Fitbit Ionic, Fitbit Versa


My new Fitbit tells me too much and too little – so I've ordered an upgrade | John Crace

Prince Harry might be shipped off to Africa, MPs are barely going through the motions, and I’ve started tracking my sleepWith MPs on holiday – the one time when they can generally be relied on to cause less harm – attention has temporarily been diverted from Brexit to the other major national crisis: what to do with Harry and Meghan. According to some sources, William and Kate are feeling their style is being a little cramped by the Sussexes and want them shipped out of the country for a few yea...
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Redox Wrangles $33M to Become Healthcare’s Go-To Data Integrator

As hospitals and clinics have shifted from paper-based records to digital systems, one of the biggest challenges has been sharing patient data between healthcare providers, and between providers and outside software applications. This “interoperability” problem has created a market for companies such as Redox, a Madison, WI-based startup that develops software tools to make the flow of patient information more seamless.Redox has worked on the problem for about five years, and now investors thin...
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Acting as the data integrator between hospitals and digital health apps brings Redox $33 million

Investors have forked over $33 million in a new round of funding for Redox, hoping that the company can execute on its bid to serve as the link between healthcare providers and the technology companies bringing new digital services to market. The financing comes just two months after Redox sealed a deal with Microsoft to act as the integration partner connecting Microsoft’s Teams product to electronic health records through the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources standard. Redox sits...
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How to Get Your Phone Notifications on Fitbit Versa

Fitbit Versa is an amazing fitness watch that offers various interesting features besides letting you track your health and physical activity. The Versa natively supports notifications so that users can read text messages, answer phone calls, and view app notifications on the watch itself. However, at times notifications stop working on the device and this can happen due to several reasons. Without going into details, let’s find out how to fix the notification issue on Fitbit Versa. Guide to R...
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Ten steps to prepare for an exponential future

Jamie Metzl Contributor Share on Twitter Jamie Metzl is a futurist and the author of Hacking Darwin: Genetic Enhancement and the Future of Humanity. More posts by this contributor Homo Sapiens 2.0? We need a species-wide conversation about the future of human genetic enhancement If it feels like technological change is happening faster than it used to, that’s because it is. It took around 12,000 y...
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Snap is bringing Snapchat’s Bitmoji to Fitbit and Stories to Tinder

Snap made a series of announcements related to partnerships with other companies that will see Snapchat products being used in third-party apps. Examples include Bitmoji being available on Fitbit watches and Stories available in Tinder. The post Snap is bringing Snapchat’s Bitmoji to Fitbit and Stories to Tinder appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Business, News, Tinder, Trends, Social Media, Snapchat, Fitbit, Snap, Snapchat Stories, Bitmoji


Instagram copied Snapchat's Stories format with posts that disappear in 24 hours. Now, Snapchat is upping the ante by taking Stories everywhere. (SNAP, FB)

Snapchat is extending Stories, the ephemeral posts that disappear within 24 hours, beyond its own app. Starting today, users will be able to create and share Stories directly on third-party partner apps including Tinder, Houseparty and Adventure Aide. Snapchat is also extending Bitmoji to other third-party apps, including Venmo and Fitbit.  This is a bid by the company to extend Stories beyond its own app, and thus make its camera more ubiquitous. LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Snapchat pioneered Stor...
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Snapchat will power Stories & ads in other apps

Snapchat’s found an answer to the revenue problem stemming from its halted growth: it will show its ads in other apps with the launch of Snapchat Ad Kit and the Snapchat Audience Network. And rather than watching as other apps spin up their own knock-off versions of its camera and Stories, it will let apps like Tinder and Houseparty host Stories inside their own products that users can share to from the Snapchat camera with Stories Kit. They’ll both be launching later this year, and developers i...
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Amazon cuts prices on Samsung Gear Fit and Fitbit Alta activity trackers

Spring is here, and many of us are eager to head outside. Whether you’re doing so for fun or fitness, an activity tracker can help you get the most out of your adventures and workouts, and Amazon has just cut prices on a few of the best models from Fitbit and Samsung. The post Amazon cuts prices on Samsung Gear Fit and Fitbit Alta activity trackers appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Wearables, Activity Tracker, Fitness Tracker, Samsung, Trends, Fitbit, Fitbit Alta, Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro


Fitbit Versa Lite Edition smartwatch, Inspire HR and Inspire fitness trackers launched in India starting at Rs. 6999

Fitbit has launched new products; the Fitbit Versa Lite Edition, Fitbit Inspire HR and Fitbit Inspire in India and Fitbit Ace 2 will be available soon. The company says that these are designed to prioritize health and fitness and make it more accessible to consumers across the globe. Fitbit also mentioned it would soon launch a major redesign to the Fitbit app so users can further personalize their dashboard, better understand their data, discover new content and more. The Fitbit Versa Lite Edi...
Tags: News, India, Blogging, Smartwatches, Inspire, Fitbit, Fitness Trackers, Fitbit Ace 2, Inspire HR, Versa Lite


Best fitness trackers for 2019

Looking for your first fitness tracker, or an upgrade to the one you're already wearing? There are plenty of the wrist-worn gadgets available. Here are our picks for the best fitness trackers available right now. The post Best fitness trackers for 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Wearables, Trends, Smartwatches, Fitbit, Fitness Trackers, Buying Guides, Health & Fitness, Best Of Everything


Fitbit Inspire HR review

Fitbit targets the new user with the Inspire HR, a low-cost, lightweight fitness tracker that covers all the basics. I put the device through its paces. It not only lived up to our expectations for an entry-level tracker, but sometimes exceeded them. The post Fitbit Inspire HR review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Wearables, Fitness Tracker, Trends, Exercise, Fitbit, Health & Fitness, Inspire HR


5 Smart Devices And Test To Help You Track Your Health

With medical advances and the introduction of increasingly accurate wearables, smart devices, and at-home health tests, it is easier than ever to track and improve your wellbeing. If you’re interested in learning more about your overall health status and general fitness, consider checking out the options listed below for smart devices and tests. 1. DNA Testing A variety of at-home DNA test kits are now available, and these can give you a closer look at your ancestry, potential di...
Tags: Fashion, Weight Loss, Fitbit, Fitness Trackers, Smart Watch, Smart Devices, Health & Fitness, Smart Scale, DNA test


Fitbit Versa Lite tips and tricks to get started with your new smartwatch

Got your hands on a Fitbit Versa Lite? The smartwatch may be the pared down version of the more expensive Fitbit Versa, but there's still plenty for you to tweak in the settings. Here are our Fitbit Versa Lite tips and tricks. The post Fitbit Versa Lite tips and tricks to get started with your new smartwatch appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Wearables, Fitness Tracker, Smartwatch, Trends, Tips & Tricks, Fitbit, Lite, Versa Lite


Morrisseyto named CFO of SigFig

SigFig said March 20 that Anne Morrisseyto was named CFO. Morrisseyto has nearly a decade of financial services experience with JPMorgan Chase & Co and Salomon Smith Barney, while also working at Fitbit and LeapFrog, as well as Yahoo!‘s investor relations division. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — SigFig, a technology company helping to reimagine customer experiences in financial services, today announced the appointment of finance and technology veteran Anne Morrisseyt...
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Morrissey named CFO of SigFig

SigFig said March 20 that Anne Morrissey was named CFO. Morrissey has nearly a decade of financial services experience with JPMorgan Chase & Co and Salomon Smith Barney, while also working at Fitbit and LeapFrog, as well as Yahoo!‘s investor relations division. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — SigFig, a technology company helping to reimagine customer experiences in financial services, today announced the appointment of finance and technology veteran Anne Morrisseyto th...
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Fitbit Charge 3 Review: a Good Fitness Tracker in an Awkward Price Range

FitBit Fitness trackers have reached a certain level of maturity: the new models are evolutionary, not revolutionary. So it is with FitBit’s Charge 3, the company’s most powerful model underneath their more elaborate (and expensive) smart watches. At $150 ($130 street price), the Charge 3 offers pretty much every feature a general fitness enthusiast could want, and it connects with one of the most popular services out there. But FitBit has reserved a few obvious choices for its watches, an...
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Fitbit Versa Lite review

Fitbit trimmed some of the features it bundles in its popular Versa smartwatch to keep the price low on it newest smartwatch, the Versa Lite. Does this strategy work? Read our review to find out. The post Fitbit Versa Lite review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Fitness Tracker, Smartwatch, Trends, Fitbit, Lite, Versa Lite