In our high-tech, fitness-focused world, wearable exercise trackers have become as common a sight as watches (and, in many cases, they are watches). This might have you wondering: What's the widespread appeal?
In a word, accountability... Read more
A recent study from the RAND Corporation found that people who live in the suburbs are more prone to chronic physical health problems than people living in compact urban areas. The theory is that "suburban sprawl" reduces the time people sp... Read more
Nothing motivates like numbers.
You see a set of golf clubs you’ve had your eye on for only $359, so you’re motivated to buy.
You read that 2,500 babies a year are born with brain and spinal cord defects, so you’re motivat... Read more
Congratulations on purchasing SparkPeople's Fitness Starter Kit! You've taken the first step in making fitness—and all the benefits that come with it—a priority in your life. So you've got the kit…but where do you begin... Read more
Researchers from the University of Tennessee asked overweight women to clip on pedometers to track their steps. They divided these women into two groups. One group was told to aim for 10,000 steps a day (the common recommendation considered to be &qu... Read more
The website says it works with 'many' androids- maybe see if you can download the UP app?
Frm their website: "UP2, UP3 and UP4 are compatible with most Android devices equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 and running Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) or later."... Read more
I'm considering getting a pedometer or activity tracker. So many people have a Fitbit but they seem pricy to me. Are there more options out there? I don't need something to fancy, just practical and affordable. Any suggestions?... Read more
ILOVESALUKI and MMMBUJI6 - Are you using the Android or iPhone app? Also, have you recently uninstalled and reinstalled the app to ensure you have the latest version? That was a bug in a previous version that was fixed so please check the version.... Read more
I'm not really sure if you consider this a product, but it is one of my favorite tools on my phone now, after cardio trainer. You simply input your reward cardss and purchase program cards, with or without barcod into your phone and voila - they are... Read more
I recently upgraded my phone to the HTC EVO phone which is an android based phone. If anyone else has an android based cell phone, you can download for free, programs to help track your workouts. I've been using Runstar. There are others out there, l... Read more
This group welcomes all mobility levels that have a personal goal of walking into health one step at a time with the help of a pedometer. This common goal makes us a united, supportive, active team.... Read more
While we know our members love using SparkPeople's free mobile apps to track food, fitness and trends on the go, there are lots of other quality apps that make it easy to embrace a healthy lifestyle. To help you narrow down the thousand... Read more
Hey, everyone! Today, we're excited to announce an update to the Android version of our Healthy Recipes app. We think you're going to love it! Over the past few months, one of your most frequent suggestions was to be able to sync your fa... Read more
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