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Group Heart Rate Monitors Need to be Accurate

Friday, 18 September 2015 by kes_nee

Activity wearables and group heart rate monitors are booming. 10% of the North American population currently wear one—up from 5% last year. However, many of those wearables only measure movement of the wrist and not genuine exercise activity. They give you easy credit for blow drying your hair or sending emails! Since when is the effort that goes into ...

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Wearable Tech is Impacting the Fitness Industry

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 by kes_nee

Weight Watchers built a $2 Billion company using a simple points system to motivate good behavior. But when technology arrived it  introduced a better and cheaper way to both track nutrition and leverage the use of points. Weight Watchers couldn’t keep up with the rapid growth in the fitness-tech world and lost over 50% of their net profit margin in what ...

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Added Chest Strap Benefits

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 by kes_nee

As discussed in our post last week, step counts, optical blood flow, and calorie estimates are not the gold standard of workout effort tracking. According to the Institute of National Health, accurate heart rate monitoring is the most effective way to reach your fitness goals. knowing that your heart is a life-giving muscle that becomes stronger as you exercise it, accuracy in BPM ...

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Fitness Wearables: Wrist Vs. Chest Strap

Tuesday, 8 September 2015 by kes_nee

Last post, we compared fitness trackers and fitness wearables and came to the conclusion that the chest strap is an accurate and reliable fitness tracker and heart rate monitor based on exercise intensity. But because wrist tracker devices are among the most popular, this post will take a closer look into the technology to determine if they are able to give you the feedback that you ...

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A Wearable Worth the Investment

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 by kes_nee

When you start to get serious about your fitness, you may think about investing in a fitness tracker. Your first course of action before purchasing will probably be to ask your friends about the wearables they are using. Undoubtedly, many of them will admit that they wear their wrist tracker or use their phone app, not so much for the accurate feedback they provide but for the opportunity ...

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Resting Heart Rate and Heart Rate Recovery

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 by kes_nee

This month, we will highlight resting heart rate and heart rate recovery.

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Tuesday, 23 June 2015 by kes_nee

Last post, we focused on specificity.  This post we'll turn our attention to gratitude. We believe there are few things to be more grateful for than strong healthy hearts and bodies. Investing in an accurate wearable device keeps your heart healthy and strong!

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Tuesday, 16 June 2015 by kes_nee

Last post, we covered expanding your capacity or progression.  This post will focus on specificity. Specificity in accurate heart rate monitoring for fitness means you need to invest in the best wearable with a focus on accuracy and results. 

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New Foundations: Expanding Your Capacity

Tuesday, 9 June 2015 by kes_nee

Last post, we covered periodization. This post, we look at expanding your capacity. Depending on your personal goals, investing in an accurate heart rate monitor will be key in amping up your training and expanding your capacity.

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How to: Threshold Training with MYZONE

Tuesday, 2 June 2015 by kes_nee

Last post, we covered tempo or pace training and periodization.  This post will focus on threshold training and focusing on your target heart rate. 

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