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Don’t Underestimate the Lassie Effect

There are about 78 million dogs in the US right now with owners who, if they wanted, could probably head out for a run right now. This is called the Lassie Effect, and what that means is that your pup probably wouldn’t mind a walk around the neighborhood or a[…]

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Watch This Video of Sci-Fi Workout Clothes

This video is pretty slow and ridiculous, but skip around to see what look like futuristic workout clothes filled with microbial cells that react to your body temperature. Before you think we’re just making this up, check out what the superhero costume can do at about the 2:30 mark. This[…]

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What Is HRV?

Not every heartbeat is the same. While we tend to focus on our max heart rate when we’re working out, there is a lot more going on that we may not be paying attention to. While we may know out resting heart rate, what do we know about our HRV?[…]

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The Next Wearable Device May Test Your Sweat

Sodium, Potassium, Glucose. Lactate and Body Temperature. Your next sweatband may be able to measure all of these thanks to a new technology. We pay attention to heart rate at Cardio High. But you may be surprised how much sweat can tell us. The devices measuring content of sweat may be a[…]

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Is the Best Trainer the One in Your Phone?

There is no question that fitness apps offer a great alternative to heading to the gym and tangling with a personal trainer. At least that’s what the app makers want you to believe. But are these things really going to get you into excellent shape? A NY Times reporter took[…]

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Do You Have Fitbit Rash?

Fitbit is no stranger to rashes. The company recently faced a class action lawsuit for their Fitbit Force after recalling a million of them last year because they were irritating some people’s skin. Well oops, they did it again. Or at least that is what some consumers are complaining about,[…]

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Gizmodo Looks at All the Fitness Trackers — All of Them

Okay, maybe this Gizmodo article is missing a few of the technological ways to measure your physical activity, but it looks pretty comprehensive to us. We counted 43 trackers on their list, which ranks the top out of six categories, with mini-blurbs about the rest. Obviously, we’re not going to just cut[…]

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