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Fitness Tracker Showdown: Apple Watch vs FitBit By An Actual User

My FitBit History As most of you know, I've been a FitBit user for almost 2 years now. I started off using the Flex, then upgraded to the Charge, and my wife even had the Surge. I have experience with all 3 of these fitness trackers. I've written a few fitness articles and even called [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:55:16+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Categories: Fitness, Gadgets|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Stretches To Correct Your Body’s Posture Alignment

While stretching is a key part to any successful workout, there are many stretches you can do to help your body's posture and alignment. I came across a couple of articles that displayed common posture problems and listed the proper stretches to help with the issues. In this article, I'll provide more details and pictures [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:55:26+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|Categories: Fitness, Personal|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

Losing Faith In FitBit – From A Loyal User Of 2 Years

I first joined FitBit in 2013 when I bought my Flex wristband. I enjoyed it that I bought my wife one shortly afterwards then her daughter bought one as well. We've all used the Flex wristbands with minimal issues. We've had a couple of bands crack on us around the display window but the Flex [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:55:40+00:00 January 28th, 2015|Categories: Fitness|Tags: , , , , , |5 Comments

Healthy Eating: Calories, Protein, & Carbs

A friend of mine recently posted a question on Facebook about trying to lose weight and net calories. If you have a calorie goal of 2000 calories per day and you exercise and burn 1000 calories, does that mean you have to eat 3000 calories now, or still focus on your goal of 2000 calories? [...]

Fitbit Flex Won’t Charge – Cleaning Contacts

If you're a heavy Fitbit Flex user, you may have run into a problem where you can't get it to charge when you connect it to the USB dongle. Lucky for you, there's a simple solution you can try if your Fitbit Flex won't charge. It could easily be caused by some corrosion on the [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:56:04+00:00 October 29th, 2014|Categories: Fitness|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Fitbit Announces Charge, Charge HR & Surge

There's been rumors of new Fitbit fitness trackers coming out and today Fitbit made it official. Fitbit announces the Charge, Charge HR & Surge. Only the Fitbit Charge is available now for $129.95 in black and slate colors with blue and burgundy coming soon. The Charge HR will be released in early 2015 for for [...]

Personal Fitness 2013

About 8 years ago, I had an eye-opening experience. I weighed almost 300 pounds and was diagnosed with hypoglycemia. I was told if I didn't do something about my weight, that it could turn into diabetes. I'm about 6'5" tall, so I didn't look extremely obese, but my BMI was in the obese category. Over [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:57:13+00:00 June 21st, 2013|Categories: Fitness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments