Review: Is Wii Fit U for You?

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Last year FBD Mike reviewed Nike+ Kinect Training and this year he's back for another awesome Fit Bottomed Dudes' Week post. This time he's sharing his Wii Fit U system review! The original Wii Fit was the best-selling video game on one of the best-selling systems ever. Let that sink in for a …
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Review: Trying SparkPeople’s New SPARK Activity Tracker

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We know, we know. There are a lot of activity trackers on the market these days. We've already reviewed a ton --- and we still have lots more to try (reviews coming up, y'all!). That said, when we heard that one of our fave sites (full disclosure: Erin and I have both written for them) was coming …
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Review: Withings Smart Body Analyzer and Pulse

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We're so into not being defined by the number on the scale, but knowledge is power. And knowledge like your resting heart rate, body fat percentage and the CO2 levels in your room is dang cool and totally helpful when it comes to tracking your health and fitness. Especially when that data is …
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A Simple Activity Tracker That’s Great for Beginners

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See those bands above? That's the new Fitbit Flex. Kinda fun looking, right? And certainly a new twist on the original Fitbit and Fitbit Zip. Unlike the other Fitbits that you wear on your waistband, you wear this new activity tracker like a bracelet. Seeing that I know a few friends who have lost …
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Feeling Zippy: Fitbit Zip Review

The Fitbit Zip is a zip to get set up and move with!

Is it just me or is the word "zip" really fun? Like, makes you want to move with extra pep in your step. Or get somewhere quick. Or quickly put on pants. Zip! So when we were sent the new Fitbit Zip to review, we were quick to get on it---zippy, you might say. Now, we've reviewed the original …
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Friday Giveaway: Reebok Fitness Watch and Digital Pedometer

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This giveaway is part of our FBG Birthday Week celebration! Check out all of the special four-year birthday posts and huge giveaways here! Today's FBG birthday giveaway is for the fitness tech-lovers out there who love to track their every step—literally! One lucky U.S. reader will win both the …
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Omron and Bob Greene Team Up to Encourage Fall Fitness

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The following is a post sponsored by Omron Pedometers. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Up here in FBG land, we're big fans of two things: Bob Greene and pedometers. Best known as Oprah's personal trainer, Bob Greene is the man when it comes to fitness. And pedometers? Well, there's …
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Every Bit Adds Up With the Fitbit (But There’s No Reason to Get Overly Obsessed!)

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Do you guys remember back in 2004 (ish) when McDonald's starting giving away pedometers with its salads? Well I got one of those back in grad school and—although they were totally cheap and fairly unreliable—I went kind of bananas over them. A way to measure how active you are both when working out …
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