Google’s acquisition of Fitbit for $2.1 billion raises privacy concerns

November 5th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training, Uncategorized | No Comments »

The deal makes sense for Google, whose wearable tech products have not performed well, but experts warn the tech giant may have a more sinister agenda


10,000 steps based on bad science, says Guardian

November 21st, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Is the 10,000 steps goal realistic or even meaningful as a measure of fitness?


U.S. Christian university requires students to wear fitness trackers, sparks debate

February 5th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

Students at Oral Roberts University, a private Christian institution in Tulsa, Okla., are now required to wear Fitbits to track and record activity as part of a health and physical education class. Incoming freshman […]


Fitbit releases smarter, trendier Fitbit Blaze

January 5th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

Fitbit added its newest member to their growing roster of fitness trackers on Tuesday with the release of the Fitbit Blaze– the fitness gadget that is supposed to be trendier, smarter and easier to […]


Fitbit Surge gets endorsement from Barack Obama

January 4th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

Cameras caught a glimpse of Barack Obama sporting a Fitbit Surge as a guest on Jerry Seinfeld’s show ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.’


Study proves fitness trackers to be inaccurate

September 4th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Ever wonder if that fitness tracker is really tracking your running accurately? A new study is saying these wearables have high errors rates and inaccurately report activities and calories burned. A group of researchers […]


Fitbit becomes publicly traded company

June 19th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The wearable tech company, Fitbit, joined the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, offering 34.9 million shares valued at $20 each. On its very first day, the stock value increased by almost 50 per […]


Fitbit triples sales in 2014

May 8th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Equipment, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Fitbit, one of the most popular activity trackers on the market, tripled their sales in 2014 and are looking to go public. The company filed S-1 papers Thursday, the forms required to register with the […]


Running apps and wearable tech: Stats runners should track

March 26th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | 2 Comments »

Running apps and wearable tech: Stats every runner should track Runners these days are pretty lucky. Compared to eras past, the modern-day runner has so much more information available to help train wisely. Thanks […]