fitness tracker

Dear Doctors: My husband caught a cold this summer, and he swears the readings from his fitness tracker a few days before warned him that he was about to be sick. Do you think that’s really possible?

Dear Reader: Your husband’s observations about how changes in the data from his fitness [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 30, 2020
Fitness trackers can be a great way to see how much you move during the day, and may even motivate you to do more. Most wearable fitness trackers come with a phone application so you can get a complete picture on a larger screen. Many fitness trackers monitor: [...]
By uclahealth • February 10, 2018
If you’ve jumped on the fitness-tracker bandwagon, you’re not alone. Millions of people have purchased wearable fitness trackers. These devices, such as the Fitbit, Jawbone UP and Garmin vívofit, monitor statistics such as your heart rate, activity levels and the number of steps you take. Alas, while it’s [...]
By uclahealth • October 2, 2016