Fitness tracking data on Strava app reveal US military bases details, sparking security concerns

Data from fitness trackers that clearly show the movement of personnel at U.S. military bases is sparking major concern, with experts citing potential dangers to base security.

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Peloton Tread is an internet-connected treadmill with a massive touchscreen

Fitness enthusiasts, listen up! The Peloton Bike has been a big hit for several years, and now the company behind it makes a treadmill, too. We spoke with CEO John Foley at CES about the Tread.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/11/peloton-tread-is-internet-connected-treadmill-with-massive-touchscreen.html

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Samsung gets sweaty with Gear Fit2 Pro and Sport watches, IconX wireless earbuds

Samsung’s Gear Sport is a cross between a smartwatch and fitness tracker, but it’s not the only wearable the company is introducing. It’s releasing alongside the new Gear Fit2 Pro and Gear IconX wireless earbuds.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/30/samsung-gets-sweaty-with-gear-fit2-pro-and-sport-watches-iconx-wireless-earbuds.html

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Study: Fitness trackers suck at measuring calories burned

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine studied seven popular fitness trackers and discovered none of them could accurately measure energy expenditure.

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Milwaukee woman says her Fitbit exploded on her arm while she was reading

Fitness wearables are meant to keep you healthy, not send you to the hospital. But alas, it would appear that a Fitbit has failed in its duties, as a woman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin alleged that her wearable exploded on her wrist.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/26/milwaukee-woman-says-her-fitbit-exploded-on-her-arm-while-was-reading.html

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Review: Atlas Wristband is an ambitious but flawed strength training tracker

Article Image The Atlas Wristband is a noble first effort at something no other fitness tracker does, but there are too many rough edges to recommend it to anyone but a small subset of fitness enthusiasts.

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Misfit shows off Specter fitness-tracking headphones, Withings debuts Go with 8-month battery life

Article Image Misfit on Wednesday revealed another new fitness tracker, the Specter, in this case knocking two birds with one stone by merging the technology with a set of in-ear headphones. Withings meanwhile announced the Go, a tracker with up to eight months of battery life.

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Fitbit reveals Blaze fitness tracker with color touchscreen, Misfit launches compact Ray

Article Image Fitbit on Tuesday announced the Blaze, its first-ever fitness tracker with a color touchscreen, while Misfit continued its alternative approach by introducing the ultra-compact Ray, further expanding the landscape of iPhone-connected wearable devices.

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Review: Polar A360 fitness tracker makes ease-of-use a top priority

Article Image Polar’s A360 is one of the most user-friendly fitness trackers you can buy, and arguably one of the best on the market period, even if it lacks some of the features advanced athletes might want.

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Fitbit, Garmin, Apple Watch lead fitness tracker, smartwatch holiday gift list

Smartwatches and fitness trackers get more popular each year. And this year there’s a lot to choose from. Here’s a sampling of some of the best choices for gift giving.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/16/fitbit-garmin-apple-watch-lead-fitness-tracker-smartwatch-holiday-gift-list.html

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Runkeeper's new native Apple Watch app tracks runs without iPhone

Article Image The team behind popular fitness app Runkeeper on Thursday launched a hotly anticipated native Apple Watch companion app that lets users track runs without lugging around a paired iPhone.

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Polar announces A360 fitness tracker with heart rate sensor, iPhone notification support

Article Image Fitness gear maker Polar on Tuesday annoucned a new fitness tracker, the A360, which offers features like a color touchscreen, a heart rate monitor, and iPhone notifications.

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Misfit, Speedo team up for new Apple Store-exclusive Shine swim tracker

People who swim for fitness or competition will have a new option for tracking their progress some Sept. 1, when the Speedo Shine swim tracker –?a collaboration between wearables firm Misfit and swimwear brand Speedo –?will hit Apple Store shelves.

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Apple's Jay Blahnik outlines Apple Watch health and fitness strategy, future device features in interview

In an interview published this week, Jay Blahnik, Apple’s director of Fitness and Health Technologies, spoke at length about Apple Watch hardware and software, explaining how the device came into being, it’s merits as a fitness monitor and where he thinks it’s going with watchOS 2.

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Chicago Apple Store to host Q&A with fitness chief Jay Blahnik, hold 5K fun run

On Wednesday, Apple’s director of Fitness and Health Technologies Jay Blahnik, who played a role in realizing Apple Watch, will be at the North Michigan Avenue Apple Store in Chicago to take part in a special question and answer session, to be followed by a 5K fun run.

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Top high-tech running shoes

Fitness bands and trackers, health apps and calorie counters – are all fine and dandy, but to receive any of the health benefits, you actually have to put in the roadwork. And that means the most important fitness technology you’ll buy is what you put on your feet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/03/top-high-tech-running-shoes/

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