3 Baller Moves for Better Agility

3 Baller Moves for Better Agility

Being a basketball fan is infinitely more fun when the home team makes it to the playoffs—and beyond! (Go Warriors! Woot! Woot!) But before these guys were sweating it out in the finals, they were on the court practicing agility drills to improve their speed, balance, and footwork. Agility isn’t just for basketball players. “Agility impacts...

It’s National Running Day! Here’s How to Celebrate

Yep, that’s right! Today is another “When did this become a holiday?” holiday. But unlike all those other special days, you won’t have to side-step cupcakes in the break room or feel guilty for forgetting to send mom a card. Today is a day made just for you and your most comfortable footwear! Need a little motivation to get the party...

The Best Time to Exercise to Lose Weight

The best time to exercise to lose weight

According to a recent study, the best time to work out may be right when you wake up. There is some evidence that working out on a completely empty stomach — or, as scientists call it, “in a fasted state” — prompts the body to burn more fat and potentially stave off weight gain, compared to exercising at other times.

3 Good-Posture Tips from Celeb Fitness Pro Harley Pasternak

The importance of good posture

Between desk jobs, driving, and relaxing on the couch after a long day, many of us spend a lot of time sitting. But a number of recent studies show sitting for long periods of time can have negative health impacts—increasing your risk for certain diseases, and shortening your lifespan to name two! Using a standing desk or limiting the amount you...

5 Ways To Stretch It Out At Your Desk

5 Ways to Stretch at Your Desk

It’s no secret, sitting at a desk all day is tough on your health. That’s why it’s so important to add in a daily dose of standing and stretching. But if you have an office job, it can be tricky to take those breaks. The solution: Set a calendar alert for yourself as a reminder to stand for one to three minutes every half hour...

Ultra Runner Dean Karnazes On Why Speed Matters

Train like a pro with Dean Karnazes and Fitbit

If you’re preparing for your first race, you probably already have a good sense of what you need to do to get to the finish line. You’ve likely invested in a good pair of shoes, and you’re probably tracking your progress with some of the great technology available today, like Fitbit Charge or Surge. But you may not be mixing up your...

Good News for Strava Athletes & Fitbit Lovers

You can now connect your Fitbit account to Strava!

Strava and Fitbit are excited to be partnering to make it even easier for you to track all day activity, track exercise, and maximize workouts. When you connect your Fitbit account to Strava you can automatically sync workouts logged in Fitbit to Strava, and your Strava workouts will sync to Fitbit! You can use Strava for the times when...

Busy Mom Nickie S. Conquers Triathlon Training with Fitbit Surge

Nickie S.

When we hear about Fitbit users who’ve reached their goals, we love to share the news! Nickie S. is a mom to two boys and an avid Fitbit Surge user. Here, she talks about her routine and how she use her Fitbit device to find her fit, in her own words. “I work full time while juggling being a mum of two active boys (10 and 8yrs) and...