8 Ways to Combat Holiday Stress

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We’re deep into the holiday season, and we’re willing to bet some of you are feeling the heat. Maybe that heat only comes from the fireplace for some, but for many the holidays are also a time for plenty of added stress, with the added duties of travel, cooking large meals, holiday shopping (and holiday crowds!), and maybe even having...

4 Healthy Holiday Food Substitutes

I’m so encouraged. Rather than viewing the holidays as a time of unbridled indulgence, then post-indulgence guilt, most people (and hopefully this includes you) are starting to rein it in. Here at Foodtrainers, rather than clients going MIA until January, they are signing up for our Foodstalking program where we have daily email check-ins. And...

Stay Fit—Even On Your Busiest Days

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Between holiday preparations, like shopping and cookie-baking, family time, and bad weather, there are so many excuses not to workout this season. In fact, anonymized Fitbit user data shows December is the least active month of the year! Unfortunately, this is also a time of year when folks tend to overindulge in the sweets and eggnog...

These Artists Turned Fitbit Data into a Connected Canvas

The artistic duo LigoranoReese have been collaborating as a team on amazing projects since the mid 1980s. But Nora Ligorano and Marshall Reese’s latest exhibit, I•AM•I exhibit at the Catharine Clark Gallery until January 3, 2015, is a phenomenal, interactive self-portrait derived from Fitbit and psychological data. Here, the artists...

Rocco Dispirito Shares His Thoughts on Training, Holiday Eating & More

Rocco DiSpirito

Award-winning chef and best-selling author, Rocco Dispirito, has made it his life’s work to prove that healthy and delicious are not mutually exclusive. To that end, he has appeared on several major televisions shows, including Extreme Weight Loss, The Biggest Loser and Restaurant Divided. And Rocco has created an innovative fresh food...

5 Hot Food Trends for 2015

I’m conflicted on the topic of food trends. On one hand I live, breathe and sometimes dream nutrition (pathetic I know). I love to scope out what’s new or innovative, even on the fringe. On the other hand, I roll my eyes over kale’s overexposure as the “it” vegetable. It’s almost Kardashian-like. Enough, right? If I am forced to pick...

“I Drew a Line in the Sand & Discovered Fitbit,” says Bryce P.

When we hear about Fitbit users who’ve reached their goals, we love to share the news! Bryce P. surpassed his goals—beyond what he even thought possible! Here is Bryce’s success story, in his own words. “Growing up, I was a multi-sport athlete in excellent shape. Over the last 10 years, I really let my fitness get away from me...

“I Overcame My Fears to Achieve Greatness!” says Jennifer C.

When we hear about Fitbit users who’ve reached their goals, we love to share the news! Jennifer C. surpassed her goals—beyond what she even thought possible! Here is Jennifer’s success story, in her own words. “Running isn’t a hobby it’s a career, and on February 27, 2014 my career got a little more interesting. That was...

Cold Weather Training: 6 Tips for Running in the Fall & Winter

We recently wrote about Fall fitness tips to help you keep pumped and active all season long. But today, let’s take it a step further with specific tips for all you runners/joggers out there! If you’re planning to stay on schedule with your running as the weather’s getting cold, there are some extra things to keep in mind. Race...