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What to Do When Your Pain Doesn’t Go Away


Everyone has experienced an instance of acute pain—it’s generally sharp and comes on fast. Maybe you sprained an ankle while running, threw out your back picking up a box, or burned your hand on a hot pan. Most acute pain lasts roughly a few moments to a few months, and it goes away when the source of the pain heals or is treated. Chronic pain...

Discover the Latest Fitness Trends in the Fitbit Activity Index™


If you’ve ever wondered how your fitness choices compare to those of other Fitbit users, the new Fitbit Activity Index™ is for you! Fitbit data scientists were curious to see how the popularity of activities change year to year, so they analyzed anonymous, aggregated Fitbit data from over one million users from the US, Canada, Australia, and...

Score Some Steps While Watching Basketball

3 Baller Moves for Better Agility

It’s tourney time! And rather than cheer for your team over beers and wings, we want to keep you active while you follow your bracket. Instead of staying sitting all tournament long, here’s some quick workouts you can do to score some steps:

6 Ways to Stay Fit From 9 to 5


We’ve recently written about ways to fit in your workout, whether you’re hitting the gym or prefer to stay fit from the comfort of home. But even if you’re working out on a regular basis, studies show that sitting for long periods of time can still hurt your health in the long run – and that’s exactly what many of us...

Dog-Gone Data

We love all of our four-legged friends here at Fitbit, but today we’re focused on the tail-waggers. We anonymously surveyed a group of Fitbit users recently, and were excited to learn that almost half of them were dog people! Not only that, but 62% said they thought having a dog made them more active, and 68% said they thought having a dog...

How To Nail the Run-Commute

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Commuting. It’s a word very few people get excited about. It conjures up long lines at the bus stop, long traffic jams at toll booths, and long, often sweaty stretches of standing on crowded metro lines or trains. Yet add the word “bike” or “run” in front of your commute, and notice how possibilities open up...

30 Days to Summer Fit, Day 18: Try out a new exercise

30 Days to Summer Fit, Day 19

We’ll be posting a new challenge every day leading up to summer! Follow along here on the blog, or using this calendar. Falling into the habit of working out consistently can be a tough nut to crack. What’s the hardest part of working out? Finding the time in the day? Getting out the door? Getting to the gym? Making it a part of your...

30 Days to Summer Fit, Day 17: Try a new sport

30 Days to Summer Fit, Day 17: Try a new sport

We’ll be posting a new challenge every day leading up to summer! Follow along here on the blog, or using this calendar. We love any and all new fitness, running, and workout routines and classes. But sometimes you just want to flat-out compete. Which brings us to today’s challenge: Try a new sport. Whether you pick up a basketball or go...