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Catch Better Zzz’s by Trying Yoga Before Bed

Yoga moves to try before bed

There are plenty of ways to wind down after a long day, but some work better than others at actually helping you get quality sleep. In today’s Fitbit Healthy Habits challenge, we’re asking everyone to try doing some yoga moves before bed. But does it really help? Studies have shown that doing light yoga before bed actually helps with a...

How Runway Titan Hilary Rhoda Uses Her Fitbit

Fitbit Celebrity Challenges

This week, we’re watching runway titans Hilary Rhoda and Erin Heatherton face off in an epic Celebrity Challenge – our first in a series of challenges to come! Both models are competing to see who take the most steps in five days, and right now #TeamRhoda is in the lead. In between her busy schedule, we got to sit down and ask Hilary...

Habits for a Healthier Heart

Habits for a Healthy Heart

Since February is American Heart Month, we’ve teamed up with the American Heart Association to bring you heart-healthy tips all month long! Our last post in this series featured Activities to Keep Your Heart Healthy. When it comes to our everyday lives, there’s a lot of minor decision-making that happens that doesn’t seem like a...

Fitbit Success Stories: Bryce P.

bryce success story

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. Life happened. I allowed myself to slip using my busy life at work and home as an excuse for my poor to non-existent fitness. On December 26th, 2013 I stepped on the scale. I didn’t really weigh myself regularly so in my...

Bouldering: Your Favorite New Workout

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Rocking climbing without ropes—sound intriguing? Bouldering is like climbing’s close cousin, less high-flying but equally demanding. And a heck of a lot of fun. Your target is a short series of individual moves, laid out in a specific route. It’s physically challenging but also mentally tough; you’re always thinking a few moves ahead...

What Type of Yoga is Right For You?

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As a yoga newbie or even a seasoned yoga veteran, deciphering the studio schedule can be baffling. And that’s often an understatement. Luckily, there’s a yoga class out there for everyone and every body. Here’s a quick guide (in order from active to mellow) to help you navigate the yoga maze. And don’t be afraid to experiment with...

8 Ways to Avoid Common Gym Mistakes with Harley Pasternak

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With the weather cooling down, getting into the gym might be the best way to keep your fitness routine going. But the ins and outs of gym etiquette can be daunting if you’re new. Rather than let any gym anxiety get the best of you, we asked celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak for his tips to avoid typical gym mistakes. Here are 8 easy ways to...

Stay Active While Keeping Up With Your Favorite Fall Shows

Indoor workout

Fall sometimes means a change to routine; with kids back in school, the weather quickly changing, and the holiday season just around the corner there’s plenty of new things to disrupt our workout schedules. But even with a busier schedule and cooler weather, there are still plenty of ways to keep up with your daily goals. One way to work...

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...