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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.

Fit 30: Try a 30-Minute Workout Today

Try this 30-minute workout

For today’s #HealthyHabits challenge, we asked everyone to complete a 30-minute workout. What you do for those 30 minutes is entirely up to you, but if you’re struggling to come up with a workout, we’ve got you covered. Today, we’re recommending you try out the FitStar Strava 26.2 workout. It combines all kinds of different...

5 Tips to Creating a Fitness Habit

How to create a fitness habit

This week’s #HealthyHabits challenge is all about taking small steps to create a fitness habit. But sometimes, the intention to work out doesn’t quite last when you’re trying to wake up early to hit the gym, or do that yoga session after a long day. So here are our tips on making sure you get in that workout you promised...

Fitbit Healthy Habits: Week 4

Fitbit Healthy Habits: Week 4

Creating a healthy lifestyle is always worth it, but never easy. It can be tempting to try and tackle every unhealthy thing in your life all at once. But studies have shown that our willpower is finite, so trying to change too many of your habits at once will at the very least make you exhausted, and at most cause you to burn out on staying...

Stay Motivated at Home

Fitbit Zip

We’ve recently talked about how to make the most of your gym membership for those of you who are working on building up a gym routine. But while gyms can be extremely helpful as you work on tackling your fitness goals, they’re not for everyone. If that rings true, this post is for you. There are plenty of ways to stay fit year-long...

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...

Stay Fit During the Big Game With These Healthy Hacks

Who’s ready for the Big Game this weekend? Hopefully by now you’ve picked out your healthy snacks and are ready to go. But rather than spend all day on the couch missing out on all those sweet steps you could be taking, we want you to step it up this year. We’ve created the below Game Day Hacks to help you stay active while...

Best Times to Hit the Gym

If you’re a gym regular, you’ve probably noticed an influx of people in January. Those newbies make it tough to find an open machine or a good period of time to use the squat rack. So we looked to see what the most popular gym times are to help you schedule your workouts!

Keeping Fit During the Busy Season

Walking up stairs

Between holiday preparations like shopping and cookie-baking, family time, and bad weather, there are so many excuses not to work out this season. In fact, December is the least active month of the year for Fitbit users! Unfortunately, this is also a time of year when we tend to overindulge in the sweets and eggnog. After all, we’re all...

Bouldering: Your Favorite New Workout


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...