Mirror, Mirror: The latest in activity trackers

Five miles equals approximately 10,000 steps. How do I know this? Because just as I made it to the five-mile mark on the Kelly Drive loop Saturday morning, the teeny LED lights in my red Fitbit Flex…

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I’m not a fitness nut – heck some days it’s tough to get moving! But, with the new fitness wearables are making it easier to see that I need to get moving – at least a little more. I’m interested in fitness – now more than when I was younger and took my fitness for granted. Today, it takes longer to heal from injury and the weekend warrior stuff just isn’t as inviting. Instead, like many other things, incorporating fitness into everyday is more important – taking the stairs, walking instead of driving, and, yes, doing a training circuit and some activity to raise the heat rate are important. I definitely like how these sync to my different tools to help me track my progress. 

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