Did you use a diet but despite an initial success, after it is finished, the weight returns to the starting point? It is frustrating but often it is not your fault that the diet does not work.
Swimrun is a rapidly growing two person team sport which began as a drunken bet in a bar in the Swedish Archipelago. There are now over 300 swim run races held all over the world. Swimrun teams start out with a run, transition to a swim and continue to alternate between swimming and running. With… Continue reading Haven’t you heard about swimrun yet?
Most of big service providers are known for using algorithms that predict what customers can buy. Can the same formula be applied to something as personal as health and fitness? Our intuition tells us it cannot. It is more likely that you will see improvements if you receive support from time to time.
In recent years, a lot of discussion in the human resources world has revolved around the value of employee wellness programs. There’s a good reason: A growing body of research suggests wellness programs can benefit companies in a number of ways, from lowering costs of health care, workers’ compensation, and disability coverage to reducing injuries… Continue reading Beyond steps: Wearables, productivity, and health
It seems like everywhere you look these days, someone has a fitness tracker on their wrist. Popularity for these devices has skyrocketed for anyone looking to better monitor their health and activity levels. But it’s easy to get lost in the hype with all the options out there.
There is no doubt that a wrist tracker can change the user’s behavior. Tracking any metric that provides a sense of instant accomplishment is a very powerful motivational tool. The makers of fitness trackers have been known to say that it is not the figures that matter but the pattern. They consider actual step-count accuracy… Continue reading Tracking accuracy and reliability do matter