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Your fitness tracker may not be giving you correct count of calories burnt - Hindustan Times;

Your fitness tracker may not be giving you correct count of calories burnt - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesYour fitness tracker may not be giving you correct count of calories burntHindustan TimesA team of researchers from the Stanford University found that your fitness tracker may be misguiding you on the number of calories you burn. fitness Updated: May 26, 2017 14:13 IST. Indo Asian News Service, New York. Fitness tracker ...and more »

Report shows the Apple Watch is the best smartwatch at measuring your heart-rate - Critical Hit;

Report shows the Apple Watch is the best smartwatch at measuring your heart-rate - Critical Hit

Critical HitReport shows the Apple Watch is the best smartwatch at measuring your heart-rateCritical HitWhile most people would judge the accuracy of their smart watches by how well it tracks distance, there are several things they actually measure – including, importantly, your heart rate. And according to a recent study by Stanford University, it would ...and more »

Study: Fitness trackers largely inaccurate when counting calories - The Denver Post;

Study: Fitness trackers largely inaccurate when counting calories - The Denver Post

The Denver PostStudy: Fitness trackers largely inaccurate when counting caloriesThe Denver PostIn this Dec. 15, 2014 file photo, fitness trackers, from left, Basis Peak, Adidas Fit Smart, Fitbit Charge, Sony SmartBand, and Jawbone Move, are posed for a photo next to an iPhone, in New York. Sales of fitness trackers are climbing, and the biggest ...and more »

Fitness trackers appear to be lousy calorie counters, but it's not all bad news - Digital Trends;

Fitness trackers appear to be lousy calorie counters, but it's not all bad news - Digital Trends

Digital TrendsFitness trackers appear to be lousy calorie counters, but it's not all bad newsDigital TrendsThe research suggests fitness trackers have a ways to go when it comes to accurate calorie measurements, so keep it in mind if you've been relying on them. If you've been using your fitness tracker's calorie measurements to shape your diet, then you're ...and more »

Research Finds Fitness Trackers Are “Poor” At Measuring Calories - ChannelNews;

Research Finds Fitness Trackers Are “Poor” At Measuring Calories - ChannelNews

ChannelNewsResearch Finds Fitness Trackers Are “Poor” At Measuring CaloriesChannelNewsFitness trackers from a wide range of manufacturers are unreliable at measuring the number of calories burned according to research from Stanford University. Data gathered from fitness trackers on heart rate and calories burned was compared to accepted ...and more »

New Study Finds Apple Watch's Heart Rate Tracker Is Most Accurate - Ubergizmo;

New Study Finds Apple Watch's Heart Rate Tracker Is Most Accurate - Ubergizmo

UbergizmoNew Study Finds Apple Watch's Heart Rate Tracker Is Most AccurateUbergizmoThere are plenty of wearables out there at the moment that come with built-in heart rate trackers, but just because there is a tracker it doesn't mean that they're all the same. Not all heart rate trackers were built equally and if you are looking for ...and more »

Your fitness tracker can't accurately count calories - ETHealthworld.com;

Your fitness tracker can't accurately count calories - ETHealthworld.com

ETHealthworld.comYour fitness tracker can't accurately count caloriesETHealthworld.comOlivia Blair. FitBits and other wrist-worn fitness trackers are a popular way of counting steps walked, calories burned and measuring heart rate but new research has cast doubt on their accuracy. Researchers at Stanford University in California ...and more »

Study from Stanford shows wearables aren't accurate counting calories - GSMArena.com;

Study from Stanford shows wearables aren't accurate counting calories - GSMArena.com

GSMArena.comStudy from Stanford shows wearables aren't accurate counting caloriesGSMArena.comAs more and more folks adopt the use of smart wearables for tracking steps, heart rate, sleep, and calories burned, Stanford University performed a study to measure exactly how accurate the data collected from these wearables actually is. The study ...and more »

Study Says Fitness Trackers Are Getting Major Stat Wrong - Newser;

Study Says Fitness Trackers Are Getting Major Stat Wrong - Newser

NewserStudy Says Fitness Trackers Are Getting Major Stat WrongNewser(Newser) – Constantly checking the calories burned on your fitness tracker to determine what to eat? Then tuck it away and read on, because you might not want to indulge in that second piece of cake. NPR reports that cardiologist and professor Euan ...and more »

Don't rely on fitness trackers to track number of calories burned - The Register;

Don't rely on fitness trackers to track number of calories burned - The Register

The RegisterDon't rely on fitness trackers to track number of calories burnedThe RegisterYour fitness tracker might measure a heart rate accurately, but not the amount of calories burned, according to a study published in the Journal of Personalised Medicine. “The heart rate measurements performed far better than we expected,” said Ashley ...and more »

Two studies show the use of consumer wearables is increasing in clinical research, but limitations in accuracy still ... - MobiHealthNews;

Two studies show the use of consumer wearables is increasing in clinical research, but limitations in accuracy still ... - MobiHealthNews

MobiHealthNewsTwo studies show the use of consumer wearables is increasing in clinical research, but limitations in accuracy still ...MobiHealthNewsThe proliferation and ever-increasing sophistication of wearable activity trackers makes clear that we have come a long way from analog pedometers and clunky heart rate monitors, but new research suggests those metrics may be the only ones modern ...and more »

PSA: You May Want to Stop Relying on Your Fitness Tracker For Counting Calories - POPSUGAR Health and Fitness Australia;

PSA: You May Want to Stop Relying on Your Fitness Tracker For Counting Calories - POPSUGAR Health and Fitness Australia

POPSUGAR Health and Fitness AustraliaPSA: You May Want to Stop Relying on Your Fitness Tracker For Counting CaloriesPOPSUGAR Health and Fitness AustraliaIf you've been using your trusty fitness tracker to count burned calories during a workout, you may want to rethink your ways. Researchers at Stanford University just confirmed our suspicions that these tech devices may not be as accurate as we thought.and more »

Fitness trackers: Do they work? - KGUN;

Fitness trackers: Do they work? - KGUN

KGUNFitness trackers: Do they work?KGUNA Stanford University study of fitness trackers indicated that while devices did a good job at tracking a person's heart rate, those devices did not accurately record calorie burning. Stanford researchers studied the Apple Watch, Basis Peak, Fitbit ...and more »

Don't have that dessert! You won't believe how inaccurate Fitbit and Microsoft Band's calorie counts are! - MSPoweruser;

Don't have that dessert! You won't believe how inaccurate Fitbit and Microsoft Band's calorie counts are! - MSPoweruser

MSPoweruserDon't have that dessert! You won't believe how inaccurate Fitbit and Microsoft Band's calorie counts are!MSPoweruserThe 'Quantified Self' revolution has led to millions of us wearing fitness bands of some kind, but there has been little evidence that this has led to enduring weight loss or cause any change in the growing obesity epidemic. Now a new study by the ...and more »

Wearables suck at tracking calories burned, study shows - TechCrunch;

Wearables suck at tracking calories burned, study shows - TechCrunch

TechCrunchWearables suck at tracking calories burned, study showsTechCrunchNew data out of Stanford is lending credence to common wisdom that fitness trackers suck at counting calories. Heart-rate monitoring, on the other hand, fared surprisingly well in the school's Medical Center studies. The group of 60 volunteers was ...and more »

Study: Don't trust fitness trackers for calories burned - 6abc.com;

Study: Don't trust fitness trackers for calories burned - 6abc.com

6abc.comStudy: Don't trust fitness trackers for calories burned6abc.comStudy: Don't trust fitness trackers for calories burned. Ali Gorman reports during Action News at 5 p.m. on May 25, 2017. (WPVI). WPVI. Thursday, May 25, 2017 07:05PM. PALO ALTO, California (WPVI) --. If you're using a fitness tracker to count how many ...and more »

Is Your Fitness Tracker Lying to You? - PJ Media

Is Your Fitness Tracker Lying to You?PJ MediaStanford University Medical Center just released a study showing how well fitness trackers work. They tested seven brands of products that are worn on the wrist: the Apple Watch, Fitbit Surge, Basis Peak, Microsoft Band, Mio Alpha 2, PulseOn and the ...and more »

Why you shouldn't depend on your fitness tracker to count calories - Normangee Star;

Why you shouldn't depend on your fitness tracker to count calories - Normangee Star

Normangee StarWhy you shouldn't depend on your fitness tracker to count caloriesNormangee StarThe study compared the fitness tracker measurements for heart rate to a medical-grade electrocardiograph, while energy expenditure data was compared against an instrument that monitors oxygen and carbon dioxide in breath. It seems like every wearable ...and more »

How good are activity trackers at counting calories burned? - Channel NewsAsia;

How good are activity trackers at counting calories burned? - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaHow good are activity trackers at counting calories burned?Channel NewsAsiaPeople who wear activity trackers to count the calories they're burning are probably not getting accurate estimates, suggests a new study. Researchers who tested seven popular activity trackers found that while heart rate measurements were generally ...and more »

Apple Watch Most Accurate Heart Rate Fitness Tracker, Sucks at Calorie Counting - The Mac Observer;

Apple Watch Most Accurate Heart Rate Fitness Tracker, Sucks at Calorie Counting - The Mac Observer

The Mac ObserverApple Watch Most Accurate Heart Rate Fitness Tracker, Sucks at Calorie CountingThe Mac ObserverA new study from Stanford University tracked the accuracy of popular fitness trackers and found the Apple Watch is the most accurate wrist device for measuring heart rate. It's pretty poor at tracking calories burned, but to be fair, all of the fitness ...and more »