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Fitness Gadgets

Ready to get in shape? Explore fitness gadgets that can help you lose weight and improve your exercise routine.


So This Might Be Why You Ditched Your Fitbit

HowStuffWorks Now looks at a new study which tries to determine what might make people stick with their Fitbit. See more »

Running While Female: Safety Apps and Tech

A variety of smartphone apps like Glympse, RunRaegis, BSafe and RoadID are designed to keep runners (and really any active folks) safe. See more »

Is This Why Your Buddy Is Always No. 1 on Fitbit?

If you love tracking your daily activity with wearable tech, you have loads of options. Find out about fitness tracker accuracy on HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

10 Weird Wearables That Monitor Your Health

The hottest wearable tech market is the health care market. View 10 of the weirdest wearables that monitor your health to learn more. See more »

Do people who wear fitness trackers really walk more?

Walking is a great form of exercise. Find out if wearing a fitness tracker will motivate you to walk more at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Are people who wear fitness trackers healthier than people who don't?

One in five Americans own wearable fitness trackers. Find out if people who wear fitness trackers are healthier than those who don't. See more »

How accurate are fitness trackers?

You believe your fitness tracker's data when it says you walked 10,000-plus steps. But is your fitness tracker accurate? Find out. See more »

Can you power your music player with your running shoes?

Imagine charging your music player with just your running shoes. Pretty cool, right? Find out if sneaker power is in our future. See more »

Can a shirt help me lose weight?

A smart shirt might help you lose weight. Find out how a shirt can help you stay in shape at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How can a bracelet track your heart rate?

Can you depend on a bracelet to track your heart rate while you're working out? Learn about heart rate bracelets at HowStuffWorks. See more »