Technology May Help Keep You Motivated

It’s reported that about 50% of those who begin an exercise program will drop out within 6 months. Using technology may be one way to keep stay motivated and continue exercising for a lifetime. The following three technology tools might be what you need to stay active.

Fitness trackers are a great way to monitor your activity, caloric intake, weight, and even sleep patterns. Three fitness trackers that are recommended are: Fit Bit, Nike’s Fuel Band and Jawbone Up. Each of these is a wrist band with an accelerometer inside that records steps taken. The bands sync with a smart phone and/or computer to show you the steps you’ve taken and the calories burned.