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Tracking is the process of recording workouts or progress.

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Useful measurements / tracking approach for a fitness strategy

I've been working on improving my overall fitness for the past few months. My strategy has been to try and integrate a bit more physical activity into my lifestyle gradually, with the thinking being ...
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If I wear my Fitbit One on a treadmill or elliptical, should I log the activity as well?

The FitBit Activity Tracker (on the website, Android application, and I would presume the iPhone application as well) lets you log various activities so you can track and share them with your friends. ...
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How do I prepare for a 10K in one week's time?

I need to prepare for a 10K in a week. This is my first 10K and till now I can only run 4K continuously. I have problems of acidity which affects my run every other week once. How do I get ahead of ...
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What is the "kernel" for a 4 decade training program for physical fitness?

Almost all training programs or workout routines are focused on the very short term, e.g. 90 days, 12 weeks and similar. My questions is about the "kernel" (key elements in a wide sense) for a ...
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Does Fitbit Flex Count Indoor Rowing Machine Strokes

I am thinking of purchasing a Fitbit Flex. I have an indoor rowing machine which is my main form of exercise other than walking. I can't do much else because of injuries. I wondered if my rowing ...
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Tracking open water breaststroke swimming distance

I don't know if I'm moving in a marginal zone for smart watches... My smart watch (Garmin Fenix) has an app for tracking open water swimming. However, I'm swimming breastroke with head-over-water. ...
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Free alternatives to nike training club for windows or linux pc

Are there free alternatives for the Nike Training Club, which run on a windows or linux pc or just online via web-browser? List of features, from the iTunes App Store description: Full-body ...
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Is there a good activity tracker, in terms of calories spent, for skating and cycling?

I'm looking for a good activity tracker that I can use to measure how much calories I've used up while skating. The Fitbit Charge HR seems very promising, it's cheap (relatively), has a heart monitor ...
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What fitness trackers work well for cyclist?

What fitness trackers work well for cyclists? It must also support jogging, walking and other exercise, but cycling is essential. While there are heaps of 'reviews' of these things, I can't find much ...
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