Fitbit Blog – 10.30.19 (10.29.19)
On November 3rd, we’ll “gain” an hour of sleep when Daylight Saving Time ends. Shifting the time by one hour doesn’t seem drastic—many people acclimate to the change within a day—but some do have trouble adjusting to the time difference. “Daylight Saving Time imposes a one-hour jet lag on millions of us at once,” says Benjamin Smarr, PhD, a sleep researcher at the University of California, Berkeley and Reverie sleep advisory board member. “It is followed by increased car accidents, sickness and frustration, as our body clocks rush to adjust to the new time imposed on us.”
Source: 5 Ways To Adjust Your Sleep Schedule To Daylight Saving Time
Fitbit Blog – 10.9.19 (10.7.19)
Whether you’re lifting weights, running, or just taking a walk around your neighborhood, it’s always more fun—and often more motivating—to do it with a friend. However, life can get in the way, schedules don’t always align, and let’s face it: your friends might not have the same active lifestyle as you do. So is the only other option going it alone?
Source: Inspiring Fitness Podcasts – Fitbit Blog
Fitbit Blog – 8.7.19 (7.31.19)
If you’re an athlete, you know that familiar smell. Maybe you left your sweaty workout clothes in a pile on the floor. Maybe you haven’t emptied your hamper in a week. Or worse, maybe you’ve just taken your fresh laundry out of the dryer and it still stinks.
Read more: Tricks To Keeping Your Workout Gear Clean And Fresh
Fitbit Blog – 8.7.19 (8.6.19)
It’s not going to come as any surprise to hear that there’s a connection between exercising and feeling happier. But did you know that there are certain kinds of workouts that might be especially good at reducing stress and anxiety? While you’ll get a positivity boost every time you do a workout you love, here are three that science has shown can really help give your mood a lift:
Read more: The Best Workouts To Get Your Head Zen
Fitbit Blog – 7.25.19 (7.24.19)
The summer road trip is one of those all-American traditions. Load up the car, fill the tank with gas, and hit the open road towards the beach, lake, or mountains. But road trips aren’t all iced coffees and playlists: As you rack up the miles, your body is going to get tighter and tighter. “When you sit for an extended period of time, your muscles and joints are in a static resting state, which can cause them to become stiff,” says Franco Calabrese, a physical therapist withReact Physical Therapy in Chicago.
Read more: 6 Moves To Do During Your Summer Road Trip