Fitbit Blog – 6.17.20 (6.15.20)
COVID-19 is causing a lot of change, stress, and anxiety. And for many, the pandemic plus other events, and all of the challenging emotions and experience, can lead to an increase in conflict with partners, children, and loved ones. If you’ve been finding yourself more prone to arguing with your partner or snapping at your children, it’s okay—you’re not alone.
Source: How to Better Manage Stress in Your Relationships While WFH
Fitbit Blog – 5.28.20 (5.26.20)
If you’re a gym-goer, it may feel like you’ve run out of options lately. Most gyms are closed, some with no signs of reopening anytime soon; many sporting goods stores are also, although some may be reopening for curbside pickup. If you’ve tried to find a set of dumbbells or other exercise equipment online, you may have run into a few snags with shipping delays or lack of availability.
Source: No Gym, No Problem: Easy Household Substitutes for Dumbbells, Sliders, and More
Fitbit Blog – 5.18.20
Does anxiety have you tossing and turning every night? Are you having trouble falling and staying asleep? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone. Anxiety is high across the board right now—and for many people, that anxiety is translating into some serious sleep issues. But getting enough high-quality sleep is a must to protect your mental and physical health—which is especially important as we navigate through these times and resulting stressors.
Source: Having Trouble Sleeping? Try These Expert-Backed Tips
Fitbit Blog – 5.12.20 (5.7.20)
Shelter-in-place orders have changed much of Fitbit users’ everyday lives. We’ve been staying home, getting more quality rest (a happy surprise), cooking more, and finding new ways to stay active, given that our step counts are down. But, our resting heart rates have improved across the board, which is great news for heart health.
Source: How are Fitbit Users Finding New Ways to Achieve Their Fitness Goals?
Fitbit Blog – 5.1.20 (4.30.20)
Your alarm clock didn’t go off and now you’re late for your 9 AM Zoom meeting—we’ve all been there and have experienced short-term stress to some degree. But what happens when our stress response won’t stop firing? Though short-term stress can be useful, in today’s world it’s not uncommon for many of us to live in a continual, jaw-clenched state with our adrenals in overdrive.
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