Fitdigits and Marathon Training

Testimonial from Fitdigits User – Robert C. I have been using Fitdigits with a Garmin heart rate monitor and foot pod on my iPod touch for 6 months while in training to complete a marathon. Fitdigits gives me heart rate, pace, distance and a map of my run. I am 60 years old and have not trained … Read more

Insufficient sleep undermines dietary efforts to reduce adiposity.

In other words: The quality of your sleep has a direct impact on your ability to lose weight. Getting a good night sleep helps you lose fat! ( I admit had to look up ‘adiposity’ … big word for FAT ) In Insufficient Sleep Thwarts Weight Loss Efforts Medscape Medical News reports on new research … Read more

Why monitor heart rates in your iPhone fitness and health app?

I recently came across a website, jackis.com, that did a nice job of highlighting three good reasons to track heart rate: safety, effectiveness and incentive. I would suggest one more accuracy. If you want accurate an accurate calculation of calories burned during your workout, it needs to be derived from your heart rate.

Fitdigits Wins CTIA Hot for Holidays

Fitdigits is proud to announce that it was awarded the Hot for Holidays Award by CTIA Wireless for the category of Fitness Buff. The award honors the top mobile techie gadget with the most innovative and cutting-edge mobile consumer electronics product and application for the 2010 holiday season. A panel of mobile CE media and … Read more

Nutritional Tips for a Healthy Recovery Phase

23 September 2010 By USAT Coach Andrew Johnson (featured in the TrainingPeaks Official Blog) Overtraining is often seen as pushing your body too far in training, but it can also be due to poor recovery. That is, had the athlete been more attentive to their recovery, they may not have pushed their body into that … Read more

Fitdigits Alarms Helped Regulate My Heart Rate

Testimonial from Fitdigits User – Dorothy C. I am 61-years old and went to my doctor because of heart palpitations. My blood pressure was up and my doctor scheduled a treadmill stress test. Everything checked out OK but my doctor insisted I use medication to lower my blood pressure. I convinced her to let me … Read more

The Importance of Eating Post Workout

When we work out our bodies must provide energy to power the muscles in movement. Glycogen, a primary energy source, expends during the course of a workout and must be restored afterward. Eating post work out is an effective way to counteract the depletion of glycogen, and research suggests eating carbohydrates and protein is the … Read more

Rehab It with Fitdigits

Testimonial from Fitdigits User – Allen N. My story may be similar to many other people that are looking for ways to increase their cardiovascular health or general physical condition. This story has been many years in the making and has many chapters that cover a multiple of activities that have produced many different levels … Read more