The Apple Watch is an amazing fitness tool! It calculates your calories, tracks your steps, and keeps you breathing all without any effort at all. You can check Apple Health for an overview of your day, see your habits, and keep all of your data at a glance. And that’s only what’s happening without using
The Apple Watch is an absolutely amazing tool. With one device you can answer calls, schedule your day, and most importantly: keep an eye on your health and fitness. Heart rate monitors have been used in the fitness industry for a very long time. Heart rate training has been one of our best fitness tools
Worried about gaining the quarantine 15? Finding yourself snacking much more than usual? With easy access to the refrigerator, general anxiety of the state of the world, and boredom it can be hard to stay on top of your healthy diet. You’re not alone. Many people are finding themselves stuck in a new snacking habit.
Whether you’re faced with Covid-19 quarantines, your children’s school closures, or just want to avoid the germ-ridden gym for a little while, it can be tough to schedule yourself to work in a workout. How do you workout when you can’t leave your house? Is your fitness going to take a hit? Here at FITIV
Overtraining can seem like the Boogeyman of the fitness industry. Work hard! Train hard! But … not too hard, or overtraining will get you. Thats not particularly helpful advice, is it? How do you know how much is too much? Nobody wants to take an unnecessary rest day, but we all know that improving your
It’s exciting to start a new training routine, and exercise can be addictive. Once you’re in your routine it can be hard to take time off. Generally we, as humans, have a ‘more is more’ mentality. We want more of everything, and we want fast results. This combination can lead to problems. Overtraining happens when
The maximum heart rate in your fitness app is just an estimate. If you are already going to the effort of tracking your workouts it’s important to get accurate data. While general data can show you important trends and give you a rough estimate of your effort and improvements over time, you can get much
METs, MET minutes and FITIV points We all want to know if we are being active enough. Physical activity is an important part of living a healthy lifestyle. It makes you happier, healthier and more energetic. It keeps your heart, muscles and joints healthy. We know what the benefits are, but how do you