Fitmodo: Fitness Trackers Don’t Help You Lose Weight

Fitmodo: Fitness Trackers Don’t Help You Lose Weight

Welcome to Fitmodo, your regular weekly round up of the news you need to know to keep your earthly form in top shape — from fitness advice to breakthroughs in medical research.

This week:

Does Wearing A Fitness Tracker Help You Lose Weight?


A recent study conducted over two years showed that among overweight or obese young adults, wearing a fitness tracker to track a regular exercise routine somehow resulted in less weight loss than not using the technology.
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This Wi-Fi Can Tell If You’re Sad




72,000 Years Old: DNA Proves Aboriginal Australian Ancestry


The finding supports the idea that humans spread out of Africa in a single event, in the first comprehensive population-level whole-genome study of human genetic diversity in Australia.
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