Dig out your Fitbit tracker, wristband, or smartwatch from whatever drawer it's gathering dust in and strap it back on - we're about to show you some cool tricks you can try to do more with your wearable. From improving device accuracy to exporting your data, here's how to get the most from your Fitbit.
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Fitness trackers aren't what they used to be. The fad gadget you strap to your wrist has seen a precipitous fall in the last year. Pebble closed its doors after releasing a solid fitness tracker, and Fitbit has struggled (though we liked its new Fitbit Alta HR). There's also the fact that fitness trackers, while great for athletes, seem to not actually help most of us lose weight.
Yeah, we know, your CrossFit gym has completely changed your life, you've never looked/felt better, and all other exercise programs pale in comparison. But you may want to ease off the intensive workouts now and then. All that over-exertion can actually impair your immune system, according to a new study just published in Frontiers in Physiology.