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Thread: Fitbits, Fuelbands and Jawbone

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    Fitbits, Fuelbands and Jawbone

    I'm reading up on these tracking devices and they seem to be a good idea. I have ME anyway, so the thought of tracking the actual energy expended each day is a good one, and it means I can really identify the days where I have to avoid extra exercise. I like the idea.

    Does anyone have any of these, and can you give me any advice about which to buy? I'm leaning towards the new Fitbit Force when it's released, simply because it has a watch function, but I'd be very interested in views from people who've used them. I have a MFP account, so something that synchs with that would be good, but it's not a deal breaker
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    I love my Fitbit, it measures daily exercise and sleep patterns then gives you a daily, weekly and monthly report, I synch with MFP and I find it's a great motivator. I bought my daughter one for Christmas and she loves hers too so we compare notes and set ourselves challenges. I'm sure you'll get just as hooked with it!

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    I have a Fitbit. Don't know anything about the other two.
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    Diet: Calorie counting and willpower
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    Goal Date: 31st July 2014


    BMI Information:
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    Current BMI: 29.2
    Goal BMI: 22.3


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st7lb
    Weight to Lose: 3st3lb
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    Thanks for the info. Waiting for payday then I'm going for it
    My weightloss diary

    Lost 5 stones to reach 168 lbs in 2011, but have managed to put 3 back on again! Let's not talk about that!

    Current goal:
    Lose the first stone (Feb '14)
    Lose the second stone 7lbs gone...

    End goal:
    Slim size 12, somewhere in the 10-11 stone ballpark.





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