In the age of incessant and instantaneous mobile tracking and logging technology ranging from the world class athlete to the weekend warrior, the onset of the digital device has produced less than stellar results in overall fitness level and body mass index.
According to Foxnews.com, what was supposed to be the holy grail leading to a modern apex in health and wellness at one’s fingertips, has actually degraded to a realm of implied complacency in results published by a recent study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh.
While the ingrained framework of the unit’s firmware echoes the gravitation towards fulfilling Moore’s Law, smart band fitness users are on average losing less weight than those utilizing on-line activity tracking services, which creates the duality of an apt put towards the solid state inclinations of the microchips and the dubious fitness results of the heavily-laden millennials usage profile. The study indicates that users (ages 18-35) are prone to hyper-monitor their apparent daily progress, leading to an aversion to pushing the envelope and settling into a plateau which does not promote the burning of fat. With the reality of instant gratification, immediate notification of progress during workouts could be a detriment to long-term fitness goals. Of course, the most effective regulation of body mass is correlated with the measurables of sustained heart rate during activity and diet.
Maybe, the younger generations would benefit from from simply listening to their heart and looking in the mirror, rather than relying on the crutch of an electronic device to evaluate the true scope of a thorough workout.
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