With the technological boom there have been numerous innovating pieces that have added to American’s quality of life. Fitness tracking devices are one of these items. While many believe they are inaccurate, the dedicated users of this study find them to be quite accurate and effective. They have compared their devices to others in their fitness classes, to the mileage markers along walking paths and even to the mileage tracking mechanism of the treadmill. It has been determined that fitness devices may be helpful for anyone interested, however the effectiveness is largely determined by the goals and action plan set by the individual and their dedication to living healthfully.
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