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Can You Log More Than Half Your Daily Steps With A Single Workout?

Aerobics, cycling, pilates, and yoga— if it seems like there’s a workout for every letter of the alphabet, you’re probably right. The fitness world is saturated with workout regimens, each offering you the “best chance to lose weight.” Though, whether or not you lose weight using one method or another depends on a number of factors unique to you: your overall amount of daily activity, your starting BMI, your diet, your overall wellness, and, according to our own study, if you’re proactive in logging meals and workouts. (more…)

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Sleep Deprived? Blame Your Commute

Our work schedules and commutes shape our daily routines. Whether we drink coffee in the morning, which train we catch, our children’s school schedules, and if we choose to workout, or not, are all part of an intricate system created to help us live our lives successfully, to help us arrive to work early, and hopefully—leave on time.

At Jawbone, we are always curious about what everyday routines can tell us about our health, and what parts of our routines impede and propel progress toward our goals. As the UP® system with Smart Coach becomes more aware of these routines, it’s in a better position to help you build healthier habits that work for your situation.

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Helping You Eat Better With UP® + Yummly

Since joining Jawbone in 2013, I have been on a mission to help people meet their weight goals and be more informed about food and nutrition so that they can make healthy and balanced choices. We have made great strides with features like the Food Score, which helps our community quickly assess the healthiness of the item on a scale of 1 to 10. Similarly, we have added partners to the UP ecosystem that make it easier to log food while providing actionable guidance.

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Introducing Duels: The Ultimate Step Competition

If you had entered Jawbone’s San Francisco office over the last few months, you would have witnessed various members of the the team doing laps around the office. This boost in drive and motivation has been in large part due to the epic head-to-head challenge feature that we have been developing and testing to help our users get more active.

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What Makes People Happy? We Have The Data.

Which parts of your daily routine have the greatest impact on your mood? Do you wake up happier when you sleep more, or exercise more? What can you do to improve your mood?

At Jawbone, we strive to improve the overall wellness of our users by helping them track, analyze, and improve their health. (more…)

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