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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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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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Celebrating National Sleep Week

It’s the National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep Awareness Week, a time to reflect on the importance of sleep. Sleep Week concludes with a large disruption to our sleep: Spring Forward. The original intent behind Daylight Savings was to save energy during World War I. On average, Americans lose 13 minutes of sleep that night, totaling over 74 million hours of sleep for the entire country.

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Valentine’s Day

Boxes of chocolate overwhelming drugstores can only mean one thing. It’s Valentine’s Day! Whether cupid’s arrow points squarely at your heart, or whether you see February 14th as a strange day proliferated with chalk-tasting heart-shaped candy, it’s certainly a day that celebrates the finest in life: food.
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