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Running Insights with UP and Runtastic

For some, a healthier life starts with a well-balanced diet and the right food choices; for others, it may be an upbeat Zumba session in the morning, or 10,000 steps every day. At Jawbone, we understand that the path to a better you is unique and personal.

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How Different Workout Styles Affect Your Mood, Schedule And Energy

Most people know that working out is good for you, but fewer are aware of its diverse range of benefits.  From improving your mood and mental health, preventing some diseases and cancers, increasing lifespan1, helping you get more sleep2 and upping energy3, exercise really is the wonder-drug that’s been there all along.

We explored anonymized data from hundreds of thousands of members of the UP community who log workouts in order to try and see how UP users exercise.

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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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UP Stories: How Jenna Lost Over 100 Pounds at Age 43

“I am 43 years old, and I am living proof that it is never too late to start again and be the person you saw only in your dreams,” says Jenna Leveille, an UP wearer since August 31, 2013. 

For Jenna, her fitness journey started at her workplace. Like most people interested in losing weight, she experimented with a number of crash diets over the years, but it wasn’t until she asked her manager and friend Fred Churbuck at Livingsocial who gave her a lead on a professional trainer, Eric Bach of Bach Performance, that her journey toward long-term weight loss officially began.

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