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How to Set Healthy Boundaries With Your Fitness Tracker

Don't let your smart wearable fuel a numbers obsession

There was a time when wearable fitness trackers meant a simple pedometer. But now, wearable fitness technology has advanced so significantly that there’s very little a tracker can’t do. And they’ve become incredibly popular and easily accessible.

All of the best fitness trackers can monitor activity, speed, steps, sleep, heart rate, blood pressure and breathing. They analyze the data you provide when you wear them to encourage you to move more. You can also connect with friends who wear fitness trackers, to see how much activity they are getting in a day. They can even be worn underwater.

These trackers are now often an extension of our smartphones or computers, and, by proxy, an extension of us.

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