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The Inside Scoop on Activity Trackers and Weight Gain

VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, in the news there has been much discussion on whether activity trackers are to be blamed for people's weight gain. Some who own these bands, say they start using the tracker, and, remarkably, the scale starts moving up instead of down.

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This controversy has even been featured on NBC's "The Today Show" where the following topics were discussed:

  • Accuracy of activity trackers' daily calorie intake recommendations
  • Activity trackers' inability to take into account individuals' metabolic rate
  • The bands' incapacity to measure people's overall well-being and stress levels

Since they've hit the fitness market, activity trackers have been viewed by people as a companion that helps you reach and maintain a healthy lifestyle. So are the recent accusations true? Is the band really to blame? Find out by reading the full article on Bowflex Insider™ (

Bowflex Insider™ ( is owned by Nautilus Inc. ( a leader in innovative home fitness equipment, with a brand portfolio that includes Nautilus®, Bowflex®, Schwinn® and Universal®.

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