Thu, 29 July 2010
James Park Explains How FitBit Will Get Your Weight Loss Program Moving. Healthy Skeptic Robert Davis Debunks Health Claims and Myths
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On today's show Dr Fitness and the Fat Guy opened with James Park from FitBit. FitBit is a small and stylish health and wellbeing monitoring tool. It automatically collects data about your daily activities literally 24/7. It then wirelessly syncs to your computer. Fitbit (with their premium service) is your 24 hour digital personal trainer, nutritioist and sleep consultant. Learn more and purchase yours at www.fitbit.com - be patient they might be backordered but they are worth the wait.
We closed the show with our good friend Robert Davis, the Healthy Skeptic from Everwell. Robert talked about a new study that illustrates the dangers of sitting too much. Robert is an award winning health journalist who specializes in debunking the myths behind the health claims that make it in print and on TV. to learn more about Robert and his firm please go to www.everwell.com - you'll find lots of great free info and don't forget to sign up for his informative newsletter as well.
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