How To Customize Your Fitbit Settings – in 4 easy steps!

Today we’re going to talk about how to customize your Fitbit settings to fit your goals. When you first set up your Fitbit, the defaults are in place. You can use those to reach your goals. Or you can adjust them to fit your life. Not everyone has the same goals and it can be incredibly overwhelming if you are trying to meet goals that are too high for you. It is best to begin with reasonable goals to fit your activity level, than to expect otherwise. You … Read more…


Fitbit Has a New Stat – it will keep you moving all day!

Fitbit has a new stat. Have you seen it? Along with keeping track of your sleep, food, other exercise, and of course your steps, Fitbit now challenges you to move more between the hours of 9am and 6pm. Just 250 steps per hour. That’s it. Well, that’s the default. As you can see above – the default (I nailed 9/9 this past Monday). And after I’ve adjusted it to 4am-6pm. Better average showing, once I increased it.  You can actually set your hourly 250 steps up to 14 … Read more…


Maximizing Your Fitbit? 3 Ways to Do it Better!

Are you maximizing your Fitbit? Putting your best foot forward…so to speak… I need to get this out of the way before we go any further. I am a teeny tiny bit obsessed with my Fitbit Flex. There. I said it, it’s out there. We can move on. Whew. ANYWay… So are you? Maximizing your Fitbit, that is… It doesn’t matter which Fitbit you have. If you are having trouble with your steps, I’m here to share 3 little ways to help you do it better. I’m sure there … Read more…


7/14/15 – Workout Proof

Workout Proof 7/14/15 – Because life does interfere sometimes, I spent the majority of my day in the process of redoing my kitchen – stripping and refinishing cabinets, prepping for wainscoting, painting, etc, so I didn’t get as many steps in across the morning as I generally do. BUT, no excuses, my daily goal remains 15,000, so I left my house around 7:00 and hoofed downtown and across the Casco Bay Bridge. Total distance was just under 7. Total for the day – 19,783 steps and 8.16 miles. … Read more…


Workout Proof – What is It and Why It Matters to Me

Work Out Proof

I’m a behaviorist by profession and a data nerd by choice, so documentation is key for me. So… I do Workout Proofs.  Workout Proofs came about because I was working with a trainer who believed this kind of “data” would track progress and help develop future training plans. Workout Proofs are simple, just a quick note to document my workout.  The content of each Workout Proof can vary, but I choose to include the details of the workout itself, and a pic if possible.  (I actually love going back … Read more…