What a difference a (good) night makes

After a string of unproductive, disjointed days, I had an incredibly fun and productive morning. I filled a notebook page with to-dos and ideas — something that can sometimes take me a week. I reread key chapters in a favorite business book. And running in 55 degrees and a steady …

How good is the Fitbit Charge 2 heart rate monitor?

I’ve been playing with the Fitbit Charge 2 for the last couple of weeks. As I was reminded when I posted on Reddit about the experience, there’s a lawsuit against Fitbit that claims its heart rate monitor is egregiously inaccurate. But from what I’m seeing, the tracker output squares up well …

Fitbit Charge charts a wild heart and calm mind

A few days ago I bought a Fitbit Charge. A colleague had praised its heart rate monitor’s accuracy and I wondered about my own heart rate when running up hills. According to the Charge, my heart rate goes up and down more than I’d previously realized. A lot more. I’d always pictured …