fbpx
Disc-Chem Living Fit
Fitbit ECG App now available in SA can help identify atrial fibrillation
The Fitbit ECG App may help prevent serious complications like stroke by allowing users to spot check for signs of AFib from their wrist Fitbit SenseTM users in South Africa can now access an electrocardiogram (ECG) app to assess their heart health. The app provides feedback on heart rhythm... Read more
Make fitness fun for kids with the new Fitbit Ace 3
Motivate kids to get moving with the new Fitbit Ace 3™ activity tracker, suitable for ages 6+. This activity tracker for kids makes fitness fun for the whole family with motivating challenges and activity tracking, which includes all-day steps and Active Minutes to show how every move, skip and... Read more
Compare how your health and fitness in 2020 stacks up against the global average
Recently released user data from Fitbit reveals how the community scaled the numerous obstacles that 2020 threw at us. READ MORE: Fitbit users renewed focus on health amid COVID-19, research reveals 30 May 2020 This was the Most Active Day among Fitbit users, who logged an average of 8,810... Read more
2020 a year like no other for sport, Strava report reveals
Insights from Strava’s global community of over 73 million athletes shed light on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on competition, performance and habits. Strava’s annual Year in Sport report revealed a boom in global exercise amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As athletes adapted to 2020’s widespread changes to competition... Read more
Google’s acquisition of Fitbit will unlock new services and innovation
Fitbit boasts a global community of more than 29 million active users. Their wearable devices are the gateway to Fitbit’s immersive wellness experiences, which is about to get a lot better following Google’s acquisition of Fitbit. The teams will work closely to create new devices and services that help... Read more
Fitbit software update unlocks new health tracking capabilities
The Fitbit OS 5.1 software update delivers enhanced features for the Sense and Versa 3 smartwatches. This update provides more ways to track SpO2 so users can better manage their wellbeing and delivers enhanced on-device voice-enabled capabilities with BluetoothⓇ calling. READ MORE: Fitbit users renewed focus on health amid... Read more
Fitbit users renewed focus on health amid COVID-19, research reveals
According to a recent survey, local lockdowns and the pandemic have made people more conscious of their personal health and activity and are placing greater priority on improving their health and wellbeing. While most respondents stated that they had developed healthier habits during the first wave of the pandemic,... Read more
Find weight-loss success with our fat-fighting toolkit
In our on-going battle against the bulge, everyone can benefit from some extra help, especially in these challenging times. To better navigate the complexities of weight-loss in lockdown, we’ve created the ultimate fat-loss toolkit to ensure you tick all the right boxes. Find the right nutrition plan Finding the... Read more
Wearable tech joins Covid-19 fight
Fitness trackers and smartwatches have helped us reach our daily activity targets and remain healthy in lockdown. Now another, potentially life-saving application for these devices has emerged. Numerous research programs now reveal that heart rate data can be a reliable early indicator for Covid-19 and other influenza infections before... Read more
Fitbit reveals its most advanced health smartwatch – the Sense
The new Fitbit SenseTM, the company’s most advanced health smartwatch, will be available in Dis-Chem stores and online from October. The Fitbit SenseTM boasts innovative sensor and software technology. These features include: The world’s first electrodermal activity (EDA) sensor on a smartwatch to help manage stress Advanced heart-rate tracking... Read more