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Disc-Chem Living Fit
We compare 3 popular Fitbit devices available at Dis-Chem
Dis-Chem offers a range of Fitbit devices in-store and online, including various smartwatches and activity trackers. To help you find the best option for your health and fitness-focused lifestyle, we compare 3 of the more popular devices on offer. Fitbit SenseTM Fitbit’s most advanced health smartwatch boasts innovative sensor... Read more
Get your kids living fit in lockdown
The data is in! Lockdown restrictions have created another pandemic that is disproportionately affecting our children. Numerous research papers confirm that kids are moving less and spending more time on screens. Activity levels down Stringent lockdowns exacerbated existing issues around regular daily activity levels among children, who spend over... Read more
Fitness meets fashion with Fitbit’s new Luxe wearable
The new Fitbit Luxe™ is a new fashion-forward fitness and wellness tracker designed to help you take a more holistic approach to your health and wellness. The Luxe is a beautiful and elegant wearable with a colour touchscreen and a variety of vibrant new clock faces. Billed as Fitbit’s... Read more
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