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Fitness Trackers Don’t Foster Weight Loss, Study Finds

That wearable fitness tracker you hoped would help you shed a few kilos probably isn’t working, a new study claims. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh say that over a two-year trial, people who only took part in health counseling lost more weight than those who wore a fitness tracker and took counseling. In fact, those who took only counseling lost nearly six kilograms, while those who also used a fitness tracker only lost 3.5 kilograms. “These devices should not be...

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