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Fitness trackers out of step when measuring calories, research shows

Compared with gold-standard laboratory evaluations, scientists saw devices inadequate at moving calories burned, but good at monitoring heart rate Fitness devices can help monitor heart rate but are unreliable at stopping invoices on calories burned, experiment has revealed. Scientists gave seven buyer devices through their speeds, equating their data with gold-standard laboratory measurements. We were agreeably surprised at how well the heart rate did under many circumstances for most of the devices, we are really did really quite well, said Euan Ashley, professor of cardiovascular medication at […]

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