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Fitbit Drops 3 New Bands, Including The Surge ‘Fitness Super Watch’ — Complete With GPS And Heart Rate Monitor [Product]

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Fitness Product Reviews, Fitness Trackers, Gear It UP, News

FINALLY a heart rate monitor without a strap. We dive into Fitbit’s new line of fitness trackers and heart rate monitors — the Charge, Charge HR, and Surge.

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Is Wearable Fitness Tech Primed To Spark A Big Change In Healthcare? [News]

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Fitness Trackers, Gear It UP, Health It UP, News

Out with the diamond bracelet or designer watch — in with the latest wearable fitness tech. New data shows that fitness fanatics aren’t the only ones using wearable tech; in fact, the market is dominated by the obese population. And that might lead to insurance covering your next fitness tracker.

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Days 4-12 — The 12 Days of Holiday Fitness Gifts

Posted by on Apr 11, 2012 in Fitness Product Reviews, Gear It UP

Bryan DiSanto

Bryan DiSanto

Founder & Editor-in-Chief at Lean It UP
ELLO ELLO I'm Bryan DiSanto. I'm the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Lean It UP, a CPT/CSN/Fitness Coach, Chef trained at Le Cordon Bleu – Paris, NYU graduate, ex-fat kid, and all-around fitness junkie.

I also contribute to Men's Health Magazine.

When I'm not working on my abs (or somebody else’s), whipping up avocado roses and avocado toast, or running a Tough Mudder, I'm probably yelling at a Carolina Panthers game somewhere.

Come be friends with me on Snapchat (BRYDISANTO).
Bryan DiSanto
Today I’m bringing you an uncharacteristically early Christmas gift (well, it’s my way of making up for my slackage)…a 9-for-1 holiday fitness gift guide extravaganza. As Emeril once said…BAM!!   # 4 – The FitBit Ultra   The FitBit Ultra provides an original—and quite frankly refreshing—new way to track activity levels. Forget watches and chest straps…the nifty little device discreetly clips to your waistband, belt, pocket, etc. and is capable of accurately tracking # of steps, calories burned, stairs climbed, distance traveled, and exercise intensity. What’s better? The FitBit also tracks your sleep patterns. Wear it at night and it’ll accurately shoot out a “sleep efficiency index,” which basically provides a sleep score based on the time in which you fell asleep, snooze duration, and how many times you woke up. Additionally, all exercise & sleep data is automatically, wirelessly uploaded...

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