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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
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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...