3 Mistakes to Avoid When Combining Technology and Fitness

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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Combining Technology and Fitness

The health and fitness industry continues to become more technologically advanced, with a steady stream of new apps, wearables and websites that promise to change the core of your business, but it can be difficult to know which ones are the most useful for helping your clients achieve their goals. To maximize your use of technology in your dealings with health and fitness clients, be sure to avoid these three fitness technology mistakes.

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Pokémon GO vs. FitBit—Which One Has America Walking More?

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Pokémon GO vs. FitBit—Which One Has America Walking More?

There is no question that health technologies (like wearables and apps) can be effective tools for many people, offering motivation to those traveling down their own paths toward better health and wellness. But are some more effective than others? ACE technology expert Ted Vickey aims to answer the question that has been on the minds of many Americans this year: Which got America walking more—Pokémon GO or Fitbit?

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Three Myths About Fitness Technology and Why It’s Essential

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Three Myths About Fitness Technology and Why It’s Essential

When used properly, fitness technology offers the opportunity to make a real disruptive change to those we have the honor to serve—our clients and communities. Fitness technology expert Ted Vickey explains some of the biggest myths and misconceptions many health and fitness professionals have regarding using fitness technology with their clients.

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Top 25 At-Home Exercises

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Top 25 At-Home Exercises

Life can get busy, and oftentimes we find ourselves traveling or otherwise unable to get to our preferred health and fitness facility for a workout. ACE Certified Professional Ted Vickey offers these 25 moves to help you stay on track, no matter where you find yourself. Using only your own body weight, these versatile moves can help you create a total-body workout that fits your needs and abilities.

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Your 2015 Fitness Tech Holiday Gift Guide

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Your 2015 Fitness Tech Holiday Gift Guide

With the 2015 holiday season upon us, you may be searching for that perfect fitness tech gift for your loved ones. Whether they are triathletes, weekend warriors or couch potatoes, there is undoubtedly a fitness tech device for them at a number of different price points. Here is ACE Senior Advisor for Fitness Technology Ted Vickey’s 2015 Fitness Tech Holiday Gift Guide to help guide your decision.

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Apple's iWatch and HealthKit: What They Mean for Health and Fitness Pros and Their Clients

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Apple's iWatch and HealthKit: What They Mean for Health and Fitness Pros and Their Clients

The technology and fitness worlds are buzzing as Apple gears up for a new announcement regarding the iPhone 6, iOS8 and the closely guarded Apple iWatch. Combined with Apple’s previously announced HealthKit, these products are poised to have a major impact on the health and fitness industries. Fitness technology expert Ted Vickey explains how personal trainers and health coaches can reap huge benefits from these new technologies.

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Best Fitness Apps for Fitness Professionals

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Best Fitness Apps for Fitness Professionals

Technology, when used properly, can have a profound impact on the success of one’s business. Ted Vickey, ACE’s Senior Consultant for innovation and emerging technology, offers his top picks among the latest apps, websites and digital devices that personal trainers or health coaches should consider using to expand their businesses and set themselves apart from the competition.

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Monitor Your Fitness With These New Devices: Part 1

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Monitor Your Fitness With These New Devices: Part 1

Have you been thinking about investing in some new technology to help pump up your workouts? With Black Friday close at hand, companies will likely be offering some great deals on fitness gadgets. In this first of a two-part series, fitness tech guru Ted Vickey reviews two new monitoring devices to help you know which ones are worth the investment and which ones don’t live up to the hype.

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7 Users to Follow on Twitter for Top Notch Health and Fitness Information

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7 Users to Follow on Twitter for Top Notch Health and Fitness Information

Did you know that Twitter can be a fantastic source of health and fitness information? Technology expert Ted Vickey shares his “must-follow” list for the best health and fitness news, tips and motivation, so you can cut through some of the Twitter noise and find exactly the type of Tweets that will benefit you the most.

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5 New Health and Fitness Apps Worth Downloading (and Using!)

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5 New Health and Fitness Apps Worth Downloading (and Using!)

Fitness apps can serve as a great way to enhance your workout experience by providing feedback, motivation and support during your sweat sessions. But with more than 14,000 health, fitness and wellness apps available, how do you choose the right one for you? Technology expert Ted Vickey uncovers the 5 best apps for enhancing both your workouts and your wellness.

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