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Is your fit tech healthy?
‘I have seen first-hand in clinical practice that not meeting goals or falling short of targets can have negative implications for people. Missing these goals has led to them having negative thoughts, lowered mood and even strategies such as restrictive eating or binging and purging.’
However, in contrast, smashing goals and meeting expectations can often lead to feelings of euphoria and improved self-esteem, and might explain the appeal and success wearables continue to have in today’s mainstream market... More here.
A decent article. I remain in two minds about fitness tech, but do appreciate the automation of monitoring movement and steps etc. The trick is to use the information in a less dominating way.