I know fitness watches can be very beneficial for some.
But for many exercise enthusiasts, they can cause unrealized issues.
Today, I'll discuss those issues and why to consider ditching your fitness watch.
Here are three reasons to consider ditching your fitness watch:
Tracking calories burned from your workouts isn't as effective as we thinkFitness watches can potentially mess with dopamine and motivation Fitness watches don't measure the most important thing in your workouts: how you load and stress muscles Ditching my fitness watch has been so freeing for many Evlo members and me. Listen to this episode to find out if it may benefit you, too.
5:37 Calories burned during your workouts aren’t important
6:31 Exercise burns fewer calories than we think
7:18 Exercise doesn’t improve your caloric deficit
9:53 High-intensity exercise increases hunger
13:45 Trying to burn more calories can put your body at risk
15:45 THe effect of fitness watches on motivation and dopamine
21:46 Learning how to release dopamine during an activity
24:15 Workouts should feel comfortable on your joints and satisfying to your muscles
25:42 Fitness watches don’t measure how well you are loading your muscles
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