32 min

#33: Three reasons to consider ditching your fitness watch Fit Body, Happy Joints

    • Fitness

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 

Free week of Evlo classes: https://www.evlo-fitness.com/free-week-of-evlo-podcast
Dr. Shannon's IG: @dr.shannon.dpt
Start your Evlo membership trial: www.evlofitness.com

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 

Free week of Evlo classes: https://www.evlo-fitness.com/free-week-of-evlo-podcast
Dr. Shannon's IG: @dr.shannon.dpt
Start your Evlo membership trial: www.evlofitness.com

32 min