How the Misfit Shine Reinvents What a Fitness Tracker Should Be

The 10 best fitness foods for women

You have a few options for how to wear it: Theres a clasp, for latching it onto your clothes; theres a rubber sport strap and a leather watchband for wearing it on your wrist, and, most interestingly, theres a necklace for wearing the Shine like a pendent. Its actual operation involves a good deal of novelty, too. Tapping the high-tech rune activates a circle of LED lights, embedded into the metal itself, showing how far along you are with respect to your daily activity goals. The interaction for synching your activity data with your phonesomething other trackers do invisibly and continuouslyis especially lovely: you place the Shine directly on your iPhones screen, which activates a Bluetooth link between the devices and dumps the data over. The interaction for synching your activity data is especially unique. If nothing else, you have to give Misfit credit for doing things differently.
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And you’ll be less likely to overeat afterward,” says Leslie Bonci, R.D. More: The 5 Best Pre-Workout Foods Chicken Thighs Skimp on iron and zinc and your energy will flag. Cooking up some juicy chicken thighs or turkey drumsticks is the best way to get more of both. “Dark-meat poultry is significantly lower in fat than red meat yet has all the iron, zinc, and B vitamins that women need in their diets,” says Seattle sports nutritionist Susan Kleiner, Ph.D., author of Power Eating. Hummus Complex carbohydrates, protein, and unsaturated fatsall the right elements to fuel activitymeet in one healthy little 70-calorie, 3-tablespoon package. Plus, hummus is often made with olive oil, which contains oleic acida fat that helps cripple the gene responsible for 20 to 30 percent of breast cancers, according to Northwestern University researchers. More: 7 Ways to Protect Yourself From Cancer Eggs Don’t skip the yolk.
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Zumba is creating a new fan base for Latin stars

FILE - This April 25, 2013 file photo shows singer Daddy Yankees performing at the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla. Zumba Fitness instructors worldwide are not only using the Latin-heavy song lineup in their classes but creating new fans for artists such as Pitbull, Daddy Yankee and Don Omar, all of whom have recorded songs for Zumba. Photo: Alan Diaz

Zumba Fitness instructors worldwide are not only using the Latin-heavy song lineup in their classes but creating new fans for artists such as Pitbull, Daddy Yankee and Don Omar, all of whom have recorded songs for Zumba. Photo: Starpix, Marion Curtis FILE – This Aug. 9, 2012 file photo released by Starpix shows Zumba… FILE – This April 25, 2013 file photo shows singer Daddy Yankees performing at the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla. Zumba Fitness instructors worldwide are not only using the Latin-heavy song lineup in their classes but creating new fans for artists such as Pitbull, Daddy Yankee and Don Omar, all of whom have recorded songs for Zumba. Photo: Alan Diaz FILE – This April 25, 2013 file photo shows singer Daddy Yankees… FILE – This April 26, 2012 file photo shows Don Omar performing during the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla.
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