A Few Fits about the Flawed UX of Fitbit Flex

Posted by Jason Ogle |27 Aug 15 |

August 27, 2015

In the age of wearable technology, Fitbit has taken center stage and in many ways stolen the show in the health and fitness category.

I finally shuffled to the top of the hill at 40 this year. I have suffered from chronic back and neck pain as well as acid-reflux disease for over a decade now. Something had to give, and Ben & Jerry certainly weren’t helping a brother out. I’ve lost nearly 30lbs in the past 6mos since I stopped—or at least significantly slowed—my consumption of refined sugars and started actually exercising. Imagine that.

One of the welcome additions in my new lease on life has been the ability to measure my fitness goals using the Fitbit Flex. One of the setbacks is that I’ve developed something of a love/hate relationship with the device. I’d like to share my experience with Fitbit Flex because:

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    By Jason Ogle