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Healthier review: Mac app reminds you to get up off of that thing

Healthier is a utility to remind you to get up from sitting all day at your desk.

Review: The Misfit Shine is gorgeous but dumb

The Shine is definitely the most stylish activity tracker on the market, but its brains don't match its beauty.

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Review: The LifeTrak Move C300 is a fitness device for first-timers

It's not going to turn any heads, but for $60 you could do worse.

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Review: Withings Pulse shows heart

Another contender has entered the fit tech arena....

Vitness Rx tailors workouts to your energy level

Finally, a fitness system that knows you don't have to go all-out every single day.

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Review: The Fitbit Flex wristband bests its closest competition

Fitbit's Flex is its first wrist-worn tracker. Can it compare the to other Fitbit trackers and the Jawbone Up?

Review: The Movband is a $30 fitness tracker that feels like a $30 fitness tracker

The $30 Movband counts steps and "moves." And the price is extremely impressive. Unfortunately, not much else about the band is.

Review: Relaunched Jawbone Up is a fashionable fitness tracker

The original Jawbone Up was a disaster. But the re-released model fixes the problems with its predecessor, and combines with the companion iOS app for a very nice and stylish fitness tracker.

Review: Striiv Play makes workouts more fun

The Striiv Play smart pedometer works with a free app to track your steps, stairs, distance, time, and calories.

Review: Fitbit Zip is an affordable digital pedometer

The Fitbit Zip is a nice, entry-level fitness tracker. It's good as is, but needs a bug fix to earn a higher endorsement for iPhone users.

App Guide: Training apps for iOS

macworld.com

Are the Summer Olympics inspiring you to get in a workout of your own? These fitness apps can get your run, swim, or gym session started on the right foot.

Hands on: Next Issue all-you-can-read magazine iPad app

On Tuesday, Next Issue Media brings its all-you-can-read magazine app (previously only for Android tablets) to the iPad.

MotionX Sleep for iPhone

This motion-sensitive app promises to help you sleep better at night and move more when you're awake. Despite a few flaws, it delivers on that promise.

GymPact for iPhone

This iPhone app is based on an interesting concept -- if you don't meet your agreed-upon workout goals, you're charged for missed workouts. And that money goes to other app users who did follow through on their workout.

App Guide: iOS calorie counters

macworld.com

If 2012 is the year you start keeping a closer eye on calories, these apps can help you slim down.