How Accurate are Smart Watches?
Wearable devices have as much as 20% error when measuring heart rate, and caloric expenditure measurements can be off by as much as 100%. Most wearable fitness devices overestimate total sleep time and underestimate wakefulness after sleep onset.
SMART WATCH ACCURACY KEY TAKEAWAYS
- Brad Kearns discusses the impact of various diets on our bodies and the importance of viewing dieting as a stressor.
- Kearns introduces the concept of micro workouts and the significance of integrating fitness into our everyday lives.
- He emphasizes the importance of sleep and frequent movement in everyday life for overall health and wellness.
- Kearns shares his personal morning exercise routine and how it has positively impacted his life.
- The conversation highlights the importance of authenticity, self-discipline, and continuous learning in the pursuit of peak performance.
In this episode of The Blueprint, we're joined by Brad Kearns, a New York Times bestselling author, former professional triathlete, and elite masters track & field high jumper. Brad brings his wealth of knowledge on diet, fitness, peak performance, personal growth, and longevity to our discussion. He shares his insights on the importance of integrating fitness into our daily lives, the benefits of micro workouts, and the role of sleep in our overall health and performance.
Brad's unique approach to fitness, which includes an elaborate morning routine and cold plunges, offers a refreshing perspective on achieving peak performance. His main message is to pursue peak performance with passion throughout life, and smile along the way.
In this episode you'll discover:
- How to integrate fitness into your daily lifestyle.
- The benefits of micro workouts and how to incorporate them into your day.
- The importance of sleep in achieving peak performance.
- Brad's unique morning routine and how it contributes to his overall fitness.
- The role of cold plunges in building focus, discipline, and a natural hormonal boost.
- The impact of diet on our performance and longevity.
- The importance of authenticity and truth in our fitness journey.
Join us for an enlightening conversation with Brad Kearns, and learn how to make fitness a natural part of your everyday life.
- "Any diet will work extremely well, if it's a departure from this unfettered access to indulgent foods that characterizes most people's lives, plus minimal activity." - Brad Kearns
- "The effectiveness of diets like that involve fasting or carb restriction or restriction of anything are because they prompt a stress response in the body." - Brad Kearns
- "I want to minimize the overall stress scoreboard in my life. And when it comes to directing my energy to something, I wanna perform athletically and recover and perform and recover." - Brad Kearns
- "If you consume an optimal amount of nutritious food, that is going to promote a stress-balanced high-energy lifestyle." - Brad Kearns
- "Nothing beats general everyday movement as a fitness boost." - Brad Kearns
Korem, Erik. “Accuracy of Consumer Wearable Technology” AIM7.com, March 8, 2023, https://aim7.com/post/accuracy-of-consumer-wearable-technology