Category Archives: exercise

Strava is Contagious–Who Knew? Christakis Was Right About Our Social Networks and Behavior

    In their groundbreaking work on the social contagion associated with health behavior derived from the Framingham Heart Study, Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler found that behaviors of a friend, a friend of a friend, and even a friend … Continue reading

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“In the gym just workin’ on my fitness, my smart watch’s my witness”

Like Fergie in the classic (if vexing) 2006 pop song, “Fergalicious,” I enjoy a good workout and “workin’ on my fitness.” I like to use my Samsung Galaxy S7 to track my progress on different apps. That being said, last … Continue reading

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