Trending: Track Your Weight Loss Online

If you're trying to lose weight, you might want to ditch your Fitbit and track your progress online instead.

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh studied a group of men and women tracking their fitness over two years.

They found people who used wearable activity trackers lost five pounds less than a group on a similar program that tracked their progress on a website.

However, despite the weight loss differences, the study found both groups improved their body composition, fitness, physical activity and diet.

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