Trending: Track Your Weight Loss Online

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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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