Nike FuelBand & FitBit Ultra

His golf score isn't the only number David Owen obsesses about after a round. He demonstrates the benefits of wearing the Nike FuelBand and the FitBit Ultra.

Released on 9/11/2012

Credits

Starring: David Owen

Transcript

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(playful music)
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People sometimes say that a good way to get healthier
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is to walk 10,000 steps a day.
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You can't count the steps yourself,
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because if you did, you wouldn't be able to
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think about any thing else.
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Luckily, there are lots of cool gadgets
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that will do the counting for you.
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This is my Fitbit, which attaches to my clothes
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or goes in my pocket.
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This is my Nike FuelBand, which counts how much Nike fuel
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I'm accumulating.
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Of course, counting steps that you were gonna take anyway
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doesn't make you healthier, but if you like to compete
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against guys who are easy to beat, such as yourself,
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counting your steps can give you an incentive to do more.
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Sometimes, when I see that I'm about to cross a threshold,
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I'll take the dog for an extra walk,
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or I'll run upstairs and back down again.
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It also lets you give yourself credit for exercise
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that you didn't even realize was exercise.
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Things like typing,
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answering the telephone,
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vacuuming the living room rug,
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looking for the remote control.
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It turns out that playing bad gold is better for you
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than playing good golf.
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When I'm swinging well, a round at my club
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is about 5 1/2 miles.
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But when I'm swinging poorly, it's about 6.3 miles,
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'cause I have to look for my ball.
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If you're a golfer, it's nice to have an activity where,
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finally, big numbers are better.
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(playful music)
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