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Daily energy expenditure is the most influential component of daily energy expenditure hamburger
Our energy expenditure consists of basal metabolic rate, thermic effect of food, non-exercise activity energy expenditure and exercise energy expenditure. Basal metabolic rate is affected by body size, gender, age and some illnesses. A larger body expends more energy, and basal metabolic rate decreases while we age. Moreover, thermic effect of food is the energy expended to digest food, and is rather constant at 10% of total daily energy expenditure. During daily life we cannot considerably affect our basal metabolic rate and thermic effect of food directly with our behavior.
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Why Fibion detects sitting and physical activities, while wrist- and waist-worn devices fail?
We get asked often how Fibion can detect different activity types just with a device you wear in your pocket. We tell that it is based on a neural networks analysis that takes into consideration magnitude, frequency band and patterns of acceleration in three-dimensional space. Well, that doesn’t help too much if you don’t have mathematics and physics as a hobby, so here is a blog post that explains why Fibion detects different physical activities much more accurately than other physical activity sensors.
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Energy Metabolism: Move Only When You Must, Rest When You Can

In order for us to better understand how our bodies function, we should examine it with historical perspective regarding the physical demands of the surrounding environment. Physical activity was required in order to find food, which is essential for survival....

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Where do your sitting hours come from?
Where in the world do all those hours of sitting actually come from? Our hours of sitting quickly add up to a shocking total because so much of our life revolves around sitting.
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Fibion at Tokyo Health Industry Show 2016
Fibion at Tokyo Health Industry Show 2016. Thank you for the interest! too much sitting is so bad for your health? Read three reasons.
Why sitting is bad for your health? Read three reasons.

Perspective from under your skin What exactly is so unhealthy about sitting that this daily habit of ours has caused significant interest during the past years? When you sit down in your comfortable office chair or onto your sofa at home,...

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3 Best Ways to Improve Your Muscle Activation
3 Best Ways to Improve Your Muscle Activation

Muscle activation blog –series 4/4 General tricks to improve the ability of the activation are fairly straightforward. Accurate methods for exercise movements and choice of other training and teaching methods of course vary greatly. Here are few examples: Do strength training that...

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Benefits of Improved Activation
Benefits of Improved Muscle Activation

Importance of maximal activation for weight loss Muscle activation related to muscle mass, fat burning and weight loss. Maximal activation is critical in shaping of the body composition as only those parts of the muscle that has been activated can adapt....

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Muscle Activation Blog Series
Muscle Activation Blog –Series

Muscle activation blog –series 1/4 Muscle activation ability – put thought and effort into this, if you feel like improving! This blog text is about the development of some very critical factors in strength training. Some of the things will be quite,...

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Is fatigue Essential in Every Strength Training Session
Role of Fatigue in Strength Training (Men vs. Women)

Gender differences in strength training –series 5/6 Is Fatigue Essential in Every Strength Training Session? Developing strength training needs to always induce fatigue. If strength and performance are not decreasing during a workout, it can only serve as a sensitizing or maintaining...

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Secrets of Connective Tissue Adaptation
Strength Training and Connective Tissue Adaptation

Gender differences in strength training –series 4/6 Connective tissues and training Adaptation of tendons to training gets way too little attention. It’s hard to find reasoning as development of tendons and other supportive tissue is just as important if not even...

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