A new wearable designed at Stanford University claims to be far more accurate at calculating calorie burn than the smartwatch on your wrist. It measures leg motion and works for lower-body exercises including walking, running, cycling and climbing stairs. We compare it to a lab-grade calorie-tracking tool.
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0:00 Intro 0:59 Why aren't smartwatches good at calorie tracking? 2:27 Designing a new wearable for the leg 3:35 Walking, running, cycling, stair tests 5:13 Results 7:00 Upper body workouts
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