Give fitness trackers a break, they helped me finish an Ironman race

July 29, 2017

My watches significantly improved my performance on race day.Image: ambar del moral/mashable Wearables have gotten a bad rap lately, and it’s probably because of glorified pedometers like the Fitbit Blaze and Apple Watch that look dorky and don’t do much beyond counting steps. And I’ll admit, I’m one of the people that will readily throw shade at these products for failing to provide useful health information. But the reality is,…