LAS VEGAS — You can’t hide from statistical analysis — especially when that analysis shows changes in your weight, body mass index, and body fat percentages over time. No, the numbers don’t lie, but if you’re a savvy, committed dieter or fitness fiend, you can use a product like the Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi scale to help you lose weight.
The new Aria Wi-Fi scale picks up where Fitbit’s pocket activity tracker leaves off by providing you with detailed reports of your most personal body measurements. You step on the scale, and it sends your stats to a secure online home via Wi-Fi. Open up your Fitbit profile in a browser window or iPhone app to view rich visual snapshots of your burgeoning (or diminishing) avoirdupois.
Motivating? Yes. Studies have found that tracking one’s personal data can be just the kick in the pants one needs to lose weight, walk more flights of stairs, and drink less booze before bedtime.
Up to eight family members can share the same Aria Wi-Fi scale, which will sell for about $130, and ship sometime in the spring.