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The link between physical health and mental health is clear: Our minds and our bodies are linked, and what happens to one can affect the other. Depression and emotional eating can easily lead to weight gain. But weight gain can also lead to depression.

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How Can Your FitTrack Smart Scale Help You Lose Weight?

It's easier than you probably think. The "smart market" is exploding with devices, tools, and apps that promise to help you lose weight and live a healthier life. But how, exactly, can you use your FitTrack smart scale to make that happen? While there are fad diets out there that promote restrictive eating habits or severe caloric deficits in order to "lose weight fast," we at FitTrack advocate for a more sustainable approach. After all, many of the people who report losing weight on a restrictive diet are the same ones that gain that weight back—possibly even more than before—once they return to their "regular" routine. Life is a marathon, not a sprint. And you have to be the one...

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3 Ways Sleep is Crucial to Improving Your Workout Routine

Sleep deprivation is linked to increased risk of chronic illnesses like diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and mental distress. Similar to the effects of alcohol, sleep deprivation can decrease reaction time and make it difficult to focus as well. All of which can make your next trip to the gym a total disaster. Read on for three ways sleep affects your workout, and three practical tips you can use to get a better sleep session, starting tonight.

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