Fitness tracking apps on smartphone may be as accurate as wearable tracking devices and their convenience may make them more valuable to your members Photo by Thinkstock
<p>Fitness tracking apps on smartphone may be as accurate as wearable tracking devices, and their convenience may make them more valuable to your members. <em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p>

Smartphones May Be Your Members' Best Workout Buddy

Fitness apps on smartphones may track workouts as well or better than wearable fitness tracking devices, according to a new study.

The smartphone in your members' pocket may turn out to be their best workout buddy, according to a study from the University of Pennsylvania and a related commentary in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

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