The Science Behind Moderate and Max Heart Rate Zones

Have you ever wondered whether you should target a particular heart rate zone while working out? Have you ever wondered if you were pushing yourself to the right heart rate zone? Have you ... Continue reading

Find new ways to be productive with Cortana

Cortana, your personal assistant, can help you get things done in more ways, and on more devices, than ever before. Cortana helps you with tasks like sending emails, scheduling events, and ... Continue reading

Introducing Real-time Heart Rate Zone Notifications

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is gaining in popularity as an efficient way to get in shape and lose weight. Monitoring your heart rate is the key to getting in the right zone ... Continue reading

Sunny Day Circuits: May 27 Friday Workout

Is the sunshine calling you? This workout combines a short distance run and simple bodyweight movements that can be performed anywhere the sun takes you! It's best to perform this somewhere ... Continue reading

Tabata City: May 20 Friday Workout

Hello Friday-workout-followers! Tabata-style workouts are among my favorites. They are simple, but do not let that fool you. They are not easy. Sometimes I put together these circuits in ... Continue reading

Make the most of social challenges and leaderboards

Calling all competitors! In this video, Josh and Clark from the Microsoft Health team show you how to make the most of the new Social Challenges and Leaderboards with Microsoft Band. ... Continue reading

Introducing the new Explore Tile

We've heard from many of you that you want to track hiking, walking, and more on Microsoft Band 2. In the next few days, you can. The new Explore Tile uses built-in GPS to keep track of ... Continue reading

Superstitious or Skeptical: May 13 Friday Workout

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We commemorate Friday the 13th with workouts that will take you through 13 rounds. As usual, you have two levels of workouts to choose from. The four movements included in today's ... Continue reading

Get Those Abs: May 6 Friday Workout

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Hello Team! This week is a great week to focus on the core because it is the first week of May (hey, it is as good a reason as any). This 15-minute circuit of smiles consists of both ... Continue reading

The Fifty Peaks Challenge: Melissa Arnot and Microsoft Band

In the summer of 2016, Melissa Arnot will attempt to climb to the summit of each US state's highpoint – known as the 50 highpoints – in 50 days. Melissa is a professional mountain ... Continue reading