Fitbit Launches Fitbit Alta, A Fashion-Forward Fitness Tracker


(NEWSER) – A couple in New York City have good news to share thanks to some wonky Fitbit data and a helpful Redditor: They're expecting. YoungPTone, who identifies himself only as David, posted about issues with his wife's Fitbit on a Reddit thread last week, suspecting a problem with the device's sensor.

It's "showing her heartbeat being consistently high over the last few days," he wrote. David tells Buzzfeed his wife's resting heart rate would reach up to 110 beats per minute. Then one day, "she logged 10 hours in the fat burning zone, which I would think to be impossible based on her activity level," and seemed to burn no extra calories, he said. "It's not lining up."

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