A study in Singapore found that giving people fitness trackers didn't improve their health, and people given financial incentives to meet movement goals stopped doing so when those incentives were removed.
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(Reuters Health) - Health might be its own reward, but even cash incentives only work in the short term to motivate people to exercise more and activity trackers add little benefit, according to a study from Singapore.