“Got my wife a Peleton three years ago,” one man tweeted. “She was not offended.”
Jane Slater, an NFL reporter, saw that man’s tweet and decided to respond with a cautionary tale of her own.
The 38-year-old sports host and podcaster wrote: “An Ex Boyfriend once got me a Fitbit for Christmas. I loved it.”
Jane went onto explain how she and her ex synched up their Fitbits to keep track of their progress and hold each other accountable.
At first, she found it really motivating as they helped each other be healthier. That’s what the Fitbit is meant for, after all.
But one night, Jane realized he was unaccounted for at 4am — and when she checked his Fitbit stats on the app in realtime, she realized his physical activity levels were showing a mysterious spike in numbers…