12 Activity Trackers Helping You Stay Fit in the 21st Century
It’s not surprising to know that one in six (15 percent) consumers currently use wearable tech. Out of all the various forms of wearable technology available out there, smartwatches and fitness trackers or wristbands stand out as the most popular ones. In fact, wearable technology is a $700 million industry in the form of sports and activity trackers alone. These trackers help you to track your fitness data in a form that’s easy to monitor and pretty accurate as compared to the manual data you’ve been tracking for years. Imagine doing all your daily fitness chores and landing up with an analysis straight away – without you trying to enter all your activities manually on your daily fitness chart.
Wouldn’t it be easier to have such a personalized gym assistant by your side all the time? There’s no denying the fact that fitness trackers make your everyday “staying-fit” journey convenient and hassle-free. So I begin this week with a special roundup on 12 such amazing fitness trackers you could use in your daily life and stay healthy forever. Wearable tech is our near future and it’s time we should try switching to this side of the world sometime soon!
Fitness trackers never looked so good. On the outside UP2™ is the thinnest, sleekest, style-savvy tracker out there. On the inside, Smart Coach generates fitness insights and activity plans that make reaching your goals that much easier.
Peak is the only fitness & sleep tracker to automatically detect your sleeping cycles, including REM & deep sleep. The best thing about this tracker is that it’s got smartwatch capabilities too. More of a two-in-one device.
SmartBand Talk keeps track of how you live and move. It detects when you run, walk and even when you sleep. You can view your daily activities in the SmartBand Talk E Ink display or use the Lifelog app for in-depth analysis of your progress. A perfect combination of smartwatch and fitness tracker you can use every day.
Adding to the classic collection of fancy watches we see around, Withings Activité is that one timepiece that helps you sustain in the present generation with an inspirational design from the past as well as the future. Unlike Android Wear and its digital interface, Activité works as your regular fitness tracker but with a normal watch dial that looks somewhat close to a chronograph. Coming with a regular Swiss-made analog watch face together with a genuine leather strap, this definitely looks like another luxurious timepiece to complement your haute couture collection.
Get up and get moving with vívofit. It’s the only activity tracker with a 1+ year battery life and backlit display. It even reminds you to stay active throughout your day with its move bar with audible alert that lets you know when you’ve been idle for an hour or longer. Research shows prolonged periods of inactivity such as sitting at a desk decreases your body’s production of fat-burning enzymes. You can reverse that effect by taking frequent, short walk breaks throughout your day. And while you might lose track of time and forget to move, vívofit knows.
Staying in touch with your regular fitness schedule is going to be super stylish when you wear one of these Misfit Flash Activity Trackers. It’s a sporty activity tracker that can be worn as a wristband or even clipped to your clothing if required. The tracker provides you with real-time tracking of steps, distance, calories burned and sleep quality.
By using the wearable, smart pin and barbell attachment from Gymtrack, you can easily track everything you do at the gym in a more organized way. You won’t have to go through the pain of manual entry as Gymtrack’s efficient system works automatically in the background and synchronizes every activity into proper metrics you can track later.
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The Razer Nabu X offers a no-screen, no-fuss notification interface, meaning you keep your head up and in the game at all times. It simply vibrates when you get an incoming alert from your phone, and the LEDs light up in customizable colors.
Fineck is a wearable that focuses on your posture. The discreet necklace closely monitors your neck movements throughout the day and tells you when you’re slouching or bending in weird angles.
Mira is a wearable device for women devoted to delivering a simple, personal and motivational fitness experience with style. Mira is changing the conversation in the wearable device category. It’s about time. It’s not just about an app. It’s not just about a device.
The Fitbit Surge takes the initial concept of the Force and enhances it. The Surge looks like a Force that has been working out; it’s wider and has a bigger screen. Even better is that the screen has now been upgraded to a touchscreen.
Tracking your workouts now goes even more intuitive with this brand new Spree SmartCap Fitness Monitor which includes body-temperature monitoring features as well. Unlike contemporary fitness trackers, Spree is worn around your head and is a piece of wearable technology you can use to monitor your body temperature, heart rate and movement from one single device.
With such amazing fitness trackers out there, you can now hope to stay fit in a whole new techspirational way. Ready to give it a try? Share your favorites with us in the comments below. Happy Gadgeting!