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Top 5 Fitness Trackers

fitness trackerIn a world where fitness trackers have become almost essential to track health and lifestyle related information, we bring you our list of the top 5 fitness trackers. These state-of-the-art fitness trackers allow you access to a plethora of information at your fingertips. Information like the number of calories burnt, number of steps taken, heartbeat, quality of sleep, activity, distance covered, etc.

This list is not organized in any particular order, but each fitness tracker has much to offer.

  • Fitbit Blaze 

The Blaze by Fitbit is a fine looking fitness tracker that keeps things simple, yet provides everything you’d possibly need from your fitness tracker. It has a great looking color display and an easy-to-use system that allows you to get a grip on it very easily. It has solid all-round activity tracking stats, although a lack of GPS and a heart rate monitor may be off-putting for those involved in intensive training.

The real strength of the Fitbit Blaze is its simplicity in use and eye-catching design. It is an excellent all-purpose fitness tracker and therefore deserves a spot on our list.

  • Garmin Vivoactive HR 

The Garmin Vivoactive HR is a superior fitness tracker built for those who are into sports. You can select a range of sports including running, biking, swimming, golf, walking, rowing, skiing, running indoors, biking indoors, walking indoors and rowing indoors. Each sport comes with an incredible amount of data. There is speed, ascent, distance, etc.

It uses a touchscreen that can be used to view daily activity reports, weather reports, heart rate, intensity minutes, etc. You can get an extra detailed look if needed as well as a seven-day average. There is so much data present for data lovers in this beast of a machine that it would be a crime not to include it in our list of top 5 fitness trackers.

  • Jawbone UP2 

The Jawbone UP2 is basic wristband fitness tracker that does its bit in helping you keep an eye on your fitness data. It has a basic design which makes it useful for almost anyone wishing to track their fitness goals.

The Jawbone UP2 has three performance features. Firstly there is the daily activity mode, which keeps a record of your daily steps, calories burned and other activity. Secondly, there is the sleep mode, which keeps track of your sleeping time as well as quality. Thirdly, there is the standard stopwatch.

Although the Jawbone UP3 has already hit the market, the UP2 remains the better option because of its price and simpler performance features. Some fitness data junkies may like more information than the UP2 provides, but it has more than enough for regular people looking to meet daily fitness goals.

  • Misfit Shine 

The Misfit Shine is the best fitness tracker for those looking for one that is not too obvious in its appearance. It has the ability to track your steps, calories and distance covered. It also tracks sleep quality. It has a minimalist approach towards data as well as design, which works for us since it makes it easier to use.

While it doesn’t monitor heart rate, its ability to integrate with smart home products and other fitness apps makes it truly one-of-a-kind. If you’re someone who just wants an overview of your sleep and fitness activity without compromising on how you look, the Misfit Shine is a great option for you.

  • Fitbit Charge HR 

The Fitbit Charge HR comes in the shape of wristband that looks like a watch. It provides all the necessary information that you’ll ever need. From daily steps, stairs, heart rate to sleep tracking, everything is covered. It has solid software backing it which can be integrated with other apps as well. The accuracy of the Fitbit Charge HR is unmatchable, and that is one quality that stands out.

This fitness tracker takes the best features that you could need and provides them with the greatest accuracy. For its price, the Fitbit Charge HR is an exceptional fitness activity tracker that is both simple to use and great at doing its job.

About Joseph Giove

Joseph R Giove is a MindBody Wellness Coach, biomedical engineer and clinical hypnotist. For over 30 years he has helped people in all areas of health and fitness including weight loss, exercise physiology, addiction, stress and anxiety, insomnia, depression, diabetes, nutrition, chronic pain, and more. He offers a unique understanding of the mind and body to help you renew, recover from illness, and live optimally with vitality and vigor.

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