Activity tracker

In a sea of wearable fitness trackers, it's tough to stand out when most of them can track steps, heart rate, and sleep. But Garmin has added a new trick to their latest vivosmart 3 fitness tracker. It can count strength training exercise reps and sets. Whether you're doing curls with free weights or body… Read More

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A few weeks ago I told you about Misfit's Vapor smartwatch that is due this summer. Now Misfit has just announced another fitness device on the opposite end of their pricing spectrum. It's the Misfit Flare, their new entry level wearable that tracks activity and sleep. Priced at $59.99, the Flare features a capacitive touch sensor… Read More

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We've been covering Misfit fitness tracking wearable devices since the original Misfit Shine that I reviewed back in 2013. Misfit trackers have evolved since the Shine and in the next few months, we'll be seeing a brand new device from Misfit that looks like their most ambitious activity tracking wearable so far. The Misfit Vapor… Read More

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I just received a notification in my email about a new Withings fitness tracking device. The Steel HR looks similar to some of Withings other analog fitness tracking watches like the Withings Activite Pop activity and sleep tracking watch that I reviewed last summer. The Steel HR features a small circular digital screen on the… Read More

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So many people seem to be sporting fitness trackers on their wrists from popular makers like Misfit and Fitbit. These trackers help you keep track of your daily activity (steps, running, calorie burn, etc)  and some even track your heart rate. The LifeTrak Zoom HRV goes even further by tracking your HRV which stands for… Read More

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Counting your steps and even your heart rate are features that are available in several of the most popular fitness trackers that are currently on the market. But does tracking your daily steps and heart rate really give you an accurate picture of how healthy you are? They obviously provide important data, but the Zoom… Read More

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Choosing a wearable fitness tracker isn't an easy task when there are so many different devices on the market to pick from. You can go with one of the popular trackers from brands like Fitbit, Withings or Misfit if you're ok with spending more than $60 for their lowest end device. Or you can check out… Read More

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If the Fitbit Charge 2 and other sporty wearable activity trackers aren't fancy enough for you, consider WiseWear. WiseWear offers 18K gold and palladium plated smart bracelets that both looks good (if that's the look you're after) and offers several baked in fitness and safety features that include tracking your activity (steps, distance, calories burned… Read More

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It's been almost a year and a half since I reviewed the Fitbit Charge HR and Fitbit Surge activity trackers. Fitbit's newest wrist-based tracker merges the features of both of the activity trackers from last year into one new wearable for 2016 called the Fitbit Charge 2. Let's take it for a walk. The Fitbit Charge 2… Read More

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Popular fitness tracker manufacturer Misfit has announced the Phase Hybrid. It's an activity tracker wearable that records all the same data that the Misfit Ray and their other trackers track, but adds an analog watch face and smartwatch features that include vibration alerts for call and text notifications, alarms and custom app notifications. The Phase… Read More

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This beautiful piece of jewelry - "smart jewelry" as it says on the box, tracks your activity, your sleep, how much you meditate, your reproductive health, and your stress!  When I read all these things about the Bellabeat Leaf Urban, I felt like wearing it might cause me to ascend to another realm and reach fitness tracker… Read More

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This new neck and ear wearable fitness tracker that was funded on Kickstarter gets to know you and actually learns what your body needs in order to help you get the workout results you want. LifeBEAM and Harmon Kardon joined forces to create an artificially intelligent companion that is voice activated and can listen and respond to your… Read More

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The new Fitbit Flex 2 doesn't have a watch face, but it gives you all-day activity tracking.  It has SmartTrack automatic activity tracking that automatically recognizes activities like running, sports, and aerobics workouts and summarizes your activity in your Fitbit app.  It tracks your steps, distance, calories burned, active minutes, hourly activity and stationary time without… Read More

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Yoo RX Fitness Band review

I'm a self-proclaimed health and fitness guru and I try and hit the gym every other day and walk/run a few miles outside as well for no other reason than -  I love to feel good! However...working out and burning those calories can be tedious and down right boring at times. Throwing a fitness band… Read More

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Several months ago I reviewed the Milestone Pod, a non-GPS run tracking device. I found it to be a very useful run tracker; not only was it accurate, easy to use, and affordable, but it kept track of how many miles you've ran in your current running shoes. Seasoned runners will tell you shoes need to… Read More

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