Activity tracker

The fitness tracker wars seem to be heating up again. Misfit is releasing a new fitness tracker this summer and now Fitbit is releasing the Ionic fitness tracker which is designed to cut into the Apple Watch market.  With a built in heart rate monitor, sleep tracking, built in GPS, and water resistance of up… Read More

I’m new to the world of Fitbit and its wearable fitness trackers. What got me interested in trying a Fitbit was my wife’s company was doing a fundraiser for charity based on steps with the leading team being able to donate to the cause of their choice. Spouses were allowed/encouraged to join in on the… Read More

The majority of fitness trackers on the market have been designed to be worn on the wrist like a watch or worn at the waist clipped to a belt. But today, I am going to show you the ŌURA fitness tracker that is worn on your finger like a ring.  What is it? ŌURA is… Read More

I bet you’re sitting in a chair as you’re reading this. It’s time to stand up and get moving, and Fitbit is going to help you get motivated because now through 7/28, you can save up to $30 off of select fitness tracking devices AND they will throw in 2-day shipping on orders $50 and… Read More

If you’re anything like me, you want choices when it comes to the style of your gadgets. Black might be a great choice if you’re a Ninja, but for me, it’s too boring. Misfit’s activity trackers have never been considered boring and now they are giving you total control to personalize your next Misfit tracker… Read More

Tracking your steps and other physical activity is a great way to hold yourself accountable for your health goals, but keeping track of your heart rate throughout the day is a better measure of how well you’re progressing towards those goals. Polar’s new A370 fitness band has that feature and more. The Polar A370 tracks… Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. What is it? The… Read More

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