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Fitbit Force activity tracker review

When it comes to activity trackers and pedometers, Fitbit is at the top of the list in brand recognition and popularity. They’ve been around for several years and their fitness products continue to evolve and improve. Earlier this year, they came out with their first wrist worn device – the Fitbit Flex. Now six months …

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Fitbug Orb activity tracker review

The Fitbug Orb is a relatively inexpensive activity tracker that not only helps you track your steps and aerobic activity, but it can also track your sleep and comes with a digital coach named KiK who gives you a little kick when you you need some inspiration to get moving. Let’s see if the Fitbug …

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Fitbit Force – May the Force be with you

Well the Force isn’t strong with me, that’s for sure.  I’d been umming and aahing for a while now and just last week I purchased a Fitbit Flex to keep track of how far I walk each day. Of course a week later Fitbit releases their Fitbit Force (I’d seen new items about it but wasn’t …

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Misfit Shine activity tracker review

The Misfit Shine is the latest device in a string of pedometer / activity trackers that I’ve had the opportunity to put through their paces – see what I did there? 😉 The Shine was a successful crowdfunded Indiegogo project last year that has since started selling to the general public. It’s a uniquely styled …

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SYNC Burn Fitness Band activity tracker review

I had a strange feeling of déjà vu when I pulled the SYNC Burn Fitness Band activity tracker out of its packaging a few days ago. I quickly realized it was almost an exact replica of the Smart Health LifeTrak Core C200 activity tracker that I reviewed back in June. Are they exactly the same …

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Withings Pulse activity tracker review

Hey potato, get up off that couch and let’s take a walk to healthy town. Just 30 minutes of brisk walking per day offers a lot of health benefits, but I know it’s sometimes hard to get started, so here’s a fun little gadget to motivate you. It’s the Pulse activity tracker from Withings. I’ve …

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Smart Health LifeTrak Core C200 activity tracker review

The Smart Health LifeTrak Core C200 is the 3rd activity tracker / pedometer that I’ve reviewed so far this year. This device differs from the Fitbit Flex and Jawbone Up (see links in the related reviews section below) by price and connectivity. I didn’t think I would be that impressed, but have been surprised by …

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Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband review

Getting fit and staying fit requires daily effort that can quickly turn into drudgery if you lack motivation. I’ve found several things that have helped me stick to my fitness activities. One is the Virgin Healthmiles program that everyone at my day job (Cummins Inc.) is enrolled in. We get a simple pedometer that counts …

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Basis brings style and fitness into a single watch

Keeping track of your overall fitness normally involves pesky pedometers and uncomfortable chest straps. But these do not cover everything, and its your responsibility to put the information together. Basis has come up with a watch that incorporates a pedometer, heart rate monitor, sleep tracker, and more. The Basis band collects and analyzes your data …

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Fitness tracking is all in the wrist with the Fitbit Flex

Fitbit has added a new device to their line of wearable fitness trackers, the Flex. The Flex is a waterproof fitness monitoring device designed to not only track your basic fitness functions (steps, calories, distance traveled and active minutes), but it also tracks your hours slept and the quality of sleep through its own software. …

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Jawbone UP – Take 2

The exercise band/pedometer/calorie-counter market is growing and growing, and Jawbone’s first foray into the market created quite a stir. Much is the pity it was for the wrong reasons. Due to design faults, Jawbone, better known for their speakers and headsets, recalled the first model after a short time on the market.  Their new and improved …

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Save $50 and get Active Using the Motorola MOTOACTV

We reported about the Motorola MOTOACTV last Fall when it was first announced, but not yet available. The MOTOACTV GPS Fitness Tracker & SmartMusic Player lets you know which songs make you perform your best. Featuring a 1.6-inch color touch display, the MOTOACTV is embedded with Motorola AccuSense and GPS technology which tracks your walking, …

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iHome NB639 Fitness Evolved Headphones Review

Over the last six months or so, I’ve been in training for an upcoming Tough Mudder event.  I’ve had to bring myself from literal couch potato to gym rat capable of living through a 12 mile run through mud, water, fire, and electricity.  In doing so, I’ve learned the importance of keeping track of my …

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