10 Best Fitness Trackers for a Healthier Lifestyle

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1. Fitbit Alta HR Review – 84%

Looking more like a jewellery than a fitness tracker, Alta HR comes in six colours and offers a week-long battery life on a single charge. It measures steps taken, calories burned, heart rate and sleep patterns – by dividing your sleep into light, deep, and REM states.

Automatic activity tracking feature is also on offer and the Alta HR also delivers smartphone notifications to your wrist. Complementing the Alta HR is the Fitbit app which lets you set personal goals, while also giving timely reminders to get up and move if you have been stationary for some time.

Pros
  • Brilliant battery Life
  • Measures sleep patterns
  • Automatic activity tracking
  • Delivers smartphone notifications
Cons
  • Not waterproof

 

2. Garmin Forerunner 645 Review – 84%

It also tracks steps taken, calories burned, distance covered, and floors climbed. A VO2 Max readout – which monitors your fitness and compares your real-time fitness with the average one – is also on offer.

Then there’s the Auto Goal feature which learns from your daily activity levels and set goals accordingly. Sleep tracking is also on offer, plus you also get the option of built-in music and smartphone apps delivered straight to your wrist.

Pros
  • VO2 Max readout
  • GPS tracker
  • Optical heart-rate monitor
  • Auto goal feature
Cons
  • Sleep tracking is pretty basic

 

3. Fitbit Blaze Review – 82%

Available in four colours, Fitbit Blaze is a multi-sport fitness tracker which tracks runs, biking, cardio training, and other sports. It offers all-day training to keep track of steps, calories, distance, and activity minutes. You can also use it to set weekly exercise goals and see your exercise stats in the Fitbit app.

It also offers guided coaching on your computer, tablet, or phone via the Fitbit Coach app. Then there’s the sleep tracking feature which tracks the length and quality of your sleep to give you tips to improve your night.

Also on offer is a SmartTrack feature which automatically comes into play whenever you embark on an exercise. It also gives you intermittent reminders to move, has a battery which lasts 4+ days and works with Android, iPhone, and Windows.

 

4. Moov Now Review – 82%

Compatible with both Android and iOS, Moov Now is a waterproof fitness tracker which offers activity tracking and has a battery which lasts six months. It comes with rep-based and boxing training, has a swimming mode, and also offers sleep monitoring and run-coaching features.

Also, while it doesn’t have a built-in GPS, it allows you to connect it via your smartphone. Real-time audio coaching is also on offer and it has an Omni-motion sensor which captures all your movements in 3D.

Pros
  • Brilliant battery life
  • Waterproof
  • Lots of activity tracking features
Cons
  • No screen
  • No built-in GPS

 

5. Garmin Vivosport Review – 81%

Available in three colours, the Garmin Vivosport Fitness Tracker offers wrist-based GPS and heart-rate monitor. Its smart activity tracker tracks steps taken, calories burned, floors climbed, sleep patterns, and intensity minutes.

Also on offer are various fitness monitoring features, including VO2 max and fitness-age estimate. It also tracks all-day stress levels and comes with a relaxation-based breathing timer. The list of GPS-enabled activities which it supports include walking, running, cardio, biking, strength training and more.

It also receives and displays smartphone notifications from any app and provides current weather updates, while also using Bluetooth to let you control your phone’s music playback.

Pros
  • Automatic exercise detection
  • Heart rate monitoring and GPS
  • Tracks all-day stress levels
  • Controls your phone’s music
Cons
  • Display always remains on

6. Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro Review – 80%

The Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro is a lightweight fitness tracker which offers water-resistance, built-in GPS and both stores and streams music. It has a 1.2’’ Super AMOLED screen which displays steps taken, calories burned, floors climbed, and a plethora of fitness data.

Once you have logged-in a bike or run ride, it relies on its GPS to provide a map to display the exact route taken. It also gives you the option to calculate the number of calories of the food you consume and is compatible with more than 3,000 apps.

Pros
  • Stellar display
  • Accurate fitness tracking
  • Built-in GPS
Cons
  • Demands tight fit to calculate heart rate

 

7. Fitbit Unisex Versa Review – 79%

Despite requiring only two hours for full charging, the Fitbit Versa has a battery life of 4+ days. It has a syncing range of up to 6.1 meters and can store and play 300+ songs. Also, it’s waterproof up to 50 meters or 5 ATM.

Fitness-wise, it supports both treadmill and outdoor walking/running activities. Its Exercise app provides options for biking, swimming, weight-lifting, intervals and a general workout feature. You can also get personalised workout routines by downloading the Fitbit Coach app.

Lastly, it offers heart rate monitoring and logs-in your sleep with accuracy. Afterwards, it draws on those sleep patterns to offer a detailed insight into your sleeping habits.

Pros
  • Sleek and lightweight
  • Personalised workouts with Fitbit Coach
  • Stores 300+ songs
Cons
  • Thick bezel

8. Fitbit Charge 2 Review – 72%

To check the quality of your sleep – and wake you up with silent vibrating alarm – it has an Auto sleep tracking feature. Auto exercise recognition, which automatically recognises select exercise before recording them, is also included in the package.

Also, while the device isn’t waterproof, it can withstand splashes of rain and sweat. It doesn’t have a built-in GPS, though it supports connected GPS from your smartphone.

Pros
  • Pure plus heart rate
  • All-day activity tracking
  • Automatic exercise recognition and sleep tracking
Cons
  • No built-in GPS

9. Huawei Band 2 Pro Review – 70%

Offering a 21-day battery timing on standby mode, the Huawei Band Pro has a built-in heart rate monitor and is also waterproof. It also has a built-in GPS and is compatible with both Android and iOS devices. Also on offer are Vo2max, sleep tracking, and step counting features.

After each workout, it provides a detailed report including map, distance, speed, recovery time, training effect, pace, and calories burned. What’s more, this fitness tracker is waterproof up to 60M. It also has a Smart Assistant which lets you reject calls, view messages, set alarms, and hit snooze, all from the band.

10. Fitbit Zip Review – 70%

Then there’s its battery life, which has an impressive six-month expiry date. Its companion app lets your little one set goals, view their progress against the same, and earn badges on completing them. Also, it lets you share your data with friends.

Pros
  • 6-month battery timing
  • Tracks steps, distance, and calories burned
  • Allows to set goals and view progress
Cons
  • Doesn’t have sleep tracking

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