A fitness wearables also known as activity tracker or fitness tracker is a devices that monitors your activities including distance, exercise, heart rate, blood oxygen levels and many more. It is like having your own personal trainer who observes your daily activities and warns you if you need to improve your lifestyle or make certain changes.
In other words, a fitness wearable helps to acquire healthier habits and encourages you to go further towards your fitness goals. They usually do it by giving push notifications to go for a run, to take the stairs, or to get more sleep as some examples.
Everybody has their own taste in choosing fitness gear including the wearables. They are very personal and differ from one person to another. Here we try to provide a general knowledge about these devices to help you choose better.
Criteria to Choose the Fitness Wearables
Fitness wearables sit on your body all day and night long. Therefore, you should be happy to wear them and comfortable with carrying them the whole time. The design is important and they need to match your lifestyle. If they are used for a special exercise, they need to have all the criteria that you are looking for like monitoring heart rate or tracking your location.
Best Fitness Wearables
There are many brands that offer fitness wearable at the moment. Below we discuss the brand and also popular models to help you choose among them.
Fitbit is an american company who produces consumer electronics including fitness wearables and trackers. Their devices are designed to monitor “the number of steps walked or climbed, heart rate, quality of sleep, and other personal metrics involved in fitness”. They were acquired by Google in early 2021.
There have been many designs over the years. Here are the most popular ones:
- Fitbit Charge 4
- Fitbit Sense
- Fitbit Inspire 2
- Fitbit Versa 3
- Fitbit Luxe
Garmin is an American multinational technology company. Their main focus previously was on portable navigation devices that you could set up inside cars and find routes to your destination. They are also focused on fitness wearables. Their watches are “designed to accurately measure distance, speed, heart rate (optional), time, altitude, and pace, all of which can be important to athletes in training”.
Popular models by Garmin are:
- Garmin Forerunner 245
- Garmin Venu Sq
- Garmin Vivoactive 4
- Garmin Vivosport
- Garmin Vivosmart 4
Samsung is a South Korean electronics company. They have a wide range of devices including TVs, speakers and many more. In recent years, they introduced their range of fitness wearables.
Here are famous models by Samsung
- Samsung Galaxy Watch 4
- Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2
We will introduce new fitness wearables in our future posts. Stay tuned!