If you're thinking of getting a fitness tracker, also referred to as activity tracker, for a child, there are a few things to consider. Here are the best you can get, and our pick for the top one overall.
More and more companies that make fitness trackers and smartwatches are getting into the subscription services game, but Whoop is a company that has gone all-in on subscriptions, bundling hardware and software into a monthly fee. After spending some time with the Whoop Strap 3.0, I warmed up to this model more than I had expected to.
The fitness tracker includes a PPG optical heart rate monitor. It can also monitor your sleep, measure blood oxygen, and more. It can cover 11 different sports and activities like travel distance, calories burned, etc. The battery lasts 15 days.
There are a lot of fitness trackers out there, so if you're trying to figure out which one to buy, we're here to help. Fitness trackers come in all shapes and sizes, for all shapes and sizes. We have options for you whether you need a tracker just for your steps, one that can survive running a marathon, and absolutely everything that falls in between.
Some kids always seem to be moving and physically active, while other kids need a little encouragement to get going. That's what the Vivofit Jr 3 tries to do for both types of children by allowing for tracking and incentivizing them to be more active. How does it fare in those goals? Let's see.
Amazon is giving you the opportunity to pre-order the new Fitbit Sense advanced smartwatch at a $24 discount before it's officially released later this month. Choose between Carbon/Graphite and White/Gold models for a limited time.
There has been a lot of criticism going around the interwebs lately on potential misuses of new wearable technologies from the likes of Amazon and Fitbit, and a lot of that is based on healthy skepticism. While taking nothing away from those arguments, I instead want to speculate on some more positive uses of these holistic wellness trackers.
In my quest to lose weight, I've come across one very annoying issue that's keeping me from getting the most out of my workouts — I have a tough time with heart rate monitors and fitness trackers. Here's why.