3 fitness gadgets our experts love
Want to climb aboard the fitness tracker revolution but not sure where to begin? Our experts list three of their favourites…
03 Jan 2019|
Fitness tracking for the whole family - Fitbit Alta
Sleek in style and easy to use, the Fitbit Alta is a perfect fitness tracker for any member of the family.
It can track your daily activity and heart rate, keep you motivated with friendly reminders and help you keep on top of your fitness goals. If you’ve been sitting still for too long, it’ll even let you know it’s time to get moving.
Compatible with iOS and Android devices, it lets you check your texts and calls without having to reach for your phone.
The Alta is comfy and light so it’s easy to wear all the time, perfect for tracking sleep as well as activities. And with five days battery life, it’ll keep up with you all week.
Available in Black, Fuchsia or Silver/Grey, there’s one for everyone.
What we really love: Packed with the best tracking technology, this comfy and good-looking band will help you keep on top of those fitness goals and gives you friendly reminders to get up and stay active.
Our experts say:
“With all the latest fitness tracking features, the Fitbit Alta lets you keep on top of your daily life and track your vital health stats, all in a stylish band that’s easy to use. We love the activity reminders that help you finally achieve those fitness goals.”
The lifestyle guru - Fitbit Charge 3
Whether it’s monitoring your heart rate, tracking sports or giving you guided breathing exercises, this fitness tracker can help you understand your current fitness level and improve it.
With a new and improved battery life, the Fitbit Charge 3 will last up to seven days - enough to keep up with the most active lifestyles. It’s waterproof too, so perfect for anyone wanting to keep fit in the pool.
Synchronise it with your phone and you’ll get call, text and calendar updates right on your wrist, then just swipe the OLED screen to view health stats and monitor goals.
What we really love: With a battery that lasts a massive seven days, the Fitbit Charge 3 really can become your new lifestyle coach. Whether it’s recording your workouts or guiding you through breathing techniques, the Charge 3 is always ready when you are.
Our experts say:
“This stunning fitness band will help you achieve your fitness goals while looking amazing at the same time. Track your sports or workouts, then wind down with some guided breathing.”
A fitness band for sports fanatics - Samsung Gear Sport
A fantastic combination of smartwatch and activity tracker, the Samsung Gear Sport is your very own fitness centre right on your wrist.
Sports fans will love the benefits of Samsung Health. You can use your phone to stream exercise videos, while the Gear Sport shows your heart rate on the same screen, so you aren’t constantly checking your wrist.
Listen to your favourite tunes while you work out with Spotify, whether you’re online or not. Just pair some Bluetooth headphones and you can control the music with the Gear Sport.
With 79 pre-loaded watch faces you can keep your look fresh, making this a truly versatile fashion accessory.
What we really love: This combination smartwatch and activity tracker is a sportsman’s best friend. Listen to music, check calls and texts, or use Samsung Health workouts for tailored and consistent improvement.
Our experts say:
“There’s so much packed into the Gear Sport. With all the features of a smartwatch plus the best bits of an activity tracker, you really do get value for money. 79 pre-loaded watch faces means you can really make a fashion statement with this one."
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