The Best Sensor Packed Gizmos that Track your Fitness Levels

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Apr 07, 2014

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Quick Bites

  • Fitness trackers help to find out if you are on track your fitness goals.
  • They track everything from your sleep to the amount of calories.
  • Most of fitness trackers are easy to use.
  • They can be wirelessly synced with iPhone, iPad and Samsung Galaxy.

Movement trackers are not anymore those gadgets that prisoners donned around their ankles. They are super techie machines that help fitness enthusiasts to stay motivated and achieve their fitness goals. You are looking at gadgets that will make your workout sessions the highlight of your day, track the progress of your health and have fun alongside.

Nike+ Fuelband SE

Nike FuelBandThis one is a reincarnation of the previous FuelBand and with more features. FuelBand SE tracks one’s steps and calories, Nike Fuel points and sleep. It also tries to improve the amount of calorie burn as well as Fuel point accuracy with the help of a new feature that lets one log a variety of workout sessions. The FuelBand SE is water-resistant and syncs automatically with iPhone app so that you do not have to always upload it manually.

BodyMedia Fit LINK

BodyMedia Fit LINKThis sleeky fitness gadget is simple to use and works effectively. Wearing the gadget around the upper arm helps all day helps you to know how many calories you have burned, the number of steps you have taken, the exercise’s intensity as well as sleep quality. A very interesting feature of this gadget is that it helps in tracking everything that you have been eating all day. Upload your activity stats at the end of the day to see how much closer you are to your goal.

Polar Loop

Polar LoopThe Polar Loop tracks steps and calories and has an Activity Guide that lets you know exactly what kind of activities you can do to meet your daily goal such as taking a 30-minute-walk. If you are sitting one place for a while, the gadget will remind you to start moving. Depending on your level of activity, you can sync a heart-rate sensor to the tracker to track your movement and fitness success rates more accurately.

FitBit Flex

Fitbit FlexThis is a slim wristband that tracks your levels of activity, number of calories burned, sleep quality, the length of distance traveled, etc. The Flex is so cool you can give your phone’s alarm rest because it will vibrate and wake you up. It wirelessly syncs with your activity to update the stats whenever it is in close proximity to the Bluetooth-enabled wireless dongle that plugs into a computer’s USB port. You could also wirelessly connect it to your iPhone, iPad Mini, iPad 3 or Samsung Galaxy.

Bowflex Boost

Bowflex BoostThis fitness gadget has all the features that a regular fitness tracker has, but it is comparatively inexpensive. This fitness app tracks steps, calories as well as distance along with sleep. The results get automatically synced wirelessly with its iPhone app. Even though this gadget does not really have a display, it has red, yellow and green LEDs to indicate whether you have hit the day’s goal or not.


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