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Charles Miske, three time Amazon best-selling author in the health & fitness and hiking categories and 5th place finisher in the 2013 Elbrus Race, an international skyrunning competition, and developer of the Hikercize training program to achieve youthful health and fitness by training for adventures in the outdoors, available Summer 2016.
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How To Choose A Perfect Fitness Tracker For Yourself
When buying a fitness tracker, or any product for that matter, it is important to identify what works best
for you not just in terms of functionality but personal style as well. The market is flooded with many
fitness tracking gadgets that differ in pricing and model among many other things. What are some of the
things to consider when buying a lifestyle tracker so that you get maximum value for money?
Yes, a product that offers extra benefits is definitely a great buy. There are fitness trackers that have
incorporated the latest technology to improve their ability to collect and present data. The newer
brands of trackers have some additional capabilities like having built-in heartbeat rate monitors, a lot of
sensors and also smartphone notifications. They are sort of hybrids between smartwatches and fitness
trackers. You should also take note of the software of accompanying application, battery life and the
ability to synchronize data with your phone or the web.
Since these gadgets are wearable, choose one that compliments your personal style. What's your
favorite color? Are you looking for a small screen or a large one? These trackers come in different
designs and for you to have some personal attachment to them it is necessary that you choose
something that suits your personal style. It's similar to having a favorite car, clothe or even toy. The
more you feel that it is a reflection of you the more you get attached to it. Trackers can also act as great
fashion pieces and if you are a fashion forward person, you can use them to make a fashion statement.
Of course you don't expect to buy something that will break down or get damaged within a very short
time after purchase so it is necessary that you go for quality. Buying a fitness tracker that is durable will
ensure that you enjoy its benefits for a long time and truly get good value for money. You can determine
the durability of your tracker by checking the quality of material used to manufacture it. Some fitness
tracking devices are also waterproof which makes them suitable for those who enjoy swimming or water
Your age, weight and height
Because fitness trackers use algorithms to process data and relay information, choosing a gadget that
matches your physical and biological features is one way of ensuring that you get accurate results. Buy a
fitness tracker that is meant for somebody of your age, weight and height since that improves the
accuracy of the data gathered and statistics presented.
Products, more especially tech-gadgets, can malfunction at will even without your intervention. Buying a
fitness tracking device that has a warranty ensures that you don't suffer any losses in case it stops
working within a year from the time of purchase. It's a way of safeguarding your investment so that you
get value for money.
These are some of the important factors that can help you purchase the best fitness tracker that will
serve its purpose and motivate you towards achieving your fitness goals.