Accountability is the key to success in any weight loss or fitness regime, this is why systems such as Weight Watchers yield such positive results. It is also true that activity trackers are great tools to keep your focus on getting enough exercise to improve your physical fitness. There is a whole host of high quality trackers to choose from which will help you track and improve your daily activity and increase your fitness as a result.
1. Garmin Vivofit
This catch-all wrist unit is the best all-round activity tracker allowing you to monitor your activity 24-7. Waterproof up to 50 meters and with a battery life of up to a year you can strap this device to your wrist and forget about it. Tracking steps as well as other activity, this device will flash red if you are inactive for too long to urge you into doing something.[Purchase]
2. Jawbone UP24
Not the prettiest of trackers, the UP24 won’t win any beauty contests but it is probably one of the most comfortable to wear on the market. Tracking your activity and syncing it to a comprehensive app this tracker can form part of an in depth weight loss program. The app allows you to balance activity with nutrition and offers up advice on improving your chances of getting in shape. [Purchase]
3. Misfit Shine
When it comes to looks the Shine far surpasses the Jawbone offering stylish appearance as well as quality activity tracking. Waterproof up to 50 meters and able to track not only steps but speed and calories burned this is a very solid tracker. The cool silver or colored plate uses LEDs to let you visually see your activity level and also makes this tracker almost fashionable. [Purchase]
4. Fitbit One
The Fitbit One offers an alternative option for mounting as you can not only wear it clipped to your belt if you would rather it hidden. Capable of tracking activity as well as heart rate this is a solid tracker that increases the accuracy in terms of calories burned. This device syncs to an app with which you can compare activity with nutrition and water intake to improve your understanding of fitness requirements.
5. Withings Pulse O2
Going a step further than some of its high end rivals, the Pulse O2 tracks activity, heart rate and in addition it monitors blood oxygen levels. This allows the tracker to let you know if you are getting enough oxygen which is vital to make sure you are getting healthy exercise. As with its rivals this tracker allows you to record your progress with the help of an app giving you better control over your fitness goals.[Purchase]