Thinking about getting back on track with your health and wellness goals but lacking the motivation or direction to get started? Try one of these stylish wearable fitness trackers. They'll have you up and moving in no time.
It looks like a bracelet, but it’s so much more. This activity and sleep tracker, the Verizon Wireless Accessory of the Month for January, is the first step to a healthier you.
Use the vivofit ™ and the downloadable Garmin Connect mobile app to keep track of your physical activity and sleep habits. Then, challenge yourself to reach new goals.
Fitbit Charge Wireless Activity Wristband
Energize your day with Fitbit Charge, a high-performance wristband that’s with you all the time, delivering real-time fitness stats right on your wrist. See steps taken, distance traveled, calories burned, stairs climbed and active minutes – view it on all the digital display.
Charge wirelessly syncs data to your smartphone and computer via the Fitbit app. View your progress and analyze your trends with easy-to-ready charts and graphs. Or, bring out the competitor in yourself – and others - by sharing your stats with friends and monitoring everyone’s status on the built-in leaderboard.
The app can even help keep your diet on track with minimal effort. Tools to use include a barcode scanner to log food fast, a calorie estimator, meal shortcuts and an expanded food database.
If you’re a runner, use MobileRun to track run stats and map routes.
If your goal is to get fit and look great while doing so, then you’ll love the Misfit Shine Activity Monitor.
Fashion meets function with this handy fitness tracker. So much more than your standard fitness band, the Shine, which is about the size of a quarter, features an elegant aluminum design and a variety of colors. To help switch up your look, you can wear Shine in a variety of ways, such as on a jacket, as a necklace, attached to your sneaker or even as a watch.
But, the Shine is more than just a pretty face. Use it to track everyday activity, such as swimming laps or steps taken.
Get motivated by glancing at the display's halo of lights, which shows your progress. You can also set personal fitness goals or get the competition started with your friends through the Shine app for Android and iOS.
Designed for long life, the activity monitor uses a replaceable battery that lasts up to six months.
Samsung Gear Fit
The Samsung Gear Fit is designed to “fit” into your lifestyle, 24/7. No matter what your mood or activity you’ve chosen, the Gear Fit has you covered.
Use it to monitor your activity level and look and feel your best, whether you’re heading to the gym, out for a walk or prepping for a 5k.
Light and durable with a curved Super AMOLED display, the Gear Fit can be worn for even the toughest workout. Also, water and dust resistant (IP67 certified), it’s up for any adventure.
Receive real-time coaching tips, get notifications from your compatible Samsung phone and even monitor your heart rate – all while staying connected and looking stylish.
More than a way to keep your workout on track, the Gear Fit equips you with instant notification of emails, SMS, incoming calls and third party apps to keep you connected It also you to easily control basic functions, such as reject calls with messages, quick reply to messages and control alarms.
You can also change your Gear Fit’s look with the variety of wallpapers, background colors, and clock designs.
Need headphones made specifically for activity? The Powerbeats2 Wireless earphones are water- and sweat-resistant, plus they’re lightweight and have a design that ensures they stay put. The earphones fit comfortably in your ear, and flexible ear hooks secure them in place. Plus, they feature a no-slip in-line mic and remote for handling calls.
And, since they’re wireless, you can listen via Bluetooth® from up to 30 feet away without being tied to your device.
Plantronics® Backbeat FIT
Great for running outdoors or exercising in a gym, the Plantronics® BackBeat® FIT Wireless Headphones plus smartphone armband was custom-built for people who feel music is an essential part of their workout.
Whatever your exercise routine, the flexible, sweatproof Plantronics BackBeat FIT Bluetooth Stereo Headset will keep pace with you. The powerful audio lets you clearly hear your music while the safety-oriented design enables you to hear what's happening around you and be seen at night. The reversible armband secures your smartphone while you’re moving and stores your headphones when you’re done–making it your perfect workout partner. The armband comes included with your Backbeat Fit.
Should the headphones be misplaced, use the Find MyHeadset app to help locate it. The Plantronics BackBeat FIT app will send the latest firmware improvements directly to your headphones. Both apps are available now on the Google Play and iOS App stores. For iOS, the Find MyHeadset app is part of Plantronics HUB app.