Activity Trackers

If you enjoy getting immediate feedback about your physical activity, you may want to think about using an activity tracker. Activity trackers are like pedometers, simple step counters, but upgraded for this century. Activity trackers are split into two categories: all-day trackers or training trackers. Follow the chart below to help you decide what type of tracker works best for you.

Fit Minded recommendation: Fitbit Flex for daily activity tracking

To get a better idea on what training trackers offer, take a look at the comparison chart below.

All Day trackers Training trackers
Steps taken HR
Stairways climbed Breathing patterns
Duration of exercise Miles traveled
Calories burned Speed, pace, route
Active minutes Swimming pool lap times
Sleep time Altitude changes
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