The Best fitness trackers of the moment

best fitness tracker

Here are the ones to buy

They are not only used to monitor your sports performance, fitness trackers allow you to always be informed about your physical condition


Heart rate monitor on the chest, GPS watch on the wrist and some other gadget to wear on the body to always have the data of your sports performance under control. In recent years the tools available to runners have changed a lot. Now you only need a fitness tracker that integrates all the functions necessary for your training.

Arrived almost muted on the world market, fitness trackers quickly conquered a good portion of the market and also occupied the space of smart watches (with which the challenge is always open). Now wearable integrate such a number of sensors and features that are increasingly indispensable in everyday life, and not just runners. In fact, the activity trackers have become a real cult object useful both for monitoring their sports performance, and vital parameters such as heart rate, body temperature or counting the steps that are taken every day.

Different models with different price ranges are available on the market. Some also integrate a small screen where you can check the data coming from your body “live”, others instead communicate it directly to the application available on the main online stores. If you are undecided about which fitness tracker to buy, here is a buying guide.

Let 217;s start with one of the best fitness trackers on the market

Fitbit one of the leading companies in the sector and over the years has managed to win the trust of users thanks to wearable with truly unique features. And the Fitbit Charge 2 is proof of this. The fitness tracker integrates a particular Pulse Secure technology that allows you to monitor your heart beat in real time directly on the small screen on the wearable. In addition, the device provides advice to the user on how to improve their cardio activity by monitoring the results obtained during workouts. Logically like all the main fitness trackers, it collects data on the number of steps taken during the day, the distance traveled, the number of calories burned and the sedentary time.

The Fitbit Charge 2 also features a Multi Sport technology that automatically recognizes the sport activity that is taking place (running, cycling, and weightlifting) and provides the most important statistics on the OLED screen in real time. Furthermore, the data are collected on the application, available for both smartphones and tablets so that the user can analyze them later. The wearable also monitors the sleep phases, providing suggestions on how to improve their quality. By activating the GPS of the smartphone and synchronizing the fitness tracker, you can check the route taken on the screen and understand which stretches have gone strongest. Finally, it also offers a guided breathing session based on your heart rate. The battery lasts for five days. Fitbit Charge 2 is a fitness tracker suitable for everyone, but the price is quite high: to buy the wearable you need to spend a figure close to one hundred and fifty euros.

Garmin Vivo smart HR is one of the best alternatives to the Fitbit Charge 2 on the market. It is a product that combines fitness tracker features with some smart watch features. In fact, the device of the US Company allows both to keep under control its vital parameters, and to receive smartphone notifications on the screen on the wearable. It collects data on steps taken, sleep quality and calories burned and offers advice on improving your sports performance. Furthermore, it vibrates to remind the user to carry out physical activity and not to spend too much time in front of the personal computer. You can synchronize the Garmin Vivo smart HR with your smartphone: the notifications will arrive directly on the fitness tracker and you can decide whether or not to take the mobile phone to answer the call from your work colleague. The price just under one hundred and twenty euros on the main Italian e-commerce sites.

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About the Author: Barry Lachey

Barry Lachey is a Professional Editor at Zobuz. Previously He has also worked for Moxly Sports and Network Resources "Joe Joe." he is a graduate of the Kings College at the University of Thames Valley London. You can reach Barry via email or by phone.