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Choosing the right fitness tracker for you

Choosing the right fitness tracker for you

Function meets fitness

Text: Su Fen Tan


Image: Misfit
Image: Moov
Image: Jawbone
Image: Fitbit

A guide to choosing your fitness tracker according to your needs

Best entry point device - Jawbone UP2 

Stylish and functional, it's hard not to love the Jawbone UP2. This good-looking tracker keeps track of your activities, sleep patterns, food logging and more, covering all the basics—smart alarm included. With new colours and a newly designed lightweight band, Jawbone just gave us more reasons to love the UP2.

 

Best for training in all areas - Moov Now 

Swim, cycle, run, workout, box, all with Moov Now, your personal fitness coach that speaks to you while you work out. It tracks your form in 3D space, which enables it to detect and count swim strokes, show the power of your punches on the boxing bag, and minimize the chances of injury as you run by prompting you to "land softer" when impact is too high, amongst others.

 

Best for swimming - Misfit Speedo Shine 

Designed with swimmers in mind, the Misfit Speedo Shine is made out of durable aircraft-grade aluminum, making it waterproof to 50 metres. Featuring special swim tracking capabilities, it is able to track your lap count and swim distance (for all stroke types) using industry-leading accuracy. Out of the water, the Speedo Shine also tracks your steps, distance, calories and sleep.

 

Best for running - Fitbit Surge 

This fitness super tracker/watch is made for sports. It features a built-in heart rate monitor that keeps tab on your pulse all day, giving you continuous, automatic heart rate tracking. It takes the throne for running with its GPS tracking feature—see your distance, pace and elevation climbed as well as review routes, all from this nifty device that sits comfortably on your wrist.

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