Being in shape is necessary to maintaining good health. While there are various ways of keeping track of your progress, having a single, simple way to do this is ideal. Fitness watches will do this quite well because not only do they keep track of all important information, but also once you have attached one your wrist, there is no worrying about it possibly falling off. Here is a list of five of the best fitness watches that will keep track of your progress.
- Polar M400 GPS Smart Sports Watch
This watch is not only a fitness watch, but also a smartwatch. As a fitness watch it keeps track of your heart rate, calories burned, steps taken, distance run, and how well you sleep. It can also give you tips and advice. Being waterproof up to 30 meters means swimming is no problem.
- Garmin Forerunner 230
This fitness watch from Garmin can connect to your smartphone to give you audio notifications, which include laps and lap times. Its long battery life means it can be used up to 16 hours in training mode and up to five weeks in standby mode. The GPS gives detailed maps of your routes, and it can also be used in water up to 50 meters.
- FitBit Blaze Smart Fitness Watch
With Bluetooth 4.0 this watch syncs to over 200 plus different smart devices. Although it is not waterproof, sweat or an accidental splash will not damage this watch. It uses a smartphone’s GPS to map your route and show you your run information on the display. With the FitBit app, you can see summaries of your workouts on the watch as well as the progress of your efforts.
- Apple Watch Series 2
Apple has made not only a great smartwatch with this, but they have also made a great fitness watch with one of the most accurate heart-rate trackers. It is also easy to use and is ideal for casual as well as serious people. Swimmers will enjoy this watch as well since it is waterproof up to 50 meters.
- Garmin Fenix 3
The Fenix 3 has a 1.2 inch high-resolution screen that is visible in sunlight. With 100m waterproofing, it is a good choice for swimmers. The EXO antenna paired with GLONASS and EPO gives it more accurate global positioning than does GPS alone. When connected with a smartphone, this watch also allows for email, texts, and alerts all from the watch itself.