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The Best Back To School Fitness Trackers 2018

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New School Year brings up new opportunities, more work, and more distractions for many students. So staying on task and keeping up with their health and fitness can be a difficult task for many students. An outlet is needed to decrease stress levels and be something other than school work that is constantly on student minds

Don’t be alarm , our team has done the research for you and came up with The Best Back To School Fitness Trackers, wearable tech has made staying healthy and fit easier you don’t need to hire expensive personal trainer anymore, most of this devices are able to guide you through a full work out and give you a feedback to help you improve on your next workout and keep track of your progress.

 

10.Jawbone Up2

Jawbone up2

Jawbone up2

The Up2 provides simple activity and automatic sleep tracking in a slim and fashionable design. The band has good battery life and can be worn in the shower. The Jawbone mobile app includes smart coaching and can be paired with many popular third-party apps.
It doesn’t have a display to quickly check fitness progress and there’s no heart-rate tracking. The sleep tracking tends to overestimate and the band can’t be worn while swimming.

 

9. Fitbit Ionic

Fitbit Ionic

Fitbit Ionic

Fitbit Ionic has a better-than-most-smartwatches four-day battery life, while still having always-on heart rate and a comfy fit. It has features galore: waterproofing, GPS and on-wrist mobile payments, plus new watch faces and a growing app store. It works with iOS and Android, and has an excellent phone app and social community.

Wrist payments don’t work with as many banks as Apple Pay and Android Pay. On-wrist music is hard to set up and use. Software and apps sometimes feel buggy.

 

8. Samsung Gear S3

Samsung Gear S3

Samsung Gear S3

Samsung Gear S3 Well-constructed; attractive design; clever spinning bezel interface. GPS, speakerphone, optional stand-alone LTE phone service and work-anywhere Samsung Pay. Spotify app streams music on the go. Works with most Android phones, It’s big.

Tizen-based software has less app support than Apple Watch or Android Wear. iOS connection works, but it’s very buggy. Few killer apps take advantage of stand-alone LTE services. Smartwatches are experiments. For a taste of the future, you’ve got to live with compromise on your wrist. But for a lot of people, connected watches are best kept simple.

 

7. Fitbit Charge 2

Fitbit Charge 2

Fitbit Charge 2

Fitbit Charge 2 Swappable bands. A multi-line OLED display that can show time and fitness data. Always-on heart rate. A great companion app. Affordable price. Five-day battery life.Not water-resistant for swims or showers. Lacks GPS. Phone notifications on the Charge 2 display are limited and hard to read.

 

6. Garmin Forerunner 235

Garmin Forerunner 235

Garmin Forerunner 235

The Garmin Forerunner 235 has accurate GPS for tracking runs and a 24/7 wrist-based heart-rate monitor. It can track all-day activities like steps and sleep, and can display notifications from iPhone and Android devices. It’s water-resistant and can be worn in the shower or while swimming.

It can display notifications from your iPhone or Android device and has access to Connect IQ, Garmin’s third-party app store. It’s also sleeker, more comfortable to wear, and like most of Garmin’s products, it can be worn in the shower and while swimming.

 

5.Huawei Watch 2

Huawei Watch 2

Huawei Watch 2

Huawei Watch 2, It’s got everything you would expect from smartwatches, including cellular connectivity.. if smartwatches are your things. The Watch 2 looks similar to Samsung’s Gear S3 but without the rotating bezels: it’s a classic, traditional-looking round sports watch. While it’s too bulky for my personal tastes, Smartwatches are coming along, but they’ve yet to deliver on their promise and become a truly essential piece of technology.

 

4. Garmin Vivosmart

Garmin Vivosmart

Garmin Vivosmart

Garmin Vivosmart tracker features GPS, a heart-rate monitor, color touch-screen and 15 built-in apps.
Depending on your point of view, you can call Garmin’s Vivosport a high-end fitness band or an entry-level sports smartwatch. The Vivosport has a robust feature set for a fitness band, and according to Garmin, it gets up to 7 days worth of battery life.

Along with a built-in optical heart-rate monitor that seems pretty accurate, there’s GPS tracking, an always-on color touchscreen display, notification alerts and 15 built-in sports widgets for everything from strength training to cycling and cardio.

 

3. Amazfit Bip

Amazfit Bip

Amazfit Bip

The Amazfit Bip is a complete fitness smartwatch that’s a remarkable bargain. It has an always-on display, weeks-long battery life, plus extras like heart rate, GPS and water resistance. Works with Android and iOS. Gets notifications.

In terms of basic convenience, the Amazfit Bip actually surpasses some important basic aspects of those models. It’s got an always-on display that’s easy to read in direct sunlight, and its battery can go for weeks between charges.

 

2. Fitbit Versa

Fitbit Versa

Fitbit Versa

The Fitbit Versa is a compact, lightweight smartwatch and fitness tracker with an improved interface for easier fitness stat readouts. It’s water-resistant to 50 meters, and works with iOS and Android. Many of the apps and watch faces are useful and fun.

Its battery life falls short of other Fitbit fitness trackers. The apps and watch faces aren’t always easy to load. Music transfer to the watch is complicated and limited. There’s no on-board GPS and the charger is bulky. Tap-to-pay model costs a bit more in the US.

 

1. Apple Watch Series 3

Apple Watch Series 3

Apple Watch Series 3

The ultimate daily driver for a healthy student life, Apple Watch keeps students organized, connected, moving and fashion forward through the variety of colours of Watch bands available to dress up, down or for exercise. With Apple Watch Series 3, students gain the freedom of cellular take a call from anywhere, ask Siri to send a message, stream more than 45M songs through Apple Music while out for a run with AirPods or Beats, all while leaving their phone behind. Apple Watch starts at a $329CAD (Series 1) at Apple or apple.com/ca.

Melissa Dimon

Melissa Dimon is recent graduate from University of Texas- Austin and Former Content Marketer at Simple.com and Currently Serving as Editor In Chief For University Magazine

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