Here’s Why You Need To Invest In A Fitness Tracker

Most of us underestimate the importance of keeping fit, and the biggest mistake we make is equating being thin with being fit. Whether you’re slim or curvaceous, being fit is a way of life and needs constant work and motivation; you’ve got to watch what you eat and burn a lot more calories than you consume because believe it or not, abs are made in the kitchen not the gym. When you’re trying to stay fit, it’s difficult to keep a tab on how much you’re working out and how many calories you’re consuming every single day. Let’s accept that it’s a lot of math. This is where techologically-advanced fitness bands come in and are all the rage right now.

A good fitness tracker will track various activities for you and let you know how well you’re doing (or not). Some calculate how many steps you’re walking, the number of stairs you’ve climbed, monitor your heart rate and also watch your sleep pattern. Quite a few of these come with an app for both Android and iOS that you can download to sync your data from the band to simplify and better track your daily activities. You can also connect some fitness trackers with MyFitnessPal, an app that works as a food log. You put it what you eat and it tells you how many calories you’ve consumed as well as the daily calories you need to consume everyday. This fitness tracker comes with a built-in GPS for when you want to go cycling or running. (It also displays calls and text notifications that you receive on your phone. How cool is that!)

Here are some cool fitness trackers to make your workout and healthy living more effective.



Fitbit Charge HR Heart Rate and Activity Wristband (Rs 12,990)



Jawbone UP2 Activity Tracker (Rs 9,999)



Fitbit Surge Ultimate Fitness Super Watch (Rs 19,990)



Garmin Vivosmart Fitness Watch (Rs 9,980)



Striiv Fusion Activity and Sleep Tracker (Rs 10,760)



Microsoft Band (Rs 24,990)

Shachi Lavingia

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