Everyone knows they could stand to be in better shape. We all realise a little more exercise in our daily routine can yield myriad benefits. But there’s a crucial difference between knowing something and actually getting it done – motivation.
There’s no shame in getting a little outside help in this regard. And we’re not talking about personal trainers or even joining a gym. Activity Trackers are affordable enough that they’re not a hindrance, but provide that extra bit of motivation to get us all up off the couch.
FitBit Flex – €99
Just strap it on your wrist and let it track your motion. Slim, stylish and in a range of colours, the Flex can be worn day and night without irritation. During the day it tracks steps taken, distance travelled and calories burned. At night it tracks sleep quality and gradually wakes you from your slumber in the morning. By syncing your vitals wirelessly to your phone or PC you can monitor real time health and fitness progress!
Jawbone UP – €129
A simple, flexible band which holds its shape, the Jawbone UP can fit any wrist and boasts a range of fashionable colours. UP’s goal is to help you learn more about your sleeping, eating and exercise patterns. Constantly synced to your phone via Simple Sync connector, the Jawbone UP offers unique insights and suggestions to help improve your lifestyle.
Runtastic Sports Armband – €19.99
Encased in protective neoprene, the Runtastic Sports Armband is lightweight and ergonomic, ideally suited for runners of all shapes and sizes. A transparent display screen gifts a layer of protection while allowing the user full control of their device. And on the subject, the Runtastic Sports Armband fits most Smartphones including the iPhone 5. Samsung Galaxy S3, HTC and Nokia Lumia Range.
In Short: To stay fit and healthy, sometimes you’ll need a device that’s sole purpose is to motivate you. Activity Trackers can help you achieve your ideal fitness