Tag Archive: Fitness


Motiv Smart Ring First Impressions – fitness tracking on your finger

Motiv announced this morning that it would be bringing its fascinating new smart ring to Android, along with Google Fit compatibility. We were luck enough to get our hands on some beta hardware and software to try out in advance, and the early results are very promising. But does the potential of the little ring outweigh its $ 200 price tag? let’s take a look.

What follows is some early impressions of our short time with the Motiv smart ring,  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi Band 3 review: The best fitness tracker for under $100

For $ 30, you’re not going to find a wearable that offers the same set of features as the Mi Band 3.

Xiaomi entered the wearable market four years ago, emulating a similar strategy as its phone business that saw the brand edge out its Chinese rivals. The key takeaway from the first-gen Mi Band was its affordability: costing just $ 15, it was much cheaper than any other product that offered a similar set of features.

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Fitbit’s huge fitness tracker sale includes the Fitbit Ionic for $50 off

Sure, get one for Father’s Day. Then get one for you.

Amazon has a huge selection of Fitbit fitness trackers and headphones discounted up to $ 50 off for Father’s Day, which is just a couple weeks away now. There are a variety of colors and sizes on sale, and the different models all have varying features.

The Fitbit Ionic smartwatch is down to $ 249.95. That price matches the lowest we’ve seen, and it’s $ 50  [Read More…]

Save $100 on Garmin’s Fenix 5X fitness watch with integrated GPS

Strap up with this advanced fitness tracker at a nice discount.

Garmin makes a variety of different fitness trackers, and its Fenix watches offer some of the most advanced features that are available. The Fenix 5X Sapphire is one of the higher-end models that the company offers, and right now you can pick it up for $ 549.99, a $ 100 savings.

It has a built-in GPS which can track your runs, bicycle rides, hikes, and various other  [Read More…]

Check out the six best fitness trackers you can buy right now (May 2018)

On the market for a new fitness tracker? Check out our list of some of the best wearables in the category you can purchase right now.

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The Fitbit Ionic smartwatch and other fitness trackers are on sale for all-new low prices today

Choose the right color and size for you.

The Fitbit Ionic smartwatch and fitness tracker is down to $ 249.95 on Amazon. This is its lowest price ever and its first time dropping below $ 270.

There are several other Fitbit activity trackers on sale today, as well. Get the Alta or the Charge 2 on sale in a variety of configurations, colors, and sizes. You can find all these prices directly from Fitbit as well.

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Fitbit Versa and fitness: Everything you need to know

You can’t spell ‘versatile’ without Versa.

While the Fitbit Ionic is the flagship, the new Fitbit Versa is likely a better fit for the masses. At $ 200, it is a wearable that everyone should consider as a way to understand all of the details of your daily life while also motivating you to make healthy choices.

It lacks GPS, but still has a number of fitness features that will help you track your activity, understand the  [Read More…]

Check out the six best fitness trackers available to buy right now (March 2018)

On the market for a new fitness tracker? Check out our list of some of the best wearables in the category you can purchase right now.

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The Fitbit Ionic is (still) a better fitness tracker than smartwatch

If you’ve read Daniel Bader’s excellent Fitbit Ionic review from September you already know that the device boasts a bold (if polarizing) design, backed up by one of the best health-tracking platforms on the planet, but mated to a somewhat sub-par software build. After a couple weeks of my own spent with the Ionic, I can report that that set of attributes – and the $ 299 price point – has remained mostly unchanged since. 

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Strava’s fitness tracking map reveals sensitive information about U.S. troops and foreign bases

The company’s Global Heat Map called a ‘clear security threat’ for inadvertently showing troop activities overseas.

The Pentagon has been interested in fitness trackers since it distributed Fitbits to U.S. troops in 2013. Unfortunately, now they will have a different concern as online fitness tracking has created a global map filled with potentially damaging and sensitive information about U.S. installations abroad. What started as a tool to help users get fit and stay fit has become a matter of  [Read More…]