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Author Topic: General Fitness Trackers?
albano1830

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Post General Fitness Trackers?
on: June 23, 2014, 08:33
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Hi Ladies!

I have been looking into a Fitbit/Garmin Viofit (those are the two I narrowed it down to) but wondered if it really did anything better than a pedometer?

I plan on continuing with the Garmin Forerunner for runs but wanted a simple fitness tracking device for daily use. I like the idea that it can track sleep too! some of the models even wake up up during at a good time during a sleep cycle.

Any suggestions? Opinions? Reviews?

Jana

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Post Re: General Fitness Trackers?
on: June 23, 2014, 11:10
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I have a fitbit and I like it for everyday. I especially like the silent alarm. I can get up early to run without waking up the whole house. Since I run anyway, the fitbit isn't much for motivation but even though I sometimes get my 10,000 step buzz before breakfast, it makes me smile anyway.

The sleep tracking is interesting but I often forget to put it into sleep mode.

One of my coworkers had a fitbit and though she loved it, it have her a rash on her wrist. This is a known issue so if you are sensitive, you might have problems with it.

I don't have any experience with the Viofit.

Hope this helps.

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Susan

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Post Re: General Fitness Trackers?
on: June 24, 2014, 08:52
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I have a FitBit and love that it reminds me through the day to get in a few extra steps/stairs. I have heard that the Garmin will sync so that might be a better way to go since you already have the Forerunner? Sorry not more helpful!

MamieRobin-
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Post Re: General Fitness Trackers?
on: September 24, 2016, 03:09
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I have been using an masseur cellulite app that manage my workouts and track my everyday results. With the help of this app I have started doing workouts whenever I have time.

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