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Healthy Gadgets

What gadgets are you using to track your fitness. Here’s a good list form over at TechCrunch. Here are mine, and some I’ve retired:

  1. FitBit – small, accurate, easy to carry. Doesn’t do cycling well but great for everything else.
  2. MyFitnessPal (app) brilliant tracker and food logger
  3. Garmin Edge 500 (for the bike) – brilliant and essential for tracking rides
  4. Strava (app) great for tracking rides. Garmin does much of the same for me but this is a handy back-up.

Retired:

  • Nike FuelBand: too big and bulky. Not accurate. And I lost it.
  • JawboneUp: Liked this. was a 1st generation unit and lost faith in it after all their issues with it.

So, there you go. What are you using to track your fitness progress?

3 Responses

  1. By David Head on January 2nd, 2013 at 2:42 pm

    Hi andy,

    Just got the new generation of Up a couple weeks ago. So far so good. The sleep tracking is really interesting.

    Cheers,

    David

  2. By David Cairns on January 2nd, 2013 at 3:03 pm

    Hi Andy

    Given the name I’d imagine you’d be using this – although not so sure about how it would look in the boardroom 😉

    http://lark.com/#watchVideo/0/

    Good piece here too:

    http://mashable.com/2012/12/28/fitocracy-fitness-app/

    Me? I’m suffering from years of neglect so going back to basics – walking/running with some great tunes to keep my spirits up – the notches on my belt buckle being the ultimate fitness tracker!

    Cheers,

    David.

  3. By Ronan on January 2nd, 2013 at 11:24 pm

    Waiting for basis: http://www.mybasis.com/

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