A look into the Top 6 Best Fitness Trackers you can buy in 2021. We’ll dive into some information to help you pick the best fitness tracker for you!
1. Whoop - $30/month
“Monitor sleep, measure recovery, build strain.” This watch will give you a 360 look at your life and how you weave in exercise.
Whoop’s claim is to see major improvements after only 4 months with reduced RHR, increased HRV, improved sleep and fewer injuries. Uniquely, Whoop also aims to help you lower alcohol consumption & experience smoother travel exhaustion symptoms. For an all-around general fitness tracker - Whoop is your best bet.
2. Garmin Forerunner 245 Music - $349.99
Garmin has been at the top of the list for GPS devices for decades. The Forerunner 245 stays true to Garmin form with a simple, sleek design and interface. Not to mention it is coupled with an elite running system that doesn’t turn its nose to tracking other activities.
This watch will track your run, swim, indoor & outdoor cycling, strength & cardio classes, yoga & even. In addition, it comes with sleep tracking features that calculate your ‘body battery’, women’s menstrual tracking, and other interesting add-ins.
This watch includes with a Music add-on option for an additional $50. This way you can connect to your headphones and listen to a preloaded Spotify playlist without having to bring your phone along. Will work with Android & Apple products.
What makes it stand out from the rest? Not only does it flawlessly track a wide range of activities, its battery life will last 6 hours in GPS mode with music.
The Forerunner 245 also has incident detection and assistance features, coaching and training programs & training and health monitoring. This will keep you covered from your sleep to your steps to the peak of your workout. It will provide you with all the nitty gritty data about your body you could want. Check out the Garmin app here.
3. Suunto 9 Baro - $599.99
The Suunto 9 Baro combines the features of a smartwatch and a sports watch which quickly climbed to the top of Suunto’s product line.
This watch has different battery modes to help save battery life depending on your activity and ability to re-charge. It also includes GPS navigation, barometer, altimeter & weather functionality. In activity - it has a heart rate monitor, 80+ sport modes, 100 M water resistance & so much more. This watch is great for long-distance activities as it eliminates concern of battery life running out.
Suunto has recently updated their app allowing for smoother and faster functionality than their previous experience. Will work with Android & Apple products.
Are you looking for a high-performance watch for long-lasting activities and incredible GPS tracking? If so, this is a good pick for you of the best fitness trackers to buy in 2021.
4. Fitbit Charge 3 - $149.95
The Fitbit Charge 3 is a more affordable option for a great basic fitness tracker. It has a buttonless design giving the band a thinner look while still having the benefits of a touchscreen display.
Features include fully waterproof, sleep tracking, heart rate monitor, smart features (Android only) with some stylish band options. You can also count on goal-based exercises, female health tracking, pacing and distance tracking (when connected to your phone). Logistically, you can expect a 7 day battery life and easy on-the-go payments with Fitbit Pay. Lastly, this watch includes breathing and sleep tracking with a newly added pulse oximeter to track blood oxygen levels during sleep.
This watch will remind you to move throughout the day when perhaps you’ve been sitting at your desk for a little too long. Fitbit’s app is one of our personal favorites via its nicely designed and easy to use interface. It will get the job done for basic tracking but may not include some of the higher level features of other fitness trackers.
5. Apple Watch Series 5 - $399
This watch is in-line with all Apple products in staying on top of the latest and greatest technology. The Series 5 has a handful of new features but most importantly - a longer battery life.
The health tracking features they’ve added into this new model include an app you can opt in for medical research enrollment and women’s menstrual tacking. Additionally, it also features a hearing health to monitor loud music and sounds.
Aesthetically, the watch comes in hundreds of band/style combinations to choose from, material options (aluminum, titanium, stainless steel, ceramic). This watch also highlights competitions with friends, fitness tracking, Apple Pay and even call/text/music without having your phone with you.
If your hunt within the best fitness trackers to buy in 2021 includes a watch that can literally do it all - this is the watch for you. This watch is also a good pick if you are not as interested in the finer fitness details that the others watches provide.
6. Samsung Galaxy Fit - $99.99
This highly lightweight new model of Samsung’s fitness tracker line is a go-to for a basic fitness tracker. It is perfect for the everyday user to the casual athlete interested in a fitness tracker they can depend on to deliver some basic data to keep them on track.
Samsung Galaxy Fit
This watch has a touchscreen interface that is large enough to easily view metrics during exercise while remaining easy to navigate functionalities. It includes 90+ workouts with the ability to feature 6 workouts that it will automatically detect upon start of the exercise. Ie - start running and it will begin workout and load distance, pace, time completed, etc.
The Galaxy fit also includes a heart rate monitor, sleep tracker & Android smart features. If you own an Android and are looking for a cost-effective fitness tracker - the Galaxy Fit is for you.