Nowadays, it’s not so much a question of IF you have a fitness tracker, but WHICH one you have. Whether you’re training for a triathlon or simply want to get your 10,000 steps in each day, here are the top 3 trackers for 2016, based on style, performance, and simplicity:
Best for Style
Fitbit Alta, $129.99
While the original Fitbits were functional, the style factor was somewhat lacking. The new Fitbit Alta has all the key features you love, and you’ll look good wearing it. The tracker monitors steps, sleep, and elevation, and the sleek screen displays scrolling notifications and text messages. Plus, you can swap out the bands with different colors and textures to match any outfit or occasion.
Best for Performance
Garmin ForeRunner 630, $359.99
If you’re looking for the ultimate GPS running watch, then the Garmin Forerunner 630 is your best bet this year. This watch features sophisticated metrics like cadence, stride length, and stress score. The Forerunner 630 also integrates seamlessly with all the top third-party apps, so you’ll have a robust user experience.
Best for Every Day
Jawbone UP4, $67.95
If you’re not planning on running a marathon any time soon, but you still want to monitor your habits to make healthier choices, then you’ll appreciate the simplicity of the Jawbone UP4. The user-friendly app helps you keep track of all your stats, and the understated design works well with pretty much any outfit.
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