(Closed) activity trackers?

posted 5 years ago in Fitness
  • poll: What activity monitor do you use?
    pedometer : (0 votes)
    fitbit : (8 votes)
    57 %
    active link : (0 votes)
    other (please explain) : (4 votes)
    29 %
    none : (2 votes)
    14 %
  • Post # 4
    7651 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I want the new Fitbit when it comes out, but in the meantime I use my phone with the RunKeeper app. It tracks my calories, distance, speed, elevation, and a bunch of other stuff. It works for what I use it for, but I’d rather have a Fitbit for the sleep tracker and constant tracking of motion.

    Post # 5
    83 posts
    Worker bee

    I have a fitbit and I love it. I want the new one when it comes out, but for now I have the fitbit one. It clips to my bra and nobody even knows I have it on. The app that they have for iphones is really helpful also.

    Post # 6
    527 posts
    Busy bee

    I’ve been using the Striiv app.  It calculates your steps based on GPS and the length of your stride.  It does use data, so only get it if you have unlimited or lots of data!! 🙂

    Post # 7
    3772 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I just started runkeeper on my phone. It’s a free app. I don’t use it for tracking weight, but I believe it has a setting to do that. 

    I like how I can start it when running.. and it will update me every certain miles/time set how far, how fast, I’ve gone.

    Post # 9
    526 posts
    Busy bee

    @mrswestcoast:  I have a fitbit one.  I like it, but its really just a pedomenter that tracks steps through body vibrations and stairs through elevation changes.  If you are trying to monitor ACTIVITY you want something different, fitbit isn’t waterproof so its out at the pool.  i think you need something more like a heart rate monitor.  Fitbit is great for giving me an idea of how active i was each day (and how many times i move at night), if thats all your looking for.  I don’t think you should buy it if you are trying to get exact numbers on calories burned or something like that though. IMO.

    Post # 10
    1405 posts
    Bumble bee

    I have a fitbit one and a polar hr monitor.  I wear the fitbit all the time and only wear the polar when I work out.  

    Post # 11
    19 posts
    • Wedding: July 2011

    Big fan of the polar hr monitor, too. And I have the Runmeter app on my phone for distance/pace tracking.

    Post # 12
    3830 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    i use my Nike Running app to track jogs and i also have a heart rate monitor to use. 

    Post # 13
    2961 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Just the one at sparkpeople.com

    Post # 14
    2433 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I have a Fitbit One — I LOVE it! However, for actual activities, I use the runkeeper app. I have the FitBit, Runkeeper, and MyFitnessPal apps all linked.

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