6 of the Best: Activity Trackers

If you plan to use autumn as an opportunity to get fit and healthy then you’ll likely want some cool tech by your side to help keep track of your outdoor endeavours. Well, there are some fantastic activity trackers on the market with a whole host of fitness boosting features that will help you in your attempts at a healthier lifestyle. Regardless of the sort of activities you’re looking to engage in, there will be a tracker that fits the bill.

Check out 6 of the best activity trackers that your money can buy below:

Polar M430 GPS Running Watch – £140

Polar are a name you can trust when it comes to fitness tracking apparatus and their M430 Gps Running Watch is a fine example of this and, perhaps best of all, will set you back just £140. This superb health and fitness accessory will measure your heart rate from the wrist with six LED solution and boasts an integrated GPS with A-GPS data predicting positions of the GPS for superior accuracy. It also has a built-in accelerometer for indoor activity and it is water-resistant and tracks activity and sleep 24/7, with vibrating alerts and smart notifications making it runner friendly and robust as they come.

Suunto 3 Fitness Watch – £164

Expertly combining fitness tracking capabilities with a genuinely attractive accessory, the Suunto 3 Fitness Watch is the best of both worlds. This excellent fitness tracker from Suunto is lighter and thinner than its predecessors to give it a more functional performance and offers 7 day training plans which are created based upon exercise history. It comes with a built-in sports mode for swimming (waterproof to 30 m), cycling, running, weight training, and many activities as well. Visually it has a graphic heart rate wrist display (even while resting), step and calorie display (last 7 days), GPS assisted tracking and route planning, 24/7 activity monitoring and comes in at just £164.

Atlas Wristband 2 Digital Trainer & Heart Monitor – £161

One of the more unusual looking fitness trackers, but no less functional, the Atlas Wristband 2 helps you to reach your goals faster with science backed guidance for all of your exercises. It puts the most accurate heart rate monitor right on your wrist, and combines it with Adaptive Motion Tracking which will automatically keep track of all your exercises, counts your reps, and analyzes your form. Whether you have a go-to routine or you like to keep changing thinks up, the Atlas Wristband 2 will accurately track your body in 3D. It lets you lose the chest strap and maximize training with validated wrist-based heart rate monitoring and delivers an unparalleled all-round performance and costs just £161.

Fitbit Blaze Fitness Smartwatch – £150

Fitbit have gone from strength to strength in the fitness market over the last few years and one of their most recent activity trackers, the Fitbit Blaze Fitness Smartwatch, is a prime reason why they’re so well respected. This fantastic smartwatch from Fitbit lets you track steps, distance, calories burned, floors climbed and active minutes alongside other great features like PurePulse continuous wrist-based heart rate monitoring which means no more uncomfortable chest straps when excertising. The Blaze will automatically record workouts to your dashboard with SmartTrack and lets a connected GPS to map your routes and see run stats like pace and duration on display (when your phone is nearby).

Samsung Gear Fit Pro 2 – £168

This stealthy looking number from Samsung is one of the coolest looking on the list and the Gear Fit 2 Pro is certainly no slouch in the performance department either. It lets you see your activity, sleep, and workout stats in one easy to use dashboard and get insights into your health and fitness levels in general. The Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro assists you in eating smarter on the path to achieving your health goals by keeping track of the calories you consume and burn. This excellent tracker from Samsung also has more than 3,000 apps and watch faces to choose from, including Spotify, meaning that you can customise your Gear Fit2 Pro to make it work for you fitness requirements.

Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS Running Watch – £129

This lightweight and extremely easy to set up and easy fitness tracker from Garmin is one of our favourites here at Coolector HQ and with good reason. The Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS Running Watch has some fantastic features which include a high-resolution display and built-in GPS that tracks how far, how fast and where you’ve run. This superb tech accessory boasts plenty of connected features which includes smart notifications, music control, automatic uploads to Garmin Connect and the ability to track your runs with LiveTrack software.

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.