No Frills, Back To Basic Fitness Tracking? We’ve Got A Tracker For You!
Yes, it’s now creeping up on the end of January 2019, and you made up your mind to get physical about taking care of yourself. Finally!! But you’re not looking to go at the fitness game like some who start embracing every facet of getting more exercise. You’re just looking to incorporate more activity into your already full, daily routine. You think there’s enough on your plate already without having to go and hunt down a gym that offers you a lot of bells and whistles that you’re really not looking for, but which features drive up the membership costs, which also adds to your pain.
NO, you just looking to work more structured activity into your day and be able to see, at the end of the day, week and month just how well, or not, you’ve done. What your looking at is to add more walking, jogging, stair climbing and an occasional weekly run, (outside or on your OWN treadmill). And to do this your looking for a “No Frills” fitness tracker. And lucky for you, we have one fitness tracker in mind that will do the job!
The Garmin Vivosmart HR+GPS Activity Tracker The Vívosmart HR+ automatically syncs with your smartphone throughout the day to save your stats to the free online community, Garmin Connect. You simply download Garmin Connect Mobile to your phone or log on to Garmin Connect via your desktop, where you can save, plan and share your activity and beat yesterday in your daily step count. It provides detailed calorie tracking, distance you've traveled, the calories you've burned off while being more active on a daily basis and all this info gets uploaded to your Garmin Connect account where you can easily view your stats and if your game, share this data with your friends to keep you motivated to keep reaching new goals. After all, no one likes to be beaten out of anything, especially by your friends. So, posting your data and allowing your friends to see it can give you the boost you need in order to consistently meet and surpass your monthly goals.
The Vívosmart, with its GPS functionality along with continuous heart rate monitoring using the "Elevate" wrist-based heart rate technology monitors exactly what’s important to you, all day, every day!
Whether you’re going for a jog, playing a pick-up game with friends or trying out a new boot camp class, it quantifies the intensity of your fitness activities using intensity minutes. This feature lets you monitor your progress against activity goals recommended by health organizations such as the American Heart Association, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.
The Vívosmart HR+ smart activity tracker is able to track distance, time and pace for indoor or outdoor activities. With it's GPS feature, you can get even more accurate distance and pace stats, as well as a map of your activity when running or walking outdoors. In addition to tracking your runs, steps, and calories, Vívosmart HR+ measures floors climbed and intensity minutes.
And with the feature called "Move IQ," you don’t need to start or stop your activity timer when you start a new activity. Vívosmart HR+ can automatically tell the difference between movements like walking, running, biking, swimming, even using an elliptical.
In order to help you continue to set new goals once you've reached ones previously set, the Vívosmart HR learns your current activity level, then assigns an attainable daily step goal. As you meet your milestones, it will adjust your goal for the next day, gradually nudging you toward a healthier lifestyle. Throughout your day, it reminds you to stay active with a "Move Bar" and vibration alert, if you’ve been inactive for 1 hour. Go for a short walk to reset the move bar.
It also automatically measures the deep and light sleep you achieve each night (an estimation, but useful for daily sleep logging). Their band also includes a silent alarm that will buzz gently to wake you up in the morning, remind you to get up and move after being inactive.
The Vívosmart has a large always-on touchscreen display, which is easy to read outdoors and even has a backlight. The "Fitbit Charge HR" uses a small LED display, and only lights up when you lift your wrist. And you can stay in touch with your notifications while you’re moving because the Vívosmart, however, will display notifications for text messages, emails, calendar events, and social media alerts: basically, nearly anything your phone receives.
And you won’t be left out in the cold with a dead battery for your tracker. The Vívosmart has a good 5-6 days of tracking capability on a single charge!
So, the bottom line is, if you're looking for a no-nonsense fitness tracker to keep you going as you commit to being healthier for 2019. Then the Garmin Vivosmart HR+GPS Activity Tracker is designed just for you!