The best fitness gadgets making the rounds
At the very least, these hi-tech finds will make you look like an elite athlete
Women's Health Contributor / January 11 2017
From Fitbits to waterproof Walkmans, it seems you can’t step into a gym (or a park, or a pool) without spotting some form of fitness tech. And whether you’re training for a marathon or just motivating yourself to move more, there’s something for everyone. We showcase the best fitness gadgets hitting the workout circuits.
Fitbit Charge HR
Bye bulky and uncomfortable chest strap. Monitor your heart rate right on your wrist and take your training to the next level. Plus the FitBit Charge HR has Caller ID, all-day activity tracking and a long battery life. Sold.
Tomtom Spark Cardio + Music Gps Fitness Watch
Along with standard activity tracker features, this pro watch has a 3GB music player (holds over 500 songs), heart rate monitor, GPS tracking and analyses your sleep. The ultimate all-in-one device.
Sony W Series Sports Walkman
Dive in! This compact Walkman is waterproof up to two metres, has 4GB capacity and three-minute quick charge. You're basically never not listening to your favourite workout tunes.
Suunto Traverse Outdoor Watch
Hikers and trekkers, take note – this wrist candy is worth the price tag. Find your way in the wild with topographic maps, GPS navigation, a compass, flashlight, plus a weather trend and storm alarm. This will be your luxe-have.
Kreafunk Amove Black Portable Speaker
Doing some circuit training outdoors? Or maybe you're more into some pilates in the lounge room. Either way, mighty fine bluetooth speaker will be just what you need to stay motivated to get through your workout.
Lifeproof Lifejacket For Iphone 6 And 6s And Frē Case For Iphone 6
Heading out for some water-based sports? 1. Pop on the waterproof, dirtproof, snowproof and shockproof FRĒ case. 2. Add the lifejacket to keep your phone afloat.
Keen swimmer? Speedo Shine is waterproof to 50 metres and syncs with the Misfit app to track your lap count and swim distance. It monitors your sleep and activity out of the water, too. We like the no-charge replaceable battery.