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Old 03-25-2015, 04:50 PM   #1
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For those of you who use activity trackers, which one do you use and how do you like it?

My BFF and I are looking into getting the Fitbit one however we are looking into a few other brands before making a decision.
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I had a fitbit one that died after about a year, then I got the Charge HR.
I love them. I like looking at the data and crunching numbers. I am one of those people that will walk back and forth around the coffee table before I go to bed if I am close to my step goals.
Also, it's my watch and heart rate monitor. I can see what activities are really working me, and how much.

I am a student in Health and physical education and more than a few of us have either the flex or charge/ hr. a couple have the oldest one that just tracks steps... can't think of the name.

Anywho. The interface is what won me over. I also have the aria scale. Forgot about that. It's a solid scale, I covered the display so I don't have to look at it every day, but it's tracked. I can't escape reality.
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I have the FitbitOne, I used to have the Jawbone Up but I HATED IT.. the one was for me! It's more accurate as you wear it somewhere other than your wrist, and it's so small you forget it's even there. The night strap is a bit annoying though I find wearing it "inside out" with the velcro strap facing up instead of down on the outside works best for me
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Old 05-02-2015, 01:04 PM   #4
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Fitbit is by far the best I have used. Currently, I am using my samsung edge phone for tracking activity. It works wonders. The downfall is sometimes I forget to carry my cellphone while in the office or the battery runs out. But I slightly take it as a win given that there is a surplus of activity unaccounted for... Stay away from misfit. I ordered an activity tracker from there. Never received it. I waited for a month and a half. I am glad about that though because I saw their reviews and their facebook feedback and my goodness...so many people have headaches with their wristbands and then there are counting errors. It seems like a hassle. I am glad I dodged that bullet.
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Old 05-02-2015, 01:07 PM   #5
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I have a Fitbit Charge HR. It's a bit glitchy, the stair counter doesn't work and neither does the "workout mode", but I've just ordered a replacement which will hopefully be OK. I also suspect it of overestimating my steps, so I should probably edit my stride length or something. Still, it's doing that consistently, so it gives me an excellent idea of how my activity levels vary from day to day. I need it because I have severe ME/CFS and the most important thing with that condition is that you pace yourself, so I'm usually trying to do less activity, not more! Similarly, the heart rate monitor is useful for me because I need to avoid letting my heart rate climb too high.
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Old 05-20-2015, 02:19 PM   #6
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I decided to go along with the
Jawbone Up Move
I really wanted to go with the fitbit, however my BFF went and got a jawbone up which I didn't care for and also I think the model she has is discontinued. So after looking into what jawbone offers I decided upon the up move. So far so good. I do like it and I purchased the wristband so that I can wear it instead of having to clip it all the time. Ive been using it along with myfitnesspal but so far Im not seeing the benefit of including that.
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My fiance got me the FitBit Charge for Christmas and I love it. The only time I take it off is to shower and do dishes. I wish it was water proof and not just water resistant. In my opinion the band is comfortable to wear. I like that it tracks my steps, miles, calories burned, and stairs and then on the website you can track your sleep, your food, and your water. I use it with My Fitness Pal and it has really helped me get off the couch and get moving.
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I have a fitbit charge hr and I love it. I recently got the fitbit scale so everything I need syncs right up in one spot.
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