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Old 07-12-2013, 07:46 PM   #1
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I'm tempted to get one, but wondering if anyone here has experience with them? Recommendations... or otherwise?
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I'm tempted to get one, but wondering if anyone here has experience with them? Recommendations... or otherwise?
I just ordered the wristband, unfortunitelly I washed my other one that you wear in your pocked. I have had mine for years and love love love it!! Totally worth every penny. The wristband is on back order I think. Till August
It's cool because it tracks your sleep, I never knew how many time I Todd and turn a night till I started wearing my fitbit. It automatically syncs with your laptop when it's in range and the app is free for your phone. Tree are so many features when you sync it with your computer! Highly recommend
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I have a Fitbit Zip and love it! I am already thinking about upgrading to the One or the Flex. I would love to use the sleep feature. I'm just not sure I want to wear a wrist band ALL the time and with the One, I think I'd get tired of moving it to the sleep wrist band thing. The Zip is affordable and syncs automatically.
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I have the Flex and I LOOOOVVVEE it. It's super motivating, I compete with my friends, I know what I've burned and what I need to burn to lose. I can't stress how much I love it.
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I have the zip and love it because it clips inside my bra so I can wear it no matter what I'm wearing.
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I got the flex wristband at Target a week ago and I love it! I had the jawbone up last year until it broke, and the flex is very similar. I use the iPhone app and it automatically syncs through Bluetooth. It's cool that it has different colored bands you can get. I do have to say though, that it doesn't always measure that accurately. It said I only went 2.75 miles even though I jogged 3 (I was on a treadmill so I know it was 3). Although that's not enough to deter me from using it as motivation.
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I have the fitbit one and love it! I love the stats. I don't use it as much since I started IP, because I noticed that too much walking slowed down my losses, but I plan to use it a lot once I get to maintenance. The sleep function is very interesting, and the wristband that you wear at night isn't that annoying. You get used to it quick.
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I LOVE LOVE LOVE my fitbit One. I had the Ultra and it wore out a day or two after the warranty and they still sent me a free One, which is even better. It clips on the center of my bra, which I love, since it's totally inconspicuous. It has definitely made me move more, and I rarely miss my 10,000 step goal.

I'm always moving more, walking while on the phone, parking far away from stores, etc. While I was waiting for my replacement to come, I found myself being FAR less active, even though I should know better by now. It's like if the fitbit doesn't record it, it doesn't count! So crazy, but it works for me and has absolutely been worth the money.
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I loved mine...
will upgrade to the bracelet one soon. I cant stand having to remember to move it in and out of pockets....

Their free online tools are great too..
encourages to get up and moving. Tho it seems to have a hard time tracking movt on treadmills etc

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Thanks to everyone above who responded... seems unanimous from all of you that it's a worthwhile tool to get. Not sure which one to get... leaning towards the Fitbit Flex. I'm hoping it will motivate me to MOVE more!
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I have the fit bit one and love it. I used to have the ultra.. until it died.. and had to go lut and get the one the next day. Another thing I learned is you can also linked myfinesspal to your fitbit account and they sinc together..
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I just got the fitbit one this week and really like it. The reviews were better for it over the flex. I agree that it isn't totally accurate, but it gives good directional information and I am really glad I got it.
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I have the zip and love it because it clips inside my bra so I can wear it no matter what I'm wearing.
Ditto! Hubby has to clip his to his pants and he forgets it a lot more, mine I don't and I can't even tell it's there! I love it and it does get me to push myself especially on the days I am less active because less is going on with the kids!
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A collective 'Thanks!' again to all of you above who responded. I'm still very interested... just confused about whether I'd be ok with the Fitbit Zip... or if I really *need* the more expensive Fitbit One or Fitbit Flex model. IMO there are pros and cons to each of them. I appreciate everyone's comments.
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A collective 'Thanks!' again to all of you above who responded. I'm still very interested... just confused about whether I'd be ok with the Fitbit Zip... or if I really *need* the more expensive Fitbit One or Fitbit Flex model. IMO there are pros and cons to each of them. I appreciate everyone's comments.
I don't know the difference between them but I got the FitBit One a week ago, it motivates me to keep moving to reach the 10K per day, I like it
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