With 2017 under way, I’m sure most of you are conquering (or at least, trying to conquer) your New Years resolutions for getting fit, and if you’re not, it’s never too late to start! Exercising and getting fit may be boring at times, but new wearable fitness technology makes it much more fun and rewarding! 2017 brings fashion into the world of wearable technology – something that was sorely needed. Say goodbye to the obvious rubber bracelet and hello to beautifully designed metals, colors and materials! We dug around and found the best of the best for you to keep up with your goals and track your workouts and daily routine. Now, time to get exercising!
There is no fitness tracker more iconic than Fitbit. One of their newest models is the Flex 2. It’s sleek and slim, and the removable tracker can be moved to other wearables, such as a fashionable metal bracelet or necklace. Plus, it comes in colors that are sure to compliment every piece in your wardrobe.
Do you want a fitness tracker that doesn’t look like a fitness tracker? Withings has released a new smartwatch, Steel HR, and it is oh-so-stylish! Wear it to work, wear it on a run, wear it on a night out – its flexibility is endless.
If you’re an athlete or hardcore fitness guru, check out Under Armour’s Athlete Recovery Sleepwear. They claim that “the print technology on the inside reflects Far Infrared, which helps your body recover faster & promotes better sleep.” How awesome is that?! Imagine waking up in the morning and not being as sore as you usually would after a harsh workout.
Improve your running and form with the Lumo Run. It attaches to your running shorts and should be directly aligned with your spine. Once your run is over, it will give you an analysis of your run and recommend exercises tailored specifically to you – how fabulous!
Want a smartwatch with stellar GPS and fitness features? Then the Garmin Fenix 5 is just for you! It receives a satellite connection, has a heart rate monitor, and a compass with gyroscope and barometric altimeter. It seriously has all the bells and whistles any high-tech fitness adventurer could ever hope for!
Style comes standard with the Fossil Q wearables! They have smartwatches, hybrid smartwatches that look like regular watches, and also fitness trackers. Their smartwatches have built-in fitness trackers for a bonus 2-in-1 deal! Their watches are truly fashionable and classy.
Under Armour just revealed that they will be introducing 3 new smart sneakers into the market some time in 2017. They already have a pair on the market, Gemini 2. The shoes will track and analyze your workout through Under Armour’s MapMyRun app.
Last but not least, we can’t forget about your furry four-legged friends – your pup needs to stay healthy and fit as well! FitBark makes a fitness tracker for your dog – it clips right on to their collar! It will track all activity and sleeping habits. Not only is it a fun way to track your exercise together, but it’s also great because you can analyze the data and see if there is anything abnormal happening with their sleep cycles or daily routines – catch discomfort and illness early and tackle it head-on!