Do you fitness track? If you have a fitness routine and a tracker, how well do they work together to inform you about your progress?

They’re getting smaller and smaller–I just saw news of an Apple-compatible one that’s simply a ring, yet it does all of the things:


Here’s a review from PC Mag: https://www.pcmag.com/review/356274/motiv-ring

If you’re really considering getting a fitness tracker, or a new one, though, or just want to know about how they work, then check out a broader review as Consumer Reports has: https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/fitness-trackers/buying-guide/index.htm 

Personally, I’ve been trying out the BellaBeat. It’s lovely because I do feel more inclined to pay attention to my wellness, and I don’t really mind wearing it. I do feel disappointed though, because I thought it might monitor heartrate, and I didn’t really investigate how it does the things it claims to do. I think I overlooked that “little” detail, and learned, once again, that it’s easy to get caught up in hype or indecision and just make a decision that doesn’t old true to your starting criteria. Now I’m here to encourage #InformedDecisions.

@PCMag, @ConsumerReports, #FitnessTrackers, #ConsumerLiteracy

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