Sunday 19 November 2017

Three of the best... Activity Trackers

Apple Watch Sport, €429, available from, online only.
Apple Watch Sport, €429, available from, online only.
Fitbit Charge HR, €149.99, available from
Garmin Forerunner, €255, available from

Fitbit  Charge HR

The Charge HR tracks all day activity and workouts and unlike some other activity chargers, it has built-in heart rate monitoring so it tracks all exercise even if it's not step-based. The battery life is five days.

BUY €149.99, available from

Garmin Forerunner

Geared toward runners, this uses GPS to calculate distance and pace and has an in-built accelerometer for when you're on an indoor track or treadmill. You can also get customised training plans from Garmin Connect for real-time coaching and it reminds you when it's time to move if you've been sitting for too long.

BUY €255, available from

Apple Watch Sport

This has up to 18 hours of battery life and as well as staying connected and looking great, you can also track your daily activity and start a workout using only your voice. It comes with a heart rate sensor, accelerometer and gyroscope.

BUY €429, available from, online only

Irish Independent

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