Wearable Tech

by Mike Hunter

The start of the new year is occasion for many to focus on their health. With technology, we can get some great assistance to not just stay fit but receive reminders and even “direction” in our lives. Here are some tech devices to do just that.

Garmin-Forerunner-15Garmin Forerunner 15

By tracking distance, pace, heart rate, calories and other activities with this device, users will be truly aware of where they are and what their condition is through these essential stats. GPS mode allows for about eight hours of battery; in activity mode, it is up to five weeks.

Pebble Steel SmartwatchPebble_Steel_Smartwatch

Sleek and subtle, this smartwatch offers glance-able notifications for email, texts and more. It even has a music control. All this on a very readable display that is fully customizable and allows for many apps. Battery charge lasts up to seven days.

Fitbit Surgefitbit_surge

Called the “fitness super watch,” this device tracks GPS, the user’s continuous heart rate, all-day activity stats and sleep. It includes smart notifications and music control as well. Available in multiple colors and sizes.

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