I like to have a device that tells me how hard I’m working and something that tracks on the computer. I like the pedometer type devices, like the Fitbit I currently have, and the Striiv pedometer. I am using both of these right now. But they’re lacking the added oomph I’m looking for.
The Nike is a bracelet which hopefully won’t fall off and end up in the toilet, which has happened to me in the past with pedometers that attach to your waistband. It can be worn all the time and tracks your activity and comes with an interactive site, community, and game.
And the Polar is a watch and comes with a chest strap that you wear when exercising to track your heartbeat. This is supposed to help you learn how to best push yourself for maximum effectiveness in your workouts. I am assuming you don’t wear the chest strap all the time, so does the Polar track activity without the strap? This I need to find out.
If that is the case then I will probably save up for the Nike Fuel band because I want to know my caloric expenditure for the day, in addition to when I’m exercising.
Tell me your thoughts please!