What Kind Of Fitness Fanatic Are You? Find Your Perfect Fitness Wearable To Fit Your Needs

If you are among the 80% of adults that sit for work, US News may say you have “Sitting Disease.” Prolonged sitting causes achy joints, lower back pain, and enhances the likelihood of becoming overweight. In an attempt to counteract the so called “sitting disease” Microsoft, Nike, Jawbone, Garmin, Fitbit, and others came out with a few designs to keep the typical office worker motivated and moving.

Having trouble deciding which sleek design is for you? We’ve selected our top 3 picks of fitness wearables and compared them.

Nike+ Fuelband SE $79

Product Details

  • Tells time
  • Tracks steps, & calories burned
  • Measures sleep, & restlessness
  • Syncs with Android or IOS devices
  • Tracks a wide range of activities
  • Nike + groups so you can stay motivated with friends
  • Bluetooth
  • Water-resistant

Product Look

  • Available in 3 sizes (5 inch, 6 inch, 7 inch)
  • Additional inserts for sizing available
  • Available in black, green, pink, and orange
  • Adjustable light

Product Downside

  • User cannot add in additional exercises.
  • User cannot hide certain information from friends on Nike + groups
  • User cannot track nutrition

Fitbit Flex $99.95

Product Details

  • Tracks steps & calories burned
  • Measures sleep, restlessness, & includes alarm based on sleep cycle
  • Food database
  • Fitbit friends so you can stay motivated with friends
  • Tracks distance traveled
  • Syncs with Android or IOS devices
  • Tracks trends

Product Look

  • Available in small & large
  • Available in black, green, purple, teal, red, blue, orange, light blue, pink

Product Downside

  • Does not track all exercises included stairs
  • Lacks full screen
  • Does not tell time

JAWBONE Up 24  $129.99

Product Details

  • Tracks steps & calories burned
  • Measures sleep, restlessness, & includes alarm based on sleep cycle
  • Food database on UP
  • UP groups so you can stay motivated with friends
  • Syncs with Android or IOS devices
  • Vibrates from lack of movement
  • Battery life of 7 days

Product Look

  • Available in 3 sizes (6 inch, 7 inch, 8 inch)
  • Available in orange, black, green, blue, pink, red

Product Downside

  • No screen
  • Most expensive of the 3

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