New Year – New Fitness Goals with A Smartwatch

by SAM PHIPPS

January is the perfect time to work off some of that Christmas excess! There’s no better way to get motivated than with a Smartwatch.

I have had my Apple watch for two years now and I love it. Even though I am not the slightest bit competitive, It does motivate me to keep an eye on the activity app. Perfect for seeing how many steps I’ve completed or to give me a kick up the backside when I’m not moved for the last hour! It’s also perfect for recording walks or runs, something which I enjoy doing most weekends.

In January adverts and programs are very much dominated by fitness and exercise and it’s easy to put extra unnecessary pressure on yourself. The best way to look at it is positively, just do as little or as much as you feel comfortable with. Start gently if you’ve not exercised for a while and build it up gradually. Sadly there is no quick fix and it’s might get harder before it gets easier.

There are several online apps which can be Linked to smartwatches so another great tool for motivation. When I first took up running the only thing holding me back was me but now I look back on my watch and my activity app and I can see how far I’ve come. You too can achieve your goals.

Whilst smartwatches can be pricey they are a good investment and much cheaper than a year’s gym membership. Watches come in a price range to suit most budgets so why not see if you can find one to help you stay fit and healthy. The hardest decision is which one to choose as the choices below are super stylish.

Smartwatches

Fitbit Versa 2 Smart Watch rrp £129.00

Features include a choice of watch straps, on-screen coaching, GPS connectable, Water Resistant, Sleep monitoring.

Fitbit Versa 2 Smart watch

Michael Kors Smartwatch RRP £339.00

Features Include Google Pay, GPS, Heart rate Tracking, Swim proof, Multi-Day Battery Life

Michael Kors Smart watch

Apple Watch Series 3 RRP £199.00

Features Include, 32mm or 33mm watch strap choice, GPS, Heart monitor, Time, Stopwatch, Choice to upgrade to Cellular, Water Resistant, Compatible to Apple I Phones.

Apple I watch series 3

Garmin Venu Smartwatch RRP £249.99 – £279.00

Features include Emails and text alerts. Garmin Coaching, Animated workouts, Music on the Go, Garmin Pay.

Garmin Venu

Apple Watch Series 6 RRP £379.00

Features Include Apple Fitness, Blood Oxygen Sensor, Sleep well App, Water Resistant 50 metres. Improved Healthy heart rate monitor, Apple Pay, GPS for distance, speed & Pace.

Apple Watch Series 6

Fitbit Charge 4 RRP £99.00

Features Include Active zone minutes, Smart wake, Sleep score, Water Resistant 50 metres, Two strap choices, Fitness activity tracker.

Fitbit Charge

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