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Top 5: The Best Smart Fitness Trackers

Keeping track of your steps or your heart rate might seem like a small thing, but it can contribute a lot to your overall health. One of the simplest ways to track your fitness — whether it’s just by measuring the number of steps you take in a day, or whether it’s monitoring your heart rate regularly, or whether it’s tracking the distance and time and even the route of your runs or exercise bike journeys — is to buy a smart fitness tracker, one that syncs with your smartphone or tablet. These are the five best wireless trackers we’ve tested as of November 6, 2015.

Jawbone UP2 Australian Pricing and Release Date

The new entry level band is smaller and lighter without sacrificing any of the features you want. But how much will it cost here in Australia?

Jawbone UP3 Review: A Fitness Fiasco

The UP3 was supposed to be so much better. It was supposed to be fashion-forward. It was supposed to be waterproof. It was supposed to be more intelligent than any other fitness tracker. It isn’t. I spent the last couple weeks trying to like this band, and I just can’t do it.

Why Aren't Fitness Trackers Actually Accurate?

There are dozens of different fitness trackers on electronics store shelves these days, and they all measure movement and energy expenditure and fitness in wildly different ways. But it turns out that no one tracker is more competent than another in actually accurately tracking your steps, even though the aggregate day-to-day data is what matters.

The Best Fitness Tracker For Every Need

Like many of you, I work in front of a computer. They’re powerful devices, but they also suck your will to live and trick you into never, ever getting up and going outside. Reasons like that are why fitness trackers were invented.

Top 5: Best Fitness Band/Activity Trackers

Chart: Looking for a new fitness band? Here are the best non-smartwatch activity trackers available in Australia as of November 25, 2014.

Jawbone UP Move: Australian Review

Fitness trackers are great, if you buy into that sort of ‘quantified self’ thing. Having easily understandable data on your daily activity helps you measure one day against the next, pat yourself on the back when you hit your goals and work out when you have to get outside and actually move. The UP Move is the cheapest way to get yourself into Jawbone’s now-excellent app and its associated ecosystem.

Jawbone UP3 Hands On: A Fitness Tracker With Some Fashion Sense

Everybody’s vying for fitness tracker dominance. Microsoft released its Band last week, and new models of the Fitbit and Basis smartwatches are on the way. Now, Jawbone wants create a fashionable fitness tracker that you wouldn’t mind wearing all day.

Jawbone UP3: Track More Stuff Than Ever With This Tiny Band

So you’ve been tracking your steps and sleep for a while, but what if it’s not enough for you. What if you want to track way more stuff? That’s where the Jawbone UP3 comes into play, with heart rate tracking and new bioimpedance sensors.

The Jawbone Up Move Is A Tiny, Clip-On Pendant For Basic Tracking

Let’s not split hairs: fitness trackers can be pretty expensive. You’re looking at anywhere between $100-$200 for a decent fitness tracking band for your wrist or to clip onto your pants, for example. So, in a bid to lower the cost of entry into the fitness tracking space, Jawbone has decided to create a cute little fitness pendant called the Up Move for just $69.

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