Health & Fitness Gear Reviews

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We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in health & fitness gears.

Garmin Vivosport (2017) review

The Vivosport may look and feel like a simple fitness band, but its onboard tech puts it on a par with many larger, more expensive smartwatches. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Garmin Vivosport Review

  • GPS
  • Heart rate monitoring
  • Smart notifications
  • Slim / lightweight
  • Counts sets and reps
  • Touchy touchscreen
Our Score 9

Fitbit Ionic Review

  • Incredible battery life
  • Automatic workout tracking is a nice addition
  • Waterproof up to 50 meters
  • Great interchangeable bands
  • Stores up to 300 songs
  • App offerings leave a bit to be desired
  • Lacks the ability to respond to text…
  • Not as full-featured as other smartwatches on the…
Our Score 8

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 Review

  • Bright screen
  • Lightweight and comfortable
  • Heart rate monitor
  • Android and iOS support
  • Long battery life
  • No feedback or encouragement
  • Import only
  • Proprietary charger
Our Score 7

Bellabeat Leaf Review

  • Unique feminine design
  • Can wear it in a variety of ways
  • Encouraging, simple app
  • Tracks more than just fitness and sleep
  • Breathing exercises are great
  • App bugs are still being worked out
  • Tracker could be more accurate
Our Score 8

Lumos Cycling Helmet Review

  • Bright lights front and rear
  • Easy to use and set up
  • Comfortable to wear
  • Waterproof
  • Increases safety on a bike
  • Expensive
  • Build quality could be improved
Our Score 8

Skinners barefoot running socks Review

  • Comfortable (breathable design, comfortable fit)
  • Protect feet even on rough terrain
  • Anti-slip for both running and other physical…
  • Truly a “barefoot” or minimalist experience
  • Sole material clings to everything – impossible…
  • Not ideal for colder temperatures
Our Score 8

Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS Review

  • Lightweight
  • Stylish design
  • Smart Notifications
  • Vibration alarms
  • Waterproof
  • Only one scroll button
Our Score 9

Styr Labs fitness system Review

  • Smart Water Bottle provides useful data
  • App works with other devices, easy to use
  • Good value equipment
  • Activity tracker misses out on key features
  • Questionable accuracy on Smart Scales
  • Supplements aren’t pleasant.
  • Little feedback on progress
Our Score 5