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Polar’s Ignite fitness watch puts a fire into workouts, sparks your recovery

Polar puts a fire into your workouts and ramps up your recovery with its new Ignite fitness watch. Designed for athletes and fitness enthusiasts, Polar's latest smartwatch offers advanced sleep metrics, personalized training plans, and relaxation tips to help you reach your fitness goals.
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The Polar Ignite watch rekindled my fitness efforts and then doused them again

The Polar Ignite boasts heart rate tracking, built-in GPS, and in-depth activity and sleep tracking all wrapped up in an understated package, but it has a lot of competition. I tried it out for a week or so to see how accurate it is and to try and get some motivation, but the goals proved tough to meet.
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Sleep Smarter: The Best Labor Day Sales on Smart Mattresses

Smart mattresses might have higher price tags than your traditional mattress, but this Labor Day you can save hundreds on mattresses that heat up and cool down, change firmness, and monitor trends in your sleep cycle.
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Specialized used 3D-printing and liquid polymer to make a better bike seat

Specialized has developed a method for designing and creating bike seats using 3D printing and liquid polymers that it calls Mirror Technology. This approach allows infinite tuning of the saddle to improve comfort, stability, and safety on a level that traditional padding can't come close to replicating in any way.
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The Suunto 5 sports watch is durable, but the display holds it back

Suunto set a high bar last year with the touchscreen-enabled Suunto 9, but its latest fitness watch, the Suunto 5, is a step backward. The watch offers Suunto's most exciting training and battery technology, but an uncomfortable band and low-quality display leaves us disappointed.
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Keep active and get a refurbished Fitbit Charge 3 on Walmart for 25% less

The Fitbit Charge 2 has long been the company’s bestselling fitness tracker. Affordably priced and filled with health features, it has now been upgraded through the Fitbit Charge 3. It basically still does the same things but has been made better with a more refined fit, functions, and accessories. Get it for only $112 on Walmart.
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Work out in style with this Fitbit Blaze smartwatch, now 21% less on Walmart

A lot of smartwatches nowadays are being marketed as fitness trackers as well. Aside from receiving smart notifications, these watches boast robust fitness tracking that makes them essential devices for the health-conscious. One such watch is the Fitbit Blaze, the company’s first smartwatch. Get it on Walmart for just $159.
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Track your progress with this renewed Fitbit Versa Lite for $110 at Walmart

Fitness trackers provide you with a clearer understanding of your physical well-being without the need to see a physician. Like tiny doctors you wear on your wrist, they can measure your vitals, step count, calories burned, and more. A great and affordable fitness tracker is the Fitbit Versa Lite, now $110 on Walmart.
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Get moving with Garmin’s Vivoactive 3 multisport smartwatch for $220 at Walmart

Right now, Garmin is most famous for making fitness trackers, wearables meant to compete with tech giants like Apple and Fitbit. One of their recent offerings, the Garmin Vivoactive 3, boasts a gamut of features geared towards the wellness-minded and is available at the very reasonable price of $220 on Walmart.
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Wear the elegant Garmin Vivomove HR Hybrid smartwatch for 15% less on Amazon

Wearables are coming into their own and are looking less like traditional timepieces. They come in all shapes and sizes. While that's not bad, some people still want a smartwatch with a more orthodox façade, like the Garmin Vivomove HR. You can wear it on a run as well as in the boardroom for $170 on Amazon.
Fitbit Ace 2 review

Fitbit Ace 2 review

With its Ace 2 fitness tracker for kids, Fitbit didn't just take one of its adult fitness bands and repackage it. The company instead listened to feedback and designed a tracker kids actually will enjoy wearing. From colorful bands to a kid-friendly interface, there's a lot to like about the Ace 2.
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Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4 impressions: All the fitness tracker you need

The Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4 is one of the best value products available, and one of the only fitness bands you should consider buying. It costs a lot less than similar wearables from the big-names but does just as much, plus it has a colorful AMOLED screen, and even the option to change watch faces.
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How accurate are fitness trackers and does it matter? We asked an expert

Fitness trackers are hugely popular now and they help us to count our steps, measure our heart rates, and record all of our daily activity. Whether you use a smartwatch or a simple fitness band, you may be wondering just how accurate is the underlying technology? We dug into the research and asked an expert to find out.
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Specialized’s new road ebike will cure your range anxiety for good

Specialized Bikes has released a new line of ebikes that are lightweight, fast, and have an extended range of as much as 120 miles, eliminating range anxiety for riders who fear running out of battery on a long ride. Best of all, those batteries can recharge in as little as 2.5 hours, getting you on the road sooner.
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Materials in new Nike Joyride running shoes put environmentalists on alert

Nike has introduced a new running shoe technology called Joyride that uses thousands of tiny plastic beats to provide a bean-bag like cushioning for the foot. But those very same beads have already become a cause for concern with environmentalists who question the use of microplastics and their impact on the planet.
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Trippy VR demo reads your brain waves to create sleep-inducing visuals

Struggle to get to sleep at night? Researchers in the Exertion Games Lab at Australia’s RMIT University have been experimenting with ways to combine a person’s brain activity with virtual reality headsets to create a kind of VR lullaby machine. Here's how it works -- and what's next.
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Google Fit is so buggy that some users can’t even log in

Google Fit may have gotten a major redesign less than a year ago, but it doesn't seem as though Google is keeping up with the app. According to new reports, the app is so buggy that some users can't even log in, while others are experiencing issues with syncing and tracking.
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Check out the best new gear from the Summer Outdoor Retailer 2019 convention

At the 2019 summer Outdoor Retailer convention held annually in Denver, Colorado the top brands from the outdoor industry unveiled hundreds of new products to help keep us safe and comfortable in the outdoors. From boots and backpacks to sleeping bags and tents, this is the very best new outdoor gear unveiled at the show.
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A cardiac arrest-detecting smart speaker could save your life

Smart speakers are great for everything from playing music to operate our smart homes. But could they soon also help save lives as well? An innovative research project from the University of Washington could help smart speakers detect cardiac arrest while you sleep.
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Best Buy focuses on fitness with new range of high-tech gym equipment

Best Buy is focusing on fitness with the launch of new in-store spaces featuring a range of connected health-boosting equipment. Coming to 100 Best Buy stores this year, the collection includes everything from exercise bikes and rowing machines to treadmills and fitness recovery systems.
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Want a good night’s sleep? Delete that sleep-tracking app, expert advises

Sleep-tracking apps could actually be making your sleep worse, a British sleep expert has warned. Dr Guy Leschziner, a sleep disorder specialist working at Guy's hospital in London, has said the use of sleep tracking technology can raise anxieties about sleep to the point where users can develop insomnia.
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The Nowa Superbe tracks fitness, without looking like it belongs in the gym

The Nowa Superbe is not a hybrid smartwatch, as it doesn’t deliver notifications, and is instead a basic fitness tracker wearing its best party outfit, for those who hate the idea of wearing a fitness tracker that looks like it really only belongs in the gym. We've worn it for a few days to see how it performs.
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Amazon slices Fitbit Versa and Fitbit Ionic smartwatch prices by up to 20%

Miss our Fitbit Ionic and Versa smartwatch deal from April? While Rakuten has since sold out of its stock, Amazon has a deal on either fitness smartwatch that matches Rakuten's price, saving you up to 20%. Get to work on that summer bod (there's still time left).
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The Coros Pace GPS smartwatch gets a $100 price cut from Amazon

There's more to fitness trackers than Fitbit and Garmin: The excellent Coros Pace is a GPS watch that’s perfect for runners and marathoners (and great for other activities as well), and it just got a nice 33% discount on Amazon.
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Forget foam. This fluid-filled helmet mimics your brain to protect your head

The Fluid Inside head protection system is designed to not just protect an athletes skull, but the brain as well, by mimicking the fluids that protect us from repeated impacts and sudden, jarring hits. The system is more than the sum of its parts however, strategically placing the fluid pods to prevent the most common sport injuries.
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Cannondale’s Treadwell app features bring a new joy to casual biking

Cannondale's Treadwell bike is an app-connected option that takes the pain out of owning a bike by not only providing metrics from your ride, but also providing reminders of when and where to get maintenance. With its affordable price and integrated technology it is a bike built for beginners and veteran riders alike.
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The Garmin Forerunner 35 gets a $50 price slash on Amazon

If you’re looking for an easy way to keep track of your fitness goals, a fitness tracker might be just what you need. The Garmin Forerunner 35 is one of our all-time favorites, and it’s on sale right now for $50 off its retail price at Amazon.
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Propella 2.2 eBike Review

Propella’s ebike is an affordable entry-level model that is lightweight be electric bike standards. It offers pedal assist up to 18 miles per hour, has a range of 20-40 miles depending on the mode you select, and a unique design that helps it stand out from the crowd. Perhaps most importantly however is that it rides much more like a traditional bike than most electric models, even with the rear-hub drive turned off.
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Fitbit’s kid-friendly Ace 2 fitness tracker now available for pre-order

Fitbit is now selling its latest wearable for kids, the Fitbit Ace 2. The entry-level fitness tracker counts steps, tracks active minutes, and monitors sleep to help keep kids active and encourage healthy habits throughout the day. The Ace 2 features a new waterproof design and animated watch faces.
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REI slashes prices on Fitbit Versa and Garmin Fenix 5 smartwatches

Fitbit and Garmin make some of the best trackers on the market, and REI has a handful of them on sale right now. These deals let you save as much as $150 on high-end smartwatches like the Garmin Fenix 5.

The best cheap fitness trackers of 2019

We've compiled a list of the best cheap fitness trackers currently on the market. No matter if you're looking for something stylish, simple, or just aren't willing to dish out the kind cash necessary for a high-end model, our list offers something for the fitness enthusiast in everyone.
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Mother’s Day smartwatch sale: Deals on Apple Watch, Fitbit Versa, and more

Mother's Day is coming, and we’ve rounded up some smartwatch deals that would make great gifts for tech-loving moms. These deals run the gamut from fashionable smartwatches to dedicated fitness trackers, with discounts of up to $115.
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REI drops up to $150 off on Garmin fitness smartwatches and fitness trackers

Fitness trackers are a great way to get the most out of your workouts and outdoor activities, and Garmin makes some of the best. If you've been looking for one, then REI has a few top-rated Garmin smartwatches on sale for up to 30% off.
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Garmin Forerunner 245 versus 235: Do maps and music make the step up worthwhile?

Garmin just launched the Forerunner 245, an upgrade to the popular Forerunner 235. So what is new in the Forerunner 245 that makes it such a great training companion? We break down the good and the bad so you can decide if the new Forerunner 245 is the right Garmin for you.