Friday, January 27, 2017

3 Ways Fitness/Activity Tracker can Help Improve your Exercise

Its no doubt that inactivity tracking can lead to improper health and personal issue. In recent years, people have become increasingly interested in monitoring and better understanding their health, and fitness tracking will likely increasing in future.

However, people who into Exercise and Body Building, it is important to own a Fitness Tracker to enable you improve your exercise. Fitness trackers are one popular way to keep track of your progress, depending on the tracker you use, it can track steps, calories, distance traveled, caloric intake, and even heart rate and sleep monitor.

Some of the trackers even offer GPS tracking to map your distance and pace. While fitness trackers may seem like a needless investment for those who already have an athletic activities, fitness trackers can be the “ghost you” you’ve been looking to compete with all along!

Here are 3 Ways Fitness/Activity Tracker can Help Improve your Exercise.

1. Beat Yesterday, Every Day
The recent improvements made in current Fitness trackers learns you your current activity level, it has the capability of assigning an attainable daily step goal. As you meet your milestones, it will adjust your goal for the next day, gradually nudging you toward a healthier lifestyle. Throughout your day, it reminds you to stay active with a move bar and vibration alert if you’ve been inactive for 1 hour.

 You can also set the daily goal yourself. Fitness trackers can automatically syncs data to your smartphone throughout the day to save your stats to our free online community. For examplae, you can download Garmin Connect Mobile to your phone or log on to Garmin Connect via your desktop, where you can save, plan and share your activity and beat yesterday in your daily step count.

Also, you can Connect with other users to challenge and compete. For detailed calorie tracking, you can create an account at MyFitnessPal and link it to your Garmin Connect account. This allows you to compare calories consumed to total calories burned, which fitness trackers records throughout the day.

2. Measure Activity Intensity with Wrist-based Heart Rate
Some activity trackers tracker uses Elevate wrist heart rate technology to monitor heart rate from your wrist 24/7. That gives you the freedom to work out however you want, with no additional heart rate strap needed. Using heart rate enabled tracker, provides calories burned information.

Whether you’re going for a jog, playing a pick-up game with friends or trying out a new boot camp class, it quantifies the intensity of your fitness activities using intensity minutes. This feature lets you monitor your progress against activity goals recommended by health organizations like the American Heart Association, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.

Also, some trackers has smart activity tracker that able distance tracking, time and pace for indoor or outdoor activities. With the GPS enabled, you can get even more accurate distance and pace stats as well as a map of your activity when running or walking outdoors. In addition to all this, some can also measures floors climbed and intensity minutes.

3. Sleep Tracking
Quality sleep is very important to athletics. Back in the day, tracking the quality of your sleep meant sleeping in a lab with wires hooked up to you to determine whether you were in REM(Rapid Eye Movement) or NREM (Non-Rapid Eye Movement) sleep. But now, fitness trackers can easily determine the quality of your sleep right from your wrist based on your movement during sleep.

Sleep is an instrumental determinate in the quality of your health and lifestyle and ensuring you get at least 3 full cycles of sleep in a night is pivotal to maintaining the energy you need throughout your day while giving your brain ample time to store and process everything that’s happened in the day prior.
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