BATTLE! – Fitbit Charge versus Garmin Vivofit 2

Spring has sprung!  Here in the Midwest the weather is warming up as we head into Q2 2015.  Before you throw on your sneakers and go outside you’ll want to make certain you’re wearing the best Activity Tracker for the task.  In this battle my two current favorite devices go toe-to-toe as we compare the Fitbit Charge versus Garmin Vivofit 2.

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QUICK COMPARISON: Fitbit Charge HR versus Garmin vívofit 2 versus Garmin Vivosmart

Garmin’s Vivofit and Vivosmart devices have been some of the top sellers for the last year, and garner some of the highest hits drawn to my site.  They are great devices and remain some of my top suggested buys, especially with the new Vivofit 2 that just came out.  On top of that we have the new Fitbit Charge and Fitbit Charge HR now available — so let’s see how they all compare in this quick look.

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Best Fitness & Activity Trackers for the 2014 Holiday Season

Getting ready to shop this 2014 holiday season?  Do you have a fitness/activity tracker on the list for yourself, or a friend, or family member?  Trying to make heads or tails out of the ever growing selection of products?  Let me help take a little bit of the mystery away by suggesting some of best devices based on price point and features.  Happy holidays!

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PREVIEW: Fitbit releases new Charge, Charge HR, and Surge devices

Yesterday Fitbit announced their new lineup up of fitness/activity trackers for the 2014/2015 calendar year.  These three new devices, the Fitbit Charge, Fitbit Charge HR, and Fitbit Surge, are the culmination of the last year or more of development by the Fitbit team.  Here is a quick preview and some of my thoughts on these devices.

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BATTLE! – Garmin Vivosmart versus Misfit Shine versus Fitbit Flex

People keep asking me what I think about the new Garmin Vivosmart.  Now that they’ve had a chance to work out most of the bugs with some firmware updates, it was finally time for me to test it against my two favorite fitness/activity trackers, the Misfit Shine and Fitbit Flex.  Let’s bring on the battle!

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