During quarantine, many people worldwide took their fitness seriously and worried about being the best and healthy version of themselves. You might be one of them trying to improve your fitness and track the progress. There are multiple apps that you can try to track your progress, but when you exercise, run, or jog, you cannot keep track of the calories, heart rates, etc. on your own. It would be best to have a smartwatch that can do these things for you without distracting you from your workout. If you are looking for any such gadget, then you must check out the following list of activity tracking smartwatches:

 

 

 

Xiaomi Mi Band 4

The Mi Band 4 has a 0.95-inch AMOLED display with 5ATM water-resistant rating with 2.5D tempered glass with an anti-fingerprint coating on the screen. It supports six workout modes, including the treadmill, exercise, outdoor running, cycling, walking, and swimming. It can count and track your steps, distance, and calories burned in a workout session. Along with receiving the workout completion notifications, you can set your workout goals. It can monitor your sleep, heart rate, all-day heart rate quotient, resting heart rate, heart rate chart, and more. You can switch to Do Not Disturb mode, control music, use Bluetooth broadcasting, check OTA updates.

Apple Watch Series 6

Watch Series 6 is one of the best smartwatches in the market that offers some unique features to measure your health while and after exercising. Using this watch, you can measure your blood oxygen level, check your heart rates, and more. You can precisely check and track your daily activity and workouts, including swimming. You can stay connected with people via texts and calls and listen to music on the go. It has a retina display with 2.5x brighter outdoors when your wrist is down. You can personalize your watch band, and share watch faces. It brings you an ECG on your wrist for checking heart rates and rhythm.

Garmin Forerunner 45

The Forerunner 45 is the GPS running watch that features all the running-related tools you will need. It has a sleek and lightweight design that you can wear all day and night. It will let you check your heart rate on the wrist and features GPS for tracking your distance, pace, intervals, and more. It has connected features like smart notifications for texts and calls. You can automatically upload your progress on Garmin Connect online community, check live tracking, and control music playing on a paired compatible smartphone. It also has some Safety and tracking features that send your real-time location to emergency contacts via paired compatible smartphones. It can run up to 7 days in smartwatch mode and 14 hours in GPS mode.

Garmin Forerunner 945

Forerunner 945 is a premium triathlon smartwatch that also features music. You can sync music from some music streaming services (when paired with a compatible smartphone), store up to 1,000 songs on your watch, and connect with Bluetooth headphones. It has safety and tracking features with incident detection that sends your real-time location to emergency contacts via paired compatible smartphones. You can use it to check altitude acclimation status along with VO2 max and training status with heat adjustments, training load focus, recovery time, and aerobic & anaerobic training effects. Use its full-color, onboard maps to check your running route. It can work for up to 2 weeks on a single charge.

Suunto 9

Suunto 9 is a premium quality market-leading smartwatch known for its enduring performance and as a companion for extreme sports. It features 80 built-in sports modes to offer a versatile and robust performance regardless of the sports you are playing. The sports modes will also help you gain knowledge about the intervals and intensity zones to guide your training. It is water-resistant for up to 100 meters and has a Barometric Altitude Information feature that performs better than a regular GPS-based altitude reader. It has 120 hours of extended battery life, and you can switch between Performance, Endurance, or Ultra intelligent battery modes. This is an ideal watch for athletes and extreme sports players.

The watches mentioned in this list are compatible with people with different requirements and have some unique fitness goals. Each of these has something unique to offers, so you can choose the one that meets your demands. 

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