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  • Reliability

    The Reliability of Fitness Trackers: Do They Provide Accurate Data?

    In the modern world of high technologies, few can imagine their lives without devices and gadgets that make our life easier in many ways. The sports market is not an exception. It is full of different devices that are targeted as tools for more effective workouts. Fitness Trackers, that have become very popular in the last few years, will help you to monitor such metrics as burnt calories, steps, heart rate, and pulse. Nevertheless, are the measurements trustworthy? Let’s find out.

    1.  Steps

    Professionals argue that the majority of fitness trackers measure steps throughout the day properly and provide accurate results. There can be some exceptions though. For example, the number of steps of people who walk to slowly can slightly differ from the real picture. Nevertheless, professionals also recommend wearing a hip tracker for more accurate results as wrists ones can detect a lot of hand movements.