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Fitness Trackers That Are Smart and Stylish

Fitness trackers measure sleep patterns, calories consumed and just about all daily activity.

By Jackie Rogers April 5, 2017 Published in the March-April 2017 issue of Sarasota Magazine

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Health Tracking Elegance

Modern and stylish, the Moonbeam tracking device records your daily activity and sleep cycles, plus alerts you to incoming calls and notifications. The polished ceramic core is a featherweight 0.5 ounces, hypoallergenic and scratch resistant. With design details of premium leather and rose gold-plated metal, the Moonbeam is one of the most elegant fitness trackers. | 10-day battery life, water-resistant. $79.99

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Married to Fitness

Enjoy fashion and function in this fitness tracker ring by Ringly. The ring records steps taken, distance traveled and calories burned. Then you manage activity goals and review your progress using the Ringly app. Ringly also offers a bracelet that manages all activity, alerts you to calls and emails, and sends you notifications from more than 100 apps. With many stones to choose from, you’ll want more than one. Both include a charging box and micro USB cable. Water-resistant. | Into The Woods Emerald Ring $195 and Lapis Bracelet, $245,

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Fit to Impress

The AsusZen3 SmartWatch, with its diamond cut bezel, premium stainless steel, Italian leather band and 50 customizable watch faces, wants to impress. A three-button operating system also makes it simple to use. The watch connects to the ASUS ZenFit app for a complete picture of your daily activity. Switches to EcoMode to preserve battery life plus alerts you to emails, breaking news and much more. | Water-resistant, fast charging and rugged. $229 at

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Set the Pace

Lighten up your run with the Amazfit Pace. This GPS-enabled smartwatch with internal music storage allows for phone-free running. The watch connects to Bluetooth ear buds so no more pesky wires swinging in the breeze. Trim and lightweight, this device tracks your pace, cadence, distance, time, heart rate and elevation. It even alerts you to incoming calls and emails. | $159.99 at

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Garmin Vívofit Activity Tracker

Need a little extra boost to start you on the path to better health? The Garmin Vivofit smartwatch greets you with a personalized daily goal, tracks your progress and reminds you when it’s time to get up and move. Not only does it display steps, calories, distance and sleep activity, but it also has a plan and share feature to which you can connect to see a complete picture of your progress, join online challenges and earn virtual badges for those days when you need a little extra motivation. | One-year battery life, water-resistant, $99.99 at

Body Fat Scanner

Accurately measure and analyze your overall body fat percentage to better target your weekly workouts. The Skulpt scanner (about the size of a smart phone) identifies the relative strength of your muscles and muscle quality through weak electrical currents passing through your muscles, sends the information to an app on your smart phone for analysis, then suggests an exercise regime and nutritional plan to reach your goals. Skulpt Scanner, charging cradle, spray water bottle and access to workout and dietary advice via Skulpt App. | $99 from

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