By Melanie Ortel
Whether you’re looking for something special for yourself, the exercise enthusiast in your life, or someone still trying to fulfill last year’s New Year’s resolution, you’ll find mobile tech fitness accessories galore to choose from this holiday season that will bring joy and fitness to every that will lifestyle on your list.
Give the gift of Fitbit and power any workout with a Bluetooth-enabled device that offers real-time updates on steps walked, distance covered and calories burned. Surprise mom with the Fitbit Zip and keep her motivated during her daily walk or keep fitness goals top of mind for loved ones juggling work, errands and family responsibilities with the Fitbit One.
Or, wrap up the water-resistant, stylish Fitbit Flex wristband or the UP by Jawbone for the sporty student in your life or the routine gym-goer who wants an edge in their workout and the ability to track and analyze their fitness goals, diet, energy and sleep patterns. And toss in a Mophie Juice Pack Powerstation if they’re accessing apps and music on their phone or tablet and a Belkin Armband as a stocking stuffer so they can listen to playlists with ease.
For the one who’s up on the latest in health monitoring, check out the Scosche RHYTHM Armband Pulse Monitor so they can track workout intensity, daily progress, and listen to music all at once, or consider the Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale so they can monitor their weight, BMI and other health info and share it on Facebook and other fitness websites as they see “fit.”
No doubt music boosts motivation, but nothing’s more frustrating during a run than earphones flopping around. Pick from several, top-performers for the runner on your list this year, including the lightweight LG Tone+ Bluetooth Stereo Headset, Jabra Sport Wireless+ or Yurbuds Inspire, all of which deliver exceptional clarity and stay put during rigorous activity.
And impress any cyclists on your list with the LifeProof Bike Mount that secures an iPhone to their handlebars so they can track their route, listen to music or even film their ride.
To catch up on all the gadgets and gear this holiday season, visit the “Get Fit” zone at VerizonWireless.com or in one of our newly redesigned Smart Stores to find the right mobile technology to fit your workout and lifestyle.