by My Nguyen

November 17, 2016

Work Out Smarter with Wearables

Now that fitness trackers have been around for a while, developers are taking them to the new level. Fitness trackers are just ideal for people who do a lot of cardiovascular based sport such as running, swimming or cycling. When it comes to the gym, the functions need to be more specializing in muscle, weightlifting, and so on. WT | Wearable Technologies once covered this topic. However, here is the update of the new best heroes in the market.

Atlas Wristband 2
Atlas Wristband 2 which tracks every workouts is exactly for you to hit the gym. The wristband removes the burden of manual tracking entirely. It is the only fitness wearable that automatically identifies your exercises, then records reps, and essential data to showcase your workouts in unprecedented detail. It can monitor your body in 3D. It can discover various kinds of your exercises, for example, push-ups, bicep curls and weight lifting. If your favorite one is not in the database, you can teach Atlas Wristband 2. It is able to recognise the new exercise.

GymWatch
The GymWatch is an interesting weightlifting tracker. It is able to measure your motion and form over various types of weightlifting exercises. The device is worn as an armband or on the upper leg and provides you with real-time verbal feedback. It also keeps track of your movement when you’re on a machine or even using your own body weight. Additionally, it will also give you a warning when you are using incorrect form. A plus is the battery level is a decent 30 days, which should cover your workout the whole month.

Push Armband
Push Armband is another tracker that is adept at analysing your movements. In addition, the device can provide true objective insights about your performance in the weight room. This is an arm-based activity tracker plus mobile app that sends real-time weight-lifting data to your smartphone. It is able to detect exercise repetitions. Moreover, it also gives you feedback after each set to let you know whether to keep pushing or to hold back.

Actofit
Actofit is the latest fitness tracker among the fitness trackers in the market which defines mainly for the gym. It automates comprehensive workout tracking & provides actionable insight. Using machine learning algorithms Actofit goes deeper into advanced motion tracking to identify more than 75 exercises. It can count reps, evaluate form, measure heart rate, calories burned and more to auto-log comprehensive sessions and granular workout statistics; allowing you to evaluate data to make informed decisions. Besides, it still tracks steps, sleep, sports and continuous heart rate. Additionally, it is water resistant.

Beast
Want to grow your muscle faster? Beast is your choice. Beast can show you in real-time how much you are pushing, rep by rep, whether you are lifting weights, using a machine or performing body weight exercises. You can choose to visualize Speed, Power or Strength, and monitor your performance live while working out. You can review your results while resting between each set and receive indications about how to make your training more effective: for example the Beast App accesses all your data to suggest optimal weight to use or the number of reps to perform to reach your training goal faster.

Whether you are just a beginner or a hardened gym buff, these wearables above can support you to take your gym session to a new level.