If you were wearing a fitness tracker, you would have the data you need to increase your goal to walking ten thousand steps today instead of your nine thousand steps from this time last week. In fact, many fitness trackers will buzz to remind you to work towards beating your previous scores. If you have a friend who also wears a fitness tracker, there is the added accountability to each other if you choose to compare data. Some fitness tracker manufacturers have caught onto this and now include a feature to add and challenge friends in their fitness tracker smartphone and computer apps.
Your data tracked includes your heart rate, which has a significant impact on overall health. Keep reading to learn more.