Fitness bands or fitness trackers are mostly used in the form of wrist bands. Nowadays many use this wearable gadgets to have a check on their health and fitness. The fitness bands has sensors to track the movements and calculate number of steps moved, how much number of calories burnt from the workouts you do, how much of distance you cover by moving throughout the day.

Many of the fitness bands have features like heart rate monitor, altimeter to count number of flights of stairs climbed, track for separate sport activities like running, tennis, cricket and separate for workout activities such as jogging, treadmill, sit ups etc.. it has count for numbers and also the calories burnt through these activities.

The indicator alarms in these bands reminds us drinking enough water which is an important fitness parameter. This also keep ourselves hydrated. It reminds us to move if we are in a sedentary position for a long time. It also monitors the hours of sleep. The device offers solutions to those who are interested in working towards specific health and fitness goals.

Gives motivation:

Though staying fit and doing exercises is good for health and even if we are aware of it we lag from this concept by ourselves sometimes. Due to busy work schedule or any other works we easily miss workout and exercises especially without gym training or without any fitness trainers we lack motivation to keep us fit sometimes. But with these fitness tracker bands through the count and reminders we stay motivated ourselves. we try to achieve the targets and goals set by trackers. And achieving these goals gives us happiness as we accomplished the targets. Most tracking devices let us to share our progress with friends on social media and create personal workout groups with competitive goals.

Helps in setting and achieving goals:

Regular use of fitness tracker boosts your daily workouts and makes them achievable. Regular reminders improves our motivation level. It keeps the record of the exercises done so that keeps encouraging to know how far you moved. This track of your progress keeps you going and move on to the next step. Always set short time and realistic goals, so that you can achieve the goals easily and it keeps you motivated. Especially losing weight is a great task for many, as most have fixed to a sedentary life style nowadays. So Keeping short time goals and achieving it keeps you going to reach your weight loss target and long term goals.

Regular use of fitness tracker boosts your daily workouts and makes them achievable. Most trackers have built in screens, statistics, vibrating alarms, and history tracking. These features make it easy for users to check their progress instantly without interrupting their workout sessions.

Most of the fitness band have battery life up to 5 to 10 days. And these trackers are mostly water resistant as you can wear during swimming activity too. By keeping track of your day to day activities, you can improve your health. Self-tracking can make you sleep better, follow a healthier diet, and exercise more, Just by letting you know the areas you need to improve.

Though this can be done through a smartphone itself through apps it is not possible to carry the smartphones all the time especially during some of the workouts. Also it keeps us away from the radiation from mobile phones. That’s why these tracking devices receive popularity among the fitness freak community.