Most of us already own a cell phone or tablet. While both have many fitness capabilities on them, you might be looking for something a bit more interesting. There are thousands of applications already out there for tracking your runs and logging your food intake for the day, but you may be looking for something a bit more high-tech this holiday season. Need something to measure more than just your pounds? What about something to keep you from getting lost on those endless trails? These are some of the hottest fitness tech products out this holiday season.
Garmin Dakota 10 Handheld GPS ($199.99)
How many times have you gone for a walk or a hike and could not find your way back to your car? I personally have had that happen to me more times than I would like to admit. With this handheld GPS, you will be able to take a hide and hit the trails knowing that you will not get lost. The Garmin Dakota 10 Handheld GPS offers a touch-screen outdoor navigator that is also sunlight readable. It's perfect for your morning hikes at your state park this winter season.
Beats by Dre Beats Pill ($199.99)
Not everyone has a gym membership. Many Americans enjoy the comfort of their own home when working out. The Dre Beats Pill is a high-quality speaker device that is both portable and light weight. So next time you want to get an at-home workout done and want surround sound music playing, whip out the Dre Beats Pill and get to it! What's even better? It comes in a variety of colors, perfect for every fitness guru.
Fitbit Aria ($129.95)
So many of us want to lose weight in the new year and have that as part of our new year's resolutions. There are hundreds of scales on the marketplace that only measures your pounds, but what about body fat percentage and BMI? Fitbit's Aria helps with that problem! The scale helps you stay on track with your goals by providing you with other important details about your health, including BMI, weight and body fat. It also comes with online and mobile capabilities to track your progress as well.
Bose SIE2i Sports Headphones ($134.99)
For those of you who enjoy going to the gym and need a quality set of headphones, the Bose SEI2i Sports Headphones are a safe bet. These headphones are water resistant and are secure in the ear with great sound quality. The headphones also provide in-line controls and a microphone designed for the iPhone. Even better: they come with a Reebok armband to hold your music player while you are getting your fitness on!
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Nicole Kennedy is a healthy living blogger and publicist living in the suburbs of Philadelphia. Nicole's blog, Simply Nicole, documents her daily life occurrences as she balances working full-time, blogging, training for races, practicing yoga, eating healthy and planning her wedding. You can connect with Nicole via Facebook and Twitter for real-time blog updates, tips and tricks to living a healthy lifestyle, and more!