Wearables & Workout Tracking are the New Norm For Fitness

May 16, 2023 4 min read

Wearables & Workout Tracking are the New Norm For Fitness

Wearable Technology & Fitness are here to stay.

Our everyday lives have become entwined with digital technology. We can use applications to order food, book holidays, and manage our banking. Our reliance on digital technology is increasing, and our phones have evolved into advanced computers.

This is no exception in the fitness sector. Numerous fitness applications help us through our workouts, keep track of our diets, and provide us with the number of calories we need to burn. The American College of Sports Medicine's (ACSM) annual study of the top 20 fitness trends for 2020 provides evidence of this. Wearable technology is at the top of the list, which was created by polling more than 4,000 fitness professionals.

In fact, wearable technology has held the top rank in the study for four of the last five years.This fact continues to illustrate how important it is for fitness facilities to be current with technology. Exercisers have come to rely on digital connection to their workouts.

Wearable technology and workout tracking are becoming increasingly popular as people look for ways to improve their fitness and health. These devices can track a variety of data points, including steps taken, calories burned, heart rate, and sleep quality. This information can be used to set goals, track progress, and stay motivated.

Benefits of wearable Fitness Technology

There are many benefits to using wearable technology and workout tracking. These devices can help you:

  • Set and track fitness goals
  • Stay motivated and accountable
  • Identify areas where you need to improve
  • Make changes to your lifestyle to improve your health
  • Get more out of your workouts
  • Better understand your body

If you are looking for a way to improve your fitness and health, wearable technology and workout tracking can be a great option. There are many different devices and apps available, so you can find one that fits your needs and budget.

Here are some of the most popular wearable technology and workout tracking devices:

  • Fitbit
  • Apple Watch
  • Samsung Watch
  • Garmin 

These devices offer a variety of features, so you can choose one that meets your specific needs. For example, some devices focus on tracking steps and calories burned, while others track heart rate and sleep quality.

Wearable technology and workout tracking can be a great way to improve your fitness and health. However, it is important to remember that these devices are not a replacement for professional medical advice. If you have any health concerns, be sure to talk to your doctor before starting a new fitness program.

Useful Tips for getting the most out of your Tracker

Here are some additional tips for using wearable technology and workout tracking to improve your fitness and health:

  • Set realistic goals. Don't try to do too much too soon. Start with small goals and gradually increase them over time.
  • Be consistent. The key to success is to be consistent with your workouts. Try to work out at least 3-4 times per week.
  • Find an activity you enjoy. If you don't enjoy your workouts, you're less likely to stick with them. Find an activity that you find fun and challenging.
  • Make it a social activity. Working out with friends or family can help you stay motivated and accountable.
  • Don't be afraid to experiment. There are many different ways to get fit. Experiment with different activities and find what works best for you.

Wearable technology and workout tracking can be a great way to improve your fitness and health. By following these tips, you can get the most out of these devices and reach your fitness goals.

 How to Connect your Fitness Wearables

 Premium fitness equipment brands such as Life Fitness provide easy syncing with popular wearables. To share data, an exerciser only needs to place their Samsung Galaxy Watch, for instance, close to a compatible Life Fitness console screen. The watch will display the same results as the exerciser sees on the screen thanks to the sharing of fitness data from cardio equipment. This degree of connectivity was added by Life Fitness to its Commercial Discover SE3 HD consoles, and it syncs seamlessly with both the Apple Watch and the Samsung Galaxy Watch.

Wearable technology has become popular for a reason—exercisers believe it helps them. According to a Global Web Index poll, 56% of Americans and English respondents said they enjoy looking at the data on their device, and 51% said it gave them a better sense of control over their health.

The poll also revealed specific usage patterns for wearables among respondents. The majority, 66%, claim to use it as a calorie counter, while 53% say they do. Both of those top functions have to do with fitness.

Latest Innovation for 2023 from Life Fitness

Fitness companies like Life Fitness are constantly  innovating to make sure exercisers are getting the most out of their workouts. As a result they are launching through 2023 there upgrade to there highly popular Home Console the Life Fitness Track Connect 2.0.


Track Connect 2.0 Console


This Track Connect 2.0 interface will be available first on the Life Fitness T5 Track Connect 2.0 Treadmill and then across its full cardio range so whether its a Treadmill such as the popular  Life Fitness F3/  T3 Track Connect 2.0 or the Life Fitness E3 Cross Trainer with Track Connect 2.0, 

It seems pretty clear through these stats and recent trends that digital technology will be a huge part of the future of fitness. The best course of action for all of us is to embrace it.

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