“Holiday Gift” Click Picks: Fitness Trackers

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – If you’re buying for a fitness buff this holiday, or thinking ahead to after the start of the New Year and those inevitable resolutions, you’re in luck. A flood of new fitness tracking tools are on the market and could make a great gift for you, your child, or even the family dog. Check out some suggestions below!

Fitbit Charge – At $130 the Fitbit Charge replaces the old Fitbit Force. It comes with a big upgrade too – Caller ID. The device offers all the standard health tracking features but not heart rate tracking.

Microsoft Band – $200 gets you the usual fitness tools plus smart watch features. The device also works with Windows Phones, Android and iOS. You can use it to do everything from checking the weather, to paying for drinks at Starbucks.

Leapfrog Leapband – For $40, this wearable encourages kids to get active with virtual pets. Kids care for their pets through movement and parents can set time limits on the device.

Whistle Activity Monitor – Can’t forget the family dog! For $90 you can track your pup’s walk, play and rest time… then get updates via your smartphone.

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