How to choose the smartwatch for the workout? When it comes to fitness accessories, remember that some are more important than others. In fact, they are closely linked to our performance and allow us to always remain connected to the apps that we consider essential and performing.
The versions and models of smartwatches for the workout, real travel companions by now indispensable, are many: this is why the moment of choice can be extremely complex in some cases.
The key features that can never be missing
Devices such as fitness smartwatches are considered important both for the correct monitoring of our health status and for the overall improvement of physical fitness (thanks to the continuous analysis of the results). The price ranges are also many and always varying in size, however you will have to evaluate the presence in the fitness watch you purchase of some essential features.
The reference is primarily to the heart rate monitor, a feature that allows you to measure and monitor the heartbeat (you can check the fat burned), but also to the GPS. Always keeping track of your position and the relative paths and movements will be particularly useful not only for joggers but also for people who are lovers of outdoor activities such as trekking.
Finally, let’s also take a look at the accelerator, whose presence is decisive in relation to both the functionality of the step count and the ‘fitness tracking’.
The importance of connectivity and compatibility
Knowing that you can count on an accessory that is always at the top is essential, which is why the connectivity aspect is so important in a workout smartwatch: a feature that will make it perfectly integrated into normal routine life.
There will thus be absolute homogeneity between PC, smartphone and fitness watch: this will also allow for perfect sleep management (and the relative control of its quality), but also of calorie consumption and the distances that have been covered. In this context, it will also be useful to think locally about another aspect, namely that of operating system compatibility.
Yes, because we must not forget that in order to correctly use all the functions of a fitness watch, a support smartphone is required.
As for the iOs and Android operating systems it will therefore be useful to talk about the necessary compatibility of the chosen models (to understand, Apple smartwatches will only work with iPhone). The reason is obvious and it is easy to understand: it is necessary for the fitness watch to take advantage of some features of the paired phone which – due to its size – cannot be integrated into it.
So that it is not always necessary to carry your phone when you go out to go jogging, always evaluate the size of the internal memory (along with certain apps you can also download some music).
Finally, a look at some accessories that can be useful for the operation of the smartwatch for the workout. Among these there is undoubtedly the belt for measuring heart rate: it will allow performing high-performance and very precise measurements.