Whether you're a runner or just looking to walk a little more, these are the fitness trackers worth checking out.

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Fitbit Charge HR

Fitbit is the brand that comes to mind when people think fitness trackers. In addition to being able to track steps, distance, calories burned, and sleep, the Charge HR features an optical heart-rate sensor that continuously checks your pulse.

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Jawbone Up2

While it may lack a display and more advanced sensors found in the Charge HR, the Jawbone Up2 is a more discreet tracker fashionistas will enjoy. Jawbone's Android and iOS mobile app is also one of the best and includes personalized feedback and recommendation to help you live a healthier lifestyle.

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Garmin Vivofit 2

The Garmin Vivofit 2 is the tracker for people who don't want to be bothered with having to charge a device weekly. The tracker, which measures steps, distance, calories burned, and sleep, includes a traditional coin battery that will last up to a full year. It also features an always-on display, making it easy to see the time and your fitness progress.

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Garmin Forerunner 225

Runners will want a device with GPS to measure pace and distance. There's no better option than the Garmin Forerunner 225. In addition to GPS and all-day activity tracking, the watch includes an optical heart-rate sensor for strap- and hassle-free heart-rate tracking during workouts.

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Microsoft Band 2

The Microsoft Band 2 is another appealing option for athletes. The tracker includes GPS for tracking runs, bike rides and even golfing. That's in addition to tracking steps, distance, calories burned and sleep. It also works with Android, iOS and Windows. Battery life remains a problem, though, only lasting a meager 48 hours.

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Withings Activite Pop

The Withings Activite Pop is a traditional watch with the heart of a fitness tracker. The Pop has great battery life, is water-resistant for showering or swimming, syncs with iOS and Android, and tracks steps and sleep automatically.

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Misfit Flash Link

The Misfit Flash is good entry-level tracker that won't break the bank. It can measure steps, distance, calories burned and sleep for only $20. The coin battery will also get you up to 6 months of use.

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