If you really want to know how many calories that exercise burned, the BodyMedia Fit easily beats other popular trackers. But being an armband, rather than wristband, isn't particularly comfortable.
The company best known for its Bluetooth headsets is accessorizing with BodyMedia, which focuses on wearable body monitors.
Bridget Carey runs down the features of the new disposable health monitor, the BodyMedia Patch.
Sprint will unveil a suite of apps for its Android-based phones at CES this week that will allow users to crunch the numbers coming out of their BodyMedia armbands.
After living with activity trackers meant to help him stay fit, columnist Danny Sullivan finds "big data" didn't translate into more motivation.
They promise to track your activity and keep you in shape. But how well do activity trackers and fitness bands really work? A real-life journey into the world of health-meets-tech.
If social makes things better, the Jawbone Up might be the tracker for you. It's easy for friends with the device to motivate you. But for "non-step" activities, you may need to do manual logging.
The popular Fitbit activity tracker is now available to be worn around the wrist. That, along with new goal indicator, proves to be an impressive combination.
Looking to track your activity? The Nike FuelBand makes it easy to set and monitor a daily goal. Not so easy is keeping it updated on things it might miss.
If counting steps is your thing, the Fitbit One has you covered. It will also track your sleep and help you log calories and other exercise, but for these non-step activities, Fitbit One can be lacking.