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The bee's knees,
This review is from: Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity Tracker & Sleep Wristband (Sports)
I bought this as it went with the Nuffield Healthscore App and thought it would be useful for the gym as well as seeing how much I really walk in the day. Theres just two drawbacks. Firstly it puts the competitors in the shade , it has so many options, even emails you when you need to charge it up - the charge by the way lasts a good few days. The design is just so solid but not heavy, two differing strap sizes for each fitbit. Simple to clean and great fun if you are training with friends or trying to beat your boss at the number of steps.
In seriousness the only minor point is the input of data for food - many of the dishes are American , however, depending on your time free, you can just jot the calories down - add the fibre contents etc but its not the end of the world. I just made a several foods up and call them guess 1 - 4 and have 100 cal, 500 cal and 1000 cal and just put them in.
It doesnt have a screen and it is understated as a device which is so clever you can even set it to vibrate as an alarm clock - this is good - nicer than being jolted out of bed and numerous time options. The way it integrates seamlessly with so many apps puts it ahead of many competitors - I have used it for a good 6 montls - just remember to give it an antibacterial wipe every so often and I take mine off in water when showering or swimming. The app for Nuffield Healthscore is at www.nuffieldhealthscore.co.uk and that is a very smart app, as is many of these and it works with run keeper.
Since having it, for me personally it has bought to the table a reliable and sold device with extra features, good fitbit.com page to log everything and its motivated me to go to the gym more often. It may of course not suit everyones case but for me, its excellent. Drawback is working on wards in a hospital, the nothing below the wrist when handling patients from an infection control risk means you may need to take it off - but if you put it in your pocket and compare it to another day when you wore it all day on your wrist you will notice that it isnt too much below what you would expect from walking.