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Fitness Tracker Reviews

Look, we’re not going to bug you to get fit. That’s the job of a fitness tracker. Wrist-based wearables that track fitness stats are popular, and for pretty good reason: they help fitness-focused individuals chart a path to their best selves. The best fitness tracker should look good, operate as intended, and minimize false readings during workouts. We’re always testing the latest from Garmin, Fitbit, Polar, and more to find the next best fitness tracker for you.

Levels Health review: optimize your fitness with a $400 glucose tracker

Oura Ring Generation 3 review: a relationship for the long term

Fitbit Charge 5 review: touchscreen fatigue

The hardware is nice, but no physical button is a big step back

Garmin Enduro review: marathon runner


Apple Fitness Plus review: easy mode

It’s a start

I trained with Tonal, the ‘Peloton for weightlifting’

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Fitbit Versa 2 review: smart fitness tracker, dumb smartwatch

Form Swim Goggles review: aquatic AR

The $40 Mi Band 4 is a nice fitness tracker — if you’re already healthy

A runner trains on the Peloton Tread.

Training for my first 5K with the $4K Peloton Tread

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Fitbit Inspire HR review: the best of Fitbit for less

Withings Health Mate review: I walked 500 miles for an app

Fitbit Charge 3 review: easy lift


Apple Watch Series 4 review: the best gets better

The screen steals the show

Fitbit’s Versa is its best smartwatch yet


Fitbit Ionic review: not iconic, but still pretty good

Vi is a personal assistant for your workouts, but it needs some help

Verge Editor’s Choice: Garmin Fenix 5S

Apple Watch is a close second, but it only works with iOS devices

My two-month ride with Peloton, the cultish, internet-connected fitness bike

The future of exercise, or another fitness fad?


Fitbit Alta HR review: a much better activity tracker than I expected

Fitbit Charge 2 review: a promising fitness tracker, plagued by bugs

Samsung Gear Fit 2 review: Samsung gets fitness tracking right

Misfit Ray review: a fitness tracker for the lazy

Withings Go review: back to basics, but for 80 bucks

Fitbit Alta review: better design, same technology

Fitbit Blaze review: a 'smarter' fitness tracker is still kind of dumb