fitness tracker Archive

The Fitbit Flex 2 can go in the pool with you

Apple’s latest Watch was met with great applause when the company announced in September the thing could take a dive in the pool and keep on ticking. But the price and other bells and whistles of the Watch might be too much for those just looking for a simple way to track steps, laps and calories. Enter Fitbit’s Flex 2, which starts shipping tomorrow morning. It’s …

Garmin makes fitness trackers for kids now

I’m doing my best to resist the urge to go all Andy Rooney here and complain about kids these days. You’ve heard that one before. And besides, with all of those new VR tools and Pokemon Going, kids are probably getting a better work out than they have in a generation, right? Also, let’s be honest, when it comes to getting off the couch and …

Lumo Run’s new jogging sensor launches today – here’s how it stacks up

Lumo officially launches its smart running sensor, Lumo Run, today, and we took it for a spin around the park to tell you how it compares to other jogging tech out there. TechCrunch first caught wind of Lumo’s smart pants with the running sensor last October. It was a breakout product from its posture trainer Lumo Lift and a first step into both connected garments and …