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Fitness trackers advice guides

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Not sure what you need in a fitness tracker? Our expert advice will help you find the best fitness tracker for you, so you can easily track your activity and stay motivated.

How to buy the best fitness tracker

When shopping for a fitness or activity tracker, should you buy Fitbit, Garmin, Huawei or Samsung? Our guide can help

Top fitness trackers for 2021

Fitness trackers can specialise in a variety of activities – from outdoor pursuits to swimming, but choose one that's right for your needs to get the best results.

Should I buy a fitness tracker or a smartwatch?

From Apple and Samsung to Fitbit and Garmin – there’s a large choice of wearables to help you keep fit, but should you pick a fitness tracker or a smartwatch? Our guide can help.

Best cheap fitness trackers under £50 and £100

Bag a bargain fitness tracker or watch, with our pick of the best budget models for under £50 and under £100

How to set up a fitness tracker or smartwatch

Our expert advice will guide you through the set up of your fitness tracker or smartwatch. Our five top tips will help you get the most from it, too.

How to buy the best Fitbit fitness tracker

Our tests have found some brilliant Fitbit fitness trackers, but they’ve also revealed Fitbit trackers that aren’t up to scratch. Read on to find out more.

How accurate is your fitness tracker or smartwatch?

We pound the pavements to reveal the most accurate fitness trackers and smartwatches for steps, distance and heart-rate.

Most reliable fitness tracker brands

Unique Which? reliability data can help you to choose a fitness tracker that lasts. We survey owners of a wide range of brands, including Fitbit, Garmin, Honor, Huawei and Samsung, to reveal how long you can expect them to last.

How we test fitness trackers

Pounding the pavements, testing battery life and even checking for privacy and security – we go the extra mile to help you find the best fitness trackers