Fitness watches are hugely popular but there are just so many on the market it can be hard to decide which one is best for you.

If you’re trying to get fit, want to keep an eye on your general fitness, heart rate or even fat rate then you may be considering investing in a fitness watch. There are a number of options to choose from, from devices which are under 50 to those which can cost upwards of 150, your options are varied.

But don’t be daunted, here are Skaidon’s best fitness watches for 2017.

Fitbit Charge 2

Fitbit have long reigned as the king of fitness watches and for good reason.

The latest Fitbit Charge 2, it’s more expensive that other Fitbit models but for runners especially, this is the best on the market.

This model connects to the GPS on your smartphone and features a heart rate tracker. In addition to the new fitbit sense straps, this Fitbit has a large screen and unique fitness features that can reignite your passion for exercise.

Misfit Ray

The Misfit Ray is by far the most stylish fitness watch but it’s also pretty good.

This smart watch offers a step and sleep tracking option which is great for understanding your overall fitness and health. This is all accessed via the Misfit app which just like the watch, it stylish and cool.

Coming in at 80, this is an affordable fitness watch which also is a pretty cool accessory.


Samsung Gear 2 Fit

The Samsung Gear 2 Fit is an Android-friendly watch perfect for keeping track of your fitness and overall health.

This device is the most expensive out of the lot coming in at over 160 but if you’re going to use it as a daily watch and you’re serious about your fitness then it’s worth it.

The slick device is a mixture of a smart watch and a fitness watch with several amazing smart features.

Withings Go

The Withings Go is an affordable wearable fitness device without the thrills.

Focusing on the basics, the Withings Go has a great e-link feature which ensures that the device doesn’t compromise on battery life.

It is also backlit to ensure even if you’re running the dark, you’ll be able to see how you”re getting on. Coming in at around 40, the Withings Go is a fantastic fitness watch for the cost.


TomTom Touch

TomTom are the kings of navigation so it’s no surprise that their wearable smart watch is on our list of best watches.

The TomTom Touch is a cool fitness tracker which features a fat tracker, something completely unique.

Another great feature of this wearable device is that it is waterproof and can be worn in the shower which is very handy! Coming in at around 100 you’d think this device would be faultless but it does have one major downfall which is its battery life. If you don’t mind charging the device nightly, this might be the best option for you.

So there you have it, our favourite fitness watches of 2017, what are you using at the minute and which are your favourites, let us know by getting in touch.

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Billy Goodwin A.K.A Skaidon (my gamertag). As you can probably tell I love gaming. You will more often than not catch me with my headset on yelling online. I also love blogging, especially about the tech industry, hence the birth of the blog ' Skaidon'. Feel free to get in touch with me anytime or if you fancy a challenge add me online using 'Skaidon'.