Best Ways of Monitoring Your Fitness Progress

Nowadays, people are constantly trying to gain muscles, to have a perfect beach body or just to lose weight. Having a personal instructor and a sticking to a hard workout routine may help you achieve your goals. Moreover, if you want monitor the results of your hard work, you should follow the next best ways of monitoring your fitness progress.

The body fat analyzer

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These days, the technology is constantly improving and a body fat analyzer may provide the most precise body composition measurements, especially for intra-abdominal fat measurements. You must know that it’s difficult to get an accurate body fat measurement from most commercially available body fat analyzers. Moreover, the results from portable body fat analyzers can vary depending on many factors, such as the quality of the device and how hydrated you are when the measurement is taken. The body fat analyzer has plenty of features such as dual energy X-ray absorptiometry which provides some information on fat, muscles and bones in specific parts of your body. Another characteristic of this device is the air displacement plethysmography, which measures your body density, calculate your percentage of body fat and your weight. If you choose this device you should also know about the underwater weighing feature, also known as hydro densitometry which involves sitting on a special chair submerged under water and while the device calculates your percentage of body fat.

The fitness tracker

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Nowadays, these fitness trackers are like gym memberships. It’s very difficult to choose the best fitness tracker when they are all new and shiny. However, you should know the novelty wears off and reality bites. That’s why you should opt for a fitness tracker with some innovative features. Whether it is accurate step counting, heart rate tracking or reliable sleep tracking, the right activity for you will be based on your individual needs.

The pedometer watch

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This little gadget can measure how far you walk in a day. Actually, this watch counts the number of steps you make in a day, by counting the number of times our body tilts from side to side. You can choose a mechanical pedometer which works like a pendulum clock or an electronic pedometer which is similar with the mechanical one but partly electronic.