Whatever your fitness goal for 2023 may be, it's certainly worthwhile to invest in sports watches. A high-quality sports watch helps you track, monitor, and improve your performance, and on days when motivation abandons you, it also nudges you to get up and get going!
And there is just so much more you can do with a good sports watch these days—-yes, we are talking about phone notifications, access to virtual assistant, and even enable you to control home appliances.
Here are the ones we think you should get your hands on.
Apple Watch Series 8
You won’t find a better sports watch than this one, for they have set the bar high. If you have an iPhone, then this intuitive innovation should make it to the list. Its bands come in four colours and two sizes. The Series 8 has the best-in-class health, fitness, and wellness-tracking capabilities, thanks to an ECG-capable heart rate sensor and a blood oxygen tracker.
Garmin Forerunner® 255 Music Sport Watch
If you love to run and have ensured that it’s an integral part of your fitness routine, then this watch by Garmin is an excellent choice. The slim and light watch offers up to 30 hours of battery life in GPS mode. For those who like to be updated about their progress on a daily basis, this is just the watch that you’re looking for—the daily report presents the perfect summary of your sleep, HRV status, and daily workout suggestions based on your recovery.
Fitbit Sense 2
When it comes to sports watches, few do health tracking better than Fitbit. And this watch by them is a smart choice for those who want to monitor more than what they do while working out. Along with gathering vital health stats about you, the watch also has an EDA scan—which indicates your response to stress, a temperature sensor, heart ECG, as well as monitoring your blood oxygen levels, sleep, and more.
POLAR Vantage V2 Sport Watch
Don’t let its light weight and sleekness fool you for here is a watch that has all the multi-sport tracking capabilities that you’re looking for. It has advanced wrist-based HR tracking, GPS, running and cycling performance tests, FuelWise, route guidance, and sleep tracking features, as well as training load and recovery tracking, which can help prevent overtraining.
Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch
What looks like a classic timepiece with metallic hands and a three-button layout is a great choice for those who love all things fitness, and fashion. It comes with an always-on e-ink display, a built-in GPS, and a heart rate sensor. It delivers notifications from your phone and tracks your activities. The stats that it provides are mighty impressive for they include your blood oxygen saturation, heart rate tracking, along with the ability to control your music and answer phone calls.