Fitness trackers are wearable devices that help you to monitor your physical activity daily. Fitness trackers also help you to set fitness goals. They are effective ways which will motivate us to increase our physical activity and bring in a long-term healthy lifestyle. Fitbit Charge 2 is one of the best selling fitness trackers manufactured by Fitbit.
Best of Fitbit Charge 2 Features
Pure Pulse Heart Rate
The heart rate monitor is inbuilt and you need not wear a chest strap.
It helps to track your heart rate and gives a better measure of the number of calories burnt. Tracking your heart rate helps you to identify how much effort are you putting on your heart during workouts and identify if you should increase or reduce the intensity of workout done. It also helps to find your resting heart rate which is an indicator of your cardiac health. The ideal range of resting heart rate is between 60-100 beats /min.
All Day Activity Tracking and Reminders to Move
It tracks distance moved, no. of steps climbed, calories burned, and hourly activity. It also sends reminders to move that encourages you to stay active throughout the day. In addition to this, you can also enter your height, weight, fat percentage of your body, water intake and food intake.
- Tracks duration and quality of sleep. You can also set a silent alarm in Fitbit app and the tracker will wake you up with a vibration.
- Multi-sports mode
Tracks your different workouts like yoga, running, etc. The tracker can be connected to the GPS of your phone.
- Smart Track- It automatically recognizes and records different exercises even if you forget to log a workout.
Cardio Fitness Score
It is a feature which is available only in Fitbit Blaze and Fitbit Charge 2. This feature helps you to understand about your cardiovascular fitness. It is a fitness rating calculated based on your gender, age, height, weight and fitness data. Once you start exercising regularly and you reach a healthy weight your score will go up in the Fitbit app.
Call and Text Alerts
Fitbit Charge 2 also gives you call and message notifications including those from WhatsApp and Facebook messenger which will help you to keep your phone away during your workouts.
It is a new feature in Fitbit Charge 2 which will help you to relax after your workout. It is a timed breathing exercise based on your actual heart rate.
Fitbit Charge 2 Straps
Fitbit Charge 2 straps look fashionable and you can choose different styles of straps according to the look you love. Fitbit Charge 2 straps are available in 6 different colors; black, blue, plum and teal, special edition gunmetal and lavender rose gold. They are comfortable and you can wear it throughout the day. Fitbit Charge 2 is available in 3 different strap sizes –small, medium and large.
It syncs automatically with iPhones, Android phones and Windows phones.
Fitbit mobile app is free to use and is compatible with iPhones, Android phones and it runs on the desktop as well and hence, can be used by people who don’t have a smartphone. Fitbit Charge 2 has good durability and hence, suitable for your everyday use and is best overall fitness tracker that you can buy at an affordable price.
Frequently Asked Questions about Fitbit Charge 2
Does Fitbit Charge 2 measure blood pressure?
No, this fitness tracker does not measure Blood Pressure. Fitbit Charge 2 measures only the heart rate.
How long do Fitbit Charge 2 batteries last?
The battery usually lasts for 5 to 6 days.
Do we get extra bands when we buy Fitbit Charge 2?
You won’t get extra bands but you can get different designs and different colors of bands of your choice separately as bands of Fitbit Charge 2 are interchangeable.
How much time will it take the battery to get fully charged?
It takes almost 2 hours if the battery is completely drained.
How can I clean the Fitbit Charge 2 band?
You can use Fitbit Charge 2 band throughout the day but it’s better to rub it with alcohol or soap-free cleanser and dry it for at least half an hour, it will help to keep your skin healthy.