6 New Wearables from CES 2017 Fitness Fanatics Will Love

6 New Wearables from CES 2017 Fitness Fanatics Will Love

As savvy Stridekick users these days know, wearable technology now goes far beyond wrist wear. The class of tech includes smart apparel, Bluetooth-enabled gadgets for work, play and home and much more. The crowd of devices at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2017), the largest gadget gathering of the year, shows this diversity with an incredible array of wearables on display. Below, we’ve picked some winners for the crowd — some of 2017’s new devices best-suited for fitness lovers.

Top New Wearables from CES 2017

Withings Steel HR

withings steel HR CES 2017 wearable

Withings introduced its smartwatch, the Steel HR, back in September, with the product officially rolling out at CES.

Forbes.com notes that the watch is different, as it looks analog-chic and cool, though the functionality is totally digital. It’s great for swimming or running, as the device is water-resistant.

It also has a built-in heart-rate monitor, and it tracks sleep. Unlike others in the smartwatch marketplace, the battery life of the Steel is something to write home about: up to 25 days, per the company. Buy it starting at $180

G-Vert Intensity Tracker

g-vert CES 2017 wearable

Vert, a company that specializes in smart apparel, unveiled a new product at CES called G-Vert. It’s a tracker that helps athletes measures their workout intensity in real-time via a module worn around the wait.

It detects power exerted, jump height and other metrics, and may be able to help prevent injuries by tracking asymmetry in the user’s motion. Available for preorder, starting at $149.99

Motiv Ring

If wristbands are too clunky for you, but you still want to track your steps, Motiv’s new fitness-tracking ring may be the answer.

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Like other trackers, it tracks steps, sleep and other metrics, but in a smaller, more convenient package. It’s even water-resistant so you can wear it in the shower (or for really, really sweaty workouts.) It will also last up to five days on a single charge — bonus! Available for preoder, starting at $199

Misfit Vapor

Fasion-forward wearable brand Misfit, owned by smartwatch devotee Fossil, announced a new watch at CES this year — one of the 300 the Fossil brands say they’ll have a hand in in 2017.

Wareable.com highlights the Vapor because of its sleek minimalist design and “beginner-friendly interface.” The fitness-tracking extras make it a good middle ground between a base model fitness tracker (without watch capabilities) and a high-end device from Garmin, for example, which is geared toward the fitness crowd serious about data-supported training. Launching later in 2017 for $199

Sensoria Primus by Vivobarefoot

sensoria ces 2017 wearable

Sensoria rolled out an improvement on the company’s smart socks at CES this year when it announced sensor-packed shoes.

The barefoot-inspired shoes (made by Vivobarefoot) are able to “monitor — in real-time — speed, pace, cadence, GPS track, foot landing technique, time on the ground, impact score and eventually, asymmetry and toe engagement. These are all important metrics to monitor natural running and reduce risk of injury,” said Davide Vigano, co-founder and CEO of Sensoria, in a press release.

The info then syncs with the accompanying app to help design a custom training plan just for you. Available for preoder; full price is $144 with an active sale for $72

UnderArmor Athlete Recovery Sleepwear

under-armour CES wearable

Patriots QB Tom Brady is renowned for his high level of play, at his advancing age (for a pro athlete) — 39. To this end, he loves sleep for recovery.

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Inspired by his famous quest for ever-better recovery and health techniques, Brady and UnderArmour collaborated to create smart sleepwear designed to help athletes bounce back.  loves sleeping so much, he teamed up with UnderArmor to create smart PJs with “special bioceramic particles that absorb infrared wavelengths emitted by the body and reflect back Far Infrared, helping the body recover faster while promoting better sleep,” according to the company. Available now starting at $160, for both men and women

What were some of your favorite CES 2017 wearables?

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