Photo: Apple / Anastasiia Guseva / Shutterstock [December1965] December is here, and this month you'll be flooded with fliers and e-mail from retailers promising you the best deals on everything they sell The Consume Review breaks through the clutter to find the right deals for this Christmas season. (Related: Best Christmas Gifts for Technology Lovers)
In fact, the Consumer Representatives Group is putting together an annual sales calendar to make recommendations for all major purchases during the year. You can visit CR's purchasing calendar here in the new year to see the best time to go sales in 201
Fitness trackers can be extremely helpful for those who need extra memory during the day to get up and move. Even the simplest models monitor your movements in all kinds of metrics and seamlessly Connect to your computer or smartphone to store data on how many activities you perform daily. Advanced models can do more than track your movement – they can monitor heart rate and sleep time, and include analysis such as GPS location and barometer for those who exercise more often than not. (Associated: The pocket-size device that lets you do great training anywhere)
The Consumer Reports team tested many different models on the market and set a "best of" list – one The best 2018 models are currently sold through Amazon. The Garmin Forerunner 35 includes features for heart rate monitoring, step count and distance tracking, and an easy-to-use interface. It can track burnt calories throughout the day and track the quality and quantity of sleep during the week. An added bonus: you can sync the gadget to most smartphones for call and text push notifications.
(Buy, $ 140)
Smartwatches and most fitness equipment trackers are more like ever, but if you're in the market for a smartwatch , Apple's latest watch is a very popular option. With the all-new gadget, you can make it easier to track your health than ever, with some life-changing features, such as: For example, taking an ECG immediately and automatically passing the results to your doctor. (See also: The new Apple Watch Series 4 has several features to improve health and well-being.)
(Buy, $ 500)  The main difference between the Smartwatches fitness trackers is the ability to directly respond to messages and calls, as well as updates on social networks – and Apple's new watch has a few different bells and whistles; For example, the ability to use Apple Pay at checkout even if you have no phone nearby.
Consumer Reports also published a smartwatch store guide – but the enhanced health features of an Apple Watch and the ability to host other mobile health apps directly on the gadget could result in the best Christmas present for a health friend in training.
This story was originally published on CookingLight.com by Zee Krstic.