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by inKin
14 Nov

Why You Need A Fitness Tracker During The Holiday Season

Blink and before you know it, the holiday season is staring you right in the face. Breathe, everything on your to-do list ends up getting done in the end. One way to track your success is using a fitness tracker!

 

1. Stay On Top Of Your Fitness Goals

The most important reason to wear your activity tracker during this busy time of year is staying on top of your fitness goals. Yes, there are a lot of temptations around. However, you need to stay focused. You've made it this far into the year, don't stop now. 

 

2. See The Reward Of All You Do

There is a good chance that you don't realize just how much you move during the day. The simplest thing like taking a flight of stairs instead of waiting for a crowded elevator makes a huge difference. Use your fitness device to see the reward in all you do. You can feel your pulse rising as you prepare for the festivities, now you can see it grow on the move.

 

3. Have A Good Visual If You Are Learning To Achieve Balance 

Balance is one of the most challenging aspects of the holiday season. You want to enjoy amazing family dinners and your social calendar. Do it! If you are just starting on your fitness journey, or need a little refresher in achieving balance, check your wrist. Use the information on the display to learn where you can have fun, but stay active as well.

 

4. Show Your Kids How To Be Active During The Winter

Encourage your children to get active even in the frigid winter air. If they need a boost, you can give them their own tracker as a present. You can also let them borrow yours during the early part of the season. Show them how to set goals and watch as they realize it doesn't have to be summer to go outside. Use the holiday season to reconnect, have fun, and stay healthy together as a family.

 

5. Challenge Your Friends To A Competition

During the holidays, a lot of people feel extra stressed. Break up the stress and routine by challenging your friends to competition. For example, you can create a challenge with a goal and see who gets to that goal first. Make sure there is a reward at the end of the day, something relaxing like a night at the movies or the one who doesn't make the goal buys dinner. As you reach each goal, set new ones throughout the entire season. By the time the year comes to a close, you may just surprise yourself with how active you have been. Learn more about various fun challenges,  competitions, team battles, and duels on inKin.

 

6. Use The Information To Set Next Year's New Year's Goals

The information on your fitness tracker is not just for short term use. It serves a very important long-term purpose as well. You can use it to set your goals for the coming new year. This is especially important for someone who is just starting on their fitness transformation journey. Chart your end of the year information with the date.  Using that information determine where you want to be by the end of the new year. After setting your long term goal, set smaller ones to achieve throughout the year. Not only will this keep you focused, but it will give you a reason to keep smiling and striving for the big December deadline.

Many trackers have a stylish, modern look to them that fit in well with any outfit. Remember to wear the tracker, but shield it from harsh winter conditions under your coat sleeve. Enjoy the holidays and watch just how much you move!

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