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There are five wearables in our print magazine, but several more worth checking out

We included the Venu in our 2020 Winter Buyer’s Guide roundup of the best smartwatches. It has over 20 preloaded sport modes, a built in GPS, and can store music. It also has an incident detection feature which will direct a paired phone to dial an emergency contact in…

Contributor Andrew Skurka tested the Ambit3 Peak for more than 1,500 miles and 300 hours in 2018. For ultra runners and backpackers, the Ambit3 Peak excels in three important ways: its long-lasting battery, its barometer, and price. “It makes the traditional outdoor ABC watch obsolete,” he wrote.

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As any child will tell you, smartwatches are one of the most popular items on holiday lists this year. Be careful what they wish for.

Keeping tabs on training and health has never been this seamless

These timepieces are ready to get down to business

Timepieces that check all the boxes

In our 2019 Summer Buyer’s Guide, the Inspire HR Fitness Tracker was one of our favorite pieces of wearable tech. The touchscreen watch has 24/7 activity and sleep tracking, guided workouts, and VO2 max measurement. Plus, it’s water-resistant up to 50 meters, so you can track swimming as well.

Say goodbye to your fitness tracker. Now your workout gear can deliver your stats.

The Spartan Sport Baro is one of our favorite pieces of trail running gear. The watch not only tracks distance, pace, and heart rate—it also provides barometric pressure, altitude, elevation gain, and recovery time. Plus, it has 80 different sport modes and is water resistant up to 100 meters.

The Versa’s simple interface allows users to track their heart rate and sleep quality, while boasting 15 exercise modes. The sleek design of the watch face doesn’t look bulky, like most sport watches. We included the Versa in our roundup of The Best Wearable Tech of 2019.

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