Getting fit seems to be the common goal this year. This is especially true if you’re insured by Discovery. Through their Vitality program, they offer a rewards program for achieving your goals. Rewards like a free smoothie voucher. The bonus to this program is that these goal orientated rewards are getting many fit again.
It doesn’t matter what your goals are, whether it’s to run your first 5km or to do 10,000 steps per day, or compete in your first triathlon. Having a GPS fitness watch helps to keep you motivated and on track to achieving your goal.
If you’re a busy mom, as most moms are, trying to figure out which fitness watch is best is time consuming. We’ve put together a list of GPS Sports Watches for women which are under R3000 and the reasons why they’re good value for money.
All of the below devices are linked to Discovery Vitality, earning you points to gain rewards.
TomTom Runner 3 GPS Sports Watch with Music + Headphones
Price: R2899, FitGear.co.za
GPS Sports watch to monitor your time, distance, speed, pace, routes and live stats. Multi-sports modes including running, cycling, swimming and indoor running. Plus run to the rhythm of over 500 songs stored on the watch. Headphones included.
TomTom Fitness Tracker
Price: R1399, FitGear.co.za
The TomTom Fitness Tracker keeps tracks of your steps, calories burned, distance walked and the amount of time you have slept. This is an every day wearing watch, it’s touch screen and you can receive incoming call and text notifications. Plus is also has a built-in heart rate monitor. You can also track all your sports activities from the gym to running. At under R1500 it’s really good value for money. If you are unsure about your wrist size, they offer small and large strap sizes.
TomTom Spark 3 Cardio + Music
Price: R3899, FitGear.co.za
Colours: Black or Aqua
This watch is a little over R3000 but it includes both built-in heart rate monitor and an integrated music player. The TomTom Spark 3 Fitness GPS Watch is great for those who like to exercise with music. If you’re someone who finds wearing your phone on your wrist or just having to take it with you, then this watch is for you. It offers you storage space on the watch for over 500 songs, you can use Bluetooth wireless headphones to connect. Plus it has a built-in heart rate monitor. You’re able to see time, distance, speed, space and your route. Tracking all your activities like running, swimming, cycling, at the gym, on the treadmill and even on the spinning bike.
TomTom Runner 3 Cardio
Price: R2999, FitGear.co.za
Colours: Black/Green and Pink/Orange
At under R3000 this watch is a good deal. It has the same features as the TomTom Runner 3- monitoring your time, distance, speed, pace, routes and live stats. Multi-sports modes including running, cycling, swimming, indoor running including treadmill and spinning. Trail runners and cyclists can explore new routes and find your way back to the start. You can also use as an activity tracker to capture your steps, active minutes, and calories burned throughout the day. But the big difference here is that it also comes with a built-in heart rate monitor. If you’re someone who likes to train using your heart rate, then this watch is perfect. No more straps around your chest, the heart-rate is now on your wrist.
TomTom Runner 3
Price R2299, FitGear.co.za
Colours: Black/Green and Pink/Orange
The TomTom Runner 3 is the perfect watch for monitoring your time, distance, speed, pace, routes and live stats. Multi-sports modes including running, cycling, swimming, indoor running including treadmill and spinning. Trail runners and cyclists can explore new routes and find your way back to the start. You can also use as an activity tracker to capture your steps, active minutes, and calories burned throughout the day.
TomTom Touch Cardio + Body Composition Fitness Tracker Black
Price: R1999, FitGear.co.za
Get up to 5 days battery life of tracking steps, sleep and heart rate. Also track your body composition by measuring your body fat and muscle mass percentage with the touch of a button. Customisable straps with 24/7 tracking. Capture steps, active time, calories burned, distance walked and sleep time.
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