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10 Gadgets That Will Make Dad's Day


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Getting Fit
The BodyMedia FIT tracks your activity and presents it to you once you synchronize the device with a computer or smartphone.
The BodyMedia FIT tracks your activity and presents it to you once you synchronize the device with a computer or smartphone.
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For dads who like to exercise -- or who have talked about wanting to get fit -- a fitness monitor could be a perfect gift. There are dozens of different monitors on the market. Some of them are relatively simple pedometers -- devices that track how many steps you take throughout a day. Others incorporate multiple sensors to not only tell you how far you walked or how strenuous your workout was, but also how many calories you've burned.

Some fitness monitors are part of an overall fitness package that can help dad focus on his exercise routine. For example, the BodyMedia FIT device has an online component that lets dad track how many calories he's eating as well as burning. When he's burning more than consuming, he's on the road to weight loss. He can also set up specific goals and get tips on how to achieve them.

There are so many different products on the market that you're sure to find something to meet your dad's preferences. Whether it's a gadget that connects to various monitors through Bluetooth or an all-in-one device that estimates how much energy he burned in a workout, there's a gadget out there that will make the perfect gift.


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