* These smartwatches have GPS built in, so you can maximize your workout
* Track your distance, location and steps
* Get all the benefits of a smartwatch for less than $150
In the few years that smartwatches have been on the market, they’ve rapidly been changing the way we work out and approach fitness. With GPS tracking capabilities allowing you to follow your exact distance and location in real time, you can now set alerts for achievable fitness goals. With heart rate monitors and calorie burning trackers, you can also ensure your body is getting the most out of your run.
Best of all, you no longer need to shell out upwards to $300, as all these great models are available for under $150. Hook one of these models up to your smartphone, grab your tennis shoes and go.
1. Amazfit Bip Smartwatch by Huami
As useful as it is fashionable, this smartwatch has a built-in GPS that can get an accurate read on your location, as well as handy additional tools such as heart rate monitoring. Make the most of additional settings, like sport modes catered to different activities.
2. DR.VIVA GPS Watch
Use this watch’s GPS tracking capabilities to monitor your path and the distance you’ve covered, or switch it to 12-minute Cooper test or endurance modes to push your body even farther.
3. Polar M200 GPS Running Watch
Accurately monitor your speed, distance and route while you’re running, and effortlessly store all this data directly in your smartphone. It’s also waterproof, so you can use it no matter the outside conditions, or make use of it during a swim workout.
4. Garmin Forerunner 35
This watch’s high-resolution display will track your running speed, distance and location, even in remote, covered conditions. You can also set handy vibration alerts, to help give you certain prompts or track milestones.
5. Amazfit Pace Multisport Smartwatch by Huami
This bright, bold watch has advanced GPS tracking capabilities as well as an optical heart rate sensor to give that added boost to your workout. Connect it wirelessly to your Bluetooth headphones, and your workout can have a soundtrack.