More than 17m wearable devices, including smart watches and fitness bands, are expected to be sold this year. The best now aim to be complete lifestyle monitors, tracking sleep and encouraging you to chart food intake. “To be healthy, you have to think holistically,” says Harry Jameson, Esquire’s personal trainer.
“Models like the Misfit Shine look sleek, but don’t do quite as much as the nerdier Fitbit,” advises Jason Jenkins, of tech site CNet. “If you’re serious about tracking your life, decide what’s more important: how it looks or what it does?” Any style and health-conscious Esquire reader stepping into the market will, naturally, be keen on both.