b'WEARABLE TECHGet SmartHardware to help youmaximize your workoutsBY BRENT ROSEa. b. a. Fitbit Charge 4 fitness tracker $150Fitbits first fitness tracker with GPS alsorecords the time you spend in each heart- rate zone and alerts you when you need to c. ease back or push harder during a workout. Sleep monitoring withma chine learning helps you wake up at just the right moment.b. Lynq location tracker $149Get a couple of these (price for two: $249), pair them with each other, and use the one-button operation to find your buddy on the trail if you get separated, no cell service re-quired. (Caveat: they sometimes struggle in cold weather.) Built-in GPS lets you locate friends at distances of up to three miles, depending on the terrain.c. Apple Watch Series 5 $399 and upApple has been making the best iPhone- compatible smartwatches for years. The Series 5 improves on that legacy. Its always-on Retina display is useful for quick glances during workouts, and it has twice as much d. storage as the previous version, so theres plenty of room for music and apps. Its also the first Apple Watch with a compass. d. Nurvv Run insoles $300Take your favorite running shoes to the next level. A whopping 32 sensors per foot track distance, speed, cadence, balance (whether youre favoring one side), placement and pressure of foot strikes, and even pronation. An app filters all that raw data to help you train better and make real improvements.e. Suunto 7 fitness smartwatch $499The Suunto is a full-featured smartwatch with exhaustively multisport fitness-tracking capabilities. It runs on Googles Wear OS, giving you access to myriad apps, including e. Google Assistant, and comes equippedwith GPS, heart-rate monitoring, and offline maps. Its also waterproof to 150 feet. f. Muse 2 headband $250 Meditation is important, but it can bef. tough to shift gears when life gets hectic. Think of the Muse 2 as training wheels for mindfulness. The headband measures your brainwaves via EEG, as well as heart rate, breathing, and movement, and pairs with an app that uses gentle soundscapes to guide you into relaxation and clarity. FITNESS | OUTSIDE BUYERS GUIDE 2020109SBG20_FITNESS_WearableTech_rlsd_458275.indd 109 3/31/20 5:51 PM'