Updated February 06, 2019 by Daniel Imperiale

The 8 Best Fitness Trackers For Swimming

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We spent 27 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Whether you're a competitive swimmer or you're just looking to keep an eye on your heart rate during a casual dip in the pool, these fitness trackers can provide all the data you're after. We've included a variety of models from top brands, many of which are, essentially, smartwatches, while others strap to different parts of the body to monitor your pulse. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best fitness tracker for swimming on Amazon.

8. Fitbit Flex 2

7. Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

6. Moov HR Sweat

5. Garmin HRM-Swim

4. Polar Vantage V

3. Garmin Forerunner 935

2. Fitbit Versa

1. Apple Watch Series 4

Editor's Notes

January 31, 2019:

Apple's presence on this list is kind of a no-brainer, as they've driven the market forward at an accelerated pace since the first Apple Watch came out. Companies like Fitbit and Polar have evolved dramatically over the years, and their entries are almost good enough to usurp the crown from Apple, while Samsung's Galaxy Watch also offers some great features.


Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on February 06, 2019 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).


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