Last Thursday, my Fitbit Flex arrived from Amazon in the most fiddly of boxes to open. Whilst the outer postage packaging was a breeze (as it normally is with Amazon), the inside box containing my new activity tracker wristband was an absolute nightmare. I probably burned many calories just tearing into it to reach the contents!
Once I was finally inside the box, I pulled out the contents you can see above: 2 wristbands, tracker charger (the tracker is hiding the the larger wristband), the thinner than expected instruction book, and whatever the hell that small thing is at the front. After a week I’m still not sure what it’s for!
So, why did I buy a Fitbit? I’d heard good things and had been eyeing one up for a while. On first thoughts you might assume the Fitbit Flex is an overpriced pedometer, but it does much more than that. But first of all, let’s go through the set up!
This here is the Fitbit tracker. This tucks inside the wristband and is the clever bit of tech that monitors your activity and syncs back to the phone app. But whoa there! First you need to download the app and set up your account on Fitbit.