Has anyone else got a Jawbone UP (fitness monitor)?

(19 Posts)
tibili Sat 08-Mar-14 08:41:10

Bumping as I realise I posted at 3am! grin

tibili Sat 08-Mar-14 03:06:25

Just bumping this to see how people are getting on with their Jawbones? The concept seems really good (and the app is gorgeous!) but the reviews are just terrible, saying they all break after three months. Does anyone have a success story?!

Spero Mon 06-Jan-14 10:42:27

I only use mine to track walking and sleeping so I don't know how easy all the other functions are, but I am loving it so far and find it is a real motivator. Very easy to set up and use.

clio51 Mon 06-Jan-14 10:20:33

Hi
Thinking of getting a jawbone, are they easy to work?
As in setting up and I presume downloading the info?
Would like to know before I buy
Thanks

madasa Sun 05-Jan-14 09:39:59

I have a fitbit which I think is similar....love it

JazzyCardi Sun 05-Jan-14 05:37:12

I got one for Christmas but haven't downloaded the app yet.

risingsunshine Sun 05-Jan-14 05:31:37

I have a fuelband and would be interested in having some pals on there for motivation?! Let me know if so! smile

Blippybirthday Fri 03-Jan-14 21:38:34

Pepe that sounds a bit rude because of the ... ha!

PepeLePew Fri 03-Jan-14 21:36:18

Meant to say - I love the vibrating alarm. Such a nice way to wake up...

PepeLePew Fri 03-Jan-14 21:35:56

I love it - am now making a big effort to take more steps (even went to gym this pm to get some running in!). But - I can't work out whether it can tell me my average number of steps or whether I have to work it out manually. Does anyone know? Obviously I can work it out for myself but just seems a bit of a faff...

Blippybirthday Fri 03-Jan-14 21:31:56

I have a NikeFuel band and it's a similar concept. I LOVE it. It's like a bangle so forget you have it on. I would like it to monitor sleep though - not sure it does.

Spero Fri 03-Jan-14 18:07:51

Yes! Its brill. I only use the walking and sleeping bits as have no clue how to do anything else but I find it really motivating. Instead of moaning when I have to walk anywhere I now get interested in how many steps I can add to daily goal. And it was quite sobering to see how little sleep I sometimes get. You can add people to your Team and see how they are doing, it is quite addictive.

FigEater Fri 03-Jan-14 18:05:34

How long have you been using it ima?

ImATotJeSuisUneTot Thu 02-Jan-14 22:47:57

I have one! I love it! It takes some getting used to (sleeping in it!) but it soon becomes the norm.

FigEater Thu 02-Jan-14 22:29:18

There's probably an iphone app that does the same thing and involves tying your phone to your wrist

MotherGirth Thu 02-Jan-14 21:24:21

I have one but like you say, it's been stuck in a drawer. I found it when we moved a couple of weeks ago, but now I can't remember where I put the bloody thing.

It's a bit uncomfortable really, but interesting and reasonably motivating.

FigEater Thu 02-Jan-14 19:01:14

Are you still using it? I quite fancy one, even if just to see how much sleep DD isn't letting me have. Feels like it might be something you just use for a couple of months then stick in a drawer?

lancarra1 Sat 15-Jun-13 20:42:10

I have had one for three weeks, I have paired it with my fitness pal just wish it would record gym from mfp app instead of entering it separately! Otherwise its good

DH brought me one back from the US last week. It's cool! It tracks my activity in the day and my sleeping patterns at night, and I tell it what I've eaten so it monitors my nutritional intake too.

There are other features too but I'm still getting the hang of it. Anyone else got one?

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