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Exercise tracker for lazy teenager - Which one?

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terie5 Sat 13-Feb-16 09:02:13

Any suggestions as to how I can motivate my 16 y old son to be more active?
I have a fitbit flex myself but not sure it provides enough motivation/ rewards for technology-savy teenagers.
Is there a fitness tracker out there that perhaps links your exercise goals to some sort of competitive game?

lljkk Sat 13-Feb-16 09:43:56

Mine has to run 1.5 miles in 12.5 minutes in order to go into Army.

higge Sun 14-Feb-16 07:59:01

There is a zombies app for exercising - walking or running.

lljkk Sun 14-Feb-16 09:57:58

The best young male athletes I know are almost all footballers. Great if you could find a 'for fun' side that will take all comers.

VegasIsBest Mon 04-Apr-16 21:12:08

Can you help him to find a sport that he'd enjoy? Something unusual like climbing or fencing if he doesn't enjoy regular sports at school?

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