Sophie Wessex’s husband Prince Edward made a wise investment in his health – and a family photo showed exactly what it was.
Prince edward, The Earl of Wessex, previously gave royal fans a glimpse of how he is taking stock of his health. On a visit to Bristol he was pictured alongside his wife Sophie wessex and their son James, Viscount Severn, and snapshots revealed Prince Edward was wearing a FitBit.
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It is not known exactly which model he chose, but he opted for the pink strap, and even the most basic watches offer a lot of health and fitness information.
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Prince Edward was pictured wearing a FitBit
The FitBit Charge 5 is the latest offering on the label – it comes with a built-in ECG tracker (EKG) to monitor your heart health by making sure there is a steady beat, EDA (electrodermal activity) scan that keeps track of the electrical changes that take place in your body due to stress, which therefore indicates if you are particularly stressed at any given time, and all the traditional fitness measurements taken during a workout, including calories burned, frequency heart rate and a GPS system to monitor distance while running or walking. It is also available in three bands of different colors: black, white or blue.
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FitBit Charge 5, £ 169.99, Amazon
Prince Edward isn’t the only royal to have been seen rocking a FitBit, either.
Duchess Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, has hers. In 2020, she wore a gray and rose gold style, which appeared to be the FitBit Charge 3.
Duchess Camilla has also been seen wearing a FitBit
It is fully waterproof and waterproof, and automatically recognizes exercises such as running, swimming, cross-training, tennis and more.
FitBit Charge 3, £ 89.21, Amazon
It is likely that other family members also own a fitness watch, as they are all big sports fans.
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, for example, was on the hockey team as a child, while a recent video showed that she enjoyed running outside.
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