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Fitbit Ace is a new family-friendly approach to fitness

Fitbit Ace is a new family-friendly approach to fitness
Photograph: Courtesy of Fitbit

Even the littlest members of the family need guidance in the health and wellness department. 

Fitbit Ace is looking to get the whole crew involved in a fitness routine thanks to its latest product, Fitbit Ace, which is designed for children 8 and up. While youngsters will love its bright purple and blue hues, waterproof features and five-day battery life, parents will appreciate the device's efforts to track steps and inspire a new wellness routine. 

“It can be hard to start and stick to good habits, and we know from our community that network effects are key to getting and keeping people motivated, " CEO and Co-founder of Fitbit James Park said in a statement. "By bringing that experience to families, it can make healthier habits feel more achievable by making it fun and engaging." 

With the warm weather approaching, it's the perfect time to set new health goals for everyone, and Fitbit's kiddie bracelet is here to help. 

Photograph: Courtesy Fitbit Ace

Need the kiddos to move around a bit after they finish their homework? Set a reminder. Want to make sure they're getting a good night's sleep? No problem. Need a little family competition? Set challenges for everyone. It might be a simple accessory, but its capabilities are pretty extensive. 

Fitbit Ace is currently available for pre-sale online for $99.95 and will hit the shelves of major retailers later this year. 

"We are excited by the opportunity to enable parents to help set their kids on a path to building lifelong, healthy habits all while having fun together," Park further stated. Race ya! 

Looking for ways to put your new Fitbit Ace to good use? Check out these kids playgrounds, try your hand at these outdoor activities for kids or explore our list of 50 things to do this spring

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