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Which trackers do you use?

stereobooster profile image stereobooster ・1 min read

In order to improve you need to have some kind of metrics, right? (Be aware of Goodhart's law)

I'm doing small research about trackers. I wonder what kind of trackers do you use? Fitness, sleep, food, expenses, heart bit rate, hardware or software - anything.

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Arden de Raaij

My favorite is an app called 'Habithub' where I can add my own habits I want to do every day or a certain amount of times per week. It's based on the 'chaining' technique writersstore.com/dont-break-the-ch... and I try really hard not to break the chains, even when inconvenient. I mostly use it to track running, going to the gym, make sure I stretch enough and try some new things every once in a while.

I also have a Garmin watch for running, which tracks heart rate, fitness and sleep. I don't wear it at night anymore though.

Other than that I use todoist to plan and keep track of my tasks and toggl to keep track of time I spend on work and sometimes side projects.

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stereobooster Author

You are very organised

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Arden de Raaij

Oh no, I don't want to give the wrong impression here. I use all these things because I'm everything but organized. If I don't list what I'm supposed to do there's a high chance I'll never do so at all, I'm all over the place 😂.

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Jan Peterka (he/him)

I use MiBand 3 fitness tracker, mostly for sleep data (together with Sleep as Android).

Google Fit passively - it gets my activity, sleep and meditation data, but I don't really use it often.

Toggl is a must for me - mainly use it for work, sometimes side projects. I tried to track every minute of my life once or twice, but it was exhausting.

Sometimes I look into emailmeter to better understand my mail usage and habits.

For expensed I used Wallet until changing bank, which is not connected to this service.

For some time I've been using exist.io, which is quite a nice service for finding correlation between data from other sources.

I tried many other services, but nothing for a long time.

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Corey O'Connor

For sleep, if you have an Android phone: play.google.com/store/apps/details...

Really nice feature set. Collects lots of useful data.

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Mihail Malo

UPS tracker.
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